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City Of Fargo Asking People To Not Park Downtown Overnight

This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd St. to University Drive

FARGO, N.D. — The City Of Fargo is asking people to clear out of downtown overnight as plows try and clean the area. Starting at 2 AM vehicles parked in downtown district avenues will be impounded to ensure that the plows can get their job down. This includes all avenues between 1st Ave. S. and 6th Ave. N. from 2nd…

Driving Conditions Leave Some Truck Drivers Stuck in Fargo

One truck driver was headed to Forest River, but extreme weather made it impossible to leave

  FARGO, N.D.- Melvin Ott was headed north to refill the truck after doing a delivery, but weather conditions changed those plans. “I was delivering yesterday off exit 69, about six miles up the road and I was suppose to go to Forest River to reload yesterday and couldn’t make it. It’s too dangerous,” says Ott. He says road conditions…

State Patrol Warns Drivers To Stay Off Snow Covered Roads

Officers are saying you need to think twice before heading out on the roads.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Blistering winds and idle cars burying under inches and inches of snow lined the streets as the valley and across the states of Minnesota and North Dakota got rocked with a massive blizzard. Due to the weather causing roads to become dangerous. Travel advisories have been placed across the region. Officers are saying you need to think…

Ride Along With Fargo Public Works Snow Plowers

Drivers Are Being Encouraged To Give Plows Plenty Of Space When Working

FARGO N.D. — Garret Bax has been plowing the streets of Fargo for over 4 years now, “It was pretty new to me but I like it a lot,” Bax said. During the winter Bax can be driving plows like these for 12 hour shifts to make sure the roads are clean and safe. “Yeah especially last winter when your…

It’s Now Illegal To Hold A Phone While Driving in MN

The State is the 19th One to Implement This Law

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota drivers are no longer able to use their phones behind the wheel, unless it’s through voice command or single touch. “I don’t know if the rule would be followed as much as I hope it would be because, you know, they can’t pull over everyone,” said Koby Kooren of Moorhead. It looks like they might…

Hands-Free Law to Take Effect in Minnesota on August 1

Drivers can use their phones as long as its not in their hands

MINNESOTA –The hands–free law will go into effect in just over a month in Minnesota. Before you get on the road, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says you should start keeping the hands-free law in mind now. “It does require a cultural change. It’s a habit change, it’s a behavior change. They say it takes about thirty days for…

Man Arrested in High-Speed Chase in Grand Forks County

Police tried to pull over Michael Charboneau in East Grand Forks shortly after 3 a.m.

GRAND FORKS COUNTY, N.D. — Authorities arrest one man after leading them on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle. East Grand Forks Police tried pulling over 40-year-old Michael Charboneau for impaired driving around 3 this morning. He took off, driving across the border into Grand Forks and then headed west towards Emerado. At times, he drove more than…

Drivers Growing Frustrated with Larger Snow Banks on Street Corners

Fargo Public Works have been clearing corners if they are larger than 2 foot

FARGO, N.D. — People across the metro say driving with fresh snow on the ground is not the greatest experience they have behind the wheel. With several snow banks growing on street corners, and some question their safety on the roads. “It’s kind of frightening a little bit to see that because I can’t see around them, and I don’t like…

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…