City of Fargo Requesting Input for Five-Year Housing Plan

The five-year plan will provide information on the needs of the community.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo is requesting public input for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development programs. The five-year plan will provide information on the needs of the community with an emphasis on low and moderate income residents. The City of Fargo Department of Planning and Development is conducting an online survey to help identify community needs….

Seasonal Parking Restrictions to Begin November 1

The City of Fargo says the seasonal parking policies will be actively enforced.

FARGO, N.D.–Seasonal night parking restrictions will be in place from November 1, 2019 through April 15, 2020. The city ordinance will restrict parking on Fargo streets between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. to allow city employees to remove snow and perform street maintenance. Street signs noting the restrictions are located in the affected areas which include sections where parking is…

42nd Street South Closed to Southbound Traffic Starting Monday

The closure is expected to be in place up to two weeks.

FARGO, N.D.–42nd Street South will be closed to Southbound traffic between 32nd and 30th Avenues South beginning Monday, September 30. Vehicles will be detoured to 30th Avenue South via 45th Street. Northbound traffic will remain open. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain open on 42nd Street between 19th and 30th Avenues South. The closure is expected to…

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,, 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,, 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…