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Rich Mattern

September 13, 2017
A gold fish and a star fish take part in the West Fest parade Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, in West Fargo.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Street dance returns to West Fest this week
September 13, 2017 - 5:24am
August 31, 2017
From left, New Perspective founder and CEO Todd Novaczyk, son of new resident Lance Belisle, Karen Belisle and New Perspective executive director Dawn Vaux take part in a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, Aug. 24. Submitted photo
New Perspective holds ribbon-cutting event
August 31, 2017 - 12:35pm
August 21, 2017
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern. File button
West Fargo feels prepared if protests, counter-protests arrive in city
August 21, 2017 - 9:50pm
June 23, 2017
West Fargo plans to hire FBI agent Janke as police chief
June 23, 2017 - 8:35am
June 14, 2017
Rich Mattern, West Fargo Mayor and candidate Angie Wieck / The Forumplay button
Mattern: I take exception to Von Pinnon's portrayal of WF police chief hiring process
June 14, 2017 - 11:30am
June 13, 2017
Rich Mattern, Mayor of West Fargo, details highlights of 2016 during the State of the Cities meeting hosted by The Chamber Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the Holiday Inn Fargo.   Dave Wallis / The Forum
Mattern: The city has been open in police chief hiring
June 13, 2017 - 2:59pm
June 8, 2017
West Fargo Police Chief candidate Troy Hischer interviews for  the position on Thursday, June 8, 2017.David Samson / The Forumplay button
West Fargo police chief candidates make their cases
June 8, 2017 - 10:18pm
June 6, 2017
Paul Richard, Sanford Fargo executive vice president speaks during groundbreaking ceremonies Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the West Fargo Sanford Clinic site.David Samson / The Forum
Sanford breaks ground on WF clinic expansion
June 6, 2017 - 4:12pm
October 28, 2016
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern shares a laugh with his daughter, Annie, after having his signature mustache shaved off at Men's hair Co. in West Fargo on Friday. Mattern said he would shave off his mustache after raising more than $2,800 for cancer awareness.David Samson / The Forum
No more Mattern mustache in West Fargo
October 28, 2016 - 7:11pm
October 26, 2016
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West Fargo Mayor to shave signature mustache of 35-years if he can raise $2,500 for cancer research by Oct. 28
October 26, 2016 - 10:44am
October 19, 2016
North Dakota Department of Transportation Director Grant Levi speaks Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, during the community ribbon cutting celebrating the completion of the Main Avenue reconstruction project in West Fargo. The project began in 2009 and finished this fall totaling nearly $61 million.David Samson / The Forum
West Fargo marks completion of Main Avenue reconstruction
October 19, 2016 - 5:00am
July 21, 2016
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern said a golf course within city limits "used to be kind of on the frontburner, but I don't think it's there anymore." Forum file photo
City says finding a place for a West Fargo golf course is a low priority
July 21, 2016 - 2:27pm
July 20, 2016
West Fargo firefighters at the West Fargo Fire Department Main Station on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Rick Abbott / The Forum
With response times lagging badly, West Fargo fire chief urges full-time crew
July 20, 2016 - 9:59am
Trinity Containers plans to permanently close its manufacturing plant in West Fargo laying off about 91 employees. Dave Wallis
West Fargo's Trinity Containers to close permanently
April 20, 2016 - 9:00am
April 4, 2016
FILE - West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern in March 2012. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
West Fargo mayor raises stink at meeting over cost of lagoon dredging
April 4, 2016 - 10:16pm