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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…

How Cleanup Week Makes Things Easier for People in the Valley

When you're driving around Fargo, the streets may look a little messier than you remember them.

FARGO, N.D. — Monday starts everyone’s favorite holiday in the metro…cleanup week! And that means all of that old junk and unwanted furniture is being tossed outside. This makes spring cleaning a little bit easier for people around town in our lead story. “Just helps timewise and going out to the dump,” said David Sullivan, who lives in Fargo. When…

River Keepers are Telling You to Get Out and Enjoy the Red This Summer

"The scenery is just breathtaking and the wildlife that you get to see along the Red, it's just a beautiful, beautiful site"

FARGO, N.D. — The River Keepers meet once a year to honor members, discuss new possibilities and learn how to continue keeping the Red River clean. People involved in the group are sharing their plans for the future. The Red River is a distinct characteristic to the Fargo/Moorhead community, but it does more than just glorify nature. “The Red River’s…

Clearing Off The Busiest of Roads After the Biggest Snow Fall of the Season

The trucks have about 12 to 16 hours post snow fall to remove the snow from roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Metro street crews are out and about clearing off the busiest roads. Moorhead Public Works sent out seven plows including three with salt capabilities. They say their goal is to get enough snow off the ground and enough of the pavement to be seen before the temperature drops below freezing. They are making their way through the…

Essentia Health Offers Free Handwashing Posters to Public

Proper handwashing can reduce diseases by thirty percent

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health is offering free handwashing posters to the public. The hospital distributes these posters every year around flu season. According to health officials, this year’s flu season has been the worst in a decade. The posters include seven steps for proper handwashing. Experts say regular handwashing can prevent diseases by 30 percent. “Hand washing is the…

ND Constitutional Carry Law: Loaded Guns Allowed in Vehicles with Proper ID

The state's constitutional carry law took effect in August

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is clearing up some confusion surrounding the state’s constitutional-carry law. Stenehjem says drivers may store a loaded gun in their vehicle, but if stopped by law enforcement, they must show proper state identification. He says showing a valid state driver’s license is the “equivalent of a valid concealed weapons license”…

Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics After Investigation into Doping Program

The ruling comes after an investigation conducted by the IOC found Russia was engaging in an extensive state-backed doping program

INTERNATIONAL — The International Olympic Committee has banned the country of Russia from competing in the 2018 Winter games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The IOC says Russia’s government officials are also banned from coming and the country’s flag will not be displayed at the opening ceremony. The ruling comes after an investigation conducted by the IOC found Russia was engaging…

Crews Respond to Garage Fire in West Fargo

When firefighters arrived there was smoke coming from a double garage that the homeowners share with neighbors

WEST FARGO, ND — A neighbor spots a fire in a garage in West Fargo and calls authorities. Crews responded around 4 o’clock this afternoon to the garage at 229 12th Avenue East. When firefighters arrived there was smoke coming from a double garage that the homeowners share with neighbors. There were no vehicles inside at the time of the…

City of Fargo Offers Fall Cleanup Week…But You’ll Have to Haul It

The landfill will be open during regular hours and is free from October 14th through the 21st

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time ever, the City of Fargo will hold a fall-clean up week. Unlike the popular spring cleanup week where the city picks up your junk, you will have to bring your items to the city landfill yourself. The landfill will be open during regular hours and is free from October 14th through the 21st….