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Posted on: February 26, 2021

West Fargo Public Library to return to regular hours of operation Monday, March 1, 2021

Library Extends Open Hours

The West Fargo Public Library will return to normal operating hours Monday, March 1, 2021. The library will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday fro...

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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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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

City of West Fargo announces COLOR FEST event Saturday, April 17

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Spring will bring a bit more color to West Fargo’s streets this year at COLOR FEST, hosted by the City of West Fargo. Taking place 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in The Yards on Sheyenne, this event will offer the community a chance to join local ar...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

West Fargo Police respond to report of vandalism

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At approximately 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, the West Fargo Police Department received a report of vandalism that occurred in the overnight hours of Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, at Shades of Grey Tattoos. Upon arrival, officers saw the windows of the busi...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

City of West Fargo reschedules annual Art Social to April 15

Art Social

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Art Advisory Committee have rescheduled the annual Art Social from Feb. 24 to 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021. The event provides an opportunity for the community to connect and celebrate local art. The ap...

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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
Posted on: February 2, 2021

West Fargo Public Library adds Little Red Reading Bus outreach service

GHD

The Little Red Reading Bus of West Fargo, now a service of the West Fargo Public Library, is participating in Giving Hearts Day, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Funds raised from Giving Hearts Day will help support a new Kindergarten-readiness program at the lib...

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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

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

WFFD Graphic

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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West Fargo News
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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West Fargo News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Stay off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River

Ice Safety

The National Weather Service states that roughly 20% of those who fall in cold water die in the first minute of immersion due to cold water shock. In West Fargo, where the Sheyenne River moves through the City and wet retention ponds dot the south side of...

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