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Fair Association offers winter storage beginning Oct. 5
West Fargo court (Aug. 27)
Fall Parade of Homes Sept. 11-12, Sept. 18-19
Cold as ice: West Fargo firefighters, families take ALS challenge
Exchangite of the Year
Building permits (Aug. 27)
Business digest (Aug. 27)
Business briefs (Aug. 20)
Firehouse Subs opens
Alderman: Will your children inherit your debt?
Letter: Measure 2 is good for North Dakotans
Letter: Support amendment for clean water, parks
Letter: Good Samaritan laws to get look in session
Chief's Corner: Police department is working to keep community’s trust
West Fargo Parks Dog Show winners
Library News (Aug. 27)
Senior menu (Aug. 27)
Nursery News (Aug. 27)
North Dakota pageants accepting applications
Mustangs mascot a two-sport athlete
Ex-NFL quarterback tells WF team it’s all about having fun
Football team ready to tackle special season
WF looking to serve up better volleyball season
West Fargo returns three standout tennis players
Flight Lines: Lanky shorebird a delight to find anywhere
Flight Lines: Shorebird stories are almost mythical
Courting laughs: ‘Spamalot’ showcases WF’s theater program
home & garden
June 3, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: FBI issues cyberattack warning
The FBI and NCIS believe a group of cyber actors have been using various social networking sites to conduct spear phishing activities since at least 2011. FBI and NCIS investigation to date has uncovered 56 unique Facebook personas, 16 domains and a group of IP addresses associated...
June 3, 2014 - 2:45pm
May 6, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Think drug cleanup
May brings the excitement of warmer weather and planned summer activities. May also is a time spent cleaning inside and outside our homes. As you complete your cleanup chores consider spending sometime reviewing medications you keep in your home. Outdated over-the-counter and prescription...
May 6, 2014 - 2:03pm
April 29, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: May means local Cleanup Week
The city of West Fargo will participate in the metro wide Cleanup Week May 5 through May 9. Cleanup items must be from residences as no commercial waste will be accepted. Items will be collected on your normal garbage pickup day. Crews will not return to pick up items set out after...
April 29, 2014 - 2:55pm
April 22, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Construction begins at City Hall
Construction begins this week at West Fargo City Hall with minor demolition inside the police department garage and relocation of the building’s electrical service. Within the next couple of weeks, the garage is scheduled to be torn down and ground work is to begin on the new parking...
April 22, 2014 - 1:57pm
April 15, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Formal complaint process in place
The image of the West Fargo Police Department depends on the personal integrity and discipline of all its employees. To a large degree, the public image of this department is determined by the professional response to allegations of misconduct against it or its employees. To promote...
April 15, 2014 - 2:21pm
April 8, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Emergency assistance registration
One of the most difficult tasks for emergency responders to accomplish during or following a disaster is to identify and locate those people who are in need of assistance. To better plan and prepare for a disaster, Fargo Cass Public Health and the North Dakota Department of Health...
April 8, 2014 - 2:32pm
April 1, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: TIGTA warns of 'largest ever' phone fraud scam targeting taxpayers
In March, the Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration issued a warning to taxpayers to beware of phone calls from individuals claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service in an effort to defraud them. “This is the largest scam of its kind that we have ever...
April 1, 2014 - 1:59pm
March 18, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Gated development brings change
Recent discussion in the media surrounded the establishment of two private gated developments within the city of West Fargo. Both properties, Charleswood Penninsula and Stonewood at Maple Ridge at the Preserve 4th, are unusual in that access to the area is limited by the Sheyenne...
March 18, 2014 - 4:47pm
March 11, 2014
Insight from the West Fargo PD: IRS reveals 'Dirty Dozen' scams for 2014
For 2014, the IRS has identified these “Dirty Dozen” tax schemes as the ones to watch: 1. Identity Theft. Identity theft that results in tax fraud tops the IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ list again. Identity theft when someone uses your personal information such as your name, Social Security...
March 11, 2014 - 3:32pm
October 1, 2013
Reitan: Be responsible with firearms, adhere to basic handling rules
The unintentional discharge of firearms has been highlighted in the news in the recent weeks. A number of the incidents resulted in injury to the gun owner while other incidents sent bullets flying into adjoining property. The term accidental discharge has been used. Examinations...
October 1, 2013 - 1:08pm