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Posted on: June 24, 2022

12th Street E. north of 4th Avenue E. closed June 27-28

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Beginning Monday, June 27, contractor crews will conduct asphalt patching on 12th Street E. north of 4th Avenue E. The road will be closed or reduced to a single lane intermittently through Tuesday, June 28. Signed detours and traffic control will be in p...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Intersection at 1st Ave E and 4th St E closed beginning June 29 for work on north-south bikeway

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The second phase of a new north-south bikeway route from 13th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. is moving closer to completion. This phase will complete an 8- to 10-foot wide bike path from 7th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. 

Beginning Wednesday, June 29, ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Friday afternoon second-story apartment deck fire

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At approximately 3:35 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to the Latitude 46 apartment complex at 2915 Bluestem Drive for a reported structure fire. When crews arrived on scene, they found flames on a second story dec...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City of West Fargo Fourth of July closures and schedule changes

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The City of West Fargo will close Monday, July 4, in observance of the Fourth of July. There is no garbage collection on that day. To accommodate the holiday, Monday and Tuesday garbage routes will be collected Tuesday, July 5. Recycling service will be d...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

West Fargo Library welcomes new Library Director

Betty Adams, Library Director

The West Fargo Public Library welcomed Betty Adams as Library Director on June 13, 2022. As Library Director, Adams oversees all library operations and provides strategic leadership for the development of library programs and services.  ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission to hold public meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 27

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The City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the Special Assessment Commission will review the following projects tha...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

One eastbound lane on Main Avenue W. will close from 12th Street NW to 11th Street NW Wednesday, Jun

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One eastbound lane on Main Avenue W. will close from 12th Street NW to 11th Street NW Wednesday, June 22, through Friday, June 24, for ongoing manhole work. This is a part of a regional sanitary sewer rehabilitation project. Traffic will still have access...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Center Street underpass closed to through traffic June 22-24, 27-28

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The Center Street underpass will close Wednesday, June 22 through Friday, June 24, for ongoing work that is a part of a regional sanitary sewer rehabilitation project. Access to businesses in the area will remain open, but alternate routes and access poin...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Road and lane closures related to work on North-South Bikeway Route to begin June 20

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The second phase of a new north-south bikeway route from 13th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. is underway. This phase will complete an 8- to 10-foot wide bike path from 7th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. 

Beginning Monday, June 20, 7th Avenue E. will clo...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Open house for outgoing City of West Fargo Commissioner Eric Gjerdevig

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The City of West Fargo would like to invite the public to an open house to recognize outgoing West Fargo City Commissioner Eric Gjerdevig. The event will be held from 4 - 5 p.m. Monday, June 20, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

West Fargo Street Fair Saturday, June 18, at The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne

West Fargo Street Fair announcement

The annual West Fargo Street Fair will take place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 18, at The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne district. The West Fargo Street Fair is a community event designed to celebrate the best of local artisans, crafters, vendors, food tr...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Friday morning vehicle fire

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At approximately 11:25 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to the 300 block of 23rd Avenue E. for a vehicle fire. When crews arrived on scene, a spray-insulation vehicle, parked underneath an overhead awning of a buil...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Cruise Night season kicks off Thursday, June 16, in The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne in West Fargo

2022 Cruise Night at The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne

Cruise Night, a summer celebration presented by the City of West Fargo, West Fargo Events and Toppers Car Club, is returning to The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne district in West Fargo. The first Cruise Night of the season will take place from 4:30 ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

West Fargo Library sidewalk and parking lot construction update

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UPDATE 6/16/2022: Contractors have postponed work on this project. At this time both door 1 and door 23 are available for West Fargo Public Library patrons to access. Because work on the sidewalk removed the grade (or ramp) of the sidewalk, wheelchair use...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

The Little Red Reading Bus route begins June 6, 2022

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The West Fargo Public Library's Little Red Reading Bus begins it's weekly eight-stop route Monday, June 6.

The Little Red Reading Bus makes library services more accessible to the community by bringing books, yard games, educational activ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Hours of operation changing for West Fargo City Hall and Police Department building

Hours of operations update

Effective Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the hours for the West Fargo City Hall and Police Department building at 800 4th St. E. in West Fargo are changing. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., unless there are public meetings or events that require di...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Open house for City of West Fargo Municipal Judge Michelle Donarski’s retirement

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The City of West Fargo would like to invite the public to an open house to recognize Municipal Judge Michelle Donarski’s and her service to the community. The event will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in the Commission Chambers of W...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

West Fargo Police Department launches summer ‘I Got Caught’ program

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While on patrol this summer, West Fargo Police Department officers will be looking for children wearing safety helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, children will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to receive a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

West Fargo Library Memorial Day closure and summer hours

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The West Fargo Public Library will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. Memorial Day weekend also marks the beginning of the library’s summer hours, which are:  

  • Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.&...
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Posted on: May 17, 2022

City of West Fargo sewer system cleaning and inspection to take place over summer months

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City of West Fargo’s Public Works Department will conduct sewer system cleaning and inspection throughout the summer months. The inspection uses high pressure water to clean sewer pipes and a camera to inspect the sewer system. Homeowner&rsq...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

West Fargo Police Department launches comfort dog and School Resource Officer team

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The West Fargo Police Department is launching a School Resource Officer (SRO) and comfort dog team with the addition of new K-9 Bella. This program is possible through a donation from SCHEELS and partnership with West Fargo Public Schools. 

K-9 Be...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Road crack sealing scheduled to begin Monday, May 9

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 West Fargo Public Works crews will begin sealing cracks in roads Monday, May 9. The work should be complete by the end of June. Crews will complete work according to the maintenance zone schedule and weather conditions.

During the maintenance zon...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

West Fargo Police Department releases 2021 Annual Report

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During the Monday, April 18, 2022, City Commission meeting, Police Chief Denis Otterness presented the West Fargo Police Department’s 2021 annual report. The report, which covers the department’s accomplishments, vital statistics and s...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

West Fargo Library announces Little Red Reading Bus route schedule and Summer Boost 2022 plan

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The West Fargo Public Library summer reading program – Summer Boost – returns June 1.  The program incorporates online reading and learning challenges, the Little Red Reading Bus route and special events and activities for all...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

OverDrive app no longer supported; try Libby!

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This spring, the OverDrive app was removed from app stores. Since the legacy OverDrive app is no longer supported, library patrons are encouraged to switch to Libby – a newer, more user-friendly app that grants access to the same collection of ebooks, aud...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Library partnership with West Fargo Public Schools provides expanded library access to students

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West Fargo, ND – (February 4, 2022) – A recent partnership between West Fargo Public Schools and the West Fargo Public Library has expanded literary access for middle and high school students.

At fall registration, parents/guardians are...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

New library programs help families prepare kids for Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

West Fargo Public Library helps families prepare kids for Kindergarten through new programs

Public launch party 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 at West Fargo Library

(West Fargo, N.D. Nov. 9, 2021) In 2020, 50% of children entering Kindergarten in We...

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