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Posted on: January 19, 2021

City of West Fargo extends New Mask Strategy to Monday, Feb. 15

Mask Strategy

During the Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, City Commission meeting, West Fargo city commissioners agreed to extend West Fargo’s New Mask Strategy to slow the spread of COVID-19. Commissioners revisited the strategy after Governor Doug Burgum announced tha...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Essentia Health to sponsor naming rights for the City of West Fargo’s public plaza

Essentia Health Plaza Final

To recognize Essentia Health investing $75,000 annually over the next 10 years in the City of West Fargo’s plaza at The Lights on Sheyenne 32, the West Fargo City Commission has approved an agreement to name the space Essentia Health Plaza. This investmen...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 17, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Sunday afternoon structure fire

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At 12:36 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to 429 B St. in West Fargo for a report of a possible structure fire. When crews arrived on scene, they found an active fire in a mobile trailer home.

Nobody was home at the...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

The Lights earns Gold Star Award for excellence in concrete

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The Lights has earned a Gold Star Award from the North Dakota Ready Mix and Concrete Association for Excellence in Concrete. The project earned high marks for colored concrete highlighting circular play areas of the public plaza; a concrete slab specially...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

City of West Fargo and the West Fargo Fire Department extends free rapid testing community event

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Due to the tremendous turnout to the City of West Fargo’s rapid COVID-19 testing event, the City of West Fargo and the West Fargo Fire Department has announced additional COVID-19 rapid testing dates for the next five weeks.

The rapid testing eve...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

City of West Fargo announces municipal service changes due to new yellow risk level

Yellow Level

On Monday, Jan. 4, Governor Doug Burgum announced Cass County is changing from the orange, high-risk level, to yellow, moderate risk level, effective 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8. In accordance with this change, the City of West Fargo is adjusting municipal serv...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

City of West Fargo to implement new enrollment program for winter sump pump discharge fees

Sump Pump

The City of West Fargo has implemented a new enrollment program that allows residents to register a property to discharge sump pumps indoors into the sanitary sewer system during winter months. This program will add a $5 monthly fee to the property’s util...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

New West Fargo ordinance creates snow emergency declaration

Snow Emergency Declaration

The City of West Fargo has enacted a new snow emergency route ordinance that allows the City of West Fargo to declare a snow emergency. According to City ordinance 2-0403, Commission President Bernie Dardis can declare a snow emergency as soon as 3 inches...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Stay off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River

Ice Safety

The National Weather Service states that roughly 20% of those who fall in cold water die in the first minute of immersion due to cold water shock. In West Fargo, where the Sheyenne River moves through the City and wet retention ponds dot the south side of...

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