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Missing Hunter Found Suffering from Hypothermia

They say he spent the evening in his vehicle after it became stuck about 10 miles northeast of Cook, Minnesota

  COOK, Minn. — A man who went missing after going on a hunting trip in northern Minnesota has been found. Authorities say a 72-year-old man is being treated for hypothermia after he failed to return home from a hunting trip. They say he spent the evening in his vehicle after it became stuck about 10 miles northeast of Cook,…

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

The Salvation Army has fallen short of their kettle goal of $900,000

  FARGO, ND — Frigid temps are keeping people indoors and officials with United Blood Services says they are in need of donors. UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it’s during that time that donations are needed most. With our colder weather, those donations drop even lower and officials say they…

Protect Yourself from Frostbite

A physician's assistant with Essentia Health says your biggest chance of preventing a cold injury is to keep your skin covered as much as possible

FARGO, ND — The negative temperatures are no stranger to the metro over the last few days and with that bitter cold, come the danger of frostbite. A physician’s assistant with Essentia Health says your biggest chance of preventing a cold injury is to keep your skin covered as much as possible. He says your winter accessories should be your…

Churches United Helping the Less Fortunate this Christmas Holiday

For some, Christmas is a special time of year, but for others, it's another cold night of looking for a place to stay

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The holiday season is not always easy for those with no family or without a home. For some, Christmas is a special time of year, but for others, it’s another cold night of looking for a place to stay. “A lot of these people are in the same boat that I am and we all try to…

Governor Orders Cold Snap Emergency Help in Moorhead

Temperature Lows Are Expected To Be Dangerous This Holiday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton has ordered the Minnesota National Guard to provide support during the cold snap in Clay County. He has granted the sheriff’s requested use of the armory in Moorhead for temporary emergency cold weather sheltering for those with no place to go. They’ll also provide food. The order remains in effect until emergency conditions…

Communities Honor National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

December 21st marks the longest night of the year, it holds the most hours of darkness

FARGO, ND — The cold weather can be painful, but it can be deadly for the homeless community. People in the metro are honoring those who couldn’t win the battle with homelessness. December 21st marks the longest night of the year, it holds the most hours of darkness. “When you see a group of individuals on a bitter cold night…

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…

The Science of Ice

Factors of making the perfect ice for hockey

The winter gives us a variety of sports to choose from, but hockey is native to the Northland – and ice, that’s the most important part of the good ol’ hockey game. First things first, temperature. “We turn the temperature down basically as far as we can get it because we’re putting multiple loads on and that’s what we call…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Cold Convection Current

Fun and Easy Science Experiment

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Ben Franklin Middle School Science Teacher Barry Olson to create a convection current with cold water. What you need for the experiment: Cold water Room temperature water Food coloring Large tank with a barrier How to conduct the experiment: We’re going to take a look at how convection currents work in a liquid….

Bismarck-Mandan Emergency Men’s Shelter Closes

The facility opened in response to those in need of emergency shelter in 1987

  BISMARCK, ND — Several homeless men have been forced back onto the streets in Bismarck. The Bismarck-Mandan’s only emergency men’s shelter closed suddenly. With snow expected this week, the closure of the Ruth Meiers Hospitality House has men desperately looking for another place to stay. The facility opened in response to those in need of emergency shelter in 1987….