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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Concrete patching on 4th Avenue NW, 7th Street E. and 21st Street NW to begin Monday, Sept. 27

Concrete patching repairs will begin on portions of 4th Avenue NW, 7th Street E. and 21st Street NW Monday, Sept. 27. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by Monday, Oct. 11.    

Closed areas include the intersection of 4th Avenue NW an...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

City of West Fargo to implement Drought Response Plan measures

City of West Fargo to implement Drought Response Plan Phase 2 measures

Update: During the Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, West Fargo City Commission meeting, Commissioners voted to remain in phase 2 drought response measures. Residents are expected to continue following these measures until further notice.

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department to host fire extinguisher training class

West Fargo Fire Department Fire Extinguisher Training

Registration for the West Fargo Fire Department’s free, fire extinguisher training class is now available. The class will be 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the Main Station (106 First Street). Interested participants can enrol...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

City of West Fargo to celebrate Arbor Day Sept. 24

The City of West Fargo, a Tree City USA community, will hold an Arbor Day celebration at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at West Fargo City Hall to honor Bob Potter. This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the West Fargo Urban Forestry Commi...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

West Fargo Library announces new and returning programs and services for fall 2021

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The West Fargo Public Library has a number of opportunities this fall for all ages. These services include a weekly Little Red Reading Bus stop, the return of in-library storytimes, one-on-one genealogy help, and one-on-one technology tutoring.

The Little ...

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Library
Posted on: September 13, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department accepting applications for Citizens Fire Academy

Citizens Fire Academy

The West Fargo Fire Department is now accepting applications for the first Citizens Fire Academy. This session will run 6-8 p.m. on Mondays from Oct. 4 to Nov. 8. Applications are due Friday, Sept. 24, and can be found online at https://lf.westfa...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department invites community to Light the Night for fallen firefighters

Light the Night

The West Fargo Fire Department will join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Light the Night and honor fallen firefighters and their families Sept. 26 through Oct. 3. During the week, the fire department’s stations will light up with ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

City of West Fargo City Commission confirms special assessment allocation for 7 improvement projects

The West Fargo City Commission confirmed the special assessments for the following projects during the Tuesday, Sept. 7, meeting:

  • Project No. 1321 – The Wilds 11th Addition
  • Project No. 1322 – Eaglewood 7th Addition
  • Project No. 1323 – Brooks Harbor 9th Additi...
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Posted on: September 8, 2021

West Fargo Police Department responds to bicycle-vehicle collision

PD Media Alert

At approximately 5:25 p.m., the West Fargo Police Department responded to a report of a collision at the intersection of 36th Avenue E. and Veterans Boulevard.

A juvenile on a motorized bicycle attempting to cross Veterans Boulevard without a protected sig...

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Police
Posted on: September 3, 2021

North Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project moving to phase 3 Tuesday, Sept. 7

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, the north Sheyenne Street urban reconstruction project will move into phase 3. This phase will close Sheyenne Street from north of the Choice Bank access near 2nd Avenue W. to Main Avenue W. It will also close small portions of 1st an...

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Project page West Fargo News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Road closures planned for 7th Avenue E. near Service Club Park entrance

7th Avenue E. road closure

Within the next week, 7th Avenue E. is scheduled to close for through traffic near Service Club Park for two projects in the area. The road will close from 3rd Street E. to 7th Street E., with traffic detouring to 4th Avenue E. Local traffic access to hom...

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Project page West Fargo News
Posted on: September 1, 2021

West Fargo City Commission to hold special assessment public hearing 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7

Sept. 7 City Commission Public Hearing

The West Fargo City Commission will hold a special assessment public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the West Fargo City Commission will review the following projects that are...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Bluestem Drive road closure beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7, for private building construction

Bluestem Drive closure (Sept. 7-24)

Bluestem Drive will close Tuesday, Sept. 7, from the intersection of 32nd Avenue E. to the T-intersection of 7th Street E. and Bluestem Drive for private building construction activity in the area. Work is anticipated to be complete by Friday, Sept. 24.&a...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Suspect charged with manslaughter in assault case

PD Media Alert

At approximately 12:21 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, the West Fargo Police Department responded to a report of an assault at the Speedway Event Center in West Fargo. 

During the assault, Roberto Balboa, a 53-year old male from West Fargo, was kno...

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Police
Posted on: August 24, 2021

West Fargo Police Department, Fargo Police Department invite community to West Fargo United event

West Fargo United

The West Fargo Police Department and Fargo Police Department invite the community to West Fargo United 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, in the L.E. Berger Elementary School outdoor field, 631 4th Ave. E., West Fargo. The event...

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Police
Posted on: August 20, 2021

West Fargo Police warn residents of scam impersonating a West Fargo Police Department Lieutenant

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The West Fargo Police Department has learned of a scam caller contacting residents using the phone number 701-557-7371. The caller claims to be Lieutenant David Gilmore from the West Fargo Police Department. In the scam, residents are told they failed to ...

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Police
Posted on: August 10, 2021

West Fargo Police Department establishes two Safe Spot Swaps

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The West Fargo Police Department is pleased to announce the existence of two Safe Spot Swaps. These locations consist of parking spaces marked with Safe Spot Swap signage and are under 24-hour surveillance video. Safe Spot Swaps are located at:

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Posted on: August 7, 2021

West Fargo Police Department responds to report of stabbing

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On Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at 12:16 a.m. the West Fargo Police Department was dispatched to the 400 block of Morrison Street on a report of a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and spoke with the victim, a 30-year old West Fargo male.

The victim stated th...

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Police
Posted on: August 5, 2021

West Fest parade and celebration returning Saturday, Sept. 18

The annual West Fest celebration is returning to the City of West Fargo the week of Sept. 13. This year’s theme, “Our Heroes,” was chosen to honor all of the community members who went above and beyond in the last two years. A variety of events will occur...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

West Fargo Library hosts underwear drive as part of One Book, One Community program

West Fargo Library hosts Underwear Drive

The West Fargo Public Library is hosting a donation drive during the month of August as part of the metro’s One Book, One Community program. Donations of new, unopened underwear, bras, diapers and socks of all sizes can be dropped off at the Wes...

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Library
Posted on: June 22, 2021

West Fargo Public Library now taking meeting room reservations

Service Updates

The public can now reserve meeting rooms at the West Fargo Public Library. This service was paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic but resumed Monday, June 21.

“Over the years, many local groups have used our meeting room spaces to hold meetings and...

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Library
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 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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Posted on: May 24, 2021

West Fargo Library summer program begins June 1

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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: 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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Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

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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 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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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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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

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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West Fargo News
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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