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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….

UND Students Get “Blown Under” In Order To Study Blizzards

The Project Used Many Different Instruments Including the Doppler on Wheels

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Strong winds, rapidly dropping temperatures and blowing snow. All make for the perfect conditions for a research project at the University of North Dakota. For these students and professors, their goal this winter is to study blizzards and blowing snow in ways that have not been done before. It’s part of a campaign funded by…

Fargo New Life Volunteers Camp Out For A Cause During Blizzard

The event is part of Giving Hearts Day.

FARGO, N.D. – New Life Center volunteers camped out in a tent overnight as part of their efforts to raise awareness on homelessness. The volunteers headed to their tents at around 10 p.m. and say that it was pretty calm and temperatures were not too bad. They say everything changed around 3 a.m. when the wind started to pick up…

Fargo Mail Carrier Helps Rescue Confused Woman In Blizzard

quick thinking may have saved her life

Michael Sorum/FacebookFARGO, N.D. — The quick thinking of a Fargo mail carrier may have saved a woman’s life. Fargo Postmaster Greg Johnson says letter carrier Michael Sorum was outside delivering mail during the blizzard when he spotted an elderly woman who was very cold and didn’t know where or who she was. He helped her into his postal vehicle and…

FM Area Wakes Up To Blizzard Warning

FARGO, ND –Wednesday: Snow ends quickly in the morning with most spot seeing under 2 inches. Blizzard conditions in the morning in the Red River Valley with blowing snow outside of the valley. Visibility will improve in the afternoon with more sunshine.  Temperatures falling into the teens below by afternoon with wind chill values around -40. North winds at 20-40 mph…