News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2020

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition

Battle of the Badges

The West Fargo Fire Department and the West Fargo Police Department will team up for the second annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31. 

“Now more than ever we are in desperate need of blood,”...

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Community Events
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City of West Fargo seeking local artists for February 2021 Art Social

Call for artists

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Art Advisory Committee is seeking local artists to exhibit their art in the annual Art Social at West Fargo City Hall. This free event provides an opportunity for the community to connect and celebrate local ar...

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Community Events
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities

Governor_Doug_Burgum

Gov. Doug Burgum tonight announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.

Capacity is strained acr...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2020

ND Dept of Health updates to COVID-19 vaccine plan; addresses new CDC quarantine guidance

North Dakota Department of Health

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) provided an update today regarding its COVID-19 vaccination plan, including details surrounding distribution to priority groups.

“North Dakota has been working for months and is ready to take action a...

Read on...

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition

Battle of the Badges

The West Fargo Fire Department and the West Fargo Police Department will team up for the second annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31. 

“Now more than ever we are in desperate need of blood,”...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department closes central station for two weeks

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department’s central station located at 106 first St, will be closed for two weeks because an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. This will not impact emergency service response within the City of West Fargo.&nb...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 14, 2020

WFPD releases plan to assist with Governor Doug Burgum’s new statewide mitigation measures

PD News Release Template

To help slow the spread of the coronavirus, the West Fargo Police Department is ready to assist with Governor Doug Burgum’s new mitigation measures, starting with education. 

Friday night Governor Burgum announced new requirements to lower the spr...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities

Governor_Doug_Burgum

Gov. Doug Burgum tonight announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.

Capacity is strained acr...

Read on...

Full release COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 4, 2020

West Fargo Public Library to change to curbside pickup, library access by appointment only

Library COVID changes

Due to COVID-19 pandemic conditions in Cass County continuing in the orange, high-risk level without significant improvement, the West Fargo Public Library will close to walk-in foot traffic for the safety of the community and employees. Starting Friday, ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 29, 2020

North Dakota Department of Commerce announces Hospitality ERG

ND Department of Commerce Hospitality ERG

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced the second round of the Economic Resiliency Grant (ERG) also known as the Hospitality ERG.

Due to the continuing need of assistance, the second round of the ERG will focus on reimbursing hospitality b...

Read on...

Commerce Emergency Resiliency Grant COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 21, 2020

City of West Fargo issues New Mask Strategy to fight coronavirus

New Mask Strategy

During the Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, special meeting, the West Fargo City Commission approved a New Mask Strategy for the City of West Fargo. 

The New Mask Strategy strongly urges people in West Fargo to wear a face covering over their mouth and n...

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COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

City of West Fargo seeking local artists for February 2021 Art Social

Call for artists

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Art Advisory Committee is seeking local artists to exhibit their art in the annual Art Social at West Fargo City Hall. This free event provides an opportunity for the community to connect and celebrate local ar...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

North Dakota Department of Commerce announces Hospitality ERG

ND Department of Commerce Hospitality ERG

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced the second round of the Economic Resiliency Grant (ERG) also known as the Hospitality ERG.

Due to the continuing need of assistance, the second round of the ERG will focus on reimbursing hospitality b...

Read on...

Commerce Emergency Resiliency Grant Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2020

ND Dept of Health updates to COVID-19 vaccine plan; addresses new CDC quarantine guidance

North Dakota Department of Health

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) provided an update today regarding its COVID-19 vaccination plan, including details surrounding distribution to priority groups.

“North Dakota has been working for months and is ready to take action as soon as ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Emergency Management
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities

Governor_Doug_Burgum

Gov. Doug Burgum tonight announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.

Capacity is strained acr...

Read on...

Full release Emergency Management

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Fire

7 Stories
Posted on: December 3, 2020

ND Dept of Health updates to COVID-19 vaccine plan; addresses new CDC quarantine guidance

North Dakota Department of Health

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) provided an update today regarding its COVID-19 vaccination plan, including details surrounding distribution to priority groups.

“North Dakota has been working for months and is ready to take action as soon as ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Fire
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...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition

Battle of the Badges

The West Fargo Fire Department and the West Fargo Police Department will team up for the second annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31. 

“Now more than ever we are in desperate need of blood,”...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: November 30, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department promotes fire safety over holiday season

FD News Release Graphic Template

Last year, the West Fargo Fire Department responded to three fires from November 2019 to January 2020, costing over $11,000 in damages. This year, the West Fargo Fire Department is sharing some helpful tips on their Facebook and Twitter pages to put a fre...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: November 23, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department responded to cooking fire

FD News Release Graphic Template

At 10:39 a.m., Saturday, November, 21 the West Fargo Fire Department responded to a call of a building fire at an apartment complex located at 3170 7th St. E. in West Fargo. 

Upon arrival, crews discovered water coming out of an apartment unit. Th...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: November 18, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department closes central station for two weeks

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department’s central station located at 106 first St, will be closed for two weeks because an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. This will not impact emergency service response within the City of West Fargo.&nb...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities

Governor_Doug_Burgum

Gov. Doug Burgum tonight announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.

Capacity is strained acr...

Read on...

Full release Fire

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News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2020

City of West Fargo issues face mask requirement to fight coronavirus

New Mask Strategy

During the Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, special meeting, the West Fargo City Commission approved a New Mask Strategy for the City of West Fargo. 

The New Mask Strategy requires people in West Fargo to wear a face covering over their mouth and nose in...

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Library

9 Stories
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Support youth literacy and the Little Red Reading Bus. Apply for the Mobile Library Task Force!

Join the Team!

UPDATE: The application deadline has been extended until Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. 

Looking for a great way to get involved in the community? Passionate about education, reading, and supporting our community's children? We want YOUR help.

T...

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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: November 4, 2020

West Fargo Public Library to change to curbside pickup, library access by appointment only

Library COVID changes 11-4-2020

Due to COVID-19 pandemic conditions in Cass County continuing in the orange, high-risk level without significant improvement, the West Fargo Public Library will close to walk-in foot traffic for the safety of the community and employees. Starting Friday, ...

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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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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: August 20, 2020

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota

A special report by 24/7 Wall Street has named West Fargo the best city to live in North Dakota.

“It’s an honor to have the City of West Fargo named the best city to live in North Dakota,” said Commission President Bernie Dard...

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Library
Posted on: June 4, 2020

West Fargo Public Library now offering curbside delivery via partnership with Little Red Reading Bus

Curbside DELIVERY of Book Bundles now available with help from the Little Red Reading Bus of West Fa

UPDATE: West Fargo Public Library partners with Little Red Reading Bus to offer curbside delivery of book bundles

The West Fargo Public Library is excited to partner with the Little Red Reading Bus of West Fargo this summer to offer curbside delivery of Bo...

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Library
Posted on: May 22, 2020

West Fargo Public Library takes “Ask a Genealogist” program virtual

Library

West Fargo Public Library Staff Genealogist Jackie Marler is excited to take the popular "Ask a Genealogist" program virtual. Beginning Saturday, May 23, Marler will be available by appointment from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays to assist patrons wit...

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Library
Posted on: May 6, 2020

WF Library offers no-contact curbside pickup

Copy of Library Press Release (1)

Beginning Monday, May 11, the West Fargo Public Library now offers no-contact curbside material pickup. Patrons can pick up held items including books, audiobooks, DVDs and music CDs. Below is the procedure for this new curbside pickup service.

1. Patrons ...

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Library
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Library expands one-on-one job help program to include census assistance

Library Press Release

West Fargo Public Library staff are now available by appointment to assist patrons with employment, job search and census questions.

Originally focusing only on the topics of unemployment and job searching, the West Fargo Public Library has now expanded th...

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Library
Posted on: March 23, 2020

West Fargo Public Library launches "West Fargo Public Library at Home!" program

West Fargo Public Library at home!

While closures metro-wide leave residents looking for ways to pass the time, the West Fargo Public Library is excited to offer digital versions of their popular programs. “West Fargo Public Library at Home!” includes live stor...

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Library

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Police

7 Stories
Posted on: December 3, 2020

ND Dept of Health updates to COVID-19 vaccine plan; addresses new CDC quarantine guidance

North Dakota Department of Health

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) provided an update today regarding its COVID-19 vaccination plan, including details surrounding distribution to priority groups.

“North Dakota has been working for months and is ready to take action as soon as ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Police
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...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition

Battle of the Badges

The West Fargo Fire Department and the West Fargo Police Department will team up for the second annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31. 

“Now more than ever we are in desperate need of blood,”...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: November 30, 2020

The West Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a missing juvenile

Lindblad

The West Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Phoenix Lindblad. Lindblad was reported missing Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Lindblad is a 5’8”, 210 pound Native American with long hair. He was ...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Fugitive Task Force arrests 26 domestic violence suspects

Fugitive Task Force Arrests 26 domestic violence suspects

As a member of the High Plains Task Force, the West Fargo Police Department will continue to work with surrounding agencies to locate and arrest fugitives.
Press Release from the U.S. Marshals Service:
On November 15th, 2020 the U.S. Marshals Service&r...
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Police
Posted on: November 14, 2020

WFPD releases plan to assist with Governor Doug Burgum’s new statewide mitigation measures

PD News Release Template

To help slow the spread of the coronavirus, the West Fargo Police Department is ready to assist with Governor Doug Burgum’s new mitigation measures, starting with education. 

Friday night Governor Burgum announced new requirements to low...

Read on...

Police
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities

Governor_Doug_Burgum

Gov. Doug Burgum tonight announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.

Capacity is strained acr...

Read on...

Full release Police

News Flash

Posted on: November 16, 2020

West Fargo City Commission approves Advanced Metering Infrastructure System

AMI

On Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, the West Fargo City Commission approved a project to replace water meters throughout the City of West Fargo with an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system. 

AMI is an integrated system of smart meters, communicatio...

Read on...

Public Works
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Four-way stop installation on Second Street E. and Pyle Lane E. beginning Monday, Nov. 9

installation

The intersection of Second Street E. and Pyle Lane E. in the River’s Bend development will become a four-way stop beginning Monday, Nov. 9. Because of this change, the two-way stop at McLeod Drive E. and Second Street E. will be change from stop...

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Public Works

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: November 6, 2020

Four-way stop installation on Second Street E. and Pyle Lane E. beginning Monday, Nov. 9

installation

The intersection of Second Street E. and Pyle Lane E. in the River’s Bend development will become a four-way stop beginning Monday, Nov. 9. Because of this change, the two-way stop at McLeod Drive E. and Second Street E. will be change from stop...

Read on...

Streets

News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2020

ND Dept of Health updates to COVID-19 vaccine plan; addresses new CDC quarantine guidance

North Dakota Department of Health

The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) provided an update today regarding its COVID-19 vaccination plan, including details surrounding distribution to priority groups.

“North Dakota has been working for months and is ready to take action as soon as ...

Read on...

Additional Info... 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...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition

Battle of the Badges

The West Fargo Fire Department and the West Fargo Police Department will team up for the second annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Wednesday, Dec. 30, and Thursday, Dec. 31. 

“Now more than ever we are in desperate need ...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

West Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a missing juvenile

Lindblad

The West Fargo Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating 16-year-old Phoenix Lindblad. Lindblad was reported missing Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020. Lindblad is a 5’8”, 210 pound Native American with long hair. He was last seen wearing black shoes,...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department promotes fire safety over holiday season

FD News Release Graphic Template

Last year, the West Fargo Fire Department responded to three fires from November 2019 to January 2020, costing over $11,000 in damages. This year, the West Fargo Fire Department is sharing some helpful tips on their Facebook and Twitter pages to put a fre...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department responded to cooking fire

FD News Release Graphic Template

At 10:39 a.m., Saturday, November, 21 the West Fargo Fire Department responded to a call of a building fire at an apartment complex located at 3170 7th St. E. in West Fargo. 

Upon arrival, crews discovered water coming out of an apartment unit. Th...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

West Fargo Fire Department closes central station for two weeks

FD News Release Graphic Template

The West Fargo Fire Department’s central station located at 106 first St, will be closed for two weeks because an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. This will not impact emergency service response within the City of West Fargo.&nb...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Fugitive Task Force arrests 26 domestic violence suspects

Fugitive Task Force Arrests 26 domestic violence suspects

As a member of the High Plains Task Force, the West Fargo Police Department will continue to work with surrounding agencies to locate and arrest fugitives. 
Press Release from the U.S. Marshals Service:
On November 15th, 2020 the U.S. Marshals Serv...
Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

City of West Fargo seeking local artists for February 2021 Art Social

Call for artists

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Art Advisory Committee is seeking local artists to exhibit their art in the annual Art Social at West Fargo City Hall. This free event provides an opportunity for the community to connect and celebrate local ar...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

West Fargo City Commission approves Advanced Metering Infrastructure System

AMI

On Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, the West Fargo City Commission approved a project to replace water meters throughout the City of West Fargo with an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system. 

AMI is an integrated system of smart meters, communicatio...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 14, 2020

WFPD releases plan to assist with Governor Doug Burgum’s new statewide mitigation measures

PD News Release Template

To help slow the spread of the coronavirus, the West Fargo Police Department is ready to assist with Governor Doug Burgum’s new mitigation measures, starting with education. 

Friday night Governor Burgum announced new requirements to lower the spr...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 14, 2020

Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities

Governor_Doug_Burgum

Gov. Doug Burgum tonight announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.

Capacity is strained acr...

Read on...

Full release West Fargo News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Four-way stop installation on Second Street E. and Pyle Lane E. beginning Monday, Nov. 9

installation

The intersection of Second Street E. and Pyle Lane E. in the River’s Bend development will become a four-way stop beginning Monday, Nov. 9. Because of this change, the two-way stop at McLeod Drive E. and Second Street E. will be change from stopping north...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

West Fargo Public Library to change to curbside pickup, library access by appointment only

Library COVID changes

Due to COVID-19 pandemic conditions in Cass County continuing in the orange, high-risk level without significant improvement, the West Fargo Public Library will close to walk-in foot traffic for the safety of the community and employees. Starting Friday, ...

Read on...

West Fargo News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

North Dakota Department of Commerce announces Hospitality ERG

ND Department of Commerce Hospitality ERG

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced the second round of the Economic Resiliency Grant (ERG) also known as the Hospitality ERG.

Due to the continuing need of assistance, the second round of the ERG will focus on reimbursing hospitality b...

Read on...

Commerce Emergency Resiliency Grant West Fargo News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

City of West Fargo issues New Mask Strategy to fight coronavirus

New Mask Strategy

During the Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, special meeting, the West Fargo City Commission approved a New Mask Strategy for the City of West Fargo. 

The New Mask Strategy strongly urges people in West Fargo to wear a face covering over their mouth and n...

Read on...

West Fargo News