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Posted on: May 14, 2018

City of West to celebrate Arbor Day May 18

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The City of West Fargo, a Tree City USA community, will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at West Fargo City Hall’s Grand Foyer to honor Iris Gill.

Sponsored by the West Fargo Urban Forestry Committee, this annual celebration in...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week: Tips for safety during flash floods

Friday - Flash Flooding

TIPS FOR FLASH FLOODING:

1. Turn around! - Never drive across a water covered roadway. Judging how deep the water actually is can be very difficult. Be especially cautious at night when it is even harder to judge the danger.

2. Slow down! - Drive with extre...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week: Lightning Safety Fact or Fiction

Thursday - Lightening (1)

LIGHTNING SAFETY FACT OR FICTION:

  • FACT: Lightning strikes in the U.S. about 25 million times a year.
  • FACT: There is no safe place outdoors when a thunderstorm is nearby. Whether on the lake, the golf course, or the playground, seek shelter immediately!
  • FACT:...
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Emergency Management
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week: Be Prepared

Wednesday - Sirens and Drills

HOW TO BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE WEATHER:1. What's the plan? - Take time to know the plan for severe weather at your workplace, school, home, etc. Work with your family to ensure everyone knows the plan. Participate in emergency drills and know where your ne...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week: Tips for tornado safety

Tuesday - Tornadoes

SAFETY TIPS FOR TORNADOES:

1. Stay away from windows! - Debris caught in high-speed winds can break windows and cause you harm. Avoid taking shelter in rooms with windows, if possible.2. Seek shelter! - Like with any storm, it is important to seek shelter ...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week: Tips for severe thunderstorm safety

Monday - Severe Thunderstorms

TIPS FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORM SAFETY:1. Stay away from windows! - Hail and debris caught in high-speed winds can break windows and cause you harm.2. Seek shelter! - If you are outside, seek a sturdy permanent structure for shelter. If you are in a mobile h...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: April 27, 2018

"Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week" is April 30-May 4

COWF_EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The City of West Fargo will observe “Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week” by performing emergency siren maintenance and testing April 30 – May 4, 2018. The City will also share safety tips about severe thunderstorms, tornado...

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Severe Weather Emergency Management

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Fire

1 Story
Posted on: April 24, 2018

West Fargo Fire Partners with Red Cross to Provide Free Smoke Alarms, Education

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The West Fargo Fire Department has partnered with the American Red Cross for the annual “Sound the Alarm” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28. Volunteers will go door-to-door in West Fargo installing free smoke alarms, re...

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Sound the Alarm Fire

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

From KFGO: Four fire departments respond to large hay bale fire in West Fargo Sunday

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Winds whipping at more than 40 mph fanned a fire involving about 20 large hay bales near the Central Livestock yard in West Fargo Sunday evening.

Fire departments from West Fargo, Harwood, Mapleton and Horace responded.

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For full article... In the News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From West Fargo Pioneer: Busy 13th Avenue reconstruction starts this week in Fargo, West Fargo

West Fargo Pioneer

One of this summer's biggest road projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area will soon be underway as the second year of reconstruction kicks off at the intersection of 13th Avenue South and Ninth Street East here.

Setup of orange barrels outlining the work zone ...

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For full article... In the News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From WDAY: Local animal shelter calls springtime "lost dog season"

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Humans aren't the only ones who've been enjoying this nice weather as of late.

Eeyore is like most dogs; she likes to play, she makes goofy faces and she has something any pup should have: a tiny implant in her back with info about where she's from.

...

She ...

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For full article... In the News

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Library

3 Stories
Posted on: April 26, 2018

Libraries Rock! 2018 Summer Reading Program will take place June 4-August 2

Summer Reading Program June 4- August 2

Join the Summer Reading Program and celebrate a summer of reading with the West Fargo Public Library. The theme of this year’s program is Libraries Rock! We have many exciting events planned for all ages - preschool through teens and adults. Joi...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

“The Cartographer of No Man’s Land” is the One Book, One Community pick of 2018

The Cartographer of No Man’s Land

Each year the West Fargo Public Library partners with the Fargo Public Library, Moorhead Public Library, Concordia College’s Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Livingston Lord Library, North Dakota State University Libraries ...

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Library
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Library “Blind Date with a Book” starts June 4

West Fargo Public Library

If you love reading, surprises, and prizes, this program is for you. All summer long the library will host a “Blind Date with a Book.” From June 4-August 2, people are invited to pick up one of our wrapped books at the library service desk. We will give y...

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Library

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Police

4 Stories
Posted on: May 18, 2018

West Fargo Police Department accepting applications for police officers

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West Fargo Police Department Police Officer Job Posting and Description

The City of West Fargo is currently accepting applications for Police Officers. These positions will provide law enforcement services to the West Fargo community.

An equivalent of 60 se...

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Job Posting Police
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From WDAY: Local animal shelter calls springtime "lost dog season"

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Humans aren't the only ones who've been enjoying this nice weather as of late.

Eeyore is like most dogs; she likes to play, she makes goofy faces and she has something any pup should have: a tiny implant in her back with info about where she's from.

...

She ...

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For full article... Police
Posted on: April 7, 2018

Spring Crime Prevention Tips from the West Fargo Police Department

West Fargo Police Department Squad Car

As temperatures increase over the next several weeks, the West Fargo Police Department would like to remind you to take the follow precautions as you enjoy the spring season: 

  • Always keep your home's doors and windows locked when you go to bed or ...
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West Fargo Police Department Police

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2018

City of West to celebrate Arbor Day May 18

Tree City USA logo

The City of West Fargo, a Tree City USA community, will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at West Fargo City Hall’s Grand Foyer to honor Iris Gill.

Sponsored by the West Fargo Urban Forestry Committee, this annual celebration in...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 11, 2018

City of West Fargo to begin flushing fire hydrants week of May 14

COWF_PUBLIC WORKS

The City of West Fargo public works department will begin flushing fire hydrants the week of May 14. The process will take approximately four weeks, and begin south of the interstate and end on the north side. The city flushes the hydrants to clean out th...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Lane closures scheduled at intersection of 32nd Avenue and Sheyenne Street May 9

West Fargo Streets_LOGO

Beginning Wednesday, May 9, lanes will be closed at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Sheyenne Street to construct median crossovers and temporary widening for the reconstruction of Sheyenne Street.

The east- and westbound lanes adjacent to the median on...

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West Fargo Streets Public Works
Posted on: May 8, 2018

13th Avenue Traffic Switches to Side-by-Side Wednesday

13th Avenue Reconstruction

Starting after noon on Wednesday May 9, contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will begin phase two of the work by shifting traffic onto the existing pavement on the northside of the work zone. Crews wil...

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West Fargo Streets Public Works
Posted on: April 27, 2018

City of West Fargo, City of Fargo kick-off Cleanup Week by offering free electronic recycling

Cleanup Week poster

The City of West Fargo is excited to announce a partnership with the City of Fargo to provide residents the opportunity to recycle electronics. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, residents of West Fargo are able to take electronics, such as television...

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Cleanup Week Public Works
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Reduced driving lanes start Thursday on 13th Avenue in Fargo and West Fargo

13th Avenue Reconstruction

Beginning this week, Thursday, April 26 at 5 a.m., contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will begin the first phase between 45th Street S in Fargo to 12th Street E in West Fargo. This work zone will be ...

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West Fargo Streets Public Works
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From the City of Fargo: Resident notifications to be sent regarding bromate concentration

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Note: The City of Fargo supplies the City of West Fargo's drinking water.

In late January, the City notified residents that a routine monthly drinking water sample collected on December 11, 2017 at its Fargo Water Treatment Plant (FWTP) was not in conforma...

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City of Fargo Water Treatment Plant Public Works

News Flash

Posted on: April 27, 2018

City of West Fargo, City of Fargo kick-off Cleanup Week by offering free electronic recycling

Cleanup Week poster

The City of West Fargo is excited to announce a partnership with the City of Fargo to provide residents the opportunity to recycle electronics. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, residents of West Fargo are able to take electronics, such as television...

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Cleanup Week Sanitation and Recycling

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Streets

5 Stories
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Ninth Street E. paving from 13th Avenue E. to Meyer Boulevard begins May 17

13th Avenue to Meyer Blvd Paving

Crews will pave northbound lanes of Ninth Street E. from 13th Avenue E. to Meyer Boulevard starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 17. When paving operations start the southbound, left turn lane of Ninth Street E. will close temporarily and access to turn east f...

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West Fargo Streets Streets
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Lane closures scheduled at intersection of 32nd Avenue and Sheyenne Street May 9

West Fargo Streets_LOGO

Beginning Wednesday, May 9, lanes will be closed at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Sheyenne Street to construct median crossovers and temporary widening for the reconstruction of Sheyenne Street.

The east- and westbound lanes adjacent to the median on...

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West Fargo Streets Streets
Posted on: May 8, 2018

13th Avenue Traffic Switches to Side-by-Side Wednesday

13th Avenue Reconstruction

Starting after noon on Wednesday May 9, contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will begin phase two of the work by shifting traffic onto the existing pavement on the northside of the work zone. Crews wil...

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West Fargo Streets Streets
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Reduced driving lanes start Thursday on 13th Avenue in Fargo and West Fargo

13th Avenue Reconstruction

Beginning this week, Thursday, April 26 at 5 a.m., contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will begin the first phase between 45th Street S in Fargo to 12th Street E in West Fargo. This work zone will be ...

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West Fargo Streets Streets
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From West Fargo Pioneer: Busy 13th Avenue reconstruction starts this week in Fargo, West Fargo

West Fargo Pioneer

One of this summer's biggest road projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area will soon be underway as the second year of reconstruction kicks off at the intersection of 13th Avenue South and Ninth Street East here.

Setup of orange barrels outlining the work zone ...

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For full article... Streets

News Flash

Posted on: May 18, 2018

West Fargo Police Department accepting applications for police officers

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West Fargo Police Department Police Officer Job Posting and Description

The City of West Fargo is currently accepting applications for Police Officers. These positions will provide law enforcement services to the West Fargo community.

An equivalent of 60 se...

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Job Posting West Fargo News
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Ninth Street E. paving from 13th Avenue E. to Meyer Boulevard begins May 17

13th Avenue to Meyer Blvd Paving

Crews will pave northbound lanes of Ninth Street E. from 13th Avenue E. to Meyer Boulevard starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 17. When paving operations start the southbound, left turn lane of Ninth Street E. will close temporarily and access to turn east f...

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West Fargo Streets West Fargo News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

City of West to celebrate Arbor Day May 18

Tree City USA logo

The City of West Fargo, a Tree City USA community, will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Friday, May 18, 2018, at West Fargo City Hall’s Grand Foyer to honor Iris Gill.

Sponsored by the West Fargo Urban Forestry Committee, this annual celebration in...

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Additional Info... West Fargo News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

City of West Fargo to begin flushing fire hydrants week of May 14

COWF_PUBLIC WORKS

The City of West Fargo public works department will begin flushing fire hydrants the week of May 14. The process will take approximately four weeks, and begin south of the interstate and end on the north side. The city flushes the hydrants to clean out th...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Lane closures scheduled at intersection of 32nd Avenue and Sheyenne Street May 9

West Fargo Streets_LOGO

Beginning Wednesday, May 9, lanes will be closed at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and Sheyenne Street to construct median crossovers and temporary widening for the reconstruction of Sheyenne Street.

The east- and westbound lanes adjacent to the median on...

Read on...

West Fargo Streets West Fargo News
Posted on: May 8, 2018

13th Avenue Traffic Switches to Side-by-Side Wednesday

13th Avenue Reconstruction

Starting after noon on Wednesday May 9, contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will begin phase two of the work by shifting traffic onto the existing pavement on the northside of the work zone. Crews wil...

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West Fargo Streets West Fargo News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

"Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week" is April 30-May 4

Severe Weather Awareness Week-general

The City of West Fargo will observe “Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week” by performing emergency siren maintenance and testing April 30 – May 4, 2018. The City will also share safety tips about severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, sirens and safety drills, ...

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Severe Weather West Fargo News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

City of West Fargo, City of Fargo kick-off Cleanup Week by offering free electronic recycling

Cleanup Week poster

The City of West Fargo is excited to announce a partnership with the City of Fargo to provide residents the opportunity to recycle electronics. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, residents of West Fargo are able to take electronics, such as television...

Read on...

Cleanup Week West Fargo News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Reduced driving lanes start Thursday on 13th Avenue in Fargo and West Fargo

13th Avenue Reconstruction

Beginning this week, Thursday, April 26 at 5 a.m., contractors for the 13th Avenue Road Reconstruction and Infrastructure Improvement Project will begin the first phase between 45th Street S in Fargo to 12th Street E in West Fargo. This work zone will be ...

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West Fargo Streets West Fargo News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

West Fargo Fire Partners with Red Cross to Provide Free Smoke Alarms, Education

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The West Fargo Fire Department has partnered with the American Red Cross for the annual “Sound the Alarm” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28. Volunteers will go door-to-door in West Fargo installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in...

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Sound the Alarm West Fargo News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From West Fargo Pioneer: Busy 13th Avenue reconstruction starts this week in Fargo, West Fargo

West Fargo Pioneer

One of this summer's biggest road projects in the Fargo-Moorhead area will soon be underway as the second year of reconstruction kicks off at the intersection of 13th Avenue South and Ninth Street East here.

Setup of orange barrels outlining the work zone ...

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For full article... West Fargo News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

From WDAY: Local animal shelter calls springtime "lost dog season"

WDAY logo

Humans aren't the only ones who've been enjoying this nice weather as of late.

Eeyore is like most dogs; she likes to play, she makes goofy faces and she has something any pup should have: a tiny implant in her back with info about where she's from.

...

She ...

Read on...

For full article... West Fargo News
Posted on: April 7, 2018

Spring Crime Prevention Tips from the West Fargo Police Department

West Fargo Police Department Squad Car

As temperatures increase over the next several weeks, the West Fargo Police Department would like to remind you to take the follow precautions as you enjoy the spring season: 

  • Always keep your home's doors and windows locked when you go to bed or ...
Read on...

West Fargo Police Department West Fargo News