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All 3 West Fargo boys missing since Wednesday night now found
Schools' Food Service Department receives grant funding from US Dept. of Agriculture
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Power of 100 of gives to Project Ignite Light
Fed may delay interest rate hike
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Letter: Hockey psyching itself out about ice
Bretling: Gardening with annuals
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Breitling: Time for Color
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Singer comes home on a high note
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Red River Valley Fair
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
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Jeanet E. Brorson
June 6, 2016
West Fargo's switch to Fargo water complete
WEST FARGO—Homes and businesses here are now getting water from Fargo's water treatment plant after a switch from West Fargo's aquifers....
June 6, 2016 - 7:55pm
June 1, 2016
Transition to Fargo water in West Fargo is underway
As of today, Fargo water is flowing into West Fargo. West Fargo will flush out its current water supply beginning today, and it will last anywhere from 10 days to two weeks, West Fargo Public Works Director Chris Brungardt told residents. The flushing will be done zone-by-zone, from...
June 1, 2016 - 7:33am
May 11, 2016
Fargo water to be on tap in WF by June 1
In just a few weeks, West Fargoans will be able to sip on a cool, crisp glass of Fargo water. The city is still on track to begin using mostly Fargo water by its planned date of June 1. Residents can expect to pay $7 per 1,000 gallons of water used after June 1, City Administrator...
May 11, 2016 - 6:02am
March 9, 2016
Temporary discoloration expected before new water supply starts flowing June 1
West Fargo residents will enjoy their first sips of Fargo water on June 1 when the city flushes out its water supply and converts to its neighbor’s...
March 9, 2016 - 9:13am
February 10, 2016
West Fargo residents to get their first taste of Fargo water June 1
June 1 isn’t being declared a holiday, but if all goes as planned it will be a day to remember for anyone who drinks the tap water in West Fargo. Residents here have long complained about the taste and hardness of the city’s drinking water. However, the water quality should vastly...
February 10, 2016 - 5:37am
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
Fargo water to flow in West Fargo
Plans for a West Fargo water treatment plant are sinking, but a plan to purchase water from Fargo is very much afloat. The city found that...
May 6, 2015 - 10:39am
May 5, 2015
Fargo water to flow in West Fargo
WEST FARGO—Faced with a projected cost of $126 million to build a new water treatment plant likely without state support, the West Fargo City Commission has directed city staff to approach Fargo to work out a deal to purchase water. Commissioners agreed Monday that buying water...
May 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
February 18, 2015
Ideas on tap to meet growing water needs in West Fargo
After finding the cost of building a West Fargo water treatment plant could reach $120 million, West Fargo officials are taking a closer look...
February 18, 2015 - 1:02am
December 17, 2014
City requests water plant designs; facility may improve taste
The city is moving forward with building a new water treatment plant that would help ensure ample reserves and possibly improve the taste of...
December 17, 2014 - 12:27am
August 28, 2013
No watering at all in West Fargo
West Fargo Public Works officials have asked that everyone refrain from watering their lawns, gardens, trees, you name it, in West Fargo until further notice. The ban is necessitated by water usage that continues to increase even though residents and businesses are supposed to...
August 28, 2013 - 2:15pm
August 6, 2013
Restrictions in place until further notice
Even with the rain we received yesterday, city public works officials say they want watering restrictions to remain in place due to recent extended dry conditions taking their toll, as well as the fact that one of the city's weill is under reconstruction and therefore not in use....
August 6, 2013 - 8:41am
Nature at its finest is close at hand
My earliest memory of western grebes (Aechmophorus occidentalis) comes not from personal observation but rather from television in the late...
outdoors / flight lines
August 6, 2013 - 8:11am
September 26, 2012
In dry times, try offering water to birds
It's called the "universal solvent," if I can maintain the thin threads of foggy memory from high school science class; so named for its unparalleled...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Water tower preservation underway at Bonanzaville
A crew from Industrial Builders, Inc. volunteered manpower and the use of their equipment to help lower the barrel of the water tower located...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am