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Posted on: November 29, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department responds Tuesday, Nov. 29 afternoon garage fire

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At approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022, the West Fargo Fire Department was dispatched to 500 1st Ave. NW for an active garage fire. When crews arrived on scene, heavy black smoke was visible from the garage. Crews quickly knocked down and cont...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Residents are reminded to stay off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River

Residents are reminded to stay off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire and Police Departments remind residents to stay safe by staying off iced over retention ponds and the Sheyenne River. 

“There is simply no safe ice,” said Dan Fuller, West Fargo Fire Chief. “Retent...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

West Fargo Police Department releases police transparency dashboard

West Fargo Police Department releases police transparency dashboard (PNG)

The West Fargo Police Department is launching a one-stop, crime data dashboard for the public. The dashboard combines statistics and public information and places them into one easily accessible location. The information is formatted in a series of in-dep...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department and Police Department host fourth annual Battle of the Badges blood drive

2022 Battle of the Badges Blood Drive (PNG)

The West Fargo Fire Department and West Fargo Police Department are teaming up with Vitalant for the fourth annual Battle of the Badges blood drive competition Tuesday, Dec. 27, Wednesday, Dec. 28 and Thursday, Dec. 29.

This blood drive is a battle between...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

West Fargo Library closed Nov. 11, 24 and 25 for holidays

West Fargo Library closed November 11, 24 and 25

The West Fargo Public Library will be closed the following days in November: 

  • Friday, Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 24 - Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, Nov. 25 - Day after Thanksgiving

As a department of the City of West Fargo, the library&apos...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

City of West Fargo 2022 Veterans Day and Thanksgiving closures and garbage schedule changes

Veterans Day 2022

The City of West Fargo is closed Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day. There is no garbage collection that day. Crews will work ahead and Thursday and Friday garbage collection will take place Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. There are no changes ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

November free movie screenings tell veteran stories at the West Fargo Library

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This November, the West Fargo Library is sharing veteran stories on the big screen. 

Monday Matinee free movie screenings start at 1:30 p.m. every Monday afternoon. Each screening is free and open to the public, however, limited seating is availab...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

West Fargo Fire Department launches annual Adopt a Hydrant program

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The West Fargo Fire Department has launched its annual Adopt a Hydrant program. Residents are urged to adopt a hydrant before the winter season to help save time and lives. Residents who register via the online tool will be entered into a drawing for a $2...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Section of 8th Avenue NW closed beginning Nov. 1

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A small section at the eastern most end of 8th Avenue NW, at its intersection with 9th Street NW, will close beginning Tuesday, Nov. 1, for underground work. A detour route utilizing Main Avenue will be in place and work is anticipated to be complete by T...

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

West Fargo Police Department’s K-9 ToSti passes away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 22

K9 ToSti (PNG)

On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, West Fargo Police Department’s K-9 ToSti passed away unexpectedly due to an unforeseen medical emergency while off duty. 

K-9 ToSti was a 7-year-old Dutch Shepherd from Holland. K-9 ToSti joined the West Fargo...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

New services for West Fargo job seekers available at West Fargo Library

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The West Fargo Public Library now offers new programs and services for job seekers. 

The library recently launched an online Career Readiness Program. The self-led course walks job seekers through resources and lessons to help them prepare a resum...

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

West Fargo Library recognizes World Homeless Day with month-long sock drive, free movie screening

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The West Fargo Public Library is collecting donations of new socks to support the Golden Drive Homeless Kids organization during the month of October. On Oct. 12, the library is showing a free screening of “The Public” a 2018 drama abo...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Free movie screenings and Mahjong return to West Fargo Public Library

Mahjong and more community game time at the library

The West Fargo Public Library once again offers free movie screenings. Opportunities for the public to play mahjong at the library will return Oct. 4. 

Movie screenings take place at 1:30 p.m. Mondays in Meeting Room 1 at the library. Each month h...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Citywide concrete repair beginning Sept. 26

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A citywide concrete patching project will begin Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Work will take place at 11 sites throughout West Fargo with various disruptions to traffic, including lane reductions and full closures. The start date of work in each area will vary ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Concrete repair on 9th Street E. begins Tuesday, Sept. 20

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Concrete repairs will begin on 9th Street E. Tuesday, Sept. 20. Repairs should be complete by Saturday, Nov. 19. Intermittent lane reductions should be expected between 2nd Avenue E. and 13th Avenue E. throughout the work. Motorists should look for signag...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

West Fargo Library offers memory care kits for senior book delivery sites

"Memory Care Kit laid out including a puzzle, games and documents"

The West Fargo Public Library now offers memory care kits for area senior living communities. The kits support those experiencing Alzheimer’s, dementia, memory loss or other cognitive decline. Each kit includes items that stimulate the user’s memory and s...

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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 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: 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: 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

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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