West Fargo

COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot Project Begins Monday

The testing will begin in the Fargo and West Fargo school districts

FARGO, N.D. —¬† Rapid testing is coming this week for K thru 12 teachers, staff and administrators in North Dakota. It’s part of a pilot project to identify asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. That way those people can be quickly isolated and that will help prevent the further spread of the virus. The testing will begin in the Fargo and West Fargo…

West Fargo VFW’s Veterans Day program honors military veterans

The program features patriotic songs, memorial salutes and flag-raising

WEST FARGO, N.D.- West Fargo’s VFW put on its annual Veteran’s Day program at the POW MIA Plaza on Sheyenne Street. It started by the VFW’s Color Guard and Boy Scouts Troop 232. After flag raising, the group came inside the VFW building for the ceremony. It included speakers, rifle volley salute by the VFW Honor Guard and the playing…

Black-owned business celebrates grand opening in West Fargo

S & J Barbershop and Beauty is seeking to serve as a staple in the community

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new business is celebrating its grand opening in West Fargo by bringing style and diversity to the metro. S & J Barbershop and Beauty is one of few locally black-owned businesses in the West Fargo area and it’s hoping to create an impact and make a difference. With many years of experience and two other…

Community members give back to West Fargo first responders

For the first responders, this past year has been a rollercoaster of emotions.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- The El Zagal Shrine in Fargo and Dakota Water Conditioning team up to say thank you to first responders. West Fargo first responders and their families received a meal at the POW/MIA plaza in West Fargo as token of appreciation for all they do. “It’s a drive through COVID safe meal. We got BBQ ribs, we got…

Face Masks Now “Strongly Encouraged” In West Fargo After Commission Vote

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The wearing of face masks is now being strongly encouraged in West Fargo. West Fargo City Commission voting¬† 4-1 tonight in a special meeting to approve the city’s COVID-19 New Mask Strategy. The only “no” vote was from Commissioner Mandy George. Masks are recommended for everyone in West Fargo indoors and outdoors around non-household members and…

Community art piece goes up in West Fargo neighborhood

Art work installation brings exposure to River's Bend community and Fargo area.

WEST FARGO, N.D. -A community art piece is up for display in the River’s Bend neighborhood in West Fargo. The house-shaped artwork comes from The River’s Bend Corporation. The project’s goal is to bring exposure to the neighborhood and attractions, restaurants and businesses in the metro. The structure stands at 11 feet tall and features artwork from children from three…

Truckers drive through West Fargo to raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota

More than 40 trucks took part in the event

WEST FARGO, N.D.-The North Dakota trucking community and local law enforcement host their annual drive to raise awareness and funds for the state’s Special Olympics. Chad Sorensen works at Kyllo Trucking Inc. in Larimore, North Dakota. He’s been part of the truck drive for the Special Olympics North Dakota for over a decade. “It’s just a fundraiser that brings the…