Government offices closing for Presidents Day

Fargo will still have regular garbage pickup and COVID testing.

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Fargo garbage will still be collected on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 21, but not in Moorhead or West Fargo.
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FARGO — City and county offices will be closed in the metro in observance of the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 21.

Garbage collection in Moorhead and West Fargo will also be delayed until Tuesday, when double routes are scheduled.

In Moorhead, routes on Tuesday will start at 4 a.m. so residents are urged to put out bins the night before.

Fargo's garbage collection will continue on schedule on Monday. The city landfill will also remain open.

However, all city offices, county buildings and libraries will be closed on Monday.


Because of the holiday, City Commission meetings in Fargo and West Fargo will be delayed until Tuesday. Fargo's commissioners meet at 5 p.m., while West Fargo commissioners meet at 5:30 p.m.

MATBUS will provide full service on all routes except 13U, 32E, 33, 34 and NDSU TapRide on Monday, with regular hours resuming on Tuesday.

Fargo's COVID-19 testing site at 3051 25th Street South will remain open on Monday, too, with hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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