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West Fargo Pioneer
Ruby Ann Ness
Gerald Perry Henderson
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
April 13, 2016
Expect delays as four big projects planned for West Fargo this year
Residents can expect some summer driving delays and future special assessments with four major road construction projects slated for West Fargo...
April 13, 2016 - 7:16am
March 29, 2016
Sections of 12th Avenue North to close April 4
Two sections of 12th Avenue North will close Monday, April 4, for construction. Both closures will begin after 8 a.m. The first section runs from east of County Road 19 (Ninth Street Northwest) to west of County Road 17. Construction is scheduled to be completed and the road reopened...
March 29, 2016 - 5:20pm
March 9, 2016
F-M Taxi offers ride-hailing app
F-M Taxi Services owner Abdoulie Barry said his company’s mobile application and online taxi booking system is helping his drivers compete...
March 9, 2016 - 4:30am
December 22, 2015
West Fargo residents air concerns on Sheyenne Street reconstruction
While most West Fargo residents are happy to see Sheyenne Street widened as part of a $61 million project the city hopes to start in 2017, some residents would like engineers to leave the road as it is north of Interstate 94. Among the roughly 50 residents who attended a public input...
December 22, 2015 - 5:16pm
October 7, 2015
Chief's Corner: Maybe it's time again to look at traffic fines
In speaking with the public, the topic of the need for more traffic enforcement often enters the conversation. People report drivers speeding...
October 7, 2015 - 1:20am
July 29, 2015
32nd Avenue paving forces road closures
Paving is scheduled today on 32nd Avenue from Sheyenne Street to Veterans Boulevard. Work on the mile-long stretch will start at 5 a.m. and is expected to finish about midnight. Nearby residents can expect increased noise, especially while the joints are being sawed. The road will...
July 29, 2015 - 2:49am
April 8, 2015
Detour ahead: Roadwork scheduled for 32nd, 52nd
Getting around West Fargo may take some extra time this summer due to construction projects slated to start on three of the city’s major avenues. The...
April 8, 2015 - 10:04am
March 26, 2015
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
The final phase of Main Avenue reconstruction in West Fargo, slated to begin this summer, is in jeopardy after no bids came in for the project on Tuesday. City and state officials are mulling over how to proceed with the $18 million project that would rebuild five-lanes...
March 26, 2015 - 2:36pm
March 18, 2015
City expands Sheyenne Street study to Main
The area of Sheyenne Street and Main Avenue could one day get a facelift. City commissioners agreed Monday to study Sheyenne Street from Main Avenue to 52nd Avenue for recommendations on future improvements such as parking, bike routes, walking paths and traffic controls at intersection. The...
March 18, 2015 - 6:40am
February 4, 2015
City keeps ban on ATVs; ordinance allows for Razor type only
West Fargo residents won’t be able to drive an all-terrain vehicle through town any time soon, despite a request to change city laws. But Mayor Rich Mattern isn’t ruling out the idea completely. Resident Michael Barber asked the City Commission to consider lifting the ban on...
February 4, 2015 - 1:05pm
October 28, 2014
40th Avenue opens to east-west traffic
Construction crews opened the last phase of 40th Avenue to east-west traffic Saturday. The opening was a few days ahead of schedule, according to West Fargo officials. The street had been scheduled to open Thursday after being granted an extension earlier in the construction season. “One...
October 28, 2014 - 2:39pm
October 14, 2014
7th Ave. rail crossing closing for two days
The railroad crossing at Seventh Avenue Northeast in West Fargo is closing Wednesday. BNSF Railway is closing the crossing in the 300 block of Seventh Avenue to do track maintenance. The crossing is expected to be shut down until 6 p.m. Friday. Through traffic can detour to 12th...
October 14, 2014 - 5:19pm
August 26, 2014
Sheyenne Street corridor subject of public meeting
A Public Input Meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Triumph West, 3745 Sheyenne St., to discuss the Sheyenne Street Corridor with Metro Council of Governments (Metro COG) officials. The meeting will be an open house format with a formal presentation at 6 p.m. The...
August 26, 2014 - 2:43pm
August 19, 2014
Seventh Avenue reopens after construction work
Seventh Avenue East is open again for traffic. Construction wrapped up last week on the avenue between 17th Street and Fargo’s 45th Street. The project finished on schedule. Crews will continue to finish seeding and cleaning items over the next couple of weeks, which may cause...
August 19, 2014 - 3:52pm