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HS Baseball Roundup: Red River, Central Pull off Upsets

West Fargo and Davies also win opening round games.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – The high school baseball EDC tournament opened up on Thursday. (1) West Fargo defeated (8) Fargo South 7-2. (7) Grand Forks Red River upset (2) Fargo North 1-0 in 13 innings. (3) Fargo Davies beat (6) Sheyenne 6-5. (5) Grand Forks Central also pulled off an upset over (4) Shanley 2-0. The Tournament continues Friday with…

Slamabama Honors Moszer Family, Officers in LIVE Performance at Hooligans

Moszer family members said the song moved them to tears

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Singer-songwriters from Alabama are honoring Jason Moszer and other fallen officers with a song called “Water Tower”. The band, Slamabama, traveled all the way to the metro to meet the Moszer family. “Jason’s death was that one piece of news that I think came across to us and really personified the attack and the war on…

West Fargo Softball Heads into EDC Tournament as Heavy Favorite

Packers are the 19-time defending state champions

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo’s softball team is heading into the Eastern Dakota Conference tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Packers (27-3, 7-0 EDC) are the 19-time defending state champions in North Dakota, but that doesn’t mean they are looking ahead past the first matchup. We kind of just gotta take it one day at a time, making…

Barnes County Prosecutors Reviewing Investigation on West Fargo Police Officer

Warren has been with the department for 42 years, making him the longest serving member

  CASS COUNTY, ND — Barnes County prosecutors are being asked to review the results of an investigation into a West Fargo police officer. Lieutenant Greg Warren was placed on paid administrative leave earlier this month after a complaint was filed against him. Warren has been with the department for 42 years, making him the longest serving member. The Cass…

Bound By Blue: Local Police Departments Honor Officer Moszer

Officers from multiple area law enforcement agencies are traveling to Washington, D.C. to honor Officer Moszer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer will be remembered this weekend at the National Law Enforcement Officers’ Memorial in Washington D.C. When Officer Moszer died in the line of duty last February, his loss was felt across the entire Fargo Moorhead community. “We have seen tremendous support shared with all law enforcement throughout the metro area and beyond,”…

West Fargo Fire Department Adding Full-Time Firefighters

The department plans to have ten more full-time employees on staff by the end of the year

WEST FARGO, ND — Big changes are proposed with the West Fargo Fire Department with the likely addition of full–time firefighters. The decision made by West Fargo city leaders to add full time fire fighters is to improve public safety. “It was partly response time,” said West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern.  “Sometimes it was a little longer than it really…

West Fargo School Board Votes on New Name for Elementary School

The West Fargo School District has 17 schools

  WEST FARGO, ND — West Fargo School Board has voted to name the district’s latest elementary school Willow Park. The school will be located just west of Blue Cross Blue Shield headquarters on 13th Avenue South, and is actually located in Fargo. Willow Park was one of three finalists along with Unity and Justice and came from a pool…

Familiar Names Top Finalist List for West Fargo Police Chief

The search for a new police chief came after commissioners fired Chief Mike Reitan in February over his management style

WEST FARGO, ND — The long list of nominees to become West Fargo’s next police chief has been narrowed down to three. The finalists are Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson, North Dakota Highway Patrol Lt. Troy Hischer and FBI Supervisory Special Agent Heith Janke. The search for a new police chief came after commissioners fired Chief Mike Reitan in…

City of West Fargo May Have Cloudy Water

The flushing could turn your water cloudy, which means it's full of minerals

WEST FARGO, ND — People in West Fargo could find that their water has turned cloudy. The city is flushing fire hydrants all week to clean out the water main filtration system. The flushing could turn your water cloudy, which means it’s full of minerals. Before washing your clothes you are encouraged to check it by running the cold water…

A Look Into School District Staff Social Media Policies

Are staff accountable for what they do on their own time on social media?

FARGO,N.D–In April, we told you about a West Fargo teacher resigning after being under fire for comments made on her personal twitter account. When it comes to staff conduct, all three public school districts in the metro say they have a clear policy. We use it to “follow” celebrities… To capture memories…and for fun. Social media gives us the chance…