Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
Gas leak roaring like jet engine shut down traffic near West Acres
Park's new Rustad Center nearing completion
All 3 West Fargo boys missing since Wednesday night now found
Schools' Food Service Department receives grant funding from US Dept. of Agriculture
Library News: June 22, 2016
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Power of 100 of gives to Project Ignite Light
Fed may delay interest rate hike
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Letter: Hockey psyching itself out about ice
Bretling: Gardening with annuals
Nursery News (6-22-16)
Nursery News (6-15-16)
Library News: June 8, 2016
Nursery News: June 8, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News: May 4, 2016
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
Gary G. Dittmer
Chris T. Kimberlin
Jeanet E. Brorson
March 1, 2016
WFPD changes officer assignments
Investigations Sgt. Greg Warren has been promoted to investigations lieutenant in the West Fargo Police Department. Warren joined the department as a patrol officer in 1975. He was an investigations detective since 1995 and investigations sergeant since 2000. Investigations Detective...
March 1, 2016 - 4:19pm
February 23, 2016
West Fargo pays tribute to fallen officer
Among the thousands who attended the funeral or lined the procession route of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer on Monday were many West Fargoans...
February 23, 2016 - 10:49pm
February 8, 2016
School resource officer receives 5-day suspension for DUI arrest, will still work in middle school
WEST FARGO—A West Fargo police and school resource officer who was arrested on New Year's Day on suspicion of driving under the influence...
February 8, 2016 - 10:32am
February 3, 2016
WF Department offers citizens police academy
The West Fargo Police Department is now accepting applications for the spring session of the Citizens Police Academy. This session will begin Feb. 25 and end May 5. Classes will take place for 11 weeks from 6:30-9:30 p.m. This is a unique opportunity for citizens to see the operations...
February 3, 2016 - 7:31am
January 19, 2016
K-9 Disco recovering from back surgery
Disco, the West Fargo Police Department’s first K-9 officer, is recovering from spinal surgery. The 6-year-old German shepherd pinched a nerve...
January 19, 2016 - 5:03pm
December 9, 2015
Chief's Corner: Thieves on the lookout to steal deliveries
Thieves are taking advantage of the popularity of online shopping by stealing packages at the point of delivery. Some thieves are even believed...
December 9, 2015 - 12:45am
December 2, 2015
Chief's Corner: The work of West Fargo Police Department chaplains
Vern and Casey Baardson of West Fargo have served as police chaplains for the West Fargo Police Department since March 2007. As police chaplains,...
December 2, 2015 - 9:08am
November 25, 2015
Chief's Corner: Dial 211 for Essential Community Services
In many states, dialing "211" provides individuals and families in need with a shortcut through what may be a bewildering maze of health and...
November 25, 2015 - 4:08am
November 10, 2015
20 years ago, murder linked to gang-tied teens shattered Fargo-Moorhead
When Connie Guler talks about that night 20 years ago, she keeps coming back to how "sparkly" her best friend looked. "I just remember she...
November 10, 2015 - 3:34pm
October 21, 2015
Week In History: Oct. 21, 2015
• In 2000, seven people signed up for the first class of the Citizens Police Academy. During the 10 weekly sessions, participants had hands on experience with fingerprinting, traffic stops, firearms training, even being chased and caught by a police canine. Officer Rhonda Haff explained,...
October 21, 2015 - 12:30am
October 7, 2015
Chief's Corner: Maybe it's time again to look at traffic fines
In speaking with the public, the topic of the need for more traffic enforcement often enters the conversation. People report drivers speeding...
October 7, 2015 - 1:20am
September 30, 2015
Police Department adds officers, clerks
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo Police Department has hired nine new police officers and three clerks since fall of 2014. They are: Officer Ryan L. Feltman Originally from Grafton, N.D., Feltman graduated from Grafton High School in 2000. He studied criminal justice at Minnesota...
September 30, 2015 - 12:40am
September 23, 2015
Police get federal money for more officers
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded more than $625,000 in federal funds to hire additional law enforcement officers in the Fargo and West Fargo police departments. The West Fargo department will receive $375,000 to hire an additional three police officers. The Fargo department...
September 23, 2015 - 1:18am
Week In History (Sept. 23, 2015)
• In September 1990, there was a public meeting in the high school library to organize a local Dollars for Scholars chapter. The program originated in Fall River, Mass. By 1990, there were over 500 local chapters. In the previous year, 9000 students received $4.1 million to help...
September 23, 2015 - 12:18am
September 9, 2015
Reitan restructures West Fargo Police Department
WEST FARGO – West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan has restructured the West Fargo Police Department since taking over in 2014. The department...
September 9, 2015 - 4:38am