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No School Friday for Fargo & West Fargo Public Schools Thanks to Cold Temps

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A surprise announcement by Fargo & West Fargo Public Schools. The districts are calling off all classes and activities for Friday. That includes Early Childhood Special Education pre-school program and Adult Learning Center in Fargo. District leaders say the decision is based on the impact of cold temperatures and wind on school buses and buildings. Valley…

Dangerous temperatures, windchills settle into North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. – Dangerously cold temperatures enveloping North Dakota have pushed wind chill readings down to -59 degrees in at least one city Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, Bowbells, the county seat of Burke County in northwestern North Dakota, recorded that wind chill temperature while Mandan was at -45 and Bismarck was -41. The arctic air surged into…

Expected stretch of frigid temperatures won’t be easy on vehicles

An auto experts explains how to keep them running smoothly

FARGO, N.D. —¬†With an unusually mild winter in our region, winterizing your vehicle may not be top of mind. If that’s the case, now is the time to get it ready. “The cold does not get along with vehicles very well,” Matt’s Automotive Service Center General Manager Vernon Newman says. As we head into this stretch of below freezing temperatures,…

Minnesota Businesses React To Cold Weather Fishing Opener Along With New Restrictions

The orders include limiting travel, not going in large groups and maintaining social distancing.

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — In Detroit Lakes, shop owners say it’s not the usual bustling Saturday opener they normally see walking in. “I think the main rush will happen at the start of the week now once the weather warms up, it’s supposed to get better out than people will really come out in force when it’s actually enjoyable to…

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…

People Across Valley Digging Their Way Out After Winter Storm

One Fargo woman says this weekend storm had an impact on her business

  FARGO, N.D. — Sounds of snowblowers starting up and the sights of people pulling out their shovels for another weekend of cleaning out the driveway begins. For Meaghan Anderson, this isn’t her first rodeo in the valley during the winter. “This is my 2nd year in this house so I have lived in North Dakota since I was born…

Health Concerns Regarding Frigid Temperatures

Medical professionals say it's possible to get frostbite after 5 minutes of being outside in this cold weather

FARGO, N.D. — The frigid temperatures we’ll be experiencing over the next couple of days are accompanied with health concerns. Those at Sanford say frostbite is the number one concern when it comes to negative temperatures. Family nurse practitioner Autumn Nelson says dressing in layers and minimizing any exposed skin is key. The first signs of frostbite include redness, tingling…

Frozen Fans Excited For Sequel

Some didn't let the cold bother them anyway and dressed up as their favorite characters for the flick.

FARGO N.D. — Disney’s Frozen fans are not letting go on any of their excitement for the sequel out now. Kids, friends and families loaded up into the Century Cinema In Fargo to catch the sequel to one of the biggest box office hits. Some didn’t let the cold bother them anyway and dressed up as their favorite characters for…

Fargo-Moorhead Prepares for First Snow of the Season

They recommend drivers to go slowly, increase your following distance, and know your brakes.

FARGO-MOORHEAD- Fargo City Public Works Department has been busy all week preparing for the upcoming snow that is expected to hit. Every piece of equipment has been gone through and is all ready to go. The city always tackles snow emergency routes first, secondary routes and then neighborhoods. They recommend drivers to go slowly, increase your following distance, and know…