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Posted on: June 30, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to practice fireworks safety this Independence Day

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The West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to practice fireworks safety this Independence Day. Fireworks are extremely dangerous and can cause life-altering injuries and fires when used improperly. Residents should practice extreme caution and abide...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

7th Avenue W. reduced to one lane July 5

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On Tuesday, July 5, 7th Avenue W. between 6th Street W. and 7th Street W.  will be reduced to one westbound lane as a private contractor completes utility work. A detour will be in place for eastbound drivers, redirecting them to Main Avenue W.&a...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

West Fargo Police Department asks for public’s help in locating runaway juvenile

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The West Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a runaway 17-year old female, Layla Aune. 

Layla left her home June 15, 2022, and has stopped all communication with family. Layla is 5’4” and 160 pounds, with black hair...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

West Fargo Library adds afternoon storytime session due to growing attendance

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Beginning Wednesday, July 6, the West Fargo Public Library will offer a second weekly session of their popular Ready to Read Storytime at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. 

Intended for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents, Ready to Read Storytime will n...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Intersection at 1st Ave E and 4th St E closed beginning June 29 for work on north-south bikeway

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The second phase of a new north-south bikeway route from 13th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. is moving closer to completion. This phase will complete an 8- to 10-foot wide bike path from 7th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. 

Beginning Wednesday, June 29, ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 24, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Friday afternoon second-story apartment deck fire

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At approximately 3:35 p.m. Friday, June 24, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to the Latitude 46 apartment complex at 2915 Bluestem Drive for a reported structure fire. When crews arrived on scene, they found flames on a second story dec...

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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 20, 2022

City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission to hold public meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 27

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The City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the Special Assessment Commission will review the following projects tha...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Road and lane closures related to work on North-South Bikeway Route to begin June 20

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The second phase of a new north-south bikeway route from 13th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. is underway. This phase will complete an 8- to 10-foot wide bike path from 7th Avenue E. to Main Avenue E. 

Beginning Monday, June 20, 7th Avenue E. will clo...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 10, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Friday morning vehicle fire

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At approximately 11:25 a.m. Friday, June 10, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to the 300 block of 23rd Avenue E. for a vehicle fire. When crews arrived on scene, a spray-insulation vehicle, parked underneath an overhead awning of a buil...

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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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West Fargo News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

West Fargo Library sidewalk and parking lot construction update

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UPDATE 6/16/2022: Contractors have postponed work on this project. At this time both door 1 and door 23 are available for West Fargo Public Library patrons to access. Because work on the sidewalk removed the grade (or ramp) of the sidewalk, wheelchair use...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

The Little Red Reading Bus route begins June 6, 2022

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The West Fargo Public Library's Little Red Reading Bus begins it's weekly eight-stop route Monday, June 6.

The Little Red Reading Bus makes library services more accessible to the community by bringing books, yard games, educational activ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Hours of operation changing for West Fargo City Hall and Police Department building

Hours of operations update

Effective Wednesday, June 1, 2022, the hours for the West Fargo City Hall and Police Department building at 800 4th St. E. in West Fargo are changing. The new hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., unless there are public meetings or events that require di...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

West Fargo Police Department launches summer ‘I Got Caught’ program

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While on patrol this summer, West Fargo Police Department officers will be looking for children wearing safety helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, children will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to receive a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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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: May 17, 2022

City of West Fargo sewer system cleaning and inspection to take place over summer months

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City of West Fargo’s Public Works Department will conduct sewer system cleaning and inspection throughout the summer months. The inspection uses high pressure water to clean sewer pipes and a camera to inspect the sewer system. Homeowner&rsq...

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West Fargo News
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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Library
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

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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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