Sandbag Central Operations Suspended after Volunteers Surpass Goal in Four Days

Sandbag Central operations will cease at 4 p.m. on Friday.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo and Cass County are suspending Sandbag Central operations after surpassing their goal of producing 225,000 sandbags. In just four days, volunteers produced 232,000 sandbags to provide protection from a 38-foot Red River crest. Cass County Commission Chair Chad Peterson said, “We are grateful to the citizens of Cass County and the greater community for their…

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Fargo And Cass County Hope To Fill 400,000 Sandbags By Friday To Prepare For Spring Flooding

  Sandbag Central is up and running. Volunteers started filling bags at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. The City of Fargo and Cass County want to fill 400,000 sandbags by this Friday. That’s 100,000 per day. They’re running operations out of the Fargo Solid Waste Division at 2301 8th Avenue North in Fargo. They need 200 volunteers per shift to run…

Cass County and the City of Fargo join forces for upcoming sandbag operations

This is the first time Cass County and the City of Fargo will combine operations since 2013

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Cass County and The City of Fargo are coming together for this year’s flood fight. “I really don’t see any negatives, cause it kind of maximizes everybody’s efforts, whether it is from a volunteer standpoint, as city and county resources and staffing,” Cass County engineer Jason Benson said. For the first time since 2013, both the…

Fargo to Host Open Forums with North Dakota Leaders to Discuss Opportunity Zones

The forums will be streamed live on the City's commission channels and on social media.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo will host two public forums to discuss the new Opportunity Zone program on February 18 and 19. The meetings will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and held within the Commission Chambers at Fargo City Hall. The forums will provide an overview of the program and discuss the needs of an expanding affordable housing…

Business owner raises concerns about downtown parking

People continued to voice their concerns over downtown parking.

FARGO, N.D.- Leslie Johnson Aldrich is the owner of downtown’s Johnson Law Office and was encouraged by her employees to come to the meeting. She says the lack of parking, including renting monthly contracts, is her main concern. Johnson adds although there is off-street parking at her building, it’s small and not enough for the entire staff. She says her…

Fargo City Leaders Discuss Penalties for Parking in Plow Zones

FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is asking for all vehicles to be removed from residential streets Thursday and Friday as crews work to remove compact snow during the warmer weather. Fargo city commissioners are talking about the effectiveness of current snow removal methods and a potential snow removal ordinance. A big topic of discussion was downtown parking enforcement….

Fargo Public Works to Remove Snow Packs from Residential Streets

The cleanup will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo Public Works crews will be removing snow from residential streets throughout the city on Thursday and Friday. The crews will focus on 19th Avenue North to I-94 on Thursday, and from 25th Street to the Red River on Friday working their way out of the city until it is complete. The cleanup will take place from 7:30 a.m….

City of Fargo and Airport Authority Reconcile, Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two.

FARGO, N.D.¬† – “What we ended up with is what we needed, and that is an agreement, and that will carry us far into the future,” said Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two….

Fargo Police Remind Community of Free Property Registration Program

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo Information Services Department and Fargo Police Department want to remind residents about My Property, an online program designed to help identify and recover stolen or lost property. The program, created in 2012, allows users to enter information about valuable items and retrieve the information later if the items become lost or stolen. The database helps…