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Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration comes to Bonanzaville
Lady in command
Veterans Memorial likely to stay busy even after new facility is finished
Scholars: June 29, 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: Times are changing
Cartoon: June 29, 2016
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Wild West Jamboree a success
Nursery News (6-29-16)
Nursery News (6-22-16)
Nursery News (6-15-16)
Library 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
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
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
Ruby Ann Ness
Gerald Perry Henderson
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
April 14, 2015
Chief's Corner: Parents' guide to gangs
According to the the National Gang Center, research indicates that parents play a pivotal role in keeping young people out of gangs. Negative influences within the family such as domestic violence, child abuse, harsh or inconsistent parenting practices, and/or drug or alcohol...
April 14, 2015 - 5:22pm
March 12, 2015
Horace man charged with arson in overnight Dumpster fire in West Fargo
WEST FARGO – A Horace man is behind bars facing arson charges this morning after police linked him to a Dumpster fire here overnight. West...
March 12, 2015 - 12:33pm
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...
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...
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