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U.S. asks phone companies to provide 'robocall' blocking technology
$1 million bail set for man charged in Fargo woman's death
Aerial mosquito spray set July 22 in Frontier
West Fargo teacher finds black widow spider in Costco grapes
WF teacher finds black widow spider in Costco grapes
Hanging out at Zero Gravity: Alternative fitness studio combines acrobatics, gymnastics, dance for fitness
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
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Forum editorial: Upgrade West Fargo fire unit
Cartoon: July 20, 2016
Chief's Corner: Looking at last month's crime
The Math Isn't New, but the Pedagogy Is
Olson Cartoon: July 13, 2016
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Nursery News (7-6-16)
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Yard of the Month
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 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
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Merland L. Carlson
Larry L. Lang
Michelle D. Ellenson
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
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
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
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
March 19, 2013
Legislature looking at significant penalty changes for DUI charges
One of the questions which will be answered during the legislative session in Bismarck will be whether driving under the influence penalties will change in North Dakota. House Bill 1302 and Senate Bill 2240 as currently written will make significant changes relating to both the penalty...
March 19, 2013 - 1:58pm
February 6, 2013
What is a burglary and how do they commonly occur?
By Mike Reitan; Assistant WF Police Chief Let’s Talk Burglary What is a burglary? The North Dakota Century Code defines a burglary as: NDCC 12.1-22-02. Burglary. 1. A person is guilty of burglary if he willfully enters or surreptitiously remains in a building or occupied structure,...
February 6, 2013 - 12:29pm
January 23, 2013
Sworn to protect and serve
Under the North Dakota Century Code police officers of the West Fargo Police swear an oath to their office to uphold the ordinances of West Fargo, the state law of North Dakota and Federal law. When a law comes into conflict with another, the Department must seek a legal opinion of...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am