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Posted on: June 14, 2021

West Fargo Street Fair date and temporary location announced

Street Fair

The West Fargo Street Fair will take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 19, on Bluestem Drive south of 31st Avenue E. The section of Bluestem Drive behind the Veterans Mall and in front of Boulevard Square will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. to 7 p....

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Community Events
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Public Library to host 50th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, June 10

50th Anniversary

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service. To commemorate 50 years, the library is hosting a public celebration event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10. This open house event will feature special guest speakers, a community art act...

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Community Events
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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Community Events
Posted on: April 23, 2021

2021 Cruise Night schedule and temporary location announced

West Fargo Cruise Night Map

With warmer temperatures on the minds of many, it is time to announce the 2021 Cruise Night schedule and location. Cruise Night will take place Thursday, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at the West Fargo Sports Arena in The Lights district located ...

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Fire

7 Stories
Posted on: June 9, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department hosting awards ceremony June 11

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The West Fargo Fire Department will host an awards ceremony Friday, June 11, at the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza (300 32nd Ave. W.). The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Parking is available in the City of West Fargo’s public pa...

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Fire
Posted on: May 27, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department respond to vehicle fire

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to a construction vehicle on fire in the 1000 block of Ashley Drive W. around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021. 

An individual on scene jumped into the vehicle and drove it away from a nearby house th...

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Fire
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Information regarding West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Service

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West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral which will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Northview Church (3401 25th St. S., Fargo, ND 58104) will be open to the public. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Masks are option...

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Fire
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

Adam Gustafson

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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Fire
Posted on: May 18, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department selects EAPC Architects Engineers to design and construct new HQ

Headquarters

During the Monday, May 17, 2021, City Commission meeting, Commissioners approved an agreement with EAPC Architects Engineers to design and construct the new West Fargo Fire Departments Headquarters at 1201 10th Ave. E. The goal is to complete the Headquar...

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Fire
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Arson K9 Mika has earned her annual accelerant detection certification

K9 Mika

The West Fargo Fire Department's Arson K9 Mika has earned her annual accelerant detection certification through Maine Specialty Dogs. Every year she gets recertified to continue serving the public by sniffing fire scenes for accelerants and by he...

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Fire
Posted on: May 4, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department 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 ...

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Fire

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News Flash

Posted on: June 14, 2021

West Fargo Street Fair date and temporary location announced

Street Fair

The West Fargo Street Fair will take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 19, on Bluestem Drive south of 31st Avenue E. The section of Bluestem Drive behind the Veterans Mall and in front of Boulevard Square will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. to 7 p....

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In the News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department hosting awards ceremony June 11

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department will host an awards ceremony Friday, June 11, at the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza (300 32nd Ave. W.). The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Parking is available in the City of West Fargo’s public parking ramp north of ...

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In the News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Police revise Community Service Officer position

PD News Release Template

The West Fargo Police Department is taking an innovative approach to developing future officers by launching a new Community Service Officer position. Formerly a full-time, permanent role, the Community Service Officer is now a part-time, temporary positi...

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In the News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

The West Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Jason Dvorak, registered his address at 731 Main Ave. W. West Fargo, ND. 

The offender has been given a risk rating by the N.D. Attorney General’...

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In the News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

Adam Gustafson

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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In the News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department selects EAPC Architects Engineers to design and construct new HQ

Headquarters

During the Monday, May 17, 2021, City Commission meeting, Commissioners approved an agreement with EAPC Architects Engineers to design and construct the new West Fargo Fire Departments Headquarters at 1201 10th Ave. E. The goal is to complete the Headquar...

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In the News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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In the News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

2021 Cruise Night schedule and temporary location announced

West Fargo Cruise Night Map

With warmer temperatures on the minds of many, it is time to announce the 2021 Cruise Night schedule and location. Cruise Night will take place Thursday, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at the West Fargo Sports Arena in The Lights district located ...

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In the News

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Library

6 Stories
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Public Library to host 50th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, June 10

50th Anniversary

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service. To commemorate 50 years, the library is hosting a public celebration event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10. This open house event will feature special guest speakers, a community art act...

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Library
Posted on: May 24, 2021

West Fargo Library summer program begins June 1

Click here to learn more about the library's Summer Boost program

The West Fargo Public Library’s summer reading program – Summer Boost – is back June 1. The redesigned program combines the library’s popular summer reading program with new objectives and opportunities for all ages...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

West Fargo Public Library launches survey to plan next three years

Survey Launch Graphic

The West Fargo Public Library released a public survey at westfargolibrary.org to gather feedback to set goals for the next three years. The survey will help the library understand the goals and interests of the community. The survey will be available thr...

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Library
Posted on: April 23, 2021

West Fargo Public Library announces 2021 Little Red Reading Bus summer route

Little Red Reading Bus Route 2021 Flyer

The summer route schedule for the Little Red Reading Bus is now available from the West Fargo Public Library.

The Little Red Reading Bus is a mobile library service of the West Fargo Public Library. This service brings books, activities, games, crafts and ...

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Library
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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Library
Posted on: July 29, 2020

West Fargo Public Library waives existing fines and goes fine free

Fine Free

The West Fargo Public Library no longer charges fines for overdue materials following a policy change approved by the West Fargo Public Library Board of Directors. No new fines will accumulate on accounts except in the case of lost or damaged items.

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Police

7 Stories
Posted on: June 11, 2021

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

The West Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Robert James Rhode, registered his address at 825 Main Ave. E., West Fargo, ND.

The offender has been given a risk rating by the N.D. Attorney General’s o...

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Police
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Police revise Community Service Officer position

PD News Release Template

The West Fargo Police Department is taking an innovative approach to developing future officers by launching a new Community Service Officer position. Formerly a full-time, permanent role, the Community Service Officer is now a part-time, temporary positi...

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Police
Posted on: May 27, 2021

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

The West Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Jason Dvorak, registered his address at 731 Main Ave. W. West Fargo, ND. 

The offender has been given a risk rating by the N.D. Attorney General’...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Information regarding West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Service

Capture

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral which will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Northview Church (3401 25th St. S., Fargo, ND 58104) will be open to the public. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Masks are option...

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Police
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

PD News Release Template

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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Police
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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Police
Posted on: May 4, 2021

West Fargo Police Department 2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

During the Monday, March, 15, 2021, City Commission Meeting, Police Chief Denis Otterness presented the West Fargo Police Department 2020 annual report. The report, which covers the department’s accomplishments, vital statistics and state of the...

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Police

News Flash

Posted on: June 16, 2021

Public meeting for updates on the north Sheyenne Street corridor reconstruction on June 23

Public meeting for updates on the north Sheyenne Street corridor reconstruction on Wednesday, June 2

The City of West Fargo will hold a public update meeting at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall to discuss updates for the north Sheyenne Street urban corridor reconstruction project. During this meeting, City o...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 14, 2021

The Fourth Avenue E. and Fifth Street E. intersection is closed June 15, for water line repairs

Water Line Repairs

The Fourth Avenue E. and Fifth Street E. intersection is closed Tuesday, June 15, for water line repairs. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by the end of the day Wednesday, June 16.

Fifth Street E., from Fourth Avenue E. to Fifth Street Court, will be...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Water leak located on 12th Avenue NW on Tuesday, June 8

Water leak located

Public Works crews have located a water leak on 12th Avenue NW. The road will close from Armour Street NW to the west side of Center Street. The road will be reopened for single lane traffic on the evening of Wednesday, June 9. It is expected to fully ope...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Concrete patching on 31st Avenue E. to begin Monday, May 24

CONCRETE PATCHING ON 31ST AVENUE E. TO BEGIN MONDAY, MAY 24

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 31st Avenue E., starting west of Fourth Street E., on Monday, May 24. Repairs are anticipated to be complete within 28 days, pending weather conditions.

Local access will remain open for the residents in the area. Th...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

The road between the West Fargo Sports Arena and the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza will close today through October for construction work in an adjacent lot on the east side of the road. Motorists attempting to drive north on this road from 3...

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Public Works

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Streets

6 Stories
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Public meeting for updates on the north Sheyenne Street corridor reconstruction on June 23

Public meeting for updates on the north Sheyenne Street corridor reconstruction on Wednesday, June 2

The City of West Fargo will hold a public update meeting at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall to discuss updates for the north Sheyenne Street urban corridor reconstruction project. During this meeting, City o...

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Streets
Posted on: June 14, 2021

The Fourth Avenue E. and Fifth Street E. intersection is closed June 15, for water line repairs

Water Line Repairs

The Fourth Avenue E. and Fifth Street E. intersection is closed Tuesday, June 15, for water line repairs. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by the end of the day Wednesday, June 16.

Fifth Street E., from Fourth Avenue E. to Fifth Street Court, will be...

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Streets
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Water leak located on 12th Avenue NW on Tuesday, June 8

Water leak located

Public Works crews have located a water leak on 12th Avenue NW. The road will close from Armour Street NW to the west side of Center Street. The road will be reopened for single lane traffic on the evening of Wednesday, June 9. It is expected to fully ope...

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Streets
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Concrete patching on 31st Avenue E. to begin Monday, May 24

CONCRETE PATCHING ON 31ST AVENUE E. TO BEGIN MONDAY, MAY 24

Concrete patching repairs will begin on 31st Avenue E., starting west of Fourth Street E., on Monday, May 24. Repairs are anticipated to be complete within 28 days, pending weather conditions.

Local access will remain open for the residents in the area. Th...

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Streets
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Work on 23rd Avenue E. beginning Monday, May 10, for concrete repairs and median improvements

23rd Avenue E. closure map during step 1

On Monday, May 10, inside lanes of 23rd Avenue E., between Veterans Boulevard and Bluestem Drive, will close for concrete pavement repairs and median improvements. East and west through traffic lanes will remain open. The median in front of Costco and Vet...

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West Fargo Streets Streets
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

The road between the West Fargo Sports Arena and the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza will close today through October for construction work in an adjacent lot on the east side of the road. Motorists attempting to drive north on this r...

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Streets

News Flash

Posted on: June 16, 2021

Public meeting for updates on the north Sheyenne Street corridor reconstruction on June 23

Public meeting for updates on the north Sheyenne Street corridor reconstruction on Wednesday, June 2

The City of West Fargo will hold a public update meeting at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall to discuss updates for the north Sheyenne Street urban corridor reconstruction project. During this meeting, City o...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

City of West Fargo phone outage

Phone Outage

The City of West Fargo’s telephone provider, Consolidated Communications, has a fiber cut that is causing severe disruptions. This means West Fargo City Hall, West Fargo Police Department, West Fargo Fire Department, the Public Works Department,...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

The Fourth Avenue E. and Fifth Street E. intersection is closed June 15, for water line repairs

Water Line Repairs

The Fourth Avenue E. and Fifth Street E. intersection is closed Tuesday, June 15, for water line repairs. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by the end of the day Wednesday, June 16.

Fifth Street E., from Fourth Avenue E. to Fifth Street Court, will be...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

West Fargo Street Fair date and temporary location announced

Street Fair

The West Fargo Street Fair will take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 19, on Bluestem Drive south of 31st Avenue E. The section of Bluestem Drive behind the Veterans Mall and in front of Boulevard Square will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. to 7 p....

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

The West Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Robert James Rhode, registered his address at 825 Main Ave. E., West Fargo, ND.

The offender has been given a risk rating by the N.D. Attorney General’s office of H...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department hosting awards ceremony June 11

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department will host an awards ceremony Friday, June 11, at the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza (300 32nd Ave. W.). The ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Parking is available in the City of West Fargo’s public parking ramp north of ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Water leak located on 12th Avenue NW on Tuesday, June 8

Water leak located

Public Works crews have located a water leak on 12th Avenue NW. The road will close from Armour Street NW to the west side of Center Street. The road will be reopened for single lane traffic on the evening of Wednesday, June 9. It is expected to fully ope...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Public Library to host 50th Anniversary Celebration Thursday, June 10

50th Anniversary

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating 50 years of service. To commemorate 50 years, the library is hosting a public celebration event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10. This open house event will feature special guest speakers, a community art act...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

West Fargo Police revise Community Service Officer position

PD News Release Template

The West Fargo Police Department is taking an innovative approach to developing future officers by launching a new Community Service Officer position. Formerly a full-time, permanent role, the Community Service Officer is now a part-time, temporary positi...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

North Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project moving to phase 2 Wednesday, June 2

North Sheyenne Street Urban Reconstruction project update

On Wednesday, June 2, the north Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project will move into phase 2. This phase will close Sheyenne Street from Fourth Avenue W. to Second Avenue W. It will also close sections of Second Avenue W. off Sheyenne Street. The p...

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Project page West Fargo News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

High Risk Sex Offender Notification

The West Fargo Police Department is notifying the community that a registered sex offender, Jason Dvorak, registered his address at 731 Main Ave. W. West Fargo, ND. 

The offender has been given a risk rating by the N.D. Attorney General’...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department respond to vehicle fire

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to a construction vehicle on fire in the 1000 block of Ashley Drive W. around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021. 

An individual on scene jumped into the vehicle and drove it away from a nearby house th...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Information regarding West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Service

Capture

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral which will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Northview Church (3401 25th St. S., Fargo, ND 58104) will be open to the public. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Masks are option...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

Adam Gustafson

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department selects EAPC Architects Engineers to design and construct new HQ

Headquarters

During the Monday, May 17, 2021, City Commission meeting, Commissioners approved an agreement with EAPC Architects Engineers to design and construct the new West Fargo Fire Departments Headquarters at 1201 10th Ave. E. The goal is to complete the Headquar...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission to hold public hearing 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 24

Special Assessment Commission - News Flash Image

The City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 24, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the Special Assessment Commission will review the following projects that...

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Special Assessment Projects West Fargo News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Arson K9 Mika has earned her annual accelerant detection certification

K9 Mika

The West Fargo Fire Department's Arson K9 Mika has earned her annual accelerant detection certification through Maine Specialty Dogs. Every year she gets recertified to continue serving the public by sniffing fire scenes for accelerants and by he...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

2021 Cruise Night schedule and temporary location announced

West Fargo Cruise Night Map

With warmer temperatures on the minds of many, it is time to announce the 2021 Cruise Night schedule and location. Cruise Night will take place Thursday, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at the West Fargo Sports Arena in The Lights district located ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

West Fargo Public Library announces 2021 Little Red Reading Bus summer route

Little Red Reading Bus Route 2021 Flyer

The summer route schedule for the Little Red Reading Bus is now available from the West Fargo Public Library.

The Little Red Reading Bus is a mobile library service of the West Fargo Public Library. This service brings books, activities, games, crafts and ...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

The road between the West Fargo Sports Arena and the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza will close today through October for construction work in an adjacent lot on the east side of the road. Motorists attempting to drive north on this road from 3...

Read on...

West Fargo News