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Sheyenne students take gold, bronze at 8 STAR competition
Home & Garden Show this weekend
Pfeifer named Exchange Club's student of the month
Bottle Barn doors open in West Fargo
Business briefs (Feb. 25)
Building permits (Feb. 25)
Commercial success: Projects going up all over West Fargo
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Trygve Olson cartoon (Feb. 25)
Gary Lee: Major-topic bills moving forward
Reitan: Child Abduction Response Team receives recertification
Lee: Health and wellness bills progressing
Omdahl: Free college is cheaper than welfare
Boy Scouts to be at Pizza Ranch for upcoming trip
Shoptaugh to sign books at Costco
Senior menu (Feb. 25)
Nursery News (Feb. 25)
Rummage sale vendors sought
Grand Forks tops West Fargo in ND state girls hockey semifinals
Stirling has been a rock in net for West Fargo girls hockey team
West Fargo hires cross country, girls tennis head coaches
Calendar/scoreboard (Feb. 25)
Packers boys hockey state dreams dashed
Flight Lines: Birds are often named for their sounds, calls
'Beauty and the Beast' in photos
Breitling: Make a garden under glass
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February 9, 2015
'I'll regret it forever,' says WF mom sentenced to four months in jail in death of 4-day-old son
FARGO – When Reanne Pederson laid down to breastfeed her son for the last time on June 13, she hadn’t slept for more than two hours at a...
news / crime
February 9, 2015 - 11:47am
January 27, 2015
Fargo man identified in high-speed chase
West Fargo police have identified the suspect who led them on a high-speed chase through icy city streets Thursday morning. Warren M. Misevich, 21, of Fargo is the driver who sped away from a police officer during a traffic stop last week, police say. West Fargo Sgt. Jason Dura...
January 27, 2015 - 4:24pm
January 7, 2015
Police volunteers serve community
At the scene of a recent accident in West Fargo, Vern and Casey Baardson were there, providing any comfort they could offer to family members left in the wake of a tragedy. It’s a familiar scene for the husband and wife team who are chaplains among nine volunteers who provide valuable...
January 7, 2015 - 8:57am
January 5, 2015
Reitan: It’s been a year of change for WF Police Department
The West Fargo Police Department has undergone a year of change during 2014. Arland Rasmussen retired on June 21 after having served as chief of police since Jan. 9, 1995. Rasmussen had replaced long-term Chief of Police Ken Hansen, who retired due to medical reasons. Rasmussen’s...
January 5, 2015 - 10:51am
December 23, 2014
Reitan: Always lock doors, and use caution when responding to knock, doorbell
It was about 7:30 on a Saturday evening. The apartment building was nearly deserted as most of the college-age tenants had left town over the Christmas break. In one of the apartments, three young women prepared themselves for another weekend in Fargo. A persistent knocking drew...
December 23, 2014 - 5:36pm
December 17, 2014
West Fargo officer resigns amid sex harassment case
A West Fargo police officer has resigned in the face of allegations that he kissed and groped a female co-worker during what she described as an unwanted sexual encounter, according to West Fargo police records obtained by The Forum. Officer Jorge Gonzalez came under scrutiny after...
December 17, 2014 - 12:32am
December 16, 2014
Reitan: After field-testing, department opts not to use body cameras
The use of body cameras has been suggested by some to be the tool to rebuild trust between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve. The West Fargo Police Department has field-tested body camera systems on three separate occasions but has elected to not make them a...
December 16, 2014 - 4:26pm
December 10, 2014
West Fargo officers to take kids shopping
The Fraternal Order of Police Red River Valley Lodge No. 1 will be conducting their 20th kids shopping event Sunday. Shopping will begin at noon at the 13th Avenue Wal-Mart at 3701 13th Ave. S. in Fargo. The program provides a brighter Christmas for disadvantaged children. It allows...
December 10, 2014 - 1:19am
Reitan: West Fargo first responders led search for missing snowmobiler
On Tuesday, Dec. 2, at about 7:45 p.m. the West Fargo Fire and Police departments were dispatched to 12th Avenue Northwest and the Sheyenne River on the report of a snowmobiler who was believed to have gone in the water. Searching the area, emergency responders found a small area...
December 10, 2014 - 12:05am
December 2, 2014
Reitan: Q&A on being a juror in North Dakota
The right to a trial by jury is one of the foundation stones of this country’s courts. As a juror, you have a key role in the state’s justice system. If selected, you will be provided specific instruction on your duties and responsibilities as well as additional information about...
December 2, 2014 - 3:21pm
K-9 to join Coffee with a Cop
Coffee with a Cop will be at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Sheyenne Crossings. Officer Pete Nielsen, with K-9 Disco, will be the guest speaker.
December 2, 2014 - 3:14pm
November 25, 2014
Reitan: West Fargo Police Department plans surveys
The West Fargo Police Department will soon be providing surveys to the public to gauge the satisfaction of service and to determine what additional programs are needed. The plan is to have a general survey available on the police department website to rate the department and provide...
November 25, 2014 - 3:40pm
Coffee with a Cop coming up Dec. 18
Coffee with a Cop will be held at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at Sheyenne Crossings. Officer Nielsen, with K9 Disco, will be the guest speaker.
November 25, 2014 - 1:58pm
May 14, 2014
Reitan: Parking regulation reminders
One of the tasks assigned to the West Fargo Police Department is the enforcement of parking regulations. Parking regulations are typically enacted to promote the safety of the public and to ensure the proper flow of traffic. Highlighted below are the most often violated sections...
May 14, 2014 - 8:57am