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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…

Locals Stock Up On Winter Items As Conditions Are Expected to Deteriorate

We spoke to locals to see what items they like to have on their homes.

FARGO, N.D.- As classes have been cancelled for most high school students in the area, many are taking advantage and having a day in. “Breakfast food, milk, pizza, drinks, and then like snacks, cause we’re just going to watch movies and not do very much,” says Morgan, a high school student. These students are happy to stay at home for…

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…

Fargo Public Works Encouraging Drivers To Be Safe On The Roads

They're also being reminded to keep their lights on for other drivers

FARGO, N.D. — The City of Fargo is hard at work to clear the roads. The snowfall is leaving roadsides in slippery conditions as plow trucks move through to clear the streets. Drivers are being encouraged to drive slowly on city roads to keep from sliding. They’re also being reminded to keep their lights on for other drivers. Currently, Fargo…

North Dakota Congressional Leaders Calling For Agriculture Disaster Relief

In the latest crop progress report farmers haven't been able to harvest any of their corn or sunflower acres and only half of potato acres.

FARGO N.D. —¬† After rainfall, flooding and a historic early winter storms North Dakota’s Congressional Delegation is calling on the U.S Agriculture department to approve a disaster designation. If approved the state could get funding from federal emergency programs. It would offset the losses farmers and ranchers have gotten from damaged or flooded crops. In the latest crop progress report…

Fargo Tackles Winter Weather

"You got to be prepared for someone else who makes a mistake, so it's what we go through doesn't really matter if the sun shines or if it's a cloudy slippery day, defensive driving."

FARGO N.D — With harsh conditions, Fargo crews are hard at work to take care of the late night winter storms. They’re leaving most of the valley under advisory warnings. The city of Fargo went into action earlier in the night and gave advice for drivers looking to use the roads. “You got to be prepared for someone else who…

West Fargo Public Works Estimates Filling 2,000 Potholes By End of Summer

The city prioritizes its snow emergency routes, schools, and severely impacted areas when filling potholes

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Drivers in the metro are facing the impacts of potholes this spring on their vehicles. A West Fargo Public Works street foreman estimates filling nearly 2,000 potholes by the end of summer. The city prioritizes its snow emergency routes, schools, and severely impacted areas when filling potholes. The department also uses permanent pothole filler. The department has…

Rivers, Overland Flooding Receding in Cass County

Engineers say levels could be back to normal within next week

CASS COUNTY, N.D. —¬†Cass County engineers say things are looking pretty good along the rivers. In fact, they believe the water may get to a normal level within the next week. “We’re seeing a good reduction in flood flows on those rivers and a lot of the overland flooding has really gone down throughout the rural parts of the county,”…

Fargo & NDDOT Advise Drivers of Main Avenue Roadwork Beginning Wednesday

This two-year reconstruction project will include the roadways between 2nd Street South and University Ave

FARGO, N.D. – Between potholes and broken down pavement, Main Avenue is in need of a little TLC. “It’s just falling apart,” Fargo transportation division engineer Jeremy Gorden said. “Our poor street department, they have to overlay it with asphalt pretty much every other year to keep the potholes at bay.” With the start of the two-year project on Wednesday,…

Cass County Uses Emergency Flood Measures to Close Roads

The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday

CASS COUNTY– Cass County is continuing to take emergency measures by blocking off roads and bridges. The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday. County employees and members of the National Guard are seeing a lot of overland flooding both north and west of Harwood and east of Argusville. A Cass County engineer asks people who are traveling…