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Fargo judge calls for overhaul of system meant to rehabilitate probationers
UPDATE: Fire doesn't appear suspicious as Wahpeton home seriously damaged
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Three vehicles stolen, five damaged at ND auto dealership
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
New Fargo marketing firm offers clients space to better connect with consumers
Open house for Schacher slated
New candy shop adds something sweet to downtown Fargo boutique
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
Port: Numbers support Heitkamp defense against Democratic Party faction
Port: Thank the government for protecting you from low milk prices
Port: Sen. Heitkamp condemns 'dark money' in politics despite it paying for ads touting her re-election
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Community High School names Pedersen as Student of the Month
Nursery News (5-24-17)
Week in History: May 24, 2017
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
Opening Day at Newman Outdoor Field begins early
Lynx remain perfect with win over Stars
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
Researchers wire up Grand Forks catfish
Ramirez goal lifts Minnesota United FC over Orlando City SC
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
William (Bill) Kelly
October 28, 2016
No more Mattern mustache in West Fargo
WEST FARGO—"I look younger," were the first words of a smiling Mayor Rich Mattern after shaving of his trademark mustache on Friday, Oct....
October 28, 2016 - 7:11pm
October 26, 2016
West Fargo Mayor to shave signature mustache of 35-years if he can raise $2,500 for cancer research by Oct. 28
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern 'mustache' you a question, will you help him raise money for cancer research? As a part...
October 26, 2016 - 10:44am
October 19, 2016
West Fargo marks completion of Main Avenue reconstruction
WEST FARGO—After nearly 20 years of planning and seven years of construction, work on rebuilding Main Avenue here is complete. North Dakota...
October 19, 2016 - 5:00am
July 21, 2016
City says finding a place for a West Fargo golf course is a low priority
WEST FARGO—For a rapidly expanding city, finding the place to put a golf course isn't the easiest task. And, West Fargo won't be expected...
July 21, 2016 - 2:27pm
July 20, 2016
With response times lagging badly, West Fargo fire chief urges full-time crew
The mostly volunteer West Fargo Fire Department already fails to respond to calls as quickly as national standards recommend, a shortcoming the...
July 20, 2016 - 9:59am
West Fargo's Trinity Containers to close permanently
Trinity Containers plans to permanently close its manufacturing plant here, laying off about 91 employees. "All affected employees have been...
April 20, 2016 - 9:00am
April 4, 2016
West Fargo mayor raises stink at meeting over cost of lagoon dredging
WEST FARGO – Officials here say the city's wastewater lagoons contain about 52 million gallons of solid waste, but Mayor Rich Mattern turned...
April 4, 2016 - 10:16pm
March 23, 2016
As millions spent to fight odors, West Fargo officials rankled by claims city is especially smelly
WEST FARGO – City officials here say though West Fargo's lagoons are unfairly singled out as smelly, the city is spending millions to temper...
March 23, 2016 - 5:45am
January 19, 2016
Mattern highlights West Fargo growth
There were times during their speeches Thursday morning when the area’s four mayors seemed like they weren’t reporting the state of their...
January 19, 2016 - 5:14pm
December 2, 2015
West Fargo stepping up for veterans
The city of West Fargo wants to make sure that no military veterans living in the community are forgotten about. On Nov. 16, the West Fargo City Commission passed a resolution to become a North Dakota Cares community. "The idea is to make sure that veterans, families, survivors...
December 2, 2015 - 9:23am
September 16, 2015
New library, pool, senior center not in city’s preliminary budget
West Fargo growth has prompted calls for enhanced services, but a preliminary budget expected to be adopted Monday doesn’t include funding for a new or expanded library or a community pool, and allocates $25,000 for a senior group but no funding toward a new senior center. The...
September 16, 2015 - 4:57am
July 6, 2015
West Fargo signs agreement to buy Fargo water
WEST FARGO – While West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is happy his city and Fargo were able to reach an agreement for water, he blasted state officials Monday for not supporting his community. The West Fargo City Commission approved an agreement Monday to start buying water from the...
July 6, 2015 - 9:13pm
June 17, 2015
West Fargo Mayor Mattern retires from NDSU
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern retired from North Dakota State University after 23 years on Friday. Mattern has worked as a communications...
June 17, 2015 - 3:57am
June 10, 2015
WF mayor Mattern retires from NDSU
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern retired from North Dakota State University after 23 years on Friday. Mattern has worked as a communications specialist...
June 10, 2015 - 1:10am
January 20, 2015
Mayor boasts of new businesses, housing, booming population in State of the Cities
Concerns over flood protection are lessening compared to concerns over the challenges of growth if the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce’s...
January 20, 2015 - 4:35pm