Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
Sheriff’s office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
Enthusiasm surrounds Cramer at Cass County Republican Convention
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., N.D. leaders add to gun debate
Jury finds defendants in Bowman County homicide case guilty on all charges
Sen. Hoeven backs Wrigley for North Dakota U.S. Attorney
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
West Fargo-based Spitfire Bar & Grill in negotiations to open second location in Detroit Lakes
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Owner of Beans Coffee Bars to open downtown location in Radisson hotel
New pipeline proposed for Bakken natural gas liquids
Place a Business Announcement
We must admit it: This is who we are
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Choice Ready Aligned with District Strategic Plan
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
Supporting Denny McNamara
Great Plains Food Bank launches long-term effort to end hunger
Passing through: Presidents have visited North Dakota to give comfort, sell agendas, promote candidates
Senior menus (Feb. 19)
YMCA launches new survey to shape strategic goals
Old news rich in history: Thousands of newspaper clippings in Forum library offer window to the past
Casey Johnson adjusting to new role as utility man
Grand Forks Central starts strong, downs Dickinson to advance to semifinals
Fargo Davies updends Jamestown to advance in state hockey tournament
Casey Foss scores four goals to lead Bismarck Century over Grafton-Park River
Fargo Davies girls hockey shuts out Minot to advance to state semifinals
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
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
The Iditarod doc: Local veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at Alaska race
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Taking the classroom to the lake
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
David "Dave" Balvin
David L. Bigelow
September 9, 2015
Chief's Corner: Construction progresses on new City Hall complex
A 34,000-square-foot addition to the West Fargo City Hall complex is nearing completion following a number of delays in construction. Once complete,...
September 9, 2015 - 2:06am
September 2, 2015
Chief's Corner: West Fargo police want to hear your concerns at town hall meeting
The West Fargo Police Department will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Eastwood Elementary School gym, 500 10th Ave. E. The...
September 2, 2015 - 4:42am
August 12, 2015
Chief's Corner: Know all facts before judging use of force by police officers
Law enforcement officers are required to make critical and sometimes deadly decisions within seconds of encountering a potentially hostile situation. The...
August 12, 2015 - 12:27am
August 5, 2015
Chief's Corner: Take care to prevent backover accidents
Many children are killed or seriously injured in backover incidents. A backover incident typically occurs when a vehicle coming out of a driveway...
August 5, 2015 - 4:06am
July 29, 2015
Chief's Corner: How police enforce traffic laws in the city
The West Fargo Police Department uses a variety of resources to monitor and enforce traffic laws within the city. Most noticeable are the marked...
July 29, 2015 - 6:11am
July 8, 2015
Chief's Corner: Extend courtesy to pedestrians
A recent question posed by an outdoor enthusiast generated this week's topic on when a driver is required to yield to a pedestrian attempting...
July 8, 2015 - 3:57am
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.
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