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Fargo seeks to land USDA research offices with hundreds of jobs
Cramer raises almost $1.7 million in third quarter, Heitkamp holds cash advantage
Snafu results in reprinting of ballots in ND county
Bismarck man pleads not guilty to infant daughter's murder
Pair sentenced for stealing mail in Moorhead
Though not the first in N.D., hog farm proposed near Devils Lake attracts attention
North Dakota oil production sets more records, but limited by gas capture
MNsure CEO talks decreases in health care premiums
Choice Bank to open new branch in Block E building
Hawley couple opens wedding venue on their farm
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Commentary: Tribal governments should take some blame over the voter ID issue
Commentary: The excuse making for Heitkamp's election day loss has already begun
Commentary: Kevin Cramer should agree to more debates with Heidi Heitkamp
Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp calls for civility while running campaign ads calling her opponent an extremist
Commentary: The left wants to marginalize states like North Dakota in national politics
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Nursery News (10-10-18)
Nursery News (Oct. 3)
Dr. Rev. Peter & Vicki Schmidt
Nursery News (09-26-18)
'No days off': Kindred man running 5K a day, for a year
Above and Beyond: 16-year-old senior helps bring change with Fargo Youth Initiative
Moorhead water tower up for tank of the year
Former Fargo cultural planner accepts Gladys Ray Award for Indigenous Peoples' Day
Bar owner optimistic about Oktoberfest Fargo turnout in chilly weather
Babe Ruth World Series to return to Williston in 2022
At 6-0, Bison return home for matchup with talented Illinois State team
Kolpack, Izzo, Peterson, and McFeely host FCS live chat at 9 p.m. Sunday!
Collins scores late, lifts West Fargo to state soccer title
Join our Bison live blog: NDSU at Western Illinois
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
home & garden
red river valley fair
Tougher pheasant hunting the new normal in North Dakota
As hunters track down pheasants, ND game officials ask them to look for Palmer amaranth too
Hawk migration underway, delighting watchers
North Dakota pheasant numbers similar to last year; Huns up slightly and sharptails decline
Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
Kenneth Freiss Jr.
Philip A. Teresi
November 19, 2017
WF police chief expected to ask for more staff, reorganize department
WEST FARGO—A recent work climate survey of police department employees here found while most feel new Chief Heith Janke is moving the department...
November 19, 2017 - 7:51pm
June 13, 2017
Letter: City officials prefer doing business in the dark
As some of you may know, my father was the police chief of West Fargo until January, when he was publicly fired for his "hostile work environment"...
June 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 10, 2017
West Fargo selects three police chief finalists
WEST FARGO—City officials here have narrowed down the list of 12 candidates for the West Fargo police chief to three finalists and none...
May 10, 2017 - 10:19am
April 7, 2017
City has 12 applicants for West Fargo Police Chief job
WEST FARGO — Twelve applicants, including four from inside the West Fargo Police Department, have applied to be the next West Fargo police chief. City officials refused to release the names of applicants, but did disclose that Acting Police Chief Jerry Boyer was one person who...
April 7, 2017 - 10:53pm
February 20, 2017
As leadership expectations change, being police chief gets even harder
FARGO — The job of police chief is fraught with potential pitfalls. It's a precarious role that feels the tug of demands from the public,...
February 20, 2017 - 9:08am
February 15, 2017
Letter: Police chief situation handled poorly
Something stinks in West Fargo and it is not the lagoon. When I heard on the news that Mike Reitan had been suspended as Chief of Police, I went...
February 15, 2017 - 6:05am
Reitan: An open letter to the community of West Fargo
On Jan. 13, following an executive session of the West Fargo City Commission, Mayor Mattern stepped before the media and announced I had been...
February 15, 2017 - 6:03am
February 8, 2017
Letters: I am disappointed by WF City Commission
I attended the City Commission meeting on Monday, Feb.6, in hopes of speaking to the Commission. Since I had not received my agenda for the meeting, I called city offices to inquire why I was taken off the email list. I was told the agenda is on the city web site. I printed the...
February 8, 2017 - 6:13am
February 6, 2017
West Fargo city commissioners vote unanimously to fire police chief Mike Reitan
WEST FARGO—The City Commission here voted unanimously to fire embattled police chief Mike Reitan on Monday, Feb. 6. The commission opened...
February 6, 2017 - 7:42pm
February 3, 2017
West Fargo police chief Reitan decides not to accept severance agreement
WEST FARGO—Embattled Police Chief Mike Reitan has decided not to accept a three-month severance package offered by the city of West Fargo on...
February 3, 2017 - 5:34pm
January 30, 2017
Reitan says he asked West Fargo commissioners to reinstate him as police chief
FARGO—While embattled West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan says he hasn't made up his mind up about whether to accept the city's three-month...
January 30, 2017 - 7:21pm
January 28, 2017
West Fargo opens investigation of police chief
WEST FARGO—The city here has opened an investigation and is preparing an administrative report on embattled Police Chief Mike Reitan's performance....
January 28, 2017 - 4:21pm
January 23, 2017
West Fargo Chief Reitan has until Feb. 3 to decide on severance offer
WEST FARGO—Police Chief Mike Reitan has until Feb. 3 to decide if he will agree to resign from his position or ask to return to work. Reitan...
January 23, 2017 - 6:41pm
January 20, 2017
Reitan asks for more time before agreeing to resign
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - West Fargo's police chief is asking for more time before agreeing to resign. Mike Reitan was placed on administrative...
January 20, 2017 - 10:29pm
January 17, 2017
'Toxic,' 'hostile,' scary': Internal complaints may help explain why West Fargo police chief was placed on leave
WEST FARGO — Toxic. Hostile. Favoritism. Unpredictable. Scary. Low morale. Those are terms found in numerous internal police complaints about...
January 17, 2017 - 9:33pm