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$2.5 billion ND fertilizer plant backers ask for extension
ND's U.S. Attorney awarded ‘prosecutor of the year’ honor for drug fighting efforts
Gander Outdoors to open first store in Minnesota
Mourners of NDSCS student found dead asked to wear purple in honor of suicide awareness
Several urge quick implementation of medical marijuana during ND rules hearing
How we pay for care evolving balance between public and private payments
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
Dignity Health, CHI merger will combine ministries in new Catholic health system
Time stands still: Downtown Fargo clock tower paused temporarily for repairs
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Heitkamp should apologize for tax reform tweet
Commentary: Shocker: 94 Percent of FCC feedback on net neutrality changes was bots
Heitkamp's #MeToo hypocrisy cannot stand
McFeely: Heitkamp says 'so be it' if tax bill vote comes back to haunt
Commentary: Audio: Lawmaker says as many as 50 percent of women who work at Legislature have experienced sexual harassment
Fargo Theatre hosting free holiday concerts
Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Two new displays to open Thursday at Fargo Air Museum
Grand Forks police officer helps deliver two babies in one week
American Association of University Women to host poverty talk Saturday
Forum prep sports podcast talks area hockey, wrestling, Moorhead's Randklev picking UND
West Fargo graduate Lennon finds success at Valley City State
Moorhead's Randklev chooses UND for hockey
There's a lot going on with Bison senior Grant Morgan, but you would never know it
West Fargo quarterback Gravdahl named North Dakota's Gatorade player of the year
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Floyd "Mike" Nesemeier
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Anne I. Nelson
West Fargo Police Department
September 30, 2015
Chief's Corner: Extend courtesy to pedestrians
A recent question posed by an outdoor enthusiast generated this week’s topic on when a driver is required to yield to a pedestrian attempting...
September 30, 2015 - 1:20am
Police Department adds officers, clerks
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo Police Department has hired nine new police officers and three clerks since fall of 2014. They are: Officer Ryan L. Feltman Originally from Grafton, N.D., Feltman graduated from Grafton High School in 2000. He studied criminal justice at Minnesota...
September 30, 2015 - 12:40am
August 19, 2015
WF police to host town hall meetings
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo Police Department will host an open-forum style town hall meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight at Aurora Elementary School. The meeting will focus on residents of West Fargo who live south of Interstate 94 and any questions or concerns those residents...
August 19, 2015 - 4:24am
December 27, 2012
Insight from West Fargo PD: Sobriety program strives to keep criminals alcohol free
In 2007 the 60th Legislative Assembly authorized the Attorney General to establish a sobriety program pilot project modeled after the very successful 24/7 sobriety program of South Dakota. The pilot project was conducted in the South Central Judicial District. The project obtained...
December 27, 2012 - 9:20am
July 25, 2012
Driving Under the Influence penalties, time for state review
Recently a West Fargo family was killed when their vehicle was struck head-on by a drunk driver. The individual was driving the wrong way on the interstate with a blood alcohol content nearly three times the per se limit in North Dakota. The tragedy was entirely preventable. The incident...
July 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 4, 2012
Scout spearheads WFPD project
When Troop 225 Boy Scout Brandon Duenow decided to tackle the West Fargo Police Department's project earlier this summer, he didn't really realize...
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Insight from WFPD: A need for traffic offense change
Did you know a simple Purchasing Power Calculator would set the relative value of a 20-dollar bill from 1960 at a value of $2.72 in 2010? This answer is obtained by multiplying $20 by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index from 1960 to 2010. Did you know many of the...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Premiere Video in West Fargo robbed at gunpoint
The West Fargo Police Department is searching for a suspect who robbed a video store at gunpoint Thursday night. The robbery was reported at 11:18 p.m. at Premiere Video, 1115 9th St. E. The suspect entered the store carrying a long gun believed to be a rifle, pointed it at the...
May 4, 2012 - 8:06am
April 25, 2012
Insight from WFPD: A glimpse at the budget process
May is typically the first month of spring and brings the warm temperatures of the summer season to our area. It is also the time of budget preparation for the Police Department. Like any business, the department must analyze the goods and services that it provides to the customer,...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
insight from WFPD: National Take-Back Initiative to be held April 28
The West Fargo Police department will be working with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on safely removing and disposing unwanted prescription drugs. This will be the fourth time for this national event. From the three past events DEA has boosted participation from citizens...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Grants vital in yearly police department budget
Grants received by the West Fargo Police Department play a huge role in the yearly operation, saving thousands of dollars in officer salaries...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Police Department releases annual stats
The West Fargo Police Department didn't rest on its laurels in 2011. Instead, staff was busier than ever responding to a total of 15,924 calls for service, a 4,213 increase over the prior year as outlined in the 2011 annual report released last week by West Fargo Police Chief Arland...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Insight from WFPD: Caution: Fraudulent charges may appear on your phone bill
(The following post appears courtesy of Richard Goldberg, Assistant Director of the Civil Division's Consumer Protection Branch.) Did you know that your telephone bills may contain charges for products or services other than telephone service, much like charges on a credit card?...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Police Department offering next Citizens Police Academy
The West Fargo Police Department continues to accept applications for the spring session of the Citizens Police Academy that will begin on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. and continue weekly through May 10. This program is designed to increase the understanding between the WFPD and...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
'Go with your gut'
Bailey Jo Aanenson, 15, recently learned a startling statistic: according to reports, kids her age are the most likely to be kidnapped. She...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am