Morning headlines: Westbound I-94 lanes in West Fargo to close as reconstruction project gets underway

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Overview of the Interstate 94 reconstruction project from the Sheyenne Street interchange to the Raymond interchange.
North Dakota Department of Transportation

WEST FARGO — The westbound lanes of Interstate 94 west of Sheyenne Street to the Raymond interchange will close Tuesday, May 2.

The closure marks the beginning of an I-94 reconstruction project between the exits, which will also close down Exit 343 — the West Fargo/Main Avenue exit. Full story here.

West Fargo hires consultant for $26,000 in search for new city administrator

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A water tower in West Fargo. West Fargo is the City of Fargo's largest water customer. Chris Flynn / The Forum

WEST FARGO — The city of West Fargo will move forward with the help of a consultant to fill its empty city administrator position possibly by early fall, while the majority of its open department head positions could be filled by the end of May.


The West Fargo City Commission on Monday, May 1, unanimously approved the hiring of Baker Tilly to head up the search for the city's new administrator. Full story here.

Raise a toast to Crafty Taps! Self-pour beer and wine garden set to open in Fargo's West Acres mall

Chase Raymond demonstrates scans a customer tab card before dispensing beer Thursday, April 27, 2023, at Crafty Taps in the West Acres food court, Fargo.
Michael Vosburg/The Forum

FARGO - How much untapped demand is there for beer in the West Acres mall?

We’re about to find out.

The owners of Crafty Taps plan to open their self-pour beer and wine business in the mall’s food court at 11 a.m. Monday, May 1. Full story here.

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