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Stranded in the Cold? Here’s What to Do

Experts give us the lowdown on what to do and what not to do when your car is stranded or struck.

It’s our worst fear as drivers. ¬†Going off the road, out of sight and stranded in the middle of the brutal cold. We would all like to think we are safe drivers. And if we are not safe drivers, we believe our vehicle is safe. But if you think sliding off the road can’t happen to you…think again. “People are…

Road Trips with Your Pets: What You Need to Know

Wags Stay 'N Play Is Hosting Their Road Trip Week With Tips On What To Bring With You For Your Pets

In honor of National Pet Travel Safety Day, which was Monday, Wags Stay N’ Play is hosting a ‘Road Trip Week’ at their animal daycare. Employees are giving out tips to animal owners of how to travel with their pets. These include ideas of what to bring along when on a road trip¬†according to how long you will be on…

Record Snowfall Hits the Red River Valley

Fargo set a one-day snowfall record with more than nine inches of snow in a 24 hour period

Record snowfall in parts of North Dakota and Minnesota is mostly to blame for making travel difficult in the region. As much as 10 inches of new snow fell in the Red River Valley with Fargo setting a single-day record on Monday of 9.2 inches. Students in some school districts had an extended winter break because of the dangerous travel…

No Travel Advised on Many North Dakota, Minnesota Roads

Grand Forks says due to the snow conditions, plows will not be out on the roads

You should avoid venturing out tonight if at all possible. A No Travel Advisory has been expanded due to blowing and drifting snow creating near zero visibility and hazardous driving conditions. NORTH DAKOTA ROAD CONDITIONS The No Travel Advisory covers all except the southwest section of North Dakota. It applies to all of the roads highlighted in red and white…

No Fun Like Snow Fun: FM Area Enjoying a Winter Wonderland

People Throughout the Area are Enjoying Winter Activities

From sledding to snowshoeing, there’s plenty to do in the FM area this winter. While some people use this day to relax, others see activities such as snowshoeing as an opportunity to get in a workout while hanging out with their friends. “We came out to get some fresh air with the new snow, and mod, our dog, loves to…

Live in West Fargo? Click Here to See a Map of Snow-Cleared Roads

If you want to see if roads around your home in West Fargo are clear, the city has a map they update throughout the day

People in West Fargo can just head online to see how their city is working to clean the roads. A city map is updated very half hour showing where crews have plowed roads, salted roads or both. It even shows which roads are in progress. You can also type in your address to see if crews have been in your…

Homeward Animal Shelter Gets a “Dog-Gone” Good Start to the New Year

The shelter says it's starting off the new year with an empty kennel

FARGO, N.D. The Homeward Animal Shelter said it got a New Year’s miracle. For the first time in ten years, the shelter adopted out all of its dogs. The usually noisy kennel is completely cleared out and silent. There’s still work to be done. The shelter said it has 55 cats up for adoption. “We do have cats as well….

It’s Time To Put Those New Year’s Resolutions Into Action

People share their favorite moments of 2016, and what they're looking forward to in the new year.

FARGO, N.D. Unfortunately, it’s almost time to say goodbye to 2016. We’ve elected a new president, the Cubs won the World Series and we’ve all learned how to dab; however, most disagreed about their personal best moment from the past year. “Going on some trips with some friends this summer was pretty fun and just getting to meet some new…

Kids Got the Opportunity to Have a New Year’s Eve Party of Their Own

Fargo Public Library hosted a New Year's Eve party for kids of all ages

FARGO, N.D. Who says grownups are the only ones who get to party on New Year’s Eve? The Fargo Public Library hosted a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party to countdown to noon. Festivities for kids of all ages were set up and had crafts, noisemakers, snacks and drinks. There was also a special toast once it hit 12 pm. “My…

Zoo Year’s Eve Provides Family Fun For the Holiday

The Red River Zoo holds a family-friendly New Year's celebration

FARGO, N.D. The Red River Zoo is helping families celebrate New Year’s Eve, or, as they’re calling it, Zoo Year’s Eve, and there was no shortage of fun. “Last year was our biggest year yet and this year is shaping up to be a big year too,” said Jeremiah Gard with the Red River Zoo. Free carousel rides, activity booths,…