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North Dakota Makes Improvements For Air Pollution

North Dakota received an A in Ozone Pollution.

NORTH DAKOTA – Every year, the American Lung Association puts out its “State of the Air” report that tracks Americans’ exposure to unhealthy levels of ozone and particle pollution. After three consecutive years of receiving failing grades for particle pollution, the state was able to turn the F’s into C’s and D’s. The organization says that vehicle exhaust has emerged…

League of Women Voters Helping Candidates for Fargo City Commission Attract Voters

Mahoney says it's all about electing people that will create change people are looking for

FARGO, N.D. — Election season is in the air and the League of Women Voters is helping those running for Fargo City Commission attract voters. The vote for Fargo City Commission may not be until June 12th, but the League of Women Voters wants you to know more about the candidates. “As you listen to the answers and the responses…

Man Suffers Throat and Neck Injury After Holding in Sneeze

Doctors say don't hold back when it comes to your sneezes

HR09_131606334338010000 HR09_131606334287350000 HR09_131606334254010000 INTERNATIONAL — A 34-year-old man suffered a neck and throat injury after he tried to hold in a sneeze. Doctors say the man pinched his nose and kept his mouth closed to hold in a forceful sneeze. It sent air and matter crashing into the back of his throat, which caused air bubbles in his soft tissues…

Frisco is Feeling Like Fargo…Only in Texas

No green and gold inside Toyota Stadium quite yet, you won't see that for a few more days, but if you go just about anywhere in the city, you will see plenty of it

FRISCO, TX — We continue our coverage of the NDSU football team’s road to the national championship game in Frisco, Texas. Many of the Bison Faithful have already made their way down to Texas. No green and gold inside Toyota Stadium quite yet, you won’t see that for a few more days, but if you go just about anywhere in…

THE BUZZ: U.S. Air Force Causes Twitter Kerfuffle Between Minot Air Force Base and Base in Missouri

When the tweet received numerous responses on social media, the Air Force backed off its claim with a follow-up tweet

NATIONAL — The U.S. Air Force nearly stole Christmas when it got involved in a friendly Twitter feud between the Minot Air Force Base and Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri about which air fleet was better. Tweets from the official Air Force account said that if the two bases couldn’t get along, Santa Claus will “bring you nothing this…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Convection on Fire

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create Convection on Fire. What you need to do the experiment: Lighter Tea Bag Cup to put contents of tea bag in Scissors How to do the experiment: We’re going to demonstrate how a convection current works in the atmosphere. We’re going to…

Minnesota Woman, Convicted of DWI Due to Huffing, Has Conviction Overturned

DFE, the chemical found in cans of Dust-Off, was found in Chantel Carson's system

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Supreme Court has reversed the impaired driving convictions of a woman who was found slumped over in her car on three occasions after inhaling compressed air. DFE, the chemical found in cans of Dust-Off, was found in Chantel Carson’s system. But the Supreme Court overturned her convictions because DFE is not listed as a…

Air Force Reserve Bus Bound for Fargo Hit by Semi on I-94

The crash happened around 1 o'clock on I-94 west bound between Monticello and Albertville

MONTICELLO, Minn. — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a crash involving an Air Force Reserve bus headed for Fargo and a semi. The crash happened around 1 o’clock on I-94 west bound between Monticello and Albertville. The semi apparently rear-ended the bus and the bus rolled. According to the Air Force Reserve, six of the 13 passengers were hurt….

Pollution Control Agency Issues Air Quality Alert in Minnesota

The state's Pollution Control Agency put in an air quality alert throughout western and central Minnesota

  REGIONAL — Smoke from Canadian wildfires triggered an air quality warning throughout much of central Minnesota. The state’s Pollution Control Agency put in an air quality alert throughout western and central Minnesota. Areas affected include Alexandria, Marshall, Brainerd, St. Cloud, Worthington and the tribal nations of Mille Lacs and Upper Sioux. The increase in fine particles and thicker smoke…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Pop Can Implosion

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Benjamin Franklin Middle School Earth Science Teacher Barry Olson to create a Pop Can Implosion. Here’s What You Need: Empty Pop Cans Heat Source Large container of water About 3 lb. of ice Tongs/Oven Mitts About 1–1 ½ oz. of water in each pop can How to create your own Pop Can Implosion:…