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Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

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On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing to the yellow, moderate risk level effective Friday, Sept. 25. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal services and building operations base...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

A special report by 24/7 Wall Street has named West Fargo the best city to live in North Dakota.

“It’s an honor to have the City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota,” said Commission President Bernie Dard...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department invites community to Light the Night for fallen firefighters

Lights

Next week, the West Fargo Fire Department will join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Light the Night and honor fallen firefighters and their families Sept. 28 through Oct. 4. During the week, the fire department’s stations...

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Fire
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

Yellow_Mode

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing to the yellow, moderate risk level effective Friday, Sept. 25. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal services and building operations base...

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Fire
Posted on: September 14, 2020

West Fargo Fire and Police Departments offer appointments for car seat checks by certified staff

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The West Fargo Fire Department is now joining the West Fargo Police Department in offering free car seat safety checks from certified staff.

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, using the right car seat is the best way to keep a child safe in the car and more...

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Fire
Posted on: September 8, 2020

West Fargo City Commission approves land purchase for new West Fargo Fire Department headquarters

New HQ

The West Fargo City Commission approved a $967,000 land purchase at the Tuesday, Sept. 8, commission meeting that will allow the West Fargo Fire Department to build a new headquarters to better keep up with the safety demands of the rapidly growing commun...

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Fire
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Meet K-9 Mika - West Fargo Fire Department’s Newest Member

Mika

The West Fargo Fire Department is excited to welcome K-9 Mika, to the department and to the community. This four-legged K-9 has a nose-up on arsonists and is planning on using her skills to sniff out the causes of fires.

“An arson dog extends the...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

Yellow_Mode

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing to the yellow, moderate risk level effective Friday, Sept. 25. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal services and building operations base...

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Library
Posted on: July 29, 2020

West Fargo Public Library waives existing fines and goes fine free

Fine Free

The West Fargo Public Library no longer charges fines for overdue materials following a policy change approved by the West Fargo Public Library Board of Directors. No new fines will accumulate on accounts except in the case of lost or damaged items.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

A special report by 24/7 Wall Street has named West Fargo the best city to live in North Dakota.

“It’s an honor to have the City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota,” said Commission President Bernie Dard...

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Library
Posted on: June 4, 2020

West Fargo Public Library now offering curbside delivery via partnership with Little Red Reading Bus

Curbside DELIVERY of Book Bundles now available with help from the Little Red Reading Bus of West Fa

UPDATE: West Fargo Public Library partners with Little Red Reading Bus to offer curbside delivery of book bundles

The West Fargo Public Library is excited to partner with the Little Red Reading Bus of West Fargo this summer to offer curbside delivery of Bo...

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Library
Posted on: May 22, 2020

West Fargo Public Library takes “Ask a Genealogist” program virtual

Library

West Fargo Public Library Staff Genealogist Jackie Marler is excited to take the popular "Ask a Genealogist" program virtual. Beginning Saturday, May 23, Marler will be available by appointment from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays to assist patrons wit...

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Library
Posted on: May 6, 2020

WF Library offers no-contact curbside pickup

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Beginning Monday, May 11, the West Fargo Public Library now offers no-contact curbside material pickup. Patrons can pick up held items including books, audiobooks, DVDs and music CDs. Below is the procedure for this new curbside pickup service.

1. Patrons ...

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Library
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Library expands one-on-one job help program to include census assistance

Library Press Release

West Fargo Public Library staff are now available by appointment to assist patrons with employment, job search and census questions.

Originally focusing only on the topics of unemployment and job searching, the West Fargo Public Library has now expanded th...

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Library
Posted on: March 23, 2020

West Fargo Public Library launches "West Fargo Public Library at Home!" program

West Fargo Public Library at home!

While closures metro-wide leave residents looking for ways to pass the time, the West Fargo Public Library is excited to offer digital versions of their popular programs. “West Fargo Public Library at Home!” includes live stor...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

West Fargo Police Department seeking information regarding a rash of car break-ins on Sept. 16

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The West Fargo Police Department is seeking information regarding a rash of car break-ins that happened between the hours of 12:10 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 16, 2020.

At least six people were suspected of entering vehicles and stealing valuables inside....

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Police
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

Yellow_Mode

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing to the yellow, moderate risk level effective Friday, Sept. 25. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal services and building operations base...

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Police
Posted on: September 21, 2020

West Fargo Police Officers arrest individual after domestic disturbance call

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At approximately 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, West Fargo Police Officers were called to the 1800 block of 12th St E. on a report of a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a male party, later identified as 28-year-old, Joshua Youn...

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Police
Posted on: September 16, 2020

West Fargo Police Department responds to multiple vehicle break-ins

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Between the late hours of Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, and the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, the West Fargo Police Department responded to 17 vehicle break-ins, primarily in the Goldenwood and Elmwood areas in West Fargo.

Suspects are seen enteri...

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Police
Posted on: September 15, 2020

West Fargo Police Department utilizes Project Lifesaver to locate runaway juvenile

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At approximately 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the West Fargo Police Department responded to a mutual aid request from the Fargo Police Department to help locate a juvenile enrolled in West Fargo’s Project Lifesaver program.

Project Lifesaver i...

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Police
Posted on: September 14, 2020

West Fargo Fire and Police Departments offer appointments for car seat checks by certified staff

PD News Release Template

The West Fargo Fire Department is now joining the West Fargo Police Department in offering free car seat safety checks from certified staff.

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, using the right car seat is the best way to keep a child safe in the car and more...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Denis Otterness sworn in as new Chief of West Fargo Police Department

Chief of Police

Denis Otterness was sworn in as the new Chief of the West Fargo Police Department during Tuesday’s West Fargo City Commission meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8.

“Chief Otterness impressed us with his extensive, well-rounded background in law enf...

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Police

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Road closures for concrete repairs to begin Tuesday, Sept. 29

Road closures for concrete repairs to begin Monday, Sept. 28 (1)

A concrete repair project in West Fargo will begin Tuesday, Sept. 29, and cause road closures and other traffic delays at various sites through Friday, Oct. 30. 

The first project site is the intersection of Ninth Street E. and Fourth Avenue E., n...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

Yellow_Mode

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing to the yellow, moderate risk level effective Friday, Sept. 25. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal services and building operations base...

Read on...

Public Works
Posted on: September 2, 2020

New maintenance zones to start to take effect Sept. 8

Street Maintenance Zone

The City of West Fargo will enact new maintenance zones Tuesday, Sept. 8, throughout the entire City. Maintenance zones are a concept many municipalities use to designate specific days of the week for routine street, sewer and water maintenance activities...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Road closures for concrete repairs to begin Tuesday, Sept. 29

Road closures for concrete repairs to begin Monday, Sept. 28 (1)

A concrete repair project in West Fargo will begin Tuesday, Sept. 29, and cause road closures and other traffic delays at various sites through Friday, Oct. 30. 

The first project site is the intersection of Ninth Street E. and Fourth Avenue E., n...

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Streets
Posted on: September 2, 2020

New maintenance zones to start to take effect Sept. 8

Street Maintenance Zone

The City of West Fargo will enact new maintenance zones Tuesday, Sept. 8, throughout the entire City. Maintenance zones are a concept many municipalities use to designate specific days of the week for routine street, sewer and water maintenance activities...

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Streets

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

West Fargo Police Department seeking information regarding a rash of car break-ins on Sept. 16

PD News Release Template

The West Fargo Police Department is seeking information regarding a rash of car break-ins that happened between the hours of 12:10 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Sept. 16, 2020.

At least six people were suspected of entering vehicles and stealing valuables inside.

T...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Road closures for concrete repairs to begin Tuesday, Sept. 29

Road closures for concrete repairs to begin Monday, Sept. 28 (1)

A concrete repair project in West Fargo will begin Tuesday, Sept. 29, and cause road closures and other traffic delays at various sites through Friday, Oct. 30. 

The first project site is the intersection of Ninth Street E. and Fourth Avenue E., n...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department invites community to Light the Night for fallen firefighters

Lights

Next week, the West Fargo Fire Department will join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Light the Night and honor fallen firefighters and their families Sept. 28 through Oct. 4. During the week, the fire department’s stations will ligh...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

Yellow_Mode

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing to the yellow, moderate risk level effective Friday, Sept. 25. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal services and building operations base...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City Commission confirms special assessment allocation for six improvement project

Special Assessments

The West Fargo City Commission confirmed the special assessments for the following projects during the Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, meeting:

  • Project 1314 – Eagle Run Plaza Sixth Addition
  • Project 1318 – Halverson Industrial Park Second Additio...
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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of West Fargo listed on Money’s list of 50 best places to live

Best place to live

Today, Money.com announced its annual ranking of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. and the City of West Fargo earned the 23rd spot. The list features 50 towns and cities where the economy, job growth and housing market remained strong despite COVID-19 d...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

West Fargo Police Officers arrest individual after domestic disturbance call

PD News Release Template

At approximately 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, West Fargo Police Officers were called to the 1800 block of 12th St E. on a report of a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a male party, later identified as 28-year-old, Joshua Youn...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Intersection of Fourth Ave. E. and Second St. E. closed Monday for emergency water leak

Intersection of Fourth Avenue E. and Second Street E. closed Monday, Sept. 21, for emergency water l

Due to a water leak, the intersection of Fourth Avenue E. and Second Street E. is closed through 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, for emergency repairs. Water will also be shut off to properties surrounding the road closure during the repairs.

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

West Fargo Police Department responds to multiple vehicle break-ins

PD News Release Template

Between the late hours of Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, and the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, the West Fargo Police Department responded to 17 vehicle break-ins, primarily in the Goldenwood and Elmwood areas in West Fargo.

Suspects are seen enteri...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

West Fargo Police Department utilizes Project Lifesaver to locate runaway juvenile

PD News Release Template

At approximately 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the West Fargo Police Department responded to a mutual aid request from the Fargo Police Department to help locate a juvenile enrolled in West Fargo’s Project Lifesaver program.

Project Lifesaver i...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

West Fargo Fire and Police Departments offer appointments for car seat checks by certified staff

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department is now joining the West Fargo Police Department in offering free car seat safety checks from certified staff.

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, using the right car seat is the best way to keep a child safe in the car and more...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

West Fargo City Commission approves land purchase for new West Fargo Fire Department headquarters

New HQ

The West Fargo City Commission approved a $967,000 land purchase at the Tuesday, Sept. 8, commission meeting that will allow the West Fargo Fire Department to build a new headquarters to better keep up with the safety demands of the rapidly growing commun...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Denis Otterness sworn in as new Chief of West Fargo Police Department

Chief of Police

Denis Otterness was sworn in as the new Chief of the West Fargo Police Department during Tuesday’s West Fargo City Commission meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8.

“Chief Otterness impressed us with his extensive, well-rounded background in law enf...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Meet K-9 Mika - West Fargo Fire Department’s Newest Member

Mika

The West Fargo Fire Department is excited to welcome K-9 Mika, to the department and to the community. This four-legged K-9 has a nose-up on arsonists and is planning on using her skills to sniff out the causes of fires.

“An arson dog extends the...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

City of West Fargo named top city in North Dakota to stretch a paycheck

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

If you are looking for the best place in North Dakota to get the most bang for your buck with your paycheck, look no further that the City of West Fargo. According to a recent GOBankingRates report published on Yahoo Finance, West Fargo is the best city t...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

New maintenance zones to start to take effect Sept. 8

Street Maintenance Zone

The City of West Fargo will enact new maintenance zones Tuesday, Sept. 8, throughout the entire City. Maintenance zones are a concept many municipalities use to designate specific days of the week for routine street, sewer and water maintenance activities...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

A special report by 24/7 Wall Street has named West Fargo the best city to live in North Dakota.

“It’s an honor to have the City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota,” said Commission President Bernie Dard...

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