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Trump, Clinton exchange jokes at post-debate dinner, and they shook hands
Witness describes brutal night watching ex-boyfriend kill man, injure another
Brrrr....polar vortex might be back
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
Prosecutor ignores blogger, defends decision to charge journalist with pipeline riot charge
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Port: This is what Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault did to get himself arrested
Port: Candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the ND PSC
Port: What was the point, President Kennedy?
Cartoon by Trgyve Olson
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Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Lynx fall a bucket short in bid for national title
Gophers fully unwrapping their two-piece package from Georgia
Twins center fielder Buxton in good defensive company
Vikings have gone from weaklings to warriors on the road
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
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