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Rural Mayville, N.D., woman suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound
A deeper delve into North Dakota ghost stories
'We feel like we're a bargaining chip': Trade war has ND soybean farmers worried
Illuminated, handwritten Bible on display in Wahpeton
Weather Talk: Rare June heat wave this week in 1995
‘We feel like we’re a bargaining chip’: N.D. soybean farmers fear trade war after Trump announces tariffs
As N.D. oil production nears record, natural gas flaring climbs
Heitkamp touts progress on farm bill to farmers' roundtable
New cafe likely to open in space formerly home to Josie's Corner
Fargo's First Lutheran launches $12 million expansion
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Commentary: Email Says Trump set to visit Fargo in June
Commentary: Television station says Heitkamp allies misrepresented Cramer’s comments on their broadcast
Commentary: Will Gardner submits letter to the Secretary of State declining primary nomination
Commentary: Trump didn’t invent the Internet, but he's bringing it to rural America
Dorgan: Tax cuts balloon the deficit and damages Medicare
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Remembering Jacob Quam: The story behind Coffee 33
Crowned Miss North Dakota, NDSU student can't wait to visit schools
Watch: Marilyn Hagerty remembers Anthony Bourdain
East Grand Forks woman braves recent eruption, reunites with birth mother in Guatemala
Work begins on YWCA's housing complex for families escaping violence, homelessness
Renaissance racer: 15-year-old race car driver wows crowd by playing anthem on viola
What is VAR and other questions answered about the World Cup
Forum prep podcast talks posteason for spring sports
Swanson reinstated after classroom incident
Packers boys golf takes third at state as Teske, Sheyenne's Ackerland tie for second
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
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
SD river study puts monetary reward tags on catfish
Bison charges, gores 59-year-old woman at Yellowstone National Park
Lake Sakakawea's rise exceeding expectations
Oliver Ray Moffet III
Craig Michael Farmer
Dorothy J. Anderson
Arnold D. Knight
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