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Posted on: September 26, 2022

West Fargo City Commission confirms special assessment allocation for four improvement projects

Special Assessment Confirmation Notice

The West Fargo City Commission confirmed the special assessments for the following improvement districts during the Monday, Sept. 19, meeting:

• District No. 1315.2 – Westview 3rd Addition Phase 2

• District No. 1331 – ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

West Fargo City Commission to hold special assessment hearing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6

Special Assessment District No. 2250 Update

The West Fargo City Commission will hold a special meeting to hear written appeals for District No. 2250 special assessments at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. District No. 2250 is a street improvement distr...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

West Fargo Police Department hires first officer from Community Service Officer program

West Fargo Police Department hires first officer from Community Service Officer program

The West Fargo Police Department is excited to announce the promotion of Tyler Todd from Community Service Officer (CSO) to sworn law enforcement officer. Officer Todd began as a CSO in February 2022.

“The CSO program aims to give studen...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Free movie screenings and Mahjong return to West Fargo Public Library

Mahjong and more community game time at the library

The West Fargo Public Library once again offers free movie screenings. Opportunities for the public to play mahjong at the library will return Oct. 4. 

Movie screenings take place at 1:30 p.m. Mondays in Meeting Room 1 at the library. Each month h...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

West Fargo Police Department asking for public’s help in identifying individuals responsible

West Fargo Police Department asking for publics help (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the individual, or individuals, responsible for distributing racially divisive materials throughout West Fargo neighborhoods. 

The West Fargo Police Departme...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Citywide concrete repair beginning Sept. 26

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A citywide concrete patching project will begin Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Work will take place at 11 sites throughout West Fargo with various disruptions to traffic, including lane reductions and full closures. The start date of work in each area will vary ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

13th Avenue E. lane reduction begins Tuesday, Sept. 20

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A lane reduction on eastbound 13th Avenue E. from 3rd Street E. to 6th Street E. will begin Tuesday, Sept. 20, for underground repair work. Repairs should be complete by Tuesday, Oct. 4, pending weather conditions. 

This work is part of phase 2 of...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Concrete repair on 9th Street E. begins Tuesday, Sept. 20

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Concrete repairs will begin on 9th Street E. Tuesday, Sept. 20. Repairs should be complete by Saturday, Nov. 19. Intermittent lane reductions should be expected between 2nd Avenue E. and 13th Avenue E. throughout the work. Motorists should look for signag...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

West Fargo Police Department responds to overnight pursuit

INCIDENT ALERT

At approximately 11:25 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, the West Fargo Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation near the 800 block of 40th Avenue E.

Officers identified Shawn Galusha, a 48-year old male from Williston, North Dako...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

West Fargo Library offers memory care kits for senior book delivery sites

"Memory Care Kit laid out including a puzzle, games and documents"

The West Fargo Public Library now offers memory care kits for area senior living communities. The kits support those experiencing Alzheimer’s, dementia, memory loss or other cognitive decline. Each kit includes items that stimulate the user’s memory and s...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department and Fargo Fire Department to participate in Narcan leave behind program

West Fargo Fire Department and Fargo Fire Department to participate in Narcan leave behind program

The West Fargo Fire Department and Fargo Fire Department will be participating in Fargo Cass Public Health’s Naloxone (Narcan) leave behind program. The program allows both fire departments to distribute Narcan leave behind kits to individuals a...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

West Fargo Police Department to partner with Essentia Health for enhanced cardiac screening program

West Fargo Police Department to partner with Essentia Health for enhanced cardiac screening program

The West Fargo Police Department has partnered with Essentia Health to develop an enhanced cardiac screening program. This program is a part of the department’s officer wellness program designed to identify those most at risk of a cardiac event ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

'The Night Watchman' is 2022 One Book, One Community Title Pick

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In partnership with the Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo public libraries, Concordia College’s Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Livingston Lord Library, North Dakota State University Libraries, the Indigenous Association, Moo...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

West Fargo Library adds lactation room for public use

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The West Fargo Public Library now has a designated lactation pod available for public reservation. The pod, which is a small room located under the stairs in the library near the new books and audiobook sections, is available to be reserved by the public ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

West Fargo residents are reminded public retention ponds are not for recreational use

Retention Pond Safety Press Release (PNG)

The West Fargo Police and Fire Departments want to remind residents that public retention ponds are not intended for recreational use. Retention ponds serve an important purpose that makes them unsuitable for play, and pose multiple safety hazards that ca...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Job Service ND to offer onsite services at West Fargo Library

Job Service ND to offer onsite services at West Fargo Library

Job Service North Dakota will offer onsite walk-in services at the West Fargo Public Library beginning Wednesday, July 13.

Job Service ND staff will be at the library to offer one-on-one assistance from 1 to 3 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Se...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

West Fargo Library welcomes new Library Director

Betty Adams, Library Director

The West Fargo Public Library welcomed Betty Adams as Library Director on June 13, 2022. As Library Director, Adams oversees all library operations and provides strategic leadership for the development of library programs and services.  ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Cruise Night season kicks off Thursday, June 16, in The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne in West Fargo

2022 Cruise Night at The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne

Cruise Night, a summer celebration presented by the City of West Fargo, West Fargo Events and Toppers Car Club, is returning to The Downtown Yards on Sheyenne district in West Fargo. The first Cruise Night of the season will take place from 4:30 ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

West Fargo Library Memorial Day closure and summer hours

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The West Fargo Public Library will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day. Memorial Day weekend also marks the beginning of the library’s summer hours, which are:  

  • Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.&...
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Posted on: April 8, 2022

West Fargo Library announces Little Red Reading Bus route schedule and Summer Boost 2022 plan

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The West Fargo Public Library summer reading program – Summer Boost – returns June 1.  The program incorporates online reading and learning challenges, the Little Red Reading Bus route and special events and activities for all...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

OverDrive app no longer supported; try Libby!

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This spring, the OverDrive app was removed from app stores. Since the legacy OverDrive app is no longer supported, library patrons are encouraged to switch to Libby – a newer, more user-friendly app that grants access to the same collection of ebooks, aud...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Library partnership with West Fargo Public Schools provides expanded library access to students

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West Fargo, ND – (February 4, 2022) – A recent partnership between West Fargo Public Schools and the West Fargo Public Library has expanded literary access for middle and high school students.

At fall registration, parents/guardians are...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

New library programs help families prepare kids for Kindergarten

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

West Fargo Public Library helps families prepare kids for Kindergarten through new programs

Public launch party 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 at West Fargo Library

(West Fargo, N.D. Nov. 9, 2021) In 2020, 50% of children entering Kindergarten in We...

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