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MSUM to freeze fall semester tuition for undergraduates

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead will freeze undergraduate tuition for the fall semester. The Minnesota State Board of Trustees voted to freeze tuition on Wednesday in order to remain committed to Minnesota State’s affordability and encourage students to continue their education despite the COVID-19 pandemic. MSUM President Anne Blackhurst said, “We are eager to welcome our students back to campus…

North Dakota Farmers Bureau Talks Policy For Helping Farmers

The conference is also a way for farmers to directly connect with the organization so their voices can be heard when it gets brought to politicians.

FARGO, N.D. — Farmers and ranchers from across North Dakota came to find solutions and ways to save what’s been a historically bad harvest. “For us lots of challenges have been going on and so we are trying to get lots of assistance and we just try to make policies that will help us out in the long run.” For…

Polar Plungers Support Special Olympics by “Freezin’ for a Reason”

Over three dozen brave plungers jumped into a tub of icy water

FARGO, N.D. — People are taking the plunge and “freezin’ for a reason” to raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota. Over three dozen brave plungers jumped into a tub of icy water. Prizes were awarded for whitest legs, youngest plunger, best costume, and most money raised. Leaders from multiple law enforcement agencies served as judges. Every plunger has to raise…

Freeze-A-Thon Raises Money for Children with Developmental Disabilities

The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Kappa Delta Sorority are partnering up to raise money for the Anne Carlsen Center.

FARGO, N.D. — It may be freezing outside, but some NDSU students are bundling up and facing the temperatures for children with developmental disabilities. The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Kappa Delta Sorority are partnering up to raise money for the Anne Carlsen Center. During their annual Freeze–A–Thon, we asked them what drivers say when they see students out…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Melting the Icy Hand

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

What you need for the experiment: Cup of water Driveway or rock salt Icy hand (made of ice in a latex glove) Plastic spoons Tray How to do the experiment: This week, we’re going to melt an icy hand. The first thing you do is put a little bit of water over the icy hand to unstick the latex glove…

Hunters Beware: Ice May Not be as Thick as You Think

Officials say the ice may at first appear to be safe for crossing, especially if hunters see wildlife take a chance, but that's where the danger is

  NORTH DAKOTA — The state Game and Fish Department wants hunters to be aware before stepping out on the ice. Officials say the ice may at first appear to be safe for crossing, especially if hunters see wildlife take a chance, but that’s where the danger is. With the warmer temperatures, many of the small and mid–sized waters have…

Look Out Below! City Crews Working to Fix Potholes on Fargo Streets

City officials say recent weather patterns are causing potholes to get worse

Drivers in the area may notice more potholes on our roads than usual. The City of Fargo says this is due to the recent freeze-thaw cycles not seen in a typical Fargo January. Recent weather patterns are causing below freezing temperatures at above freezing during the day. Officials say potholes are formed from water seeping into cracks and expanding when…

Thin Ice Calls for Extra Precautions While Ice Fishing

Ice is still too thin in many areas for trucks to drive on

  HAWLEY, Minn. This year is similar to last year in that higher temperatures have delayed bodies of water from freezing on time in many areas. The thinner ice can make activities like ice fishing carry a lot more risk. Angler Harley Klemick says one benefit of thin ice is drilling is easier…even if you can’t drive to your warming…