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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Downtown Sheyenne Street lane shift to begin Tuesday, July 14, for new building construction

Sheyenne Street lane shift to begin Tuesday, July 14, for construction

Sheyenne Street, between Third Avenue W. and Fourth Avenue W., will see lane adjustments from Tuesday, July 14, through Friday, July 24, for construction activity for The Firm, a new mixed use commercial and residential building located near the POW/MIA P...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Pedestrian tunnel at the northeast corner of I-94 to close for repairs starting Monday, July 13

PEDESTRIAN TUNNEL

The pedestrian tunnel located at the northeast corner of I-94, near Beaton Drive E., will close for repairs starting Monday, July 13. Repairs are to add two storm drains to the tunnel.

Pedestrians and bicyclists will be unable to cross I-94 via Sheyenne St...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

City of West Fargo Public Art Advisory Committee member applications now open

Public Art Advisory Committee

The City of West Fargo is now accepting committee member applications for the newly formed Public Art Advisory Committee. The purpose of this committee is to review and recommend public art installations and performances on city-owned public property to t...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Main Avenue E. westbound lane closed Wednesday, July 8, for road buckle repairs

ROAD BUCKLING

A westbound lane of Main Avenue E., near Fourth Street E. and Fifth Street E., is now closed for repairs due to a buckled road. Motorists will merge into the remaining westbound lane in that area. The road is anticipated to reopen Thursday, July 9, pendin...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Calls for service over the Fourth of July weekend

firework calls

At 3:22 a.m., Sunday, July 5, the West Fargo Fire Department responded to a carbon monoxide call at 2142 14th St. W. in West Fargo. Upon arrival, firefighters were informed that the reason for the call was the resident had stored used fireworks in a plast...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

West Fargo Public Library to reopen to the public Monday, July 13

Reopen Plan Graphic

The West Fargo Public Library will reopen to the public Monday, July 13.

“We are excited to reopen our facility and continue to serve the community,” said Carissa Hansen, Library Director. “In the interest of public safety, th...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

UPDATE: Section of First Avenue E. completely closed due to buckled road

Section of First Avenue E. closed due to buckled road

5 p.m. Thursday, July 2 Update: The east- and westbound lanes of First Avenue E., near the Fifth Street E. intersection, are now closed for repairs due to a buckled road. Motorists will need to utilize Main Avenue E. to travel east and west in th...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

West Fargo Police officers respond to motorcycle accident

Accident

At 10:27 p.m., July 1, 2020, West Fargo Police Department officers, the West Fargo Fire Department and the FM Ambulance Service were dispatched to an accident at the intersection of Starr Avenue and 17th Street E. for a single motorcycle accident. At the ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Sixth Street E. lane closure to begin Monday, June 29 for sinkhole repairs

SINKHOLE REPAIRS

The southbound lane of Sixth Street E., near the Lakeridge Drive intersection, will close Monday, June 29, for sinkhole repairs. Reopen date is pending weather conditions. Traffic is encouraged to pass with caution when in the area.

Motorists in this area ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City of West Fargo to interview finalists for West Fargo Police Department Chief July 8

Chief of Police

The City of West Fargo will interview the finalists for the chief of the West Fargo Police Department Wednesday, July 8. Interviews of the candidates, Interim Chief Jerry Boyer and Montana State University-Billings Chief of Police and Emergency Management...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

July’s Cruise Night and August’s Night to Unite canceled due to coronavirus

Cruise night  night to unite

Due to national and state recommendations to limit gathering sizes to minimize the spread of coronavirus, West Fargo’s July Cruise Night (Thursday, July 16, 2020) and Night to Unite (Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020) are canceled.

Currently, the North Dakot...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Statement to acknowledge all Americans within the City of West Fargo

Statement

On Friday, June 19, 2020, the City of West Fargo recognized Juneteenth Day. As a next step, I wanted to provide an update on my plan to address any continued discrimination and barriers to equality that exist in our community. During the next regularly sc...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Commerce renews Renaissance Zone for West Fargo

FINANCIAL IMPACT

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of West Fargo for five additional years. The Renaissance Zone Program is a tool for community redevelopment and economic investment that in...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

West Fargo City Hall and Police Department lobby to reopen to public Monday, June 22

reopen

The City of West Fargo will reopen West Fargo City Hall and Police Department lobby (800 Fourth Ave. E., West Fargo) to the public Monday, June 22, with certain protocols in place. The building has been closed to the public since March due to the coronavi...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Juneteenth Celebration Day

Juneteenth

WHEREAS, Our nation was conceived on July 4, 1776, through the Declaration of Independence, with a desire to create a free nation that recognizes the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for all, and

WHEREAS, it was on Jun...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Official election results for the West Fargo City Commissioner

commissioners

The official results of the June local election for two open seats on the West Fargo City Commission are in. Mandy George will become the newest West Fargo City Commissioner. Incumbent Mark Simmons will also return for a fifth term.

A special West Fargo Ci...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

West Fargo City Commission meetings resume at City Hall tonight

City Commission

West Fargo City Commission meetings, which start at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month, will resume in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall (800 Fourth Ave. E., Suite 1, West Fargo, ND 58078). Due to the coronavirus, the capacit...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

West Fargo Police Department launches online scheduling for fingerprinting appointments

Fingerprinting

You can now schedule a fingerprinting appointment at the West Fargo Police Department online. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the West Fargo Police Department and City Hall are still closed to public walk-ins but the police department is able to provide ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

West Fargo Public Library to hold a graphic novel and short story writing contest

Contest

The West Fargo Public Library is holding a graphic novel and short story writing contest as part of the 2020 Summer Reading Program. The contest is open to West Fargo School District residents of all ages. Entries will be broken down into different catego...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Sewer system cleaning and inspection project to take place over summer months

PROJECT IN PROGRESS

The City of West Fargo Public Works Department will be conducting a sewer system cleaning and inspection project throughout the summer months. This project uses high pressure water to clean the sewer pipes and then a camera is used to inspect the City of ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

10 a.m. May 26, 2020-West Fargo Public Library Summer Reading Program begins June 1 online

West Fargo Public Library Summer Reading Program June 1 - July 31

The West Fargo Public Library’s Summer Reading Program begins June 1. This year’s theme is “Imagine Your Story” with an emphasis on fantasy, fairy tales and folk tales. This annual program aims to combat summer lear...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

8:30 a.m. May 8, 2020-West Fargo Street Fair rescheduled to August 1

Street Fair 1

The West Fargo Street Fair has been rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 1. Application deadlines for sponsorships, food vendors and booth vendors have been extended to Friday, May 15. The City of West Fargo will monitor the situation with the assistance of loca...

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West Fargo News