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North Dakota's Flying Farmer is back at stunts again
Details of Alerus Center officials' suspension under wraps during investigation
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
Minnesota woman charged in fourth heroin death
Updated: Rock legend Bobby Vee dies
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Port: North Dakota law enforcement says #NoDAPL protesters fired arrows at helicopter
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Port: What was the point, President Kennedy?
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It's No. 1 vs. No. 2 when UND, UMD meet in hockey showdown
One year after Saunders' death, heartbroken players give him credit for bringing emerging elite team together
Upset Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet that Vikings in the elite
World Series Cinderellas deserve to be in Fall Classic
NDSU football returning to Minneapolis to face Butler at Target Field
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
July 1, 2015
Chief's corner: Understanding West Fargo's new fireworks rules
The city of West Fargo has adopted new regulations relating to the possession and discharge of fireworks within the city. It is now permissible...
July 1, 2015 - 4:12am
June 24, 2015
Chief's Corner: Avoiding animal bites
Summer activities increase the potential interaction between people and domestic pets. While most encounters are peaceable, some do result...
June 24, 2015 - 5:31pm
June 17, 2015
Chief's Corner: Bike ordinances help protect
The city of West Fargo has installed recreational trails throughout the city to create interconnectivity among parks, schools and neighborhoods....
June 17, 2015 - 5:29am
June 10, 2015
Chief's Corner: Residents should sign up for CodeRED alerts
The West Fargo Police Department is urging residents of West Fargo to register their information on the CodeRED Website. CodeRED is a high-speed...
June 10, 2015 - 1:15am
June 3, 2015
Chief's Corner: How we send out information
When newsworthy incidents occur within the city of West Fargo, the Police Department submits information to the public through conventional media organizations and social media sites. The information may be educational, entertaining or a notification of a serious event that has...
June 3, 2015 - 12:42am
May 27, 2015
Chief's Corner: Clarifying sex offender registration
There is a common misconception within the public that a person required to register as an offender has committed an offense which is sexually...
May 27, 2015 - 10:14am
May 20, 2015
Chief's Corner: Parking enforcement a must
West Fargo City Ordinance 13-1604 prohibits the parking of commercial vehicles and trailers on public roads within a residential district. Exemptions to the restriction include: for a period of time no longer than what is necessary to load or unload cargo; while performing a necessary...
May 20, 2015 - 2:25am
May 13, 2015
Chief's Corner: Change in possession law
During the 2015 North Dakota Legislative Session the law relating to the possession of drug paraphernalia was changed to lessen the penalty within two areas. The first area of change relates to the possession of drug paraphernalia used to ingest drugs classified as schedule I,...
May 13, 2015 - 3:00pm
April 29, 2015
Chief's Corner: Adapt, alter your driving routes to avoid frustration
Road construction and peak traffic counts at certain times of day create frustration for drivers trying to get around town. Many factors play into why construction occurs when it does and why traffic is heavier at certain times of the day. Small changes like adjusting the time you...
April 29, 2015 - 1:57pm
April 22, 2015
Chief's Corner: Siren testing as summer storm season approaches
The City of West Fargo will be testing the outdoor emergency warning sirens beginning 9 a.m. today. The testing is completed twice yearly to ensure proper operation and is more comprehensive than the functional check that is done at noon each day. The spring siren testing should...
April 22, 2015 - 4:25am
April 14, 2015
Chief's Corner: Parents' guide to gangs
According to the the National Gang Center, research indicates that parents play a pivotal role in keeping young people out of gangs. Negative influences within the family such as domestic violence, child abuse, harsh or inconsistent parenting practices, and/or drug or alcohol...
April 14, 2015 - 5:22pm
April 8, 2015
Chief's Corner: City has laws for storing vehicles
Vehicles coming out of storage will again begin appearing around the community. Owners of recreational vehicles are reminded of the existing ordinances relating to parking. Parking regulations apply to both on-street parking and parking upon your property. Traffic ordinance 13-1608...
April 8, 2015 - 3:34am
April 1, 2015
Weekday sirens in city were once used for more than emergencies
Each day Monday through Friday, sirens blare at high noon in the city of West Fargo. They have for decades, says Richard Fuller, 87, who retired...
April 1, 2015 - 8:50am
Chief's Corner: DUI detection lengthy process
The detection and investigation of individuals driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs involves a series of processes. Law enforcement officers come into contact with drivers through obvious traffic violations like speeding, disregard of a traffic control signal or driving...
April 1, 2015 - 6:22am
March 25, 2015
Chief's Corner: City sets rules for pet ownership
The city of West Fargo has enacted an ordinance regulating the licensing of dogs and cats. All dogs and cats over 12 weeks of age kept or maintained in the city shall be licensed and registered. Licenses are issued by the Police Department at the cost of $6 for an animal that has...
March 25, 2015 - 3:51am