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Posted on: February 25, 2021

West Fargo Police Officers arrest individual after multiple attempts of using de-escalation tactics

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At approximately 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2021, West Fargo Police Officers responded to a report of an individual with outstanding warrants in the 800 block of East Beaton Drive. The individual, later identified as Anthony Olson, a 29-year-old male fr...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

City of West Fargo adds $1,000 gift card giveaways to Love Your Local program

gift card giveaway

The City of West Fargo is adding a new twist to the Love Your Local gift card campaign. In addition to the $25 gift card sent to each West Fargo household, any resident of West Fargo can also enter to win an additional $1,000 gift card to spend in West Fa...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

City of West Fargo extends New Mask Strategy to Monday, May 3

Mask Strategy

During the Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, City Commission meeting, West Fargo city commissioners agreed to extend West Fargo’s New Mask Strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19. Commissioners revisited the strategy after the Feb. 15, 2021 expiration. 

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

WFPD formalizes Community Outreach Programs and Services Unit to strengthen community relationship

COPS UNIT

The West Fargo Police Department is strengthening its relationship with the community by formalizing the Community Outreach Programs and Services Unit. 

“The goal of the unit is to enhance and build trust between the West Fargo Police Department a...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department releases 2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report Graphic

During the Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, City Commission meeting, Fire Chief Dan Fuller presented the West Fargo Fire Department 2020 annual report. The report, which covers the department’s accomplishments, vital statistics and state of the department from the p...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

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

Green risk level

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Governor Doug Burgum announced the statewide risk level is being adjusted from moderate, yellow risk to low, green risk, effective 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

West Fargo's gift card program receives final approval

Gift Card Program

During the Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, special City Commission meeting, West Fargo city commissioners approved the COVID-19 relief enterprise fund ordinance. This ordinance authorizes the City of West Fargo to send $25 gift cards to every household in the city...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department cuts cost of new equipment in half through grant

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During the Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, City Commission meeting, city commissioners approved the purchase of a new pumper fire engine for the West Fargo Fire Department. A pumper fire engine carries hoses, tools and a water tank to pump water on scene of fires....

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Essentia Health to sponsor naming rights for the City of West Fargo’s public plaza

Essentia Health Plaza Final

To recognize Essentia Health investing $75,000 annually over the next 10 years in the City of West Fargo’s plaza at The Lights on Sheyenne 32, the West Fargo City Commission has approved an agreement to name the space Essentia Health Plaza. This investmen...

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