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Wrigley to seek his old job as U.S. Attorney for ND
Higher ed board terminates NDSU program, approves name change for old UND med school
ND legislators set final budget at $13.6 billion, end session
HOMEGROWN HOLLYWOOD: Anxiously, sweatily living my dream
8 extradited from Jamaica to ND to face lottery fraud charges
Fargo business creates VR, 360-degree images to tell clients' stories
Two Rivers Veterinary Hospital offers wide array of animal care
Moorhead business offers alternative healing in addition to massages
Happy Joe's to close in north Fargo
Despite some progress, F-M's worker shortage to remain a challenge
Port: Legislators end session, state general fund spending down more than 38 percent from oil boom peak
Port: Former Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley being promoted to Trump administration for second appointment as U.S. Attorney
McFeely: If you're going to boycott Chick-fil-A, please be consistent
Port: That wasn’t slut shaming, and we need to talk about this double standard for female victims
Port: Burgum faces tax hike quandary while Heitkamp report reveals interesting numbers
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (4-26-17)
Influx of water keeps tourism dollars flowing on Devils Lake, but could flood thousands of acres
Nursery News (4-19-17)
Nursery News (4-5-17)
Nursery News (April 12)
Eagles draft last year will be judged almost entirely on Carson Wentz
Benson named first head boys hockey coach for West Fargo Sheyenne
Carson Wentz confirms undergoing offseason eye surgery
DuBois makes Lions all-star game before Bemidji State career
UND-NDSU Nickel Trophy may soon reside in Bismarck
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
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
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Elmer E. Kosse
Susan Marie Hagen Wedberg
ND legislators set final budget at $13.6 billion, end session
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