CITY OF FARGO

A Reminder Of What Not To Flush

Clog Of Flushed Stuff Removed From Fargo Lift Station

If you’re sitting down to eat right now, you might want to put your fork down for a second.   Because this is what the City of Fargo Wastewater Department pulled from a lift station. It’s stuff flushed down Fargo toilets that shouldn’t have been. The city posted these gross photos on Facebook as a remind that “what goes down,…

Bus, Firetruck Among Vehicles Available At Fargo City Auction

150+ Vehicles To Be Auctioned Off This Weekend

  FARGO, N.D. – Have you ever wanted to live out the fantasy of being a firefighter without needing to pass the grueling physical and mental exams to actually join the fire department? This could be your lucky day. The City of Fargo’s annual spring auction is this Saturday. There’s a bevy of beat-up looking vehicles that could be yours…

City of Fargo Adjusts Flood Fight, Sandbag Central Suspending Operation Friday Night

It is important to note the need for a strong volunteer effort through 7 p.m. today to finish a strong sandbag production effort.

FARGO, ND — Fargo’s Sandbag Central will close at 7 p.m. Friday, days ahead of schedule and 600,000 sandbags under the original goal of 1-million sandbags. The slow melt and lack of rain and snow the past couple of weeks are responsible. Fargo will now prepare for a possible crest of 39-ft. and not the nearly 41-ft that had been a…

Volunteers Start Sandbagging on First Day of Fargo Sandbag Central

The city plans to focus on areas with unfinished walls, dikes, and homes that have not been bought out

FARGO, N.D. – The city of Fargo needs 200 volunteers at any given time at Sandbag Central. With their help, the city is hoping to reach its goal of one million sandbags for flood protection. The city needs the sandbags filled and ready to go when flooding begins. Volunteers use the ‘spider’ and work as a team to fill, close,…

Sandbag Central is Open. Volunteers Needed.

You do not have to call ahead of time, although if you are bringing a group, you can check in in advance.

FARGO, ND — Because of our flood mitigation progress, it’s estimated Moorhead needs 150,000 sandbags for the 2019 flood, a great contrast to the 2.5 million needed in 2009. A huge reduction, but unfortunately, sandbags don’t fill themselves. Moorhead needs your help! Volunteer Details: Hours of Operation: Wednesday, March 27 – Saturday, March 30 – 9 am to 9 pm Sunday,…

City of Fargo Calls On Residents To Help Fill Sandbags

The website, www.FargoND.gov/FloodVolunteers, is a tool which can be used both by individuals and groups in deciding when to volunteer.

FARGO, ND — The City of Fargo is asking members of the public to sign up and assist in producing one million sandbags. Similar to 2009, a Fargo flood volunteer website allows the public to see where assistance is needed to ensure sandbag-filling “spiders” are running at full capacity. The website, www.FargoND.gov/FloodVolunteers, is a tool which can be used both…

City of Fargo Discouraging On-Street Parking

Getting vehicles off the streets will help snow removal crews and allow a faster response in an emergency.

FARGO, ND – If you’re parked on a street in Fargo, the city is asking that you move your car. With another snow system moving in, on-street parking is strongly discouraged through Saturday morning. Getting vehicles off the streets will help snow removal crews and allow a faster response in an emergency. Vehicles on snow emergency routes will be towed…

Fargo Schools Receives Money For Nearly 500 Cartons of Milk

FPS Development Foundation recently received support from City of Fargo and MinnKota

FARGO, N.D. — Two groups are helping the Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation provide milk for elementary students as a mid–morning snack. MinnKota Recycling and the City of Fargo presented a check for more than $160 to the foundation’s “Got No Milk” campaign. The money will provide the equivalent of 476 cartons of milk. The foundation is seeking donations to make…

City of Fargo Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New City Hall

The building features a modern flare while keeping accessibility to the public a top priority

FARGO– After 25 months of construction, the new Fargo City Hall is open to the public. “This building is truly a representation of our community,” City of Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney said. “Extremely impressive, but not excessive.” The building features a modern flare while keeping accessibility to the public a top priority. “We’re extremely excited about the fact that the…

Fargo City Commissioners, Engineers Discuss Future of Main Avenue

The meeting discussed possible design alternatives and how businesses could prosper as a result

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of cars roll down Main Avenue to get to downtown Fargo every day, but city engineers say that the time has come for the main road to get a new look. “It really comes down to four different road alternatives. You could do a three lane, you could do a four lane, you could do a five…