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Blizzard conditions make for tough for driving & clearing snow

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – A little over a week after having a snowstorm, North Dakota and Minnesota are once again digging out. Blizzard conditions for those driving and spending the morning clearing snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning were less than ideal. The City of Fargo closed 19th Avenue North between 18th Street South and Dakota Drive due to strong winds,…

Update: I-29 reopened following winter storm

UPDATE: I-29 reopened in North Dakota from the Canada border to South Dakota

Courtesy: North Dakota Highway PatrolFARGO (KVRR) – Interstate 29 in North Dakota has been reopened between the Canada border and South Dakota. At one time, several roads in the region were partially or completely covered with snow and about 1,500 customers of Nodak Electric Cooperative in Grand Forks had no power. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says icy conditions may…

Near-Blizzard Conditions Possible, 11 Inches of snow in Erskine

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Snowfall reached nearly 1 foot on Sunday in some parts of northern Minnesota. National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning in Minnesota’s Cook County and a winter storm warning across the northern regions of Wisconsin and Minnesota until early Monday. Forecasters warned that strong winds and heavy snow would make travel dangerous. National Weather Service reported snowfall…

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day returns Thursday

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Dairy Queen is bringing back its Miracle Treat Day Thursday to help Sanford Children’s Hospital. For each Blizzard treat bought, $1 or more will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1984, Dairy Queen has raised over $72 million for the hospitals through Miracle Treat Day and similar campaigns.  The money will be used…

Moorhead Main Avenue Dairy Queen Holds 72nd Annual Spring Opening

"Yeah definitely around this time the snow starts to melt before it finally comes to summer, so it's kind of just our symbolic opening sort of thing."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A local sweet treat favorite is welcoming people in the community back with its 72nd annual opening. “It’s especially fun because they order their favorite treats usually on opening day,” Moorhead Dairy Queen Owner, Diane DeLeon said. “No doubt it’s a little more exciting because everybody wants to get out now, the temperature is nice, it’s…

Dakotas, Minnesota brace for winter storm late Thursday into Friday

FARGO (KVRR) – A strong winter storm is expected to cause blizzard conditions across western Minnesota and portions of the eastern Dakotas Thursday into Friday. The National Weather Service says a blizzard is in effect from 6:00 p.m. Thursday to 6:00 p.m. Friday in parts of northeast South Dakota and west central Minnesota. About 1-3 inches of snow are expected…

Truck driver from Portland stranded in Fargo due to blizzard

Warlick hopes to be able to make it back home for Christmas. 

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The blizzard that is rolling through the area has left some waiting out the storm. Jesse Warlick is a truck driver from Portland, Oregon who arrived in Fargo on Tuesday from Cloquet, Minnesota. He has been driving truck for a little over two years and says that he’s used to driving in this weather. He saw…

Video: UND, NWS Launch Weather Balloon Into Blizzard

Some People Embrace The Worst Of Winter Weather In The Name Of Science

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – How are you spending this blizzard morning? Hunkering down inside under a blanket?Because in the northern valley, weather scientists are right in the thick of it. Alexandra Kent with the National Weather Service and UND Associate Professor in Atmospheric Sciences Aaron Kennedy launched a weather balloon into this blizzard around 4 a.m. Wednesday. The…

‘You just can’t see’ Blizzard warning continues for Red River Valley

Blizzard 12/23/2020 (NDHP)FARGO (KVRR) – High winds and snow are causing plenty of travel difficulties throughout eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says I-94 is mostly clear in the Mapleton area, but visibility is near zero.  “You just can’t see” according to Capt. Bryan Niewind, who says if you don’t need to travel, stay home….