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Posted on: August 18, 2022

9th Street NW road closure Tuesday, Aug. 23 – Friday, Aug. 26, for asphalt repairs

9th Street NW will close Tuesday, Aug. 23 – Friday, Aug. 26, between 2nd Avenue NW and 7th Avenue NW for asphalt releveling work. Local traffic will have access to businesses and residences throughout this work. North/south through traf...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department and Fargo Fire Department to participate in Narcan leave behind program

West Fargo Fire Department and Fargo Fire Department to participate in Narcan leave behind program

The West Fargo Fire Department and Fargo Fire Department will be participating in Fargo Cass Public Health’s Naloxone (Narcan) leave behind program. The program allows both fire departments to distribute Narcan leave behind kits to individuals a...

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Fire
Posted on: August 16, 2022

West Fargo Police Department to partner with Essentia Health for enhanced cardiac screening program

West Fargo Police Department to partner with Essentia Health for enhanced cardiac screening program

The West Fargo Police Department has partnered with Essentia Health to develop an enhanced cardiac screening program. This program is a part of the department’s officer wellness program designed to identify those most at risk of a cardiac event ...

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Police
Posted on: August 16, 2022

Westbound lane of 13th Avenue W. closed from River Street to Elmwood Park entrance Aug. 22 – Sept. 1

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The westbound lane of 13th Avenue W. will close from River Street to the entrance of Elmwood Park Monday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, Sept. 1, for storm sewer work. Eastbound traffic and access to Elmwood Park from the eastbound lane will be maintained ...

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West Fargo News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

West Fargo Police Department to graduate first class of local Peace Officer Academy with Lake Region

West Fargo Police Department to graduate first class of local Peace Officer Academy (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is proud to graduate 18 students in the first class of the local Peace Officer Academy. The graduation ceremony is 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022, at West Fargo High School (801 9th St. E.). The Peace Officer Academy was ...

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Police
Posted on: August 12, 2022

West Fargo Library announces Summer Boost Grand Prize winners!

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CONGRATULATIONS to this year's Summer Boost grand prize winners!  

Middle School grand prize winners are: 

  • Lily Olson
  • Cora Moritz
  • Kaisa Tompkins
  • Lyla Stegman
  • Kelly Bennet 

High School grand prize winners are: 

  • Jayci La...
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Posted on: August 10, 2022

REMINDER: Library patrons must use Door 1 to enter the library

Library patrons must use Door 1 to enter building.

REMINDER: Door 1 (the main entrance) is open again at the West Fargo Public Library!
We have had a few families still trying to enter the Lodoen Center building through Door 23, which is no longer able to be used by library patrons. The school temporarily ...
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West Fargo Library
Posted on: August 6, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds to Saturday morning structure fire

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At approximately 11:50 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to Spitfire Bar & Grill (1660 13th Ave. E.) for a structure fire. When crews arrived on scene, flames were visible from the roof of the building, above t...

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Fire
Posted on: August 2, 2022

'The Night Watchman' is 2022 One Book, One Community Title Pick

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In partnership with the Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo public libraries, Concordia College’s Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Livingston Lord Library, North Dakota State University Libraries, the Indigenous Association, Moo...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

West Fargo Library adds lactation room for public use

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The West Fargo Public Library now has a designated lactation pod available for public reservation. The pod, which is a small room located under the stairs in the library near the new books and audiobook sections, is available to be reserved by the public ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Library seeks input from Summer Boost participants

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The West Fargo Public Library is asking Summer Boost reading program participants, people who visited the Little Red Reading Bus and anyone who attended an event at the library this summer to take a quick survey to help improve the library's prog...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

West Fargo Library outdoor book drop reopened!

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The book drop at the West Fargo Public Library is once again functional. Patrons can now use the drive-up book drop to return items to the library. 

Residents can also return materials to the library by bringing them inside, visiting a Little&...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

West Fargo Police Department announces newest addition to K-9 Unit

Hondo (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is excited to announce the newest member of the K-9 Unit, K-9 Hondo. K-9 Hondo is a 19-month old Belgian Malinois from the Netherlands. K-9 Hondo and his handler, Officer Brock Ackerman, are certified in narcotics, narcoti...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

West Fargo residents are reminded public retention ponds are not for recreational use

Retention Pond Safety Press Release (PNG)

The West Fargo Police and Fire Departments want to remind residents that public retention ponds are not intended for recreational use. Retention ponds serve an important purpose that makes them unsuitable for play, and pose multiple safety hazards that ca...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Job Service ND to offer onsite services at West Fargo Library

Job Service ND to offer onsite services at West Fargo Library

Job Service North Dakota will offer onsite walk-in services at the West Fargo Public Library beginning Wednesday, July 13.

Job Service ND staff will be at the library to offer one-on-one assistance from 1 to 3 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Se...

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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 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: 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 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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West Fargo Library
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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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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