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Cold Weather Keeps Thieves on the Lookout for Potential Rides

There have been 16 motor vehicle thefts in Fargo already this year

FARGO, N.D. — Here’s a good reason not to leave your vehicle running and unlocked. There have been 16 motor vehicle thefts in Fargo already this year. Police say 11 of the vehicles were unlocked with the keys inside. An arrest has been made for 10 of those cases. One of the latest thefts happened Monday night when an unattended…

Walcott Man Found Outside Suffering from Severe Hypothermia

It's believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch.

  FARGO, N.D. — We have an update on that man found outside in the bitter cold Tuesday morning. Daniel Haverland, 51, is listed in critical condition at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. The Walcott man was discovered about a half mile from his home. It’s believed he walked about six miles after he drove into the ditch. Haverland was…

Richland County Man Recovering After Extreme Hypothermia

Haverland's vehicle had gone into the ditch Monday night and there was no indication that he had a phone with him

  RICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — A man was flown to Fargo by Sanford AirMed after he was found outside northwest of Colfax. Richland County Sheriff Larry Leshovsky says it appears 51-year-old Daniel Haverland walked about 6 miles and was within a 1/2 mile of home when he was discovered by family shortly after 8 a.m. He says first responders with…

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…

Keeping Your Pets Safe During Extreme Cold Weather

Experts advise reducing exposure to the cold in order to keep them as safe as possible

FARGO, N.D. — Another arctic blast is invading the Valley, and many will throw on a few extra layers to protect themselves against the cold, but how do we best protect our pets? Another round of severe cold is headed to the region this week, and experts say that simply keeping your pets out of the wind isn’t enough to…

Frostival Organizers Say Event Has Something for Just About Everyone

The third annual Frostival will be held January 26-27

FARGO, N.D. — The third annual Frostival is just three weeks away and organizers already have a weekend filled with outdoor activities. The Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled the schedule of events for this year’s version of the winter festival. Highlights from previous years’ events are back including Friday night’s opening kickoff celebration, cross country and cardboard sled races. Organizers…

Big Rig Drivers Keeping Engines Warm in Negative Temps

They need to be constantly running, causing drivers to fill up their engines every day

FARGO, ND — The constant negative temperatures can be painful, but they can also end the life of your vehicle’s battery. Mechanics say it’s important to start up your vehicle every few hours to prevent that from happening, but drivers of most large semis aren’t able to do that. They need to be constantly running, causing drivers to fill up…

Despite Deep Freeze, Fargo Running Company Starts the New Year with a Brisk Jog

The store has community runs weekly for anyone interested in group exercises

FARGO, ND — Runners with Fargo Running Company are starting the New Year on the right foot…literally! They arrived at the store at 10 a.m. for a run a few miles long around Fargo. These cold temperatures make it more difficult to get warm while running but some runners say once you break a sweat, it isn’t so bad to…

President Trump Tweets: Post Office Becoming “Dumber” and Needing “Good Old Global Warming”

Many climatologists say global warming is real and damaging for the earth and stress that cold weather doesn't necessarily connect with changes in climate

TWEET 1 TWEET 2 NATIONAL — President Trump is busy with his social media account, this time going after the U.S. Postal Service and making comments about the weather. With temperatures on the East Coast dropping significantly with the coming weekend, President Trump tweeted “Perhaps we could use a little bit of that good old global warming that our country…but…

Celebrate the Season with a Horse Drawn Sleigh in Moorhead

The Hjemkomst Center is hosting sleigh rides for the community until December 29th

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The holiday spirit is still alive in Fargo and you can take part by hopping on a sleigh! The Hjemkomst Center is hosting sleigh rides for the community until December 29th. The horse drawn sleigh will take you through Viking Ship Park. The cost is $4 per person. The center has been hosting its annual sleigh ride…