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New Life Center Volunteer Raise Homelessness Awareness By Sleeping Outside

There is more than 1,000 people without a home in the F-M area.

FARGO, N.D. – In an effort to raise awareness, a group of six volunteers from the Fargo New Life Center will be sleeping in tents each night until Giving Hearts on Thursday. “It’s not to say, hey look at us, we’re homeless, but it’s just to draw attention to the fact that there are many individuals who struggle with homes, and…

Snow Days Can Hinder Students With Autism

For students with autism, Snow Days are detrimental to maintaining their developmental progress for success.

FARGO, N.D. – Snow Days are usually a fun day at home for some students, offering a brief break from the stresses and struggles of school. For students with autism, Snow Days are detrimental to maintaining their developmental progress for success. The weather may trigger anxiety at home. A bad blizzard could leave parents without proper child care, even for…

Good Samaritan Rescues Fargo Police Officer During Blizzard

With a storm as bad as this last weekend's, it's common to see people get stuck. In those situations, first responders usually help out. But who do they turn to when they get stuck?

FARGO, N.D. – Paul Sip came down to Fargo for the weekend for a volleyball tournament, but Mother Nature had something else in mind. Instead, Paul and his brothers decided that they had only one job in town: Rescue as many stranded or stuck people as they could. “We’ll always stop if there’s somebody on the side of the road…

WHIP+ Program Could Help Producers Dealing With Weather-Related Losses

Counties with a presidential or secretarial disaster declaration are automatically eligible

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Producers impacted by the early blizzard could be getting some help under what’s called the WHIP+ program. Legislation passed in May included more than $3 billion for USDA to cover crop losses stemming from 2018 and 2019 disasters. Coverage for losses due to excessive moisture and snowfall are covered under what’s called the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity…

42 Passengers Rescued from Blizzard after Bus Slides Off I-94

Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said there were no injuries but the passengers were stuck on the bus for several hours.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – A Jefferson Lines bus with 42 passengers on board slid off icy I-94, pushed by high winds Friday morning and got stuck in the snow near Medina, North Dakota. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said there were no injuries but the passengers were stuck on the bus for several hours. Kaiser says the bus was pulled…

ND Gov. Burgum Winter Storm Emergency For Blizzard From March 13th-15th

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum declares a winter storm emergency for the blizzard that hit the state from March 13th through the 15th. The executive order is for Foster, Grant, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, McLean, Nelson, Steele, Towner and Wells counties and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Counties reported more than $1 million spent on snow removal…

Everyone Rescued From Lake of the Woods Is Okay

Call to sheriff Tuesday morning: two adults and two children had not been heard from since Friday

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN — All people reported missing on Lake of the Woods have been accounted for. Resort owners and others have been working since Sunday morning to rescue anglers that were left stranded in fish houses during blizzard conditions. The sheriff’s office in Baudette was contacted this morning to report that two adults and two children had not…

Blizzard Warnings Dropped for much of the Area

Winter Weather Advisories in Effect Until 7pm

FARGO, ND — Winds continue to diminish across the region but whiteout conditions are still being reported as well as some state highways plugged with snow drifts. With the improved visibility the National Weather Service has dropped the Blizzard Warning and replaced it with a Winter Weather advisory until 7pm.  At 4pm I-29 remains closed from Grand Forks to the…

Blizzard Like Conditions Rough Roads: How Fargo and Moorhead are Handling Clean up

But crews are hard at work clearing the perimeter around the cities, main streets, primary and secondary roads

FARGO, N.D. — With strong winds moving around last week’s snow fall, it isn’t easy to get the roads in better driving condition. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins tells us how Fargo and Moorhead are handing clean up. “It’s kind of business as usual we’re plowing. Some areas are blown clean and don’t really need much attention and others look like…