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Posted on: May 26, 2020

West Fargo Police officers apprehend male

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At approximately 3:58 p.m. Monday, May 25, 2020, West Fargo Police Department officers attempted to stop a vehicle for reckless driving in the 900 block of Sixth Street E. The vehicle did not pull over and fled from officers. The suspect vehicle led offic...

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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 22, 2020

2:30 p.m. May 22, 2020-Part of Ninth Street W. closing May 25 - June 8 for roadwork

Part of Ninth Street W. closing May 25-June 8 for roadwork (3)

Ninth Street W., between 32nd Avenue W. and 33rd Avenue W., will close Monday, May 25, through Monday, June 8. The closure is needed to finish the construction of an Eagle Run Plaza access road. North and southbound traffic will detour to 33rd Avenue W. a...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

10:30 a.m. May 22, 2020-West Fargo Public Library takes “Ask a Genealogist” program virtual

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West Fargo Public Library Staff Genealogist Jackie Marler is excited to take her 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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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

9 a.m. May 21, 2020-West Fargo Municipal Court resumes ITV and phone hearings

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West Fargo Municipal Court will resume interactive television (ITV) court Monday, June 1, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health emergency, phone hearings will continue in place of face-to-face court hearings until further notice. Indivi...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

8:30 a.m. May 19, 2020-West Fargo Police Department Releases 2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2019 West Fargo Police Department Annual Report 

Interim Police Chief Jerry Boyer presented the West Fargo Police Department’s 2019 annual report during last night’s West Fargo City Commission meeting. The report, which covers ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

2:30 p.m. May 18, 2020-City of West Fargo Memorial Day closures and schedule changes

Memorial Day 2020

The City of West Fargo will close Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no garbage or recycling collection Monday, May 25. To accommodate the holiday, Monday and Tuesday garbage routes will be collected Tuesday, May 26. Recycling co...

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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

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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
Posted on: May 7, 2020

11 a.m. May 7, 2020- West Fargo Municipal Court resumes hearings via telephone conferencing

Court Update

The West Fargo Municipal Court will hold court hearings via telephone conferencing starting Wednesday, May 13. Individuals scheduled for a court appearance during the month of May and have not received a telephone hearing notice with the conferencing info...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

8 a.m. May 6, 2020-WF Public Library to offer no-contact curbside pickup beginning Monday, May 11

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

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

1:50 p.m. May 4, 2020-City of West Fargo Clean Up Week reminder

REMINDER_ CLEAN UP WEEK POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER

The City of West Fargo sanitation department would like to remind residents that Clean Up Week has been posted from the first week in May to Sept. 14-18, 2020. For details on Clean Up Week rules, visit www.cleanupweek.com.

To assist residents with material...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

9 a.m. May 1, 2020- City of West Fargo staff to begin returning to work in buildings

city of west fargo startup plan

The City of West Fargo is anticipating a phased return-to-work plan for employees in May, along with a phased plan to open up facilities to the public at a later date.

“While the COVID-19 pandemic has closed our facilities to members of the publi...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

1 p.m. April 29, 2020-WF Public Library expands one-on-one job help program to include census

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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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

3 p.m. April 28, 2020-City of West Fargo encourages reviewing NDresponse.gov

ND Smart Restart

As the North Dakota Smart Restart plan begins, the City of West Fargo would like to encourage the community to visit NDresponse.gov for information on the plan, phases and guidelines. North Dakota Smart Restart, which includes replacing the executive orde...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

11 a.m. April 28, 2020-Eagle Run east retention pond to be drained for repairs in May

Retention Pond

The Eagle Run east retention pond, located at 3351 Ninth Street W., will be drained in May to complete lift station repairs. Water levels have recently decreased in the pond due to mechanical issues at the nearby lift station. The remaining water will be ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Help is available for North Dakotans struggling to pay heating bills during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The North Dakota Department of Human Services wants state residents to know help is available if they are currently having trouble paying their heating bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic and changes in household income.

The federally-funded Low-Income Home...

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Additional Info... West Fargo News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

10:30 a.m. April 24, 2020-Cities of Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Offering Free Disposal June 8-13

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Fargo Landfill (4501 7th Ave. N, Fargo) Guidelines:

  • Hours of operation 7:15 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F, 7:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday
  • Residents must bring their household waste, including furniture, to the landfill.
  • Appliances are limited to two (2)...
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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

3:30 p.m. April 20, 2020- West Fargo Public Library to offer employment resource assistance

Library Press Release

Beginning Tuesday, April 21, West Fargo Public Library staff are available by appointment to assist patrons with employment and job development questions.

Focusing specifically on the topics of unemployment and job searching, the West Fargo Public Library ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

2 p.m. April 20, 2020-West Fargo Municipal Court suspends hearings until June 1

Municipal Court

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and public health emergency, the West Fargo Municipal Court is suspending hearings until Monday, June 1, 2020. Individuals scheduled for court from now until June 1 need to contact the City of West Fargo Municipal Court office...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

2 p.m. April 7, 2020-Stay Home. Save Lives. A directive from the City of WF Commission President

Stay HOME, Save lives

Official Directive

On March 16, 2020, I declared a state of emergency within the City of West Fargo as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) pandemic. North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum previously declared a statewide sta...

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West Fargo News
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 storytimes for...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: February 27, 2020

City of West Fargo issues declaration to enact emergency spring flood preparation plans

Spring Flooding Emergency Declaration

Today, City of West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis signed an official Emergency Declaration for the City of West Fargo to provide departments and agencies the ability to initiate appropriate actions to manage and recover from the potential impac...

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Flood Information West Fargo News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

City of West Fargo to delay Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project until 2021

Sheyenne Street Main Ave to Sevent Ave reconstruction

The City of West Fargo has decided to delay the Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project until the 2021 construction season. This project was previously scheduled to reconstruct Sheyenne Street from Main Avenue W. to Seventh Avenue W. in the 2020 cons...

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Project Information West Fargo News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

City of West Fargo awarded Main Street Excellence award by Gov. Burgum during Main Street Summit

North Dakota Governor, Lt. Governor, City of West Fargo Commission President and staff, and EPIC Com

The City of West Fargo was awarded the Main Street Excellence Award by Governor Doug Burgum and Lt. Governor Brent Sanford during the 2019 Main Street Summit Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Bismarck, North Dakota. The City of West Fargo was selected in the l...

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Main Street North Dakota West Fargo News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

NDDOT and City of West Fargo celebrate the completion of the I-94 and Sheyenne Street projects

Officials cut the ribbon on the grand opening of the Sheyenne Street construction

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) together with the City of West Fargo and other federal, state and local officials celebrated the completion of the reconstruction of Interstate 94 (I-94) and Sheyenne Street interchange, along with the...

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