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Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
West Fargo Police Department
July 27, 2016
Night to Unite serves as chance for law enforcement, community to come together
Sari Supler remembers going to Night to Unite very clearly. The future West Fargo Police Department quartermaster said it helped her down her...
July 27, 2016 - 7:23am
April 5, 2016
Man may face arson, burglary charges after West Fargo fire
WEST FARGO – A 45-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fire at a mobile home in West Fargo early Saturday, April 2. According...
April 5, 2016 - 3:44pm
December 16, 2015
Boys reported missing in West Fargo found safe
WEST FARGO – Two boys were found safe early this morning in West Fargo after their mother reported them missing late Tuesday night. The boys,...
December 16, 2015 - 12:55am
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