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Posted on: April 7, 2019

West Fargo Public Library and Cass County Extension partner to offer Healthwise for Women series

Healthwise for Women

The West Fargo Public Library is partnering with NDSU Extension/Cass County to provide three health-related women’s programs 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 16, and 23.

During the April 9 event, attendees will learn about skin cancer and sun safety, includin...

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West Fargo Public Library Community Events
Posted on: April 6, 2019

West Fargo Public Library celebrates National Library Week with “Food for Fines”

Food for Fines

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating National Library Week April 7-13 by offering “Food for Fines” to patrons. For each non-perishable item brought to the library during this week, patrons may receive up to $2 in fine forgivene...

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West Fargo Public Library Community Events
Posted on: March 6, 2019

City of West Fargo to host first ever West Fargo Street Fair June 8

Street Fair Logo_Trans

(West Fargo, N.D. – March 11, 2019) The City of West Fargo is excited to announce the inaugural West Fargo Street Fair. The event will take place 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, on Sheyenne Street in downtown West Fargo and will featur...

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Additional Info... Community Events
Posted on: March 12, 2019

City of West Fargo presents City Government Career Day for Liberty and Cheney Middle Schools student

City Government Career Day News Flash

In the spirit of Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day, the City of West Fargo is excited to announce the first City Government Career Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the West Fargo Public Library. This event is free and open to any ...

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City Government Career Day Community Events
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools offering opportunities to hear from legislators

Aerial view of community forum attendees

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools would like to invite residents to a series of legislative community forums this spring. The events will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 13, in the West Fargo City Hall Commi...

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Feb. 9 Event Details Community Events

News Flash

Posted on: March 20, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: Convention center study moves forward

West Fargo Pioneer

The city, Red River Valley Fairgrounds and Fargo Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau will move forward with a study to determine if a convention center in West Fargo would be possible and how much it might cost.

The West Fargo City Commission app...

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For full article... Economic Development
Posted on: March 20, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: WF creates liquor control board, revamps liquor laws

West Fargo Pioneer

A five-member liquor control board will now help approve, deny and regulate liquor licenses in the city of West Fargo.

The City Commission approved Monday, March 18, the first reading of a new ordinance that would create a liquor control board that will in...

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For full article... Economic Development
Posted on: March 12, 2019

City of West Fargo presents City Government Career Day for Liberty and Cheney Middle Schools student

City Government Career Day News Flash

In the spirit of Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day, the City of West Fargo is excited to announce the first City Government Career Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the West Fargo Public Library. This event is free and open to any ...

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City Government Career Day Economic Development
Posted on: March 8, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: Stockmen's Vet re-branding, moving

West Fargo Pioneer

Healthy Paws Veterinary Clinic, formerly known as the Stockmen's Supply Veterinary Clinic, is reopening under a new name at a new location just four blocks away.

Healthy Paws Veterinary Clinic, at 214 12th St NW in West Fargo hosted a grand opening on Marc...

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For full article... Economic Development
Posted on: March 7, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: Jordahl Custom Homes opens its new home in West Fargo

West Fargo Pioneer

Jordahl Custom Homes opened the doors at its new location Monday, March 4.

The state-of-the-art design center at 2832 Sheyenne St. will allow clients to browse a wider selection of options for new construction and remodeling, company President Rob Jordahl ...

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For full article... Economic Development
Posted on: March 7, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: Talula brings more retail to West Fargo

West Fargo Pioneer

While West Fargo neighborhoods continue to fill in at a rapid pace, the city's neighborhood retail sector is much slower to grow. But, Talula, a women's retail shop across from Costco at 835 23rd Ave. E., Suite 204, and the neighboring Olive Street shoe s...

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For full article... Economic Development
Posted on: February 26, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: West Fargo to get Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise

West Fargo Pioneer

North Dakota's first Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise is expected to open here this spring at 816 24th Ave. E., just south of Costco and west of McDonald's.

Nothing Bundt Cakes offers 8- and 10-inch Bundt cakes, tiered Bundt cakes, miniature "Bundtlets&q...

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For full article... Economic Development
Posted on: February 25, 2019

City of West Fargo and Epic Companies to provide peek at downtown redevelopment progress Feb. 27

Pioneer Place drone shot from south

The City of West Fargo and Epic Companies will be providing tours of Pioneer Place and announcing future commercial tenants Feb. 27. Attendees should meet at Sandy’s Donuts and Coffee Shop at 8:30 a.m. to enjoy some coffee and doughnuts before beginning t...

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Pioneer Place Info Economic Development
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools offering opportunities to hear from legislators

Aerial view of community forum attendees

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools would like to invite residents to a series of legislative community forums this spring. The events will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 13, in the West Fargo City Hall Commi...

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Feb. 9 Event Details Economic Development
Posted on: November 16, 2018

City of West Fargo named a 2018 Best Small City in America by WalletHub

WalletHub 10th Best Place to Live _website

The City of West Fargo was recently named the 10th best small city to live in America by Wallet Hub, a website dedicated to helping people manage finances. Wallet Hub compared more than 1,200 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 based o...

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WalletHub Economic Development
Posted on: January 14, 2019

City of West Fargo to hold downtown Sheyenne St reconstruction public input meeting Tuesday, Jan 22

Downtown Sheyenne Street Project

The City of West Fargo invites the public to attend an input meeting 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564 (444 Sheyenne St. West Fargo). The input meeting will provide residents with an opportunity to discuss proposed street ...

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West Fargo Streets Economic Development
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Commission President Dardis declares Dec. 12 "Celebrate West Fargo Schools" Day

National Blue Ribbon Schools Seal

Celebrate West Fargo Schools Proclamation

WHEREAS, the students of our schools are the future leaders of our world; and

WHEREAS, the West Fargo Public School District prepares all students with the knowledge and skills to be compassionate,...

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Freedom Elementary National Blue Ribbon School Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2019

From Cass County Government: Information for rural neighborhoods and sandbagging volunteer

Cass County Government logo

Cass County to host public information meetings for rural neighborhoods regarding flood prevention activities

Cass County Government will host three public information meetings to discuss initial flood prevention activities planned for rural neighborhoods....

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Cass County Flood Information Emergency Management

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Fire

1 Story
Posted on: February 25, 2019

CONTEST TIME: West Fargo Fire Department awarding prizes for those who clear neighborhood hydrants

Contest time: With this year's recent snow, the West Fargo Fire Department has seen many hydrants completely covered in snow. This is a safety hazard since it takes extra time to clear during a fire emergency. Visit the West Fargo Fire Department Facebook...

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Additional Info... Fire

News Flash

Posted on: March 12, 2019

City of West Fargo presents City Government Career Day for Liberty and Cheney Middle Schools student

City Government Career Day News Flash

In the spirit of Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day, the City of West Fargo is excited to announce the first City Government Career Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the West Fargo Public Library. This event is free and open to any ...

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City Government Career Day Human Resource

News Flash

Posted on: February 26, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: West Fargo to get Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise

West Fargo Pioneer

North Dakota's first Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise is expected to open here this spring at 816 24th Ave. E., just south of Costco and west of McDonald's.

Nothing Bundt Cakes offers 8- and 10-inch Bundt cakes, tiered Bundt cakes, miniature "Bundtlets&q...

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For full article... In the News

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Library

4 Stories
Posted on: April 7, 2019

West Fargo Public Library and Cass County Extension partner to offer Healthwise for Women series

Healthwise for Women

The West Fargo Public Library is partnering with NDSU Extension/Cass County to provide three health-related women’s programs 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 16, and 23.

During the April 9 event, attendees will learn about skin cancer and sun safety...

Read on...

West Fargo Public Library Library
Posted on: April 6, 2019

West Fargo Public Library celebrates National Library Week with “Food for Fines”

Food for Fines

The West Fargo Public Library is celebrating National Library Week April 7-13 by offering “Food for Fines” to patrons. For each non-perishable item brought to the library during this week, patrons may receive up to $2 in fine forgiveness for late, lost or...

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West Fargo Public Library Library
Posted on: March 6, 2019

West Fargo Public Library hosts photographer Jon Solinger for a Meet the Artist Event

Jon_Solinger_Photo_08401_May 27, 2015-Edit

Due to winter weather conditions, the West Fargo Public Library has rescheduled the Meet the Artist event with photographer Jon Solinger that was scheduled March 10, 2019, to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7.

Jon’s exhibit Working Land refers to two fac...

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West Fargo Public Library Library
Posted on: February 19, 2019

West Fargo Public Library helps residents get online with new mobile hotspot lending program

WiFi GO

The West Fargo Public Library is helping residents connect to the internet at home and on the go with a new mobile Wi-Fi hotspot lending program, WiFi GO. Library cardholders can now check out a hotspot to connect their smartphone, tablet or laptop and ge...

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West Fargo Public Library Library

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Police

3 Stories
Posted on: April 11, 2019

West Fargo Police Department officers become department’s first-ever Medal of Valor recipient

Medal of Valor presentation with leadership team

 During the West Fargo Police Department’s annual awards banquet April 9, 2019, patrol Officers David Todd and Brock Ackerman became the first officers in the history of the department to receive the Medal of Valor, which is awarded to ...

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Police
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City of West Fargo implements road restrictions April 4

City of West Fargo spring load restrictions

The City of West Fargo has announced that spring road restrictions for commercial motor vehicles will be put in place Thursday, April 4, 2019. The West Fargo Municipal Code calls for reduced allowable weights on streets under City of West Fargo jurisdicti...

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Overdimensional Police
Posted on: February 27, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: West Fargo's first cultural liaison officer shaping relations

CLO Ryan Feltman from West Fargo Pioneer

West Fargo Police Officer Ryan Feltman's office door is always open.

But the office of the city's first Cultural Liaison Officer is not located at police headquarters, instead it's just inside the West Fargo Public Library.

Feltman, who officially began his...

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For full article... Police

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2019

City of West Fargo Good Friday closures and schedule changes

Good Friday Schedule Changes

The City of West Fargo will close Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. There will be no garbage collection Friday, April 19. To accommodate the holiday, Thursday and Friday garbage routes will be collected Thursday, April 18. Recycling will be ...

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Sanitation and Recycling Public Works
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Public Works Director Chris Brungardt provides spring melt outlook

2019 Spring Melt and Flood Update

When it comes to spring melt and flood control in West Fargo, every spring is different. Recently, there has been an unexpected increase in flows of the Sheyenne River and other area rivers that is causing issues for our neighbors in rural Cass County. In...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City of West Fargo implements road restrictions April 4

City of West Fargo spring load restrictions

The City of West Fargo has announced that spring road restrictions for commercial motor vehicles will be put in place Thursday, April 4, 2019. The West Fargo Municipal Code calls for reduced allowable weights on streets under City of West Fargo jurisdicti...

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Overdimensional Public Works
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Survey reveals more than 40 percent of homeowners who dig this year will put themselves at risk

NSDM-button-2019

Survey reveals more than 40 percent of homeowners who plan to dig this year will put themselves and others at risk by not calling 811 before starting

Making a free call to 811 before digging for home improvement projects – including landscaping or installi...

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Call 811 Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Sump pumps must discharge outside beginning April 1

Sump Pump Discharge

All sump pumps in West Fargo must have switched their sump pump discharge to outside beginning April 1, 2019. This regulation includes properties with sump pump variances for winter months. Properties found not in compliance with this ordinance will be no...

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Sump Pump Program Public Works
Posted on: March 25, 2019

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

News conference slide

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 Public Works
Posted on: November 30, 2018

City of West Fargo suspends curbside branch collection for winter

Branches

The City of West Fargo has suspended curbside branch collection for the winter. Beginning Saturday, Dec. 1, residents and contractors can bring branches to the City of West Fargo’s Transfer Station at 1620 West Main Ave. during regular business hours inst...

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Sanitation and Recycling Public Works

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2019

City of West Fargo Good Friday closures and schedule changes

Good Friday Schedule Changes

The City of West Fargo will close Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. There will be no garbage collection Friday, April 19. To accommodate the holiday, Thursday and Friday garbage routes will be collected Thursday, April 18. Recycling will be ...

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Sanitation and Recycling Sanitation and Recycling
Posted on: April 11, 2019

West Fargo Friday garbage and recycling route schedule changes

April 11 Sanitation Schedule changes

City of West Fargo Good Friday closures and schedule changes

The City of West Fargo will close Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. There will be no garbage collection Friday, April 19. To accommodate the holiday, Thursday and Friday garbage rou...

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Holiday Sanitation and Recycling Schedule Changes Sanitation and Recycling
Posted on: March 29, 2019

City of West Fargo adjusting Transfer Station hours of operations

COWF_SANITATION DEPARTMENT

Starting the week of April 1, the Saturday hours of operations for the City of West Fargo Transfer Station will change to 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Monday through Friday hours will continue to be 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This change is due to an increased dem...

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Sanitation and Recycling Sanitation and Recycling

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Streets

4 Stories
Posted on: April 17, 2019

32nd Avenue W and Sheyenne Street Driving Lane Reductions Begin April 22

Overview map of Sheyenne Street segment 3 reconstruction as of April 22

Beginning next week, the City of West Fargo Sheyenne Street reconstruction projects between Beaton Drive and 40th Avenue W. will encounter side street access changes at 24th Avenue W and 38th Avenues W. and reduced driving lanes through the 32nd Avenue W....

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Additional Info... Streets
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City of West Fargo Sheyenne Street segment 3 road closures start April 8

WFargo_Segment_3_map_a2

Next week, contractors for the third segment of the City of West Fargo Sheyenne Street project will start the last section of roadway reconstruction planned for the major arterial corridor.

Starting Monday, April 8, after 9 a.m., Sheyenne Street will fully...

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Additional Info... Streets
Posted on: April 4, 2019

City of West Fargo implements road restrictions April 4

City of West Fargo spring load restrictions

The City of West Fargo has announced that spring road restrictions for commercial motor vehicles will be put in place Thursday, April 4, 2019. The West Fargo Municipal Code calls for reduced allowable weights on streets under City of West Fargo jurisdicti...

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Overdimensional Streets
Posted on: March 27, 2019

City of West Fargo changes Sheyenne Street segment 3 road closure plans

Sheyenne Street Segment 3

Due to the recent colder temperatures, the City of West Fargo is delaying the closure of Sheyenne Street from south of 32nd Avenue W. through 40th Avenue W. for at least one week. Once closed, traffic will be detoured west to Ninth Street W., north to 32n...

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Sheyenne Street Segment 3 Reconstruction Streets

News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2019

City of West Fargo Good Friday closures and schedule changes

Good Friday Schedule Changes

The City of West Fargo will close Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. There will be no garbage collection Friday, April 19. To accommodate the holiday, Thursday and Friday garbage routes will be collected Thursday, April 18. Recycling will be ...

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Sanitation and Recycling West Fargo News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

West Fargo Police Department officers become department’s first-ever Medal of Valor recipient

Medal of Valor presentation with leadership team

During the West Fargo Police Department’s annual awards banquet April 9, 2019, patrol Officers David Todd and Brock Ackerman became the first officers in the history of the department to receive the Medal of Valor, which is awarded to sworn offi...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Public Works Director Chris Brungardt provides spring melt outlook

2019 Spring Melt and Flood Update

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, Update:

The ice is starting to move. We are anxiously watching but have not identified any issues yet. We did proactively remove some ice at the 32nd Avenue box and are closely watching 76th Avenue. 

The flows have peaked at Kindr...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Sump pumps must discharge outside beginning April 1

Sump Pump Discharge

All sump pumps in West Fargo must have switched their sump pump discharge to outside beginning April 1, 2019. This regulation includes properties with sump pump variances for winter months. Properties found not in compliance with this ordinance will be no...

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Sump Pump Program West Fargo News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

City of West Fargo adjusting Transfer Station hours of operations

COWF_SANITATION DEPARTMENT

Starting the week of April 1, the Saturday hours of operations for the City of West Fargo Transfer Station will change to 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The Monday through Friday hours will continue to be 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This change is due to an increased dem...

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Sanitation and Recycling West Fargo News
Posted on: March 27, 2019

City of West Fargo changes Sheyenne Street segment 3 road closure plans

Sheyenne Street Segment 3

Due to the recent colder temperatures, the City of West Fargo is delaying the closure of Sheyenne Street from south of 32nd Avenue W. through 40th Avenue W. for at least one week. Once closed, traffic will be detoured west to Ninth Street W., north to 32n...

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Sheyenne Street Segment 3 Reconstruction West Fargo News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

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

News conference slide

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: March 22, 2019

From Cass County Government: Information for rural neighborhoods and sandbagging volunteers

Cass County Government logo

Cass County to host public information meetings for rural neighborhoods regarding flood prevention activities

Cass County Government will host three public information meetings to discuss initial flood prevention activities planned for rural neighborhoods....

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West Fargo News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: Convention center study moves forward

West Fargo Pioneer

The city, Red River Valley Fairgrounds and Fargo Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau will move forward with a study to determine if a convention center in West Fargo would be possible and how much it might cost.

The West Fargo City Commission app...

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For full article... West Fargo News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

City of West Fargo presents City Government Career Day for Liberty and Cheney Middle Schools student

City Government Career Day News Flash

In the spirit of Take Your Sons and Daughters to Work Day, the City of West Fargo is excited to announce the first City Government Career Day, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the West Fargo Public Library. This event is free and open to any ...

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City Government Career Day West Fargo News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: Talula brings more retail to West Fargo

West Fargo Pioneer

While West Fargo neighborhoods continue to fill in at a rapid pace, the city's neighborhood retail sector is much slower to grow. But, Talula, a women's retail shop across from Costco at 835 23rd Ave. E., Suite 204, and the neighboring Olive Street shoe s...

Read on...

For full article... West Fargo News
Posted on: March 6, 2019

West Fargo Public Library hosts photographer Jon Solinger for a Meet the Artist Event

Jon_Solinger_Photo_08401_May 27, 2015-Edit

Due to winter weather conditions, the West Fargo Public Library has rescheduled the Meet the Artist event with photographer Jon Solinger that was scheduled March 10, 2019, to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7.

Jon’s exhibit Working Land refers to two fac...

Read on...

West Fargo Public Library West Fargo News
Posted on: February 27, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: West Fargo's first cultural liaison officer shaping relations

CLO Ryan Feltman from West Fargo Pioneer

West Fargo Police Officer Ryan Feltman's office door is always open.

But the office of the city's first Cultural Liaison Officer is not located at police headquarters, instead it's just inside the West Fargo Public Library.

Feltman, who officially began his...

Read on...

For full article... West Fargo News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

From West Fargo Pioneer: West Fargo to get Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise

West Fargo Pioneer

North Dakota's first Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise is expected to open here this spring at 816 24th Ave. E., just south of Costco and west of McDonald's.

Nothing Bundt Cakes offers 8- and 10-inch Bundt cakes, tiered Bundt cakes, miniature "Bundtlets&q...

Read on...

For full article... West Fargo News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

City of West Fargo and Epic Companies to provide peek at downtown redevelopment progress Feb. 27

Pioneer Place drone shot from south

The City of West Fargo and Epic Companies will be providing tours of Pioneer Place and announcing future commercial tenants Feb. 27. Attendees should meet at Sandy’s Donuts and Coffee Shop at 8:30 a.m. to enjoy some coffee and doughnuts before beginning t...

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Pioneer Place Info West Fargo News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

West Fargo Public Library helps residents get online with new mobile hotspot lending program

WiFi GO

The West Fargo Public Library is helping residents connect to the internet at home and on the go with a new mobile Wi-Fi hotspot lending program, WiFi GO. Library cardholders can now check out a hotspot to connect their smartphone, tablet or laptop and ge...

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West Fargo Public Library West Fargo News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools offering opportunities to hear from legislators

Aerial view of community forum attendees

The City of West Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools would like to invite residents to a series of legislative community forums this spring. The events will be held 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 13, in the West Fargo City Hall Commi...

Read on...

Feb. 9 Event Details West Fargo News