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West Fargo fared better than anticipated in 2020, Comm. President Dardis says

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo is known as “a city on the grow” for good reason: the community has more than doubled since 2000. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, West Fargo collected $924,738 more in sales tax in 2020 than it did in 2019. Commission President Bernie Dardis says that, along with conservative budgeting, in part has helped the city…

Commission President Dardis issues statement to address racial inequality in West Fargo

Dardis plans to consult a third party to help community better understand how these issues affect people of color. He is asking the community to get involved in the discussion.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis made it clear that the city’s mission to become more inclusive will not end any time soon. Dardis said that the events over the last few weeks have allowed him to recognize the racial inequalities that still exist in the community. He plans to address these issues and come up…

Mandy George sworn-in as the only female on the West Fargo City Commission

George received the most votes in the June 9th election for city commissioner

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There is a fresh face at the West Fargo City Commission table. Mandy George received the most votes in the City Commission race and was sworn in at Monday’s commission meeting. The Bell Bank pilot was born in Moorhead, but moved to West Fargo in 2008 with her now 11-year-old daughter. George will be the only…

Fargo, West Fargo leaders back Gov. Burgum’s decision to reopen businesses

They note that much of the power to control the virus still lies in the hands of the public

FARGO & WEST FARGO, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum says the state is ready to implement Phase One of the North Dakota Smart Restart plan. “We anticipate there’ll be some rules applied to this, but we see it as hopeful to start opening up businesses, get our economy moving again,” says Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney. West Fargo Commission President…

Metro Leaders and Health Experts Provide COVID-19 Updates

FARGO, N.D.–Metro leaders and healthcare partners are hosting a public briefing to provide updates on plans to protect community residents and assist healthcare providers. Fargo Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney, West Fargo Commission President Bernie Dardis, Moorhead Mayor Johnathan Judd and Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson will lead the meeting. Public health experts from Fargo Cass Public Health and the…

LIVE: “The Lights At Sheyenne 32” Set To Open Next Week

Complex Will Provide Places To Live, Work And Play In Growing Area

  People are about ready to move in to a major new complex under construction in a quickly-growing part of the metro. The first tenants are moving into “The Lights At Sheyenne 32” next week on the corner of Sheyenne and 32nd Avenue South in West Fargo. A second residential building is set to open in September. The mixed-use development…

West Fargo Awarded Main Street Excellence Award After Downtown Revitalization

The city has transformed Sheyenne Street from Main Avenue to Seventh Avenue West

BISMARCK, N.D. — West Fargo lands a big award during the 2019 Main Street Summit in Bismarck. Governor Doug Burgum and Lt. Governor Brent Sanford awarded the city the Main Street Excellence Award. It was presented in recognition of the downtown revitalization efforts that started in 2016. The city has transformed Sheyenne Street from Main Avenue to Seventh Avenue West….

West Fargo Declares An Emergency to Prepare for Spring Flooding

WEST FARGO, N.D. –┬áThe City of West Fargo follows suit with Fargo and Moorhead in declaring an emergency to prepare for spring flooding. It’s the first step in preparing to request resources from county, state and federal agencies. The city is preparing for the high potential of 2009 or 2011 flooding conditions. Mayor Bernie Dardis says the biggest concerns are…

Members Of Fargo’s Special Assessment Task Force Announced

City Commissioner Tony Grindberg will chair the task force and will have voting rights to break any tie votes

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo has released the list of people named to the Special Assessment Task Force. The list includes a builder, realtor, mortgage lender, chamber representative and others. City Commissioner Tony Grindberg will chair the task force and will have voting rights to break any tie votes with task force recommendations. West Fargo Mayor Bernie Dardis will serve as…