West Fargo

West Fargo Begins Search for New Police Chief

Mike Reitan was terminated as police chief Monday evening during a city commission meeting

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The City of West Fargo is planning to begin its search for a new police chief following the termination of Mike Reitan. A spokesperson for the city says they will first review the job description of the position. It will be open to both external and internal applicants. There is no timeline set for this process….

Reitan Reacts to Termination as Police Chief

Reitan has served with the West Fargo Police Department since 1987

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan no longer has a job with the city. The city commission voted unanimously to terminate him at their meeting. It all began on January 13th when West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was placed administrative leave. “These concerns have been reviewed and the management style that has been used by…

West Fargo City Commission Taking Action on Police Chief Mike Reitan

Chief Reitan was placed on administrative leave on January 13 and is asking to be re-instated

After being placed on administrative leave on January 13th, the fate of West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan is in the hands of city leaders. Reitan says he wants leaders to consider reinstating him. The discussion is underway right now at city hall. Watch the above clip to hear a report from KVRR Reporter, Shiina LoSciuto, who is at the…

Mike Reitan Rejects West Fargo’s Separation Agreement

The city will hold a final hearing on the matter on Monday, February 6th at the city commission meeting

  Officials with the City of West Fargo say they have not received a signed separation agreement from Mike Reitan. Reitan was placed on administrative leave as the city’s police chief on January 13th after he was accused of creating a toxic and hostile work environment. The city offered him a three-month severance offer but Reitan says he wants the…

Analyzing the Home Builders Association’s 2016 Report

Overal things look good, but there is some concern for affordable housing

Between Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth Housing activity is steady and values are the highest they’ve been since 2008. That’s according to the Home Builders Association of Fargo–Moorhead’s 2016 Annual Report. The report shows positive numbers in just about all areas and where there were declines, they were mostly minimal. Overview   Last year 4,550 building permits, which include…

Red River Valley Fair Announces Grandstand Artists

The Red River Valley Fair announced that Granger Smith will take the Grandstand Stage on Tuesday, July 11th and LoCash will take the Grandstand Stage Thursday, July 13th

  The first two grandstand acts for this summer’s Red River Valley Fair have been announced, and they sound very country. Granger Smith will take the main stage on Tuesday, July 11 and LoCash will perform on Thursday, July 13. Opening acts are to-be-determined for both entertainers. Grandstand shows are free with your paid gate admission. The Red River Valley…