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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Derek Cruff promoted to West Fargo Police Department Commander

Derek Cruff promoted to West Fargo Police Department Commander (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is excited to announce the promotion of Sergeant Derek Cruff to Commander. Cruff is a 30-year veteran of law enforcement with 16 years of investigation experience. 

“Following the promotion of Assistant C...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

SRO Todd Pearson Elected to NASRO Region 8 Director

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The West Fargo Police Department and West Fargo Public Schools are happy to announce School Resource Officer (SRO) Todd Pearson has been elected as the NASRO Region 8 Director encompassing MI, MN, NE, ND, SD, and WI, for a three-year term. SRO Pearson wil...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 21, 2021

City of West Fargo Presidents’ Day closures and schedule changes

Presidents Day 2024

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West Fargo News
Posted on: February 11, 2024

West Fargo Police Department responds to suicide death during felony traffic stop

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At approximately 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, the West Fargo Police Department conducted a felony traffic stop at the intersection of 26th Avenue S. and Veterans Boulevard for probable cause relating to a domestic dispute. 

After officers initiated...

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Police
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Coffee with a Cop on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at Rustad Recreation Center

West Fargo Police Department Feb. 2024 Coffee with a Cop (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department’s Coffee with a Cop will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Rustad Recreation Center in West Fargo (601 26th Ave. E.). The Coffee with a Cop program is designed to increase understanding between re...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

West Fargo Fire Department hosting new Home Fire and Life Safety class

West Fargo Fire Department hosting new Home Fire and Life Safety class (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire Department is hosting a new, monthly Home Fire and Life Safety class. The Home Fire and Life Safety class will be held on the third Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. at the West Fargo Fire Department Headquarters (1201 10th Ave. E.).&...

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Fire
Posted on: February 5, 2024

West Fargo City Commission Meeting Scheduled for Feb. 20

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The West Fargo Board of City Commissioners has rescheduled their second meeting in Feb. to Tuesday, Feb. 20 due to the observance of Presidents’ Day.

 

There will be no meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 and City Hall will be closed to ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 23, 2024

City of West Fargo approves 2024 sanitation rate and schedule changes

City of West Fargo Garbage Collection Routes - Effective July 1, 2024 (PNG)

During the Monday, Jan. 22, City Commission meeting, the West Fargo City Commission approved the proposed sanitation rate and schedule changes. 

Rate changes:

A 17% increase to sanitation rates will take effect in 2024, with no per item charge for ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Jason Anderson named Assistant Chief of West Fargo Police Department

Jason Anderson named Assistant Chief of West Fargo Police Department (PNG)

During the Monday, Jan. 8, 2024, West Fargo City Commission meeting, Chief Pete Nielsen announced the promotion of Commander Jason Anderson to Assistant Chief of the West Fargo Police Department. 

“The West Fargo Police Department began an interna...

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Police
Posted on: January 8, 2024

West Fargo Police Department to purchase virtual reality training system

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During the Monday, Jan. 8 City Commission meeting, the West Fargo City Commission approved the West Fargo Police Department’s request to purchase a $95,000 virtual reality (VR) training system using Public Safety Sales Tax funds. 

The St...

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Police
Posted on: January 8, 2024

West Fargo Public Library digital books and media service updates

Digital Books & Media Updates

The West Fargo Public Library will continue to offer both Libby and Hoopla in 2024. However, some adjustments have been made to reduce costs while maintaining a vast selection of digital books and media. The library has also added two new online services ...

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West Fargo Library
Posted on: December 27, 2023

West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to clear vents and gas meters of ice buildup

West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to clear vents and gas meters of ice buildup (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to check gas meters and vents for ice and snow buildup following the recent winter weather. Heavy or hard-packed snow and ice on meters or external exhaust vents can present a safety hazard. 

Gas me...

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Fire
Posted on: December 14, 2023

West Fargo Library sees record usage in November

Record Usage Nov 2023

The West Fargo Public Library is seeing a rise in usage again this year. In November, circulation increased by 23% compared to last year. Compared to five years ago, November 2019, that number is up by 74%. 

Over 68% of checkouts from January to N...

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West Fargo Library
Posted on: December 13, 2023

Residents reminded of dangers of iced over Sheyenne River and area retention ponds

Residents reminded of dangers of iced over Sheyenne River and area retention ponds (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire and Police Departments remind residents of the danger of iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River. The best way to stay safe is by staying off iced over bodies of water. 

“Area retention ponds and the Sheyenne...

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Fire
Posted on: November 29, 2023

New Storytime Kits available at West Fargo Library

Storytime Kits Now Available

West Fargo Public Library users can now bring the magic of storytime home with them in the form of storytime kits that can be checked out with a library card. 

The kits include books and a binder with reproducible activity sheets and instructions....

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West Fargo Library
Posted on: November 20, 2023

West Fargo Police Department asks for public’s help in locating missing adult

WFPD Missing Person - Jonett Wanner (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 50-year-old female, Jonett Wanner. 

Wanner left work July 11, 2023, and was last seen at approximately 2:30 p.m. Wanner has access to a grey 2017 Niss...

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Police
Posted on: November 8, 2023

West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to adopt their neighborhood hydrant

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The West Fargo Fire Department reminds residents to sign up for the annual Adopt a Hydrant program. Residents are encouraged to adopt a hydrant during the winter season to help save time and lives. 

Residents who register via the online tool will ...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

New technology available to checkout at West Fargo Library

New Technology available for checkout

The West Fargo Public Library recently added new items available for checkout with a library card.   

Ozobots, a popular item at library STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) events in the past, are now available to c...

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