CITY OF FARGO

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…

Fargo Public Works Clears Out Drains of Snow and Ice on Several Streets

Fargo Public Works say there are over 14,000 drains in the city that need to be emptied

FARGO, N.D. — As the weather heats up, Fargo Public Works begins to clear the roads of large puddles. There are over 14,000 drains that need to be cleared out throughout the city of Fargo. Using a bulldozer, the city pushes aside snow and finds the drainage holes to clear out the water from the streets. Until the process is complete,…

Three Construction Projects in Fargo Set to Kick Off This Spring

Tenth Street will be closed throughout the summer, work to be done on 13th Avenue and 45th Street

FARGO, N.D. — Work Zone Wally has set up shop on several streets across Fargo, and he’s brought along a simple message: road work is set to begin. The City of Fargo has three major construction projects this year. Some of these renovations will allow limited traffic to go along while construction is ongoing, but Tenth Street, just south of NDSU,…

City of Fargo Phone Lines Have Been Restored

The telephone issues impacting the City of Fargo organization have been resolved by its telecommunications contractor.

(UPDATE) — According to a release from the City of Fargo : The telephone issues impacting the City of Fargo organization have been resolved by its telecommunications contractor.  All phone lines, including all non-emergency lines, are now functioning. The City expresses its appreciation for residents’ patience during this brief outage. Fargo, ND — In a release from the City of…

City of Fargo Considers Making Changes to 17th Avenue South Corridor

things like adding turn lanes and bike lanes are possibles additions

FARGO, ND — Some changes could be coming to the 17th Avenue South corridor in Fargo. However, not everyone living in that area agrees with those changes. Diane Roehrich has lived on 17th Avenue South for more than 20 years. She says she’s not happy with how things have changed over the years. “The traffic over the years has gotten worse,”…

Former City Worker Claims Self Defense Towards Boss, Wants Job Back

Cockfield insists he acted in defense to an angry supervisor

  FARGO, ND — Commissioners in Fargo will decide if a fired city worker can get his job back after allegedly assaulting his boss. Reports say Aaron Cockfield was terminated from his job at a Fargo solid waste facility on August 22nd. Officials say Cockfield was clearly the aggressor during a fight with his boss in the break room. Cockfield…

U32 NDSU Apartment Complex: “Everything You Need is Here”

The new apartment complex hosted a daylong celebration for tenants and the community

FARGO, N.D. — U32 is celebrating its grand opening. The new apartment complex is hosting a daylong celebration for tenants and the community. There’s a visit from the NDSU marching band, free food given out from the food trucks, and a beach volley tournament. “The building opened on August 1st, but we wanted time for the residents to settle and…

Moorhead Man Who Fought to Keep Home Moves Out for Flood Protection

The house has a long standing history in his family

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A 50 year battle is over for a Fargo man who fought to keep his home along the Red River. Jim Papacek, 72, is moving out after accepting an offer from the city. In 2011, Papacek told KVRR the house’s history is too hard to leave behind. Homes are being removed in that area to build a…