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North Dakota's spending transparency website 34th in nation, report says
ND paddlefish caviar provides funds for state projects
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo to make announcement, discuss drug crisis
Paperwork delays VFW move
Nursery News (04-23-18)
Barcode Bar & Grill aims to be interactive with good food, drinks
Western State Bank Donates To West Fargo Packer Backers
Western State Bank Donates To Sheyenne Mustang Booster Club
Pharma company moving North American headquarters from Florida to Fargo
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Place a Business Announcement
Nest news: Invite list a tough decision for little ones
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
McFeely: Moorhead needs to think big to fill Herberger's hole
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
'OMG...It's a Robot' is going to worlds
Mother of murdered Breckenridge 3-year-old speaks out
The 'Lost 74': Fargo vet who survived shipwreck wants victims honored as Vietnam War casualties
Massachusetts natives bring Patriots' Day to Fargo-Moorhead with colonial garb, tea and a party
Feeling 'filled up': Longest-serving F-M Symphony member retires after 59 years
Forum prep sports podcast talks Force and high school spring sports
Anxiety leads Sheyenne's Trottier to life without basketball
Liberia-born Matadi becoming top-notch thrower with positivity, work ethic
Local American Gold gymnasts compete at regional meets
Foss wins event at Sheyenne Red River Rodeo
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
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
Shirley Ann Johnson
Harold M. Akason
November 19, 2017
WF police chief expected to ask for more staff, reorganize department
WEST FARGO—A recent work climate survey of police department employees here found while most feel new Chief Heith Janke is moving the department...
November 19, 2017 - 7:51pm
June 13, 2017
Letter: City officials prefer doing business in the dark
As some of you may know, my father was the police chief of West Fargo until January, when he was publicly fired for his "hostile work environment"...
June 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 10, 2017
West Fargo selects three police chief finalists
WEST FARGO—City officials here have narrowed down the list of 12 candidates for the West Fargo police chief to three finalists and none...
May 10, 2017 - 10:19am
April 7, 2017
City has 12 applicants for West Fargo Police Chief job
WEST FARGO — Twelve applicants, including four from inside the West Fargo Police Department, have applied to be the next West Fargo police chief. City officials refused to release the names of applicants, but did disclose that Acting Police Chief Jerry Boyer was one person who...
April 7, 2017 - 10:53pm
February 20, 2017
As leadership expectations change, being police chief gets even harder
FARGO — The job of police chief is fraught with potential pitfalls. It's a precarious role that feels the tug of demands from the public,...
February 20, 2017 - 9:08am
February 15, 2017
Letter: Police chief situation handled poorly
Something stinks in West Fargo and it is not the lagoon. When I heard on the news that Mike Reitan had been suspended as Chief of Police, I went...
February 15, 2017 - 6:05am
Reitan: An open letter to the community of West Fargo
On Jan. 13, following an executive session of the West Fargo City Commission, Mayor Mattern stepped before the media and announced I had been...
February 15, 2017 - 6:03am
February 8, 2017
Letters: I am disappointed by WF City Commission
I attended the City Commission meeting on Monday, Feb.6, in hopes of speaking to the Commission. Since I had not received my agenda for the meeting, I called city offices to inquire why I was taken off the email list. I was told the agenda is on the city web site. I printed the...
February 8, 2017 - 6:13am
February 6, 2017
West Fargo city commissioners vote unanimously to fire police chief Mike Reitan
WEST FARGO—The City Commission here voted unanimously to fire embattled police chief Mike Reitan on Monday, Feb. 6. The commission opened...
February 6, 2017 - 7:42pm
February 3, 2017
West Fargo police chief Reitan decides not to accept severance agreement
WEST FARGO—Embattled Police Chief Mike Reitan has decided not to accept a three-month severance package offered by the city of West Fargo on...
February 3, 2017 - 5:34pm
January 30, 2017
Reitan says he asked West Fargo commissioners to reinstate him as police chief
FARGO—While embattled West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan says he hasn't made up his mind up about whether to accept the city's three-month...
January 30, 2017 - 7:21pm
January 28, 2017
West Fargo opens investigation of police chief
WEST FARGO—The city here has opened an investigation and is preparing an administrative report on embattled Police Chief Mike Reitan's performance....
January 28, 2017 - 4:21pm
January 23, 2017
West Fargo Chief Reitan has until Feb. 3 to decide on severance offer
WEST FARGO—Police Chief Mike Reitan has until Feb. 3 to decide if he will agree to resign from his position or ask to return to work. Reitan...
January 23, 2017 - 6:41pm
January 20, 2017
Reitan asks for more time before agreeing to resign
Fargo, ND (WDAY News) - West Fargo's police chief is asking for more time before agreeing to resign. Mike Reitan was placed on administrative...
January 20, 2017 - 10:29pm
January 17, 2017
'Toxic,' 'hostile,' scary': Internal complaints may help explain why West Fargo police chief was placed on leave
WEST FARGO — Toxic. Hostile. Favoritism. Unpredictable. Scary. Low morale. Those are terms found in numerous internal police complaints about...
January 17, 2017 - 9:33pm