West Fargo

Finalists For West Fargo Police Chief Talk Police Reform & Diversity

Police reform and diversity have become a priority in many conversations.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Interim Chief Jerry Boyer and Montana State University-Billings Police Chief Denis Otterness got the chance to hear the community voice their concerns. Some of the questions included Having more diversity in law enforcement, police reform and even their talking about their favorite hobbies. Police reform and diversity have become a priority in many conversations between city…

Daniel Dal Pozzo pleads guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in death of Johnny Grey

FARGO, N.D. – A man charged for his role in Fargo hairstylist Johnny Grey’s death has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Daniel Dal Pozzo pleaded guilty to one count of felony criminal vehicular homicide and criminal mischief. He was given the maximum sentence. The Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office says a judge suspended eight years. Under the plea…

What happens if there’s rain for Moorhead fireworks?

"We know the show will go on. As soon as they load the fireworks, we have to shoot them off."

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Independence Day Firework Shows may be in for a bit of rain. The Moorhead Business Association says that even if it does rain, the show at Horizon Park must go on. Organizers say that they won’t have to worry about people getting wet as they will be viewing the shows from inside their cars. In the event that…

Safety Tips For Summer Swimming In Fargo-Moorhead Area

West Fargo Deputy Fire Chief Tom Clark says there are some things you need to pay attention too before jumping in.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As the summer starts, so does swimming as people look for ways to cool off from the heat. West Fargo Deputy Fire Chief Tom Clark says there are some things you need to pay attention too before jumping in. “Always remember there is a current that you can’t always tell, an under current or a fast…

The Lights Plaza In West Fargo Has Its Soft Opening

West Fargo events say they were expecting between 500 to 700 people to attend.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – They wanted to let everyone know the plaza is open and they can come out and use the space. They also wanted to let them know of all the upcoming events that will be taking place including a number of concerts later this summer. People enjoying live music as well as some food and refreshments during…

Two Great Plains Food Bank Youth Summer Meal sites now open in West Fargo

The Youth Summer Meals Program provided more than 6,700 meals for children in 2019.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The Great Plains Food Bank has kicked off its Youth Summer Meals Program, providing lunch or dinner to children throughout the summer. Eight meal sites are set up in Jamestown, West Fargo and Enderlin. The sites will continue serving meals throughout July and some as late as August 19. Each site will serve either lunch or dinner meals…

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…

Recount for West Fargo School Board election to continue Tuesday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A recount for the West Fargo School Board election began at 10:30 Monday morning, but staff members weren’t able to finish reviewing the ballots. Cass County Election Coordinator DeAnn Buckhouse says the group will reconvene Tuesday morning. Ballots are reviewed manually by county employees and ran through a scanning machine. Eight candidates were in the West…

West Fargo Man Sentenced In “Lie & Try” Case

72-year-old Robert Johnson lied about his criminal record while trying to buy a weapon

FARGO, N.D. — A West Fargo man gets five months in prison in a “lie and try” case. U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley says 72-year-old Robert Johnson lied about his criminal record while trying to buy a weapon. He was sentenced in March to serve four months for a federal tax conviction. About a week later, Johnson tried to buy a…