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August 1, 2013
61-year-old Casselton man killed in two-vehicle I-94 crash
WEST FARGO - A 61-year-old Casselton man is dead after a collision on Interstate 94 west of West Fargo this morning. The North Dakota Highway Patrol received a call just before 6 a.m.
August 1, 2013 - 4:31pm
December 7, 2012
High school student dies after being hit by truck
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- An 18-year-old West Fargo High School student who was hit by a pickup truck while dealing with a tire blowout has died. KFGO reports that Levi Schulz of Horace was struck about 7:40 a.m. Friday as he was crossing the street after speaking with someone who...
December 7, 2012 - 7:00pm
June 10, 2012
ND woman wins $500K house in contest
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A Kindred woman has won a new $500,000 home in a promotional contest held in Fargo. The Forum reports that Michele Gilbertson picked the winning key Saturday at Scheels Arena to claim the home by Great Plains Integrated Marketing and Designer Homes of Fargo-Moorhead....
June 10, 2012 - 2:00pm
January 3, 2012
ND police officer accused of crime resigns
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A West Fargo police officer accused of hitting his girlfriend has resigned. The police department says Allen Schmidt stepped down Tuesday. He had been on paid administrative leave since his mid-December arrest. Police Chief Arland Rasmussen in a statement...
January 3, 2012 - 9:48am
December 17, 2011
Report reveals details on officer's alleged behavior
WEST FARGO, N.D. -- As West Fargo police officer Allen Schmidt remains suspended from duty, additional details about what happened on Tuesday night have been revealed in his girlfriend's report to Fargo police. According to the Fargo Police Department's incident report, Schmidt's...
December 17, 2011 - 7:47am
December 12, 2011
ND school district mulling names for new schools
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- West Fargo school officials are mulling new names for planned elementary and middle schools in town. The Forum reports that scores of names, ranging from historic figures to animals, have been offered up for school board members to consider. The naming...
December 12, 2011 - 9:55am
October 22, 2011
Costco to hire hundreds for new West Fargo store
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Costco plans to hire hundreds of employees when it opens its first store in North Dakota next year. The Forum reports that the big-box retailer plans to hire at least 200 people before the store's planned opening next October in West Fargo. Costco representative...
October 22, 2011 - 3:00pm
October 17, 2011
West Fargo school work getting under way
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Several years of construction in the growing West Fargo School District are under way, with the foundation being poured for an elementary school. The Forum reports that architects also are designing the next middle school and mapping the transition of the...
October 17, 2011 - 9:25am
October 3, 2011
75-year-old ND man sentenced for sexual abuse
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A judge has sentenced a 75-year-old West Fargo man to 18 months in prison for sexually abusing three children who lived next door to him. Cass County District Court Judge Frank Racek also ordered Ned VanDyke to live at least 400 yards from his victims when he...
October 3, 2011 - 3:13pm
September 8, 2011
Contractor deported to Czech Republic
FARGO -- A West Fargo contractor who pleaded guilty to a racketeering charge in 2009 has been deported to the Czech Republic, according to his wife and attorneys fighting the legal battle for his return. Jill Spacek said her husband, Peter Spacek, was deported on Aug. 16 and is staying...
September 8, 2011 - 7:39am
July 28, 2011
Homes for sale listed as rentals in WF scam
WEST FARGO -- It seems too good to be true, a three-bedroom rental home with a price tag of $800 a month. And, according to Kristi Hardi, director of Park Co. Realtors, it is. For the past few years, the listings for Park Co. Realtors have been part of a Craig's List rentals scam...
July 28, 2011 - 8:01am
July 13, 2011
WF day care operator accused of choking child
WEST FARGO --Charges against a 40-year-old who runs an in-home day care allege she choked her boyfriend's preteen son, causing him to temporarily lose consciousness. Kristina Lee Bjorem of West Fargo is charged in Cass County District Court with aggravated assault in connection with...
July 13, 2011 - 7:39am
May 27, 2011
75-year-old man convicted of sex crimes
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A jury has convicted a 75-year-old West Fargo man of molesting three girls between the ages of 7 and 11. The Forum newspaper reports that jurors deliberated for about four hours Thursday before finding Ned VanDyke guilty on three counts of gross sexual imposition....
May 27, 2011 - 10:59am
May 25, 2011
West Fargo voters approve new schools
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Voters in West Fargo have overwhelmingly approved an $82.5 million bond package to fund new schools. Tuesday's vote was 70 percent in favor and 30 percent against. Sixty percent approval was needed. The result marked a shift in attitude from two previous...
May 25, 2011 - 8:43am
May 22, 2011
N.D. school officials optimistic on bond vote
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- West Fargo School District officials say that they are optimistic that an $82.5 million school bond referendum will be approved by voters on Tuesday. School Board member Ben Koppelman says the low voter turnout is the biggest threat to the issue not passing....
May 22, 2011 - 7:30pm