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Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
Two injured in Richland County crash
Winter returns with fresh coat of snow in the metro
Remodel or move? How to make a decision about your home
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ND 38th, Minnesota 22nd for impact of immigration on state economies
ND fifth-best state for business
Red River Market plans one-day winter market in downtown Fargo
Fargo one of country's best cities to start a business in 2017
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Veeder: Door always open to home of old friend
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Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
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From the archives: 'Something weird happened tonight' when a ND basketball team won with 4 points
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
December 2, 2009
Holiday time to practice a little extra caution
As the holiday season gets into full swing, the West Fargo Police Department is asking you to take extra precaution to safeguard your property. While the season is typically associated with giving, some take advantage of the opportunity to commit thefts. There are several easy things...
December 2, 2009 - 9:06am
September 17, 2009
Who Watches the Skies in Your Community
Funnel clouds were spotted in the air near West Fargo September 11. As a result, warning sirens were sounded to alert the public to the potential danger. One local weather authority dismissed the funnels as being cold air funnels which usually never reach the ground. Mark Ewens of...
September 17, 2009 - 9:03am
September 10, 2009
Wiinanen recipient of Chief's Medal
West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen awarded the 2009 'Chief's Medal' to Officer Eric Wiinanen, during a department meeting Sept.
September 10, 2009 - 8:49am
September 3, 2009
West Fargo D.A.R.E. offers important life skills
During the past 13 years the West Fargo Police Department has taught the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program in elementary classrooms. This fall, about half of the fifth grade students will get to participate in D.A.R.E. The rest will start in January 2010. Officer...
September 3, 2009 - 9:43am
August 27, 2009
Homeowner fires at intruder Tips still being sought in recent burglary
There is no suspect in the burglary attempt that occurred August 18, in Eagle Run at 1139 38 ½ Ave. W., where the homeowner, Jason Fonder, fired a single shot at an intruder discovered in his residence. Also home at the time were his wife, and two-year old daughter. There were no...
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
August 24, 2009
WF Police respond to fight with baseball bats
West Fargo Police responded to a fight in progress in the area of 16th St. and 14 ½ Ave. W. on Sunday, August 23. Officers located a group of people who said that two males with baseball bats and one female showed up and attempted to assault members of their group. The suspects had...
August 24, 2009 - 3:56pm
August 20, 2009
Increased police presence as school opens
The West Fargo Police Department will assign additional officers to school zones as school opens on August 26. Officers will concentrate enforcement on speed limits, occupant restraint use, impeding traffic and pedestrian crossing violations. School zone speed limits are posted...
August 20, 2009 - 10:05am
August 18, 2009
Homeowner fires handgun at intruder in West Fargo burglary attempt
There was another burglary attempt in West Fargo, this time taking on a little more dangerous slant, with the homeowner retrieving a handgun and firing one shot at the intruder. West Fargo Police responded to a call of a burglary in progress at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning...
August 18, 2009 - 2:38pm
August 14, 2009
Rasmussen receives Lone Eagle Award
West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen was presented with the North Dakota Peace Officers Association's Lone Eagle Award Thursday night in...
August 14, 2009 - 9:42am
August 13, 2009
West Fargo D.A.R.E. Camp reinforces message
In the midst of a very busy summer is a fun event called D.A.R.E. Camp. Every August, the West Fargo Police Department hosts a week-long camp filled with exciting activities and valuable lessons that builds on the lessons and skills the students learned while taking the D.A.R.E. program...
August 13, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Call to friend leads to arrest in Reile's Acres burglary case
Matthew McCroskey got the ride he wanted, albeit with a different driver. Authorities arrested the 24-year-old Fargo man on Saturday morning...
August 5, 2009 - 10:11am
Suspect in bank robbery arrested
A suspect has been apprehended in the armed robbery that occurred Monday afternoon, Aug. 3, at the Town & Country Credit Union, 925 14th Ave....
August 5, 2009 - 9:56am
Robber hits bank, burglaries continue
West Fargo Police Department officials continue to investigate a string of burglaries that occurred last weekend, as well as an armed robbery...
August 5, 2009 - 9:51am
August 3, 2009
Home and car break-ins frustrating for WF police, public asked to help
WEST FARGO - The rash of burglaries and car prowling continues in West Fargo, with police saying they've had 21 reports since Friday morning. Mike Reitan, the assistant West Fargo police chief, said the latest group of burglaries - with the exception of one - fits the pattern as...
August 3, 2009 - 12:13pm
July 31, 2009
Residential burglaries plague Charleswood and Tintes Additions in West Fargo
West Fargo Police responded to four reported burglaries this morning as the result of criminal activity overnight. In the Charleswood Addition a home in the 1800 block of Queensbury St. was entered through an unlocked back door. In the 1900 block of Pentland St. a person entered a...
July 31, 2009 - 10:19am