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Protesters march across rural Carlton County
UPDATE: Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
Suspect in killing of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind pleads guilty
Lab fire at NDSU causes significant damage
Fargo's Discovery Middle School may get $16.3M expansion, renovation
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
Dignity Health, CHI merger will combine ministries in new Catholic health system
Time stands still: Downtown Fargo clock tower paused temporarily for repairs
Large animal vets are sparse but serve vital role in economic vibrancy of rural America
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Heitkamp's #MeToo hypocrisy cannot stand
McFeely: Heitkamp says 'so be it' if tax bill vote comes back to haunt
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
Commentary: There is no other word for this than censorship
Commentary: What if Al Franken isn't really resigning?
Two new displays to open Thursday at Fargo Air Museum
Grand Forks police officer helps deliver two babies in one week
American Association of University Women to host poverty talk Saturday
Sanford to host memorial service for families of deceased infants and children
Four more gold coins found in Salvation Army kettles
WATCH: In video message, Carson Wentz says he'll 'come back stronger than ever'
Wentz has been hurt before. His team still won the national championship.
Wentz's knee injury derails the Eagles, delivers another blow to the NFL
Carson Wentz out with apparent knee injury as Eagles clinch NFC East
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Anne I. Nelson
Donna M. Olson
Lloyd O. Anderson
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