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Suspected of killing dad, Fargo man charged with murder remains at large
15-year-old girl killed in three-vehicle crash in western ND
Medical examiner who did Savanna's autopsy couldn't pinpoint her cause of death
Authorities release names of two killed in western ND crash
Police identify victim involved in fatal shooting outside Fargo McDonald’s
Industry officials: Bakken oil production at 2 million barrels per day no longer seems far fetched
N.D. airports see overall boardings increase
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
'It’s just there’s no awareness. There’s no exposure. We’re trying to fix that.' Group hopes to make Fargo more 'deaf friendly'
Carpet World to celebrate 50 years in business Sept. 28-29
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Commentary: Senator Heitkamp won’t say where she stands on North Dakota’s measure to legalize recreational marijuana
Commentary: Kavanaugh travesty is a preview of how Democrats would govern if Heitkamp wins
Commentary: Creating a database of where DUI offenders were drinking is a terrible idea
Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
Commentary: What if Democratic electioneering is hurting our ability to get better trade deals?
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Duane & Rose Hovland
Athlete-turned-comedian to perform at Bar Nine
Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens Fargo's new City Hall to public
Sanford physicians hit the floor for 'Dancing With the Doctors'
Parents of family killed in drunken driving crash awarded for awareness work
More than 20 events planned for Welcoming Week
An interactive look at the Bison football team after 3 weeks of play
Stricker, Jobe share lead heading to final round in Sioux Falls
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Watch the Bison Media Zone Pregame Show: Delaware at NDSU
Mustangs shut out North on homecoming
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
home & garden
red river valley fair
North Dakota pheasant numbers similar to last year; Huns up slightly and sharptails decline
Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
Column: Walleye bust rumor turns out to be overstated
One-tenth of pronghorn applications approved for North Dakota hunting licenses
After 50 years of teaching firearm safety, Minnesota instructor has no plans on retiring
Robert A. Rustad
Carl J. Gorman
Alice B. Timmerman
Richard "Shorty" Olson
September 10, 2018
Issues with REAL ID should be easy fix according to NDDOT, governor's office
BISMARCK—North Dakota residents have been able to obtain a REAL ID since May 1, but how has implementation of the system unfolded? In a...
September 10, 2018 - 7:18pm
August 30, 2018
NDSU student has challenge getting REAL ID, could show signs of future problems
FARGO—While it may seem simple according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation website, the requirements for REAL ID are already...
August 30, 2018 - 1:34pm
February 18, 2018
Murky Marsy's Law: Clarity sought for prosecutors, public access
BISMARCK—Critics of Marsy's Law say its ambiguity for prosecutors is leading to withheld public information, while those attorneys say they want more clarity on the victim rights law. While Marsy's Law enshrines victim's rights in the state constitution, representatives of the...
February 18, 2018 - 6:36am
January 14, 2018
Push to curb vehicle idling gains little steam in frigid North
In April 2015, members of Girl Scout Troop 34001 went before the Grand Forks City Council to request that council members enact an ordinance...
January 14, 2018 - 3:29am
August 11, 2017
Port: Report shows where you get divorced in North Dakota could have a big impact on child custody outcomes
North Dakota has had a long-running debate over shared parenting. Multiple ballot measures, and multiple legislative efforts, over the years...
August 11, 2017 - 9:16am
December 8, 2016
U.S. surgeon general E-cigarette report sparks controversy
WASHINGTON - The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday, Dec. 8, called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young...
December 8, 2016 - 1:37pm
August 31, 2016
Christian woman told to remove headscarf for driver's license photo
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday, Aug. 30, filed a lawsuit accusing Alabama county officials of violating a Christian woman's religious...
August 31, 2016 - 1:30am
November 30, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Know your responsibilities in snow removal
You know we will receive snow at some point. When we do it is important for everyone to understand their role in keeping West Fargo a safe community for pedestrians and for drivers. Included are the various ordinances relating to snow removal requirements for sidewalks and roadways....
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
October 26, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Beware of parking rules in residential areas
With the start of fall and the closing of lake homes its time for residents to be aware of the parking restrictions within residential areas. Boats, campers and other summertime related equipment brought into the community and parked can be deemed to be in violation. While short-term...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Driving vehicles on Sheyenne Diversion prohibited
With the majority of the spring flooding behind us, the West Fargo Police Department would like to take this time to explain some details about the Sheyenne Diversion. The construction of the West Fargo project was essentially completed in 1992 by the Army Corps of Engineers. Since...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Residents reminded of fireworks prohibition
While fireworks go on sale in North Dakota beginning this week, West Fargo residents are reminded the possession and use of fireworks within West Fargo is prohibited. West Fargo Ordinance 12-0310. Fireworks. 1. Except as provided herein, it is unlawful for any person to offer...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Pet owners reminded about proper pet rules
With residents taking advantage of the nice weather, this means going for a bike ride, run, walk, rollerblading and taking the dog for a walk. The West Fargo Police Department would like to remind pet owners of the city's leash ordinance. Section 11-0101 "At large" means off the...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am