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West Fargo School District continues to deliberate elementary boundary realignment
Moorhead youth, star of 'Extreme Makeover' build, facing serious health setbacks
Part of NP Avenue closed most of Tuesday
Fargo woman charged with DUI with four kids in vehicle sentenced to probation
Grand Forks teacher, convicted of having sex with student, granted parole for next fall
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Get a fresh look inside Fargo's first cidery, Wild Terra Cider
Study: North Dakota antibiotic prescriptions declining
Commentary: Sophia Wilansky got hurt because the #NoDAPL movement used violence as a tactic
McFeely: Balanced FCS bracket advantageous for NDSU
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Commentary: #NoDAPL activist on trial claims there should be no consequences for protecting water
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Haitian man travels to Fargo to get a 3D-printed prosthetic arm
Trucker originally from Casselton hauling Capitol Christmas tree to Washington
Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army launches holiday fundraising campaign
Four Fargo area volleyball players named to Class A all-state first team
Second-half surge sends Eagles to 8th straight win: Wentz tosses two TDs in 37-9 rout
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Bison get No. 2 overall seed in FCS playoffs, will host game Dec. 2
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Susan I. Bleed
Harry A. Schulz
Clayton E. Runck Jr.
July 17, 2017
New West Fargo police chief: 'I'm not going to make changes just to make changes'
WEST FARGO — This city has a new police chief. Former FBI Supervisory Agent Heith Janke was sworn into office as police chief on Monday,...
July 17, 2017 - 10:15pm
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
February 6, 2013 - 12:29pm