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Labor Department issues new rules on state retirement savings programs
'Doctor Who' actor David Tennant to star in drama 'Bad Samaritan'
ND crime rate up 10 percent in 2015, biggest spike of oil boom era
U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots toward Iranian vessel
Dwayne Johnson dethrones Robert Downey Jr. as highest paid actor
Whirlpool to recall 15,200 microwaves due to fire hazard issue
Oil prices drop as analysts say price rally overdone
Wall Street little changed as biotechs offset energy drop
Wentz signs endorsement deal with BlackRidgeBANK
Loren Lee's provides casual fine dining for West Fargo
Chief's Corner: 2016 crime stats shaping up for a busy year
Parks want to say, 'Thank you'
Cartoon: Aug. 24, 2016
It is time for property tax reform
McFeely: Klieman’s--and others--friendship with Scott Miller went deeper than words
Nursery News (8-24-16)
Nursery News (8-3-16)
Growing Summer Arts Intensive production group to play “Hair”
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
Dennis D. Keblar
Ralph M. Peterson
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
September 8, 2015
Police to host town hall meeting Thursday night
The West Fargo Police Department will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Eastwood Elementary School gym, 500 10th Ave. E. The purpose of the gathering will be to discuss current happenings within West Fargo and to solicit comments from residents on their public safety...
September 8, 2015 - 4:14pm
September 2, 2015
Police Explorer Post taking applications
The West Fargo Police Department Explorer Post is accepting applications for new members. The primary goals of the Police Explorer program are to help young adults choose a career path in law enforcement and challenge them to become responsible citizens of their community and nation. The...
September 2, 2015 - 2:18am
July 14, 2015
Entrance, parking changes in effect at City Hall and Police HQ
Visitors to City Hall and police headquarters will need to use doors on the north side of the building. Construction on the addition to City Hall at 800 4th Ave. S. has started on the old southside parking lot, according to a release from the Police Department. The main entrance...
July 14, 2015 - 12:45pm
July 8, 2015
July coffee with a cop scheduled
Coffee with a Cop is scheduled at 2:30 p.m. on July 16 at Sheyenne Crossings. New West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller will visit with attendees.
July 8, 2015 - 12:59pm
July 7, 2015
Investigation still ongoing in case of baby Owen
WEST FARGO—Police here say it could be the end of the month before they can start wrapping up their investigation into how 6-month-old...
July 7, 2015 - 3:43pm
June 24, 2015
Baby's fatal head injury likely occurred at day care, not an accident, police say
FARGO - The brain injury that killed a 6-month-old baby who stopped breathing while at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo earlier this month...
June 24, 2015 - 5:23pm
June 2, 2015
Fargo man in custody after high-speed chase in West Fargo
WEST FARGO—A Fargo man is in custody following a high-speed police chase through the city early Monday morning. At about 1:37 a.m. Monday, a driver who was being pulled over in the 800 block of Eighth Street West for an equipment violation took off instead, said West Fargo...
June 2, 2015 - 1:55pm
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
May 6, 2015
Exchange Club will honor civil servants
The West Fargo Exchange Club will recognize several people who have served their communities this year. The club will honor Arland Rasmussen, the former West Fargo police chief, with the 2015 Civil Excellence Award, a news release from the club said. The club will also honor...
May 6, 2015 - 10:51am
Chief's Corner: House bill addresses privacy surrounding police body cameras
Going into North Dakota's 64th Legislative Session, one of the concerns of the West Fargo Police Department was the privacy rights of citizens and the growing national pressure for law enforcement to incorporate body worn cameras in everyday operations. Working with local elected...
May 6, 2015 - 10:41am