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Winter cold causes frequent car problems

These cripplingly cold temps are leading a lot of folks to call for tow truck help.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – These cripplingly cold temps are leading a lot of folks to call for tow truck help. Employees at Aggressive Towing say business is booming and they’re getting requests for tows as fast as they can do them. Some places aren’t taking appointments and it’s first come first serve. Aggressive Towing will give priority to people stuck…

Shelters bring awareness to homelessness as temperatures drop

"Having emergency shelter saves lives. It saves lives certainly in the bitter cold temperatures."

FARGO-MOORHEAD – As the temperatures continue to drop, the homeless may be faced with tougher challenges. With frigid temperatures sweeping in over the next week, two local organizations are doing their best to provide relief to those seeking shelter from the cold. “We’re very aware of the temperatures that are coming. The kind of wind chills we’re expecting aren’t compatible…

Essentia Health Doctor Discusses How To Stay Safe In The Cold

As a cold front nears, Essentia Health Physician Dr. Chris Anderson gives some tips on how to avoid trouble in frigid temperatures

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – As a cold front approaches this weekend, it’s expected to bring temperatures with wind chills lower than what we’ve had in roughly two years. Not conditions ideal for being outside but if you have to, Essentia Health Physician Dr. Chris Anderson notes two mistakes he tends to see when it’s this cold. “One is just being…

Record-Breaking Cold Freezing Minnesota Lakes Early

An arctic air mass that started in Siberia has moved through the Midwest and East Coast.

MINNEAPOLIS–Record-breaking cold temperatures are freezing Minnesota lakes weeks earlier than normal. Monday was the coldest high temperature in three decades in the Twin Cities. The temperature reached 18 degrees at midnight, tying the coldest high record set in 1986. The National Weather Service said Tuesday and Wednesday may see record cold from the southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley to…

Subzero Temperatures Do Little to Stifle Some Zoo Animals

The animals can roam free but their shelter areas are heated

FARGO, N.D. — The cold temperatures did not stop some animals from having some fun in the sun. Even though the Red River Zoo is closed, cold–climate creatures are thriving outside while the staff is covered from head–to–toe. Wolves, camels, and deer are just some of the animals who aren’t too worried about the cold. While the animals are having a…

NDSU Fans Endure Frigid Temperatures to Support their Team

Pregame temperatures hovered around single-digits

FARGO, N.D. — Some football fans tend to stay inside when their team scores more points than the temperature outside. However, it’s just another football Saturday for NDSU fans. “The tough ones come out for that, some of them stay away when it gets real cold, but the diehards, they’re here all the time,” said Lloyd Galde of Aneta. Even though…

Emergency Shelter at Moorhead’s National Guard Armory Needs Volunteers

Dozens of people in need were in danger on Christmas Eve and needed a roof over their heads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With dangerous cold temps settling in, Governor Dayton approved expansion of emergency shelter space at the National Guard armory in Moorhead. Churches United is looking for volunteers. Dozens of people in need were in danger on Christmas Eve and needed a roof over their heads. “It’s life or death if they don’t have a place to stay,”…

Essentia Fitness: Preparing To Work Out In Cooler Temperatures

It's not quite summer yet but if you're like us at KVRR you're itching to go outside even if it means facing the wind

It’s not quite summer yet…. but if you’re like us at KVRR you’re itching to go outside… even if it means facing the wind! An Essentia Health Physical Therapist is reminding how to prepare for working out in cooler temperatures. Tags: cold temperatures, cooler, Essentia Fitness, ESSENTIA HEALTH, health, Health Matters, Outdoors