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Make Hillary likable again: Democrats seek to recast Clinton
Essentia physician reprimanded by Minnesota state board
Lightning strikes cause spills at N.D. well sites
Fargo named 16th best-run city in nation, Bismarck eighth
Wall Street declines as earnings take center stage
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Brewing up options: Four new craft beer businesses to open in F-M area this year
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Chief's Corner: Truly, thank you
Cartoon: July 27, 2016
The Land of 10,000 Dreams
Thank you from the Schultz family
Schools of Thought: Sport Transcends
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Scholars: July 6, 2016
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
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: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
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
Elden E. Theurer
William "Billy" Bolken
Janice E. Molstad
Eric N. Sayler
December 10, 2014
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
March 26, 2014
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