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Gift drive all about homeless children
Packatahnas’ season starts Saturday
Honor roll (Dec. 4)
School menu (Dec. 4)
Legislative Report District 22: Legislation has huge impact on townships around state
Award of excellence for Cargill work
Area seniors focus of giving tree program
Slumberland donates beds, bedding
Cass County Electric hires two, four accept new positions
New auto dealership cleared for Eagle Run
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Daytime burglaries hit West Fargo homes
Omdahl: Food Stamp critics deserve responses
Huber: When winter hits, how quickly we forget
Candy collection for troops huge success
Omdahl: Checking out the quirks of seniors
The Packer Weekly: West Fargo helps ease pain in Philippines
Benefit for Don Metzger set for Dec. 12
Holy Cross presents Holiday Craft Fair
Monsanto volunteers help combat hunger
Nursery News (Dec. 4)
Boys hockey team earns season's first win
Bowling (Dec. 4)
Packer girls trounce Firebirds, Midgets
Wrestling wins big in first match
With plenty of size, chemistry, Packer girls look to build on past success
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
Shellfish-eating duck somewhat rare in North Dakota
Eating Well: Bring on the desserts this holiday season
Eastward Autumn road trip rich with fall colors
home & garden
October 22, 2013
Seventeenth Avenue closed for utility work
Due to the work being completed on the Maplewood Park Shelter project Pioneer Excavating and Trucking, the contractor for the work, and Northstar Safety will be setting up a closure for 17th Avenue East between 16th Street East and the well approach Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. It...
October 22, 2013 - 12:48pm
July 16, 2013
City approves reconstruction project for Seventh Avenue
West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to agree with the project concept and approved a plan for the reconstruction of 7th Avenue East from 17th Street East to 45th Street.
July 16, 2013 - 9:11am
July 15, 2013
Street light receives protected left turn signal
The traffic signal located at the Main Avenue and Sheyenne Street intersection will soon receive an update that will result in a protected left turn arrow that will reduce the amount of time motorists will have to wait to make their turn onto Sheyenne Street. A new signal head will...
July 15, 2013 - 4:53pm
August 29, 2012
Changing behaviors through increased traffic fees
The Interim Transportation Committee of Sixty-third Legislative Assembly of North Dakota voted Aug. 22 to send a bill draft to the 2013 Legislative Session relating to the penalties for violating speed limits. Under the bill, fees will be brought more into line with those fees assessed...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 28, 2012
Northern Township project closes section of road for week
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - A short section of Country Club Road Northeast will be closed to traffic for the week. A news release from Beltrami County said the closed road section is south of Goldenrod Street Northeast, about three quarters of a mile north of Bemidji Avenue. Crews, hired...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 10:28am
August 24, 2012
DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended in Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. MnDOT says once the new bridge is finished, the existing...
August 24, 2012 - 12:02pm
U.S. 75 detour in Kittson Co. starts Monday
HALLOCK, Minn. -- The detour on U.S. Highway 75 between Kennedy and Hallock starts Monday as crews replace a culvert, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Thursday. The detour in Kittson County will total 21 miles. The project is expected to be done mid-September.
news / region
August 24, 2012 - 4:09am
August 23, 2012
DOT, Bemidji contractor fined for stormwater work
BEMIDJI – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Thursday that it penalized the Minnesota Department of Transportation and a Bemidji-based contractor for construction stormwater violations along 18 highway miles in Koochiching County. MnDOT, the state agency responsible...
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 2:52pm
Woman struck and killed in Maple Grove
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — Police in Maple Grove are working to identify a woman struck and killed while walking in a construction zone. Authorities say the woman was hit by a vehicle about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say their initial findings show the driver was not at fault....
August 23, 2012 - 11:17am
August 22, 2012
Construction projects impact traffic on area roads
BEMIDJI - Paving and road projects are ongoing through the area, forcing at least one closure. In Grant Valley Township and Bemidji has several road project upgrades taking place. Today, Stone Lake Road Southwest, north of Division St (County Road 14), is closed to traffic in order...
news / local
August 22, 2012 - 2:48pm
2 teens killed, 3 injured in Burnsville crash
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators a car was speeding and swerving before it crashed in Burnsville, killing two teens and injuring three others. The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver lost control and the car rolled down an embankment and onto Interstate 35...
August 22, 2012 - 7:46am
Minnesota traffic deaths increase
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota has seen 205 traffic deaths so far this year, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the State Patrol. He said in a news release Tuesday that a year ago at this time, the count was 204. A total of 368 died on Minnesota roads in 2011, the lowest annual total since...
August 22, 2012 - 7:42am
July 12, 2011
UPDATE: Sheyenne Street reopened after incident with overturned truck
Officals have reopened a stretch of Sheyenne Street after a morning accident. A truck has turned over under the overpass located at Sheyenne Street and I-94, West Fargo. No injuries are reported. The driver reported loosing steering prior to the crash. North bound Sheyenne is blocked....
July 12, 2011 - 11:11am
June 8, 2011
WF's Ninth Street undergoing repairs today
WEST FARGO - The northbound lane of Ninth Street East, between Eighth and 10th avenues, will close at 10:30 this morning to repair the road. A section of the road heaved, according to a news release from the city, but no reason for the damage was given. The northbound lane will...
June 8, 2011 - 9:05am
February 19, 2011
Pedestrian hit by Humvee Friday in West Fargo
A pedestrian who was run-over by a Humvee Friday night in West Fargo has been hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. At 7:17 p.m. Friday, West Fargo officers responded to the report of a Humvee running over a pedestrian at 600 Block and 2nd Ave. Officer Joe Birrenkott said the...
February 19, 2011 - 10:10am