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Weather Stops Truck Drivers from Finishing Their Journeys

But North Dakota Department of Transportation has spent most of this storm clearing 1–29, which was closed for most of the day

FARGO, ND — After days of beautiful temperatures, the cold winter weather is back in the metro. We spoke with drivers who are stuck in Fargo about how the weather has affected their journeys. “It’s a mess,” said Joseph Michael Strauss, who is a truck driver from Michigan.  Truckers were sidelined after major roads were shut down by the weather. “The…

Snow and Wind Reports from Monday, December 4th

Latest reports from the National Weather Service

Wind Reports: Tenney MN (DOT) 57 MPH Wahpeton ND (DOT) 57 MPH Fergus Falls MN (APT) 56 MPH Lake Park MN (DOT) 55 MPH Grand Forks ND (DOT) 55 MPH Detroit Lakes MN (APT) 54 MPH Fargo ND (APT) 53 MPH Donaldson MN (DOT) 51 MPH Thief R Falls MN (APT) 51 MPH Cooperstown ND (APT) 51 MPH Devils Lake…

First Blast of Winter 2017 Hits the Region Hard

As the hours tick by, Fargo Public Works has been keeping a close eye on the conditions

FARGO, ND — The first blizzard of the season has affected everyone from students and local drivers to professional truckers. “It was just crazy the rest of the day,” said West Fargo senior, Matthew Jahnke. “Once the announcement came out, kids were just, like bouncing off the walls.” It also prevented people from finishing their journeys on the road. “Running…

F-M Stocks Up on Supplies With the First Snowfall Approaching

people say they're doing so to avoid getting in an accident

FARGO, ND — With blizzard conditions a possibility, people are starting to plan ahead. For some people, that means stocking up at the grocery store. Some people say they’re looking forward to the winter weather that’s coming. “Yeah, I’m so excited for the winter,” Gonga Gurung said.  Others describe Fargo winters another way. “Brutal, extreme. The wind is treacherous and you’re…

Hockey Fans Wait Hours for Chance to Touch Stanley Cup in Moorhead

Fans began waiting in line early this morning to ensure they got the perfect photo op with Cullen and the Cup

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three-Time Stanley Cup Champion and Moorhead native, Matt Cullen is in town and he has the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup with him. Fans began waiting in line early this morning to ensure they got the perfect photo op with Cullen and the Cup. Hundreds of fans waited in line for hours for the chance to meet Matt…

Moorhead Dairy Queen Preps to Welcome Matt Cullen and the Stanley Cup

Cullen and the Stanley Cup will be at the Moorhead Dairy Queen from 1:30-4:00 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Three-time Stanley Cup Champion and Moorhead native, Matt Cullen is back in town and he’s bringing the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Stanley Cup with him. You’ll have the chance to meet Cullen and get some one-on-one time with the hardware. The Moorhead Dairy Queen has been serving the Fargo-Moorhead area sweet treats since its start in 1949, but tomorrow,…

Minnesota Woman Charged After Throwing DQ Blizzard in Officer’s Face

Law allegedly screamed at the officer before trying to run

BLOOMING PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Scott County, Minnesota woman faces charges after throwing her Blizzard in an officer’s face. The officer arrived to find 35-year-old Melissa Law arguing with a man at Dairy Queen in Blooming Prairie, south of the Twin Cities. Law allegedly screamed at the officer before trying to run. When he caught up to her, she threw…

Nearly 20 Years Since Major Blizzard of ’97

April 1997 began with temperatures in the 60s, giving people hope for spring after 10 blizzards that winter

  NORTH DAKOTA — It’s been nearly 20 years since a devastating April blizzard struck North Dakota. It began as freezing rain or sleet on April 4th. By the time it was done on the 7th, it dumped as much as 2 feet of snow in some areas. April 1997 began with temperatures in the 60s, giving people hope for…

More Snow on the Way for Western, Central North Dakota

Winds gusting to 60 miles per hour pushed the heavy snow into huge snowbanks in some locations

1/4 North Dakota Highway Patrol Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 North Dakota Highway Patrol Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 North Dakota Highway Patrol Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 North Dakota Highway Patrol Show Caption Hide Caption NORTH DAKOTA — Western and central North Dakota are in store for more winter weather as many people continue to dig out from the…