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Travel Alerts Issued; Drifting Snow and White Out Conditions Affecting Drivers

A travel alert has been issued for North Central, Northeast and Southeastern North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — The Blizzard warning is creating some ugly road conditions for drivers. A travel alert has been issued for North Central, Northeast and Southeastern North Dakota. That includes the Fargo/Moorhead area, Devils Lake, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Valley City and Wahpeton. Roads are partially covered with blowing snow in west central Minnesota, but in the North West, they are…

One of the Biggest Senate Races is in North Dakota: Hear From the Candidates About Major Topics

But for the first time the Democrat and Republican are running against each other, in what some are saying is one of the most important Senate races in decades

One of the biggest Senate races happening around the country is right here in North Dakota. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen sat down with Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer for one–on–one interviews to discuss some of the major topics and get answers to some controversial questions. Six years ago Senator Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer were elected into office on the…

Southern Minnesota Blasted with Winter Weather

One hundred flights have been canceled

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption MINNESOTA — Flights from Fargo to Minneapolis have been canceled after the runways in Minneapolis were closed by a major winter storm. One hundred flights have been canceled. North and southbound lanes of I-29 from Sioux Falls south to the Iowa border are also closed…

Plan on Traveling for the Holidays? Fargo Public Works Has You Covered

Employees at Public Works have been monitoring the roads all day in anticipation of the snow

FARGO, ND — If you plan on traveling for the holidays tonight or tomorrow, Fargo Public Works officials say they’ve got you covered. Employees at Public Works have been monitoring the roads all day in anticipation of the snow. They sent out sanders earlier in the day to start laying down product as intersections became slippery. Based on the length…

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…

Minnesota Adding Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana

The state health department takes public input each year on conditions that might be added

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota health officials are adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. The health commissioner says there is increasing evidence that medical marijuana can help people with severe autism or obstructive apnea. The state health department takes public input each year on conditions that might be added. Some of…

Richland County: North Dakota Wildfires Under Control

U.S. Fish & Wildlife's Fire Service helped monitor the fire throughout the night

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND — Wildfires that burned about 800 acres in southeast North Dakota have been brought under control. Richland County Emergency Manager Brett Lambrecht says up to eight departments were called to assist with the fires, which spanned about 3 miles long and 2 miles wide. Crews from Hankinson, Mantador, Lidgerwood, Dwight, Great Bend, Fairmount, Breckenridge, Wahpeton, Mooreton and…

AAA: Tuesday May be the Worst Travel Day of the Thanksgiving Holiday Week

They say nearly four million people will fly to their destinations and airline industry officials say there are still some last minute deals out there if you do a little digging

  NATIONAL — When it comes to traveling for your Thanksgiving vacation, there is some good news and then there’s the bad news. Perhaps we could just say the good news…and then maybe the not-so-good news to put a positive spin on it. AAA says nearly 51 Americans are traveling on the road, on the rail, by air or by…

Henning Man Killed in Crash in Otter Tail County

The state patrol says the driver of a pickup lost control on Highway 29 in Elmo Township

  ELMO TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Icy roads contributed to a fatal crash in eastern Otter Tail County. The state patrol says the driver of a pickup lost control on Highway 29 in Elmo Township. The pickup drifted into the other lane, hitting another pickup head-on shortly after 8 this morning. The driver of the pickup that was struck, a 71…