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Sorry Folks, The Skating Rinks And Warming Houses Are Closed

Warm Weather Takes A Toll On Winter Activity In Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — That’s a wrap on the 2017-2018 skating season at Fargo parks. The park district has closed all outdoor rinks and warming houses for the season. They say it’s due to the poor ice conditions and standing water thanks to our warm weather. The Fargo Park District would like to thank all skaters for another great year on…

Getting Excess Water Off the Streets and Into the Drains

The drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets

FARGO, ND — Fargo Public Works staff say they are doing everything they can to get excess water off the streets and into the drains. After weeks of negative temperatures and plenty of snow, the drains are iced over, leaving puddles of melted slush throughout the streets. Staff has been spread out around town, opening up drains because they say…

Take in the Detroit Lakes Ice Palace Before It’s Torn Down

It brought something fun to the town, something that everyone can be proud of like this is in our community and something good

DETROIT LAKES — Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes ends tonight but you can still take in the beauty of a 24–foot–tall ice palace until they knock it down. It took more than 1,100 blocks of ice to build the 24–foot–tall by 30–feet–wide ice palace and now it’s time for the community to say goodbye. “It’s bitter sweet,” said Scott Walz,…

Otter Tail County is Celebrating 150 Years…On Ice!

It's about embracing your culture, celebrating your culture, celebrating your history

OTTER TAIL LAKE, Minn. — Otter Tail County is celebrating 150 years by honoring Minnesota culture…and their celebrating on ice! This weekend’s party on Otter Tail Lake is the beginning of a yearlong celebration. Most people can’t say they’ve been to a party on ice. “For anybody that’s never been on ice yeah they just wouldn’t believe it,” said Jim…

Workers Continue To Work On Ice Palace

Workers Are Finishing Up The Crafting Of The Ice Palace In Detroit Lakes

Workers in Detroit Lakes are finishing up the crafting of the Ice Palace. The palace is being constructed using ice that was harvested in Detroit Lakes. The crafting began in early January under the direction of artist Hans Gilsdorf. It is expected to be completed with lights and music by February 8th . The viewing will run through February 19th….

Two People Escape Pickup That Went Through The Ice

Broke Through On Lake Ida in Douglas County, Minnesota

DOUGLAS CO., Minn. — A pickup broke through the ice on Lake Ida about 400 yards from the access. It happened around 7:45 Wednesday evening. 37-year-old Brent Jensen of Burnsville called the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to report the incident. He says he was fishing with a friend north of the Sugar Sand Lane lake access when the front end…

Community Celebrates Blizzard Bash at Scheels Arena

Blizzard Bash is a free event open to the public hosted by the West Fargo and Fargo Park Districts

FARGO, ND — School is out for Martin Luther King Day and kids got to spend the afternoon playing with friends and families at Scheels Arena. Blizzard Bash is a free event open to the public hosted by the West Fargo and Fargo Park Districts. They offered a screening of “Despicable Me 3” on the ice, an open skate, inflatables…

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…

Minnesota Zamboni Driver Selected to Drive for Olympic Winter Games

Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man is headed to the Olympics…for the art of the Zamboni. Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. “It was a college job back in Michigan,” Stirn said. “I was just looking for some extra money and decided to get a job at the ice arena.” Four years into his day job at…

Minnesota Company Featured During Super Bowl LII for Sculpture Work

The sculpture will be featured during a 10 day event leading up to the Super Bowl

  MINNEAPOLIS — From the Zamboni, to the art of the ice. A Minnesota company is being featured during Super Bowl LII for their ice work. Minnesota Ice Sculptures is molding the Roman numeral for Super Bowl LII out of ice. The sculpture will take about four days to complete and when finished, it will weigh about 150,000 pounds. The…