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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
Release of Law Enforcement Information
By law, a record held by a state, county or municipal agency located in North Dakota is open for public inspection unless those records are declared confidential or exempt by the North Dakota Century Code. The agency may withhold the requested record only after identifying to the...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am
January 21, 2014
Ordinance on trespassing to be clarified
A television news reporter’s trespass at a local elementary has caused the West Fargo Police Department to review the current ordinance relating to registration in public schools. The ordinance, listed below, was found to be too restrictive and was without exception to allow parents...
January 21, 2014 - 11:20am
December 31, 2013
Media relations and the police, proper balance needed
The media and law enforcement can at times have a near adversarial relationship with each competing to protect their own perceived interest. The media is in competition between the outlets to get the news out first or to get the exclusive detail. The unintended consequence of the...
December 31, 2013 - 9:18am
November 12, 2013
Restrictions on parking and storage in place
Summer time activities have come to a close. Most people have winterized their yards and homes with the anticipation of colder temperatures and snow. As you look about your neighborhood you may also notice that others may have brought home boats, campers and other trailers or equipment....
November 12, 2013 - 10:58am
November 6, 2013
Deer hunting season starts Friday, respect property of others
A Recent news story highlighted a Norwegian hunter who accidentally shot a man sitting on the toilet after the hunter missed a nearby moose and the bullet pierced through a wooden cabin wall. The projectile whizzed straight past the animal, sliced through the building and hit the...
November 6, 2013 - 9:12am
October 29, 2013
Avoiding telemarketers by do not call list
Recent inquiries to the police department have related to telephone solicitations for charity events and business offers. The first word of advice is to know who you are speaking with. The caller should identify themselves. If they don’t or you did not hear what was said, interrupt...
October 29, 2013 - 11:45am
September 11, 2013
Can you afford the time for a DUI?
September 11, 2013 - 9:15am
August 30, 2013
Fall clean up should include medicine cabinet
Fall clean-up typically involves raking leaves, clearing gardens and preparing plants for the winter. Inside our homes the clean-up may involve tasks such as window cleaning, exchanging summer clothes for winter clothes in our closets and just a good all-around cleaning.
August 30, 2013 - 11:11am
August 28, 2013
Police Department uses public to help locate missing child
Twice within the past two weeks the West Fargo Police Department responded to reports of missing children. What was unusual in both cases was the fact the children were considered endangered. The children had slipped away unnoticed from a secured setting. The care providers had attempted...
August 28, 2013 - 12:05pm
August 21, 2013
Be aware of school buses, follow rules of road
-The fee for passing a school bus is $100.00 -There is also 6 points that are accessed to your driving record. If you are an individual under the age of 18 you are only allowed 6 total points and will lose your license. Drivers over 18 years old can have a total of 12 point before...
August 21, 2013 - 8:23am
August 5, 2013
Points are additional penalty for traffic law violations
Under North Dakota Law certain driving offenses are assigned not only a statutory fee but also a point value. The points provide an additional penalty for a driver who repeatedly violates traffic laws. The point value is based on the seriousness of the offense.
August 5, 2013 - 11:51am
July 31, 2013
West Fargo Police complete Click or Ticket campaign
West Fargo Police officers worked 23.75 hours of overtime between July 12 and July 20 during the North Dakota Department of Transportation Click or Ticket Campaign. Forty-eight citations were issued. Officers cited nineteen people for failure to wear their seatbelt. Seventeen drivers...
July 31, 2013 - 8:38am
Remember the rules while biking
Biking is a popular mode of transportation for young people headed to school or school activities. The way a person rides their bicycle can place them in conflict with pedestrians and motor vehicles. It is important for bicycle riders to remember which rules apply to them.
July 31, 2013 - 8:31am
June 3, 2013
Avoid the nuisance, help keep community looking good
June 3, 2013 - 11:07am
April 22, 2013
Police Chief resting, regaining strength at home
We are happy to report that West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen, who underwent heart bypass surgery on April 13, is now home, recuperating and resting comfortably. This according to his wife, Verna, who said he was discharged from the hospital on Friday, April 19 following a...
April 22, 2013 - 4:01pm