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Posted on: September 22, 2020

City Commission confirms special assessment allocation for six improvement project

Special Assessments

The West Fargo City Commission confirmed the special assessments for the following projects during the Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, meeting:

  • Project 1314 – Eagle Run Plaza Sixth Addition
  • Project 1318 – Halverson Industrial Park Second Additio...
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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of West Fargo listed on Money’s list of 50 best places to live

Best place to live

Today, Money.com announced its annual ranking of the Best Places to Live in the U.S. and the City of West Fargo earned the 23rd spot. The list features 50 towns and cities where the economy, job growth and housing market remained strong despite COVID-19 d...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

West Fargo Police Officers arrest individual after domestic disturbance call

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At approximately 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, West Fargo Police Officers were called to the 1800 block of 12th St E. on a report of a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a male party, later identified as 28-year-old, Joshua Youn...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Intersection of Fourth Ave. E. and Second St. E. closed Monday for emergency water leak

Intersection of Fourth Avenue E. and Second Street E. closed Monday, Sept. 21, for emergency water l

Due to a water leak, the intersection of Fourth Avenue E. and Second Street E. is closed through 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, for emergency repairs. Water will also be shut off to properties surrounding the road closure during the repairs.

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

West Fargo Police Department responds to multiple vehicle break-ins

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Between the late hours of Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, and the early morning of Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, the West Fargo Police Department responded to 17 vehicle break-ins, primarily in the Goldenwood and Elmwood areas in West Fargo.

Suspects are seen enteri...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

West Fargo Police Department utilizes Project Lifesaver to locate runaway juvenile

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At approximately 5 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the West Fargo Police Department responded to a mutual aid request from the Fargo Police Department to help locate a juvenile enrolled in West Fargo’s Project Lifesaver program.

Project Lifesaver i...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

West Fargo Fire and Police Departments offer appointments for car seat checks by certified staff

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The West Fargo Fire Department is now joining the West Fargo Police Department in offering free car seat safety checks from certified staff.

According to Safe Kids Worldwide, using the right car seat is the best way to keep a child safe in the car and more...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

West Fargo City Commission approves land purchase for new West Fargo Fire Department headquarters

New HQ

The West Fargo City Commission approved a $967,000 land purchase at the Tuesday, Sept. 8, commission meeting that will allow the West Fargo Fire Department to build a new headquarters to better keep up with the safety demands of the rapidly growing commun...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Denis Otterness sworn in as new Chief of West Fargo Police Department

Chief of Police

Denis Otterness was sworn in as the new Chief of the West Fargo Police Department during Tuesday’s West Fargo City Commission meeting Tuesday, Sept. 8.

“Chief Otterness impressed us with his extensive, well-rounded background in law enf...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Meet K-9 Mika - West Fargo Fire Department’s Newest Member

Mika

The West Fargo Fire Department is excited to welcome K-9 Mika, to the department and to the community. This four-legged K-9 has a nose-up on arsonists and is planning on using her skills to sniff out the causes of fires.

“An arson dog extends the...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

City of West Fargo named top city in North Dakota to stretch a paycheck

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

If you are looking for the best place in North Dakota to get the most bang for your buck with your paycheck, look no further that the City of West Fargo. According to a recent GOBankingRates report published on Yahoo Finance, West Fargo is the best city t...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

New maintenance zones to start to take effect Sept. 8

Street Maintenance Zone

The City of West Fargo will enact new maintenance zones Tuesday, Sept. 8, throughout the entire City. Maintenance zones are a concept many municipalities use to designate specific days of the week for routine street, sewer and water maintenance activities...

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West Fargo News
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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