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Posted on: August 5, 2021

West Fest parade and celebration returning Saturday, Sept. 18

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The annual West Fest celebration is returning to the City of West Fargo the week of Sept. 13. This year’s theme, “Our Heroes,” was chosen to honor all of the community members who went above and beyond in the last two years. A variety of events will occur...

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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: August 3, 2021

West Fargo City Commission approves preliminary 2022 budget

2022 Preliminary Budget Approved announcement

The West Fargo City Commission approved the preliminary 2022 budget during the Aug. 2, 2021, meeting. The approval of the preliminary budget freezes expenses that are funded through property taxes. The proposed budget will raise property taxes by $20.25 f...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

City of West Fargo to implement Drought Response Plan measures

City of West Fargo to implement Drought Response Plan Phase 2 measures

Due to the region’s drought conditions, the City of West Fargo will implement City of Fargo drought response measures according to the water supply agreement between the cities. The measures of Advisory Phase 2 of the drought response plan are e...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Concrete patching on 7th Street E., 9th Street W. and 26th Avenue E. to begin Monday, July 26

7th Street E concrete patching closure and detour route

Concrete patching repairs will begin on portions of 7th Street E, 9th Street W. and 26th Avenue E. Monday, July 26. Repairs are anticipated to be complete by Monday, Aug. 9.

7th Street E. will remain open with limited access for the residents in the area. ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

West Fargo Police Department to host annual Night to Unite event Tuesday, Aug. 3

Night to Unite event announcement

The West Fargo Police Department is excited to hold their annual Night to Unite event 5 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Elmwood Park in West Fargo. 

Each year, this event brings members of the community together to have fun while learning about the p...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

West Fargo Fire Department responds to large residential fire Thursday evening

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The West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to the 5300 block of Eighth Street W. at 8:01 p.m. Thursday, July 8. Upon arrival, a garage attached to a house was fully engulfed and flames were spreading to the home’s attic.

To combat the heavy fi...

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Fire
Posted on: July 6, 2021

West Fargo Police Department dispatched to reported bar theft

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At approximately 10:25 a.m. Monday, July 5, 2021, West Fargo Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of a theft at Bar Nine, 1405 Prairie Parkway, West Fargo, North Dakota. 

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the owner of Bar ...

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Police
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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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: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

Adam Gustafson

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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Fire
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

Adam Gustafson

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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In the News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

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2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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Police
Posted on: May 19, 2021

West Fargo Police Department Update on Death of Officer

Adam Gustafson

2:30 p.m. May, 20, 2021 Update: 

Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s Funeral Arrangements Finalized:

West Fargo Police Lieutenant Adam Gustafson’s funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May, 26, 2021 at Northview Church at 3401 25th...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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Community Events
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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In the News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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Police
Posted on: May 17, 2021

West Fargo Police Department launches ‘I Got Caught’ program for children wearing helmets

I Got Caught

While on patrol this summer, officers with the West Fargo Police Department are on the lookout for children wearing helmets. If caught wearing a helmet, a child will receive a coupon to a local Dairy Queen restaurant to get a free ice cream cone. The prog...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission to hold public meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 24

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The City of West Fargo Special Assessment Commission will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 24, in the Commission Chambers of West Fargo City Hall. During this meeting, the Special Assessment Commission will review the following projects that...

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Special Assessment Projects West Fargo News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

2021 Cruise Night schedule and temporary location announced

West Fargo Cruise Night Map

With warmer temperatures on the minds of many, it is time to announce the 2021 Cruise Night schedule and location. Cruise Night will take place Thursday, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at the West Fargo Sports Arena in The Lights district located ...

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Community Events
Posted on: April 23, 2021

2021 Cruise Night schedule and temporary location announced

West Fargo Cruise Night Map

With warmer temperatures on the minds of many, it is time to announce the 2021 Cruise Night schedule and location. Cruise Night will take place Thursday, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at the West Fargo Sports Arena in The Lights district located ...

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In the News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

2021 Cruise Night schedule and temporary location announced

West Fargo Cruise Night Map

With warmer temperatures on the minds of many, it is time to announce the 2021 Cruise Night schedule and location. Cruise Night will take place Thursday, June 17, July 15, Aug. 19 and Sept. 16 at the West Fargo Sports Arena in The Lights district located ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

The road between the West Fargo Sports Arena and the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza will close today through October for construction work in an adjacent lot on the east side of the road. Motorists attempting to drive north on this road from 3...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

The road between the West Fargo Sports Arena and the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza will close today through October for construction work in an adjacent lot on the east side of the road. Motorists attempting to drive north on this r...

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Streets
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

Road in front of West Fargo Sports Arena closing Friday, April 23, through October

The road between the West Fargo Sports Arena and the City of West Fargo’s Essentia Health Plaza will close today through October for construction work in an adjacent lot on the east side of the road. Motorists attempting to drive north on this road from 3...

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West Fargo News
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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