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Samson named assistant principal at West Fargo High School
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Peterson named assistant principal at Westside
West Fargo High School honor students
West Fargo Cash Wise set to open May 22
Brand, Slaathaug attend trial skills
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Pioneer does well at NDNA
Western State Bank promotes Stoppler
Chief's Corner: Clarifying sex offender registration
Koppelman: Legislators close out session with important work
Letter: Appreciating the work of police
Editorial: Witham was voice of West Fargo
Koppleman: Witham will be missed
The Packer Weekly: Stearns finds music
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Red River Valley Art Show planned for Moorhead Center Mall
Funny business: The silliness goes on for WF's "Helma and Selma"
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
City reminds residents to discharge sump pumps to the outside
The city of West Fargo is reminding residents Thursday that all sump pumps within the city are required to be discharged to the outside, not into the sanitary sewer system. All variances expired April 1. No exceptions are allowed as per city ordinance, the city said in a news release. Residents...
May 30, 2013 - 10:12am
March 26, 2013
Snow piles slowly disappearing
City trucks piled high with mounds of snow have been prevalent the past several weeks traveling West Fargo streets on a mission to clear up some of the excessive piles that have been stacked high in the middle of several cul-de-sacs as the direct result of street clean-up. Manning...
March 26, 2013 - 2:47pm
February 18, 2013
Severe Weather Announcements
February 18, 2013 - 10:41am
January 2, 2013
Common sense best in cold event
Eight-below over the weekend, two-below this morning. Winter has definitely arrived from a colder temperature standpoint, reminding us all of the need for extra precautionary steps in the event we are caught out in the cold -- literally -- whether its out on foot or stuck in a stranded...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Central Plains thunderstorms hijack moisture from Northern Plains blizzard
The blizzard that wasn't left Hubbard County wind, but little snow. "You're not alone," laughed National Weather Service meteorologist Al Voelker. "From...
news / local
February 29, 2012 - 6:33am
Little consideration goes long way when bad weather hits
With our first major winter storm of the season expected to hit our metro area big time today, many motorists will be in for a real culture shock. Time for a little reconsideration about how to react to make the life easier for street crews who will be out cleaning roadways in...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2012
West Fargo city offices to close on Wednesday
By the Order of the Mayor: the City of West Fargo Government Offices will be closed on 29 February. The order for closing is being made due to the forecasted winter storm expected to arrive overnight on 28 February. Normal business hours will resume 1 March weather permitting. Essential...
February 28, 2012 - 1:36pm
January 25, 2012
Snowy sidewalks can be tough on backsides
It felt like running on a sandy beach - minus the sand, waves or any inkling of heat normally associated with a beach. Four inches of powder snow had fallen Sunday by the time my dog, Remy, and I headed out for a six-mile run. It was still falling, and continued to do so as we meandered...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
How quickly we forget
Our area has been relatively snow free so far this winter season but don't expect it to continue. Winter will soon rear its ugly head and we will all have total recall of what previous years have subjected us to. We experienced our first little preview this past week with the...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2011
Refresher course might be appropriate
We have been extremely lucky so far from a weather standpoint, more specifically, the lack of any major precipitation in the form of cold, wet, heavy snow. Given the consistency of mother nature, it's a sure bet that will all change soon, making the timing right for a few simple...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Think of Gregory Gust as the fall equivalent of Punxsutawney Phil. But instead of a groundhog that predicts either an early spring or three more weeks of winter, Gust, of the National Weather Service, just has one thing to say. Be ready for a humdinger of a winter. During a media...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
Tips for driving safe in the upcoming winter
Winter can be a great time of year to experience North Dakota blanketed in a sheet of white. But compared with any other time of the year, traveling can be as treacherous as it gets. Lieutenant Aaron Hummel of the North Dakota Highway Patrol recently offered several tips for...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
New DOT equipment will help expedite snow clearing
All told, the North Dakota Department of Transportation has just 350 snowplow driver spread out across the state. Coincidentally, the department also has 350 snowplows. That means for every truck, there is one driver. If that driver gets sick or has to take a break after a long...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
UPDATED: West Fargo's Nite to Unite cancelled
Due the extreme wet conditions in Elmwood Park, the annual West Fargo Night to United event set for Tuesday evening, Aug. 2, has been cancelled. West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen said that because of the large amount of rain received so far this summer,...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00pm
July 20, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Take proper precautions during hot weather
It's now officially the dog days of summer. This is the time when people and animals are trying to find ways to keep cool, whether it is playing in the pool, going to the lakes or just sitting inside an air conditioned house. This is many people's favorite time of year because of...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am