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Posted on: November 22, 2021

City of West Fargo Thanksgiving Day closures and garbage schedule changes

Thanksgiving 2021

The City of West Fargo is closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. No garbage or recycling will be collected Thursday, Nov. 25. Thursday and Friday garbage collection will take place Friday, Nov. 26. Thursd...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

City of West Fargo Thanksgiving Day closures and garbage schedule changes

The City of West Fargo is closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. No garbage or recycling will be collected Thursday, Nov. 25. Thursday and Friday garbage collection will take place Friday, Nov. 26. Thursd...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

West Fargo businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday Passport Program

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY November 27

The City of West Fargo and locally owned businesses are participating in a Passport Program to celebrate Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27, 2021. 

Shoppers can pick up a passport at any participating business on Small Business Saturday. Any shopp...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

West Fargo businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday Passport Program

The City of West Fargo and locally owned businesses are participating in a Passport Program to celebrate Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27, 2021. 

Shoppers can pick up a passport at any participating business on Small Business Saturday. Any shopp...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Pete Nielsen named Assistant Chief of West Fargo Police Department

Sgt. Pete Nielsen promoted to Assistant Chief

During the Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, West Fargo City Commission meeting, Chief Denis Otterness announced the promotion of Sergeant Pete Nielsen to Assistant Chief of the West Fargo Police Department.

 “Five outstanding internal candidates w...

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Police
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Pete Nielsen named Assistant Chief of West Fargo Police Department

During the Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, West Fargo City Commission meeting, Chief Denis Otterness announced the promotion of Sergeant Pete Nielsen to Assistant Chief of the West Fargo Police Department.

 “Five outstanding internal candidates went throug...

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West Fargo News
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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Library
Posted on: November 10, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department launches annual Adopt a Hydrant program

Adopt a hydrant infographic

The West Fargo Fire Department has launched its annual Adopt a Hydrant program. Residents are urged to volunteer by adopting a hydrant before the winter season to help save time and lives.  Residents who register via the online tool will...

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Adopt-A-Hydrant Online Tool Fire
Posted on: November 10, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department launches annual Adopt a Hydrant program

The West Fargo Fire Department has launched its annual Adopt a Hydrant program. Residents are urged to volunteer by adopting a hydrant before the winter season to help save time and lives.  Residents who register via the online tool will...

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Adopt-A-Hydrant Online Tool West Fargo News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Coffee with a Cop on Monday, Nov. 15 at Moxie Java at The Lights

Coffee with a Cop logo

The fourth West Fargo Police Department’s Coffee with a Cop will be 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at Moxie Java at The Lights on Sheyenne (3150 Sheyenne Street W.). The Coffee with a Cop program is designed to increase understanding between residents and the po...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

West Fargo Police Department officer transferred to Nebraska Medical Center

Officer Timothy Brown

West Fargo Police Department Officer Tim Brown was stabilized at a local hospital after suffering a heart attack on the morning of Oct. 31, 2021. Upon further evaluation, Officer Brown was transferred by medical flight to the Nebraska Medical Center in Om...

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Police
Posted on: October 31, 2021

West Fargo Police Department officer suffered a heart attack while booking arrestees at Cass County

Officer Timothy Brown

GoFundMe for Officer Tim Brown

A GoFundMe has been set up by the West Fargo Police Association to raise funds for Officer Tim Brown and his family. The fundraiser is available at https://www.gofundme.com/f/financial-support-of-officer-tim-brown

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GoFundMe fundraising page Police
Posted on: October 22, 2021

City of West Fargo to begin street sweeping Monday, Oct. 25

The City of West Fargo Public Works Department will begin street sweeping Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. The street sweeping will follow the maintenance zones schedule. Residents are asked to identify the zone their address is located in and move vehicles off the...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Harvest Festival comes to The Yards on Sheyenne Oct. 30

The Yards Business Association Harvest Festival

The community is invited to celebrate the fall and end of road construction at the Harvest Festival 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at The Yards on Sheyenne. 

“The goal of this event is twofold – say goodbye to road construction an...

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The Yards on Sheyenne Community Events
Posted on: September 14, 2021

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

Image text reads: New and returning programs and services for fall 2021 at West Fargo Library

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 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: 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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Project page West Fargo News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

West Fargo Library summer program begins June 1

Click here to learn more about the library's Summer Boost program

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: 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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