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Moorhead Public Works Has All Crews Out Clearing Streets After Storm

Some crew members have been working seventy to ninety hours a week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Works has all their crews out clearing the streets after yet another storm. The department says they’ve plowed all primary streets and are working on residential neighborhoods. Some have been working seventy to ninety hours a week. Within the past few weeks, the department has been working on everything from potholes to snow to sandbagging. “This…

Brutal Weather and Coming Storm Leaves Farmers With Uncertainty

In a region with lots of high and low land, there are more wet areas that usual

LISBON, N.D. — Farmers are feeling the weight of Mother Nature. “We’re not doing too bad now, things are drying up nice, it’s looking a lot better, but when you’re talking another 12 inches of snow, and what that’s going to do, it’s already wet and late to start out with,” Matthew Lyons, a farmer in Lisbon, said. He says…

Goldmark Office Park Building Roof Partially Collapses

It collapsed due to heavy snowfall

  FARGO, N.D. — The string of snowstorms in the area has caused another roof to partially collapse. This one happened at an office building inside Goldmark Office Park on 25th Street South earlier this month. Fire crews responded to the collapse after both the fire alarms and sprinkler system went off. No one was inside the building when the…

Legislature Includes Snow, Sleet & Ice Damage In Farm Disaster Loan Program

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says around 75 barns statewide have collapsed this winter

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) — The Minnesota Legislature has approved expanding a zero-interest disaster loan program for farmers, just in time for producers with buildings damaged by heavy snow this winter. The bill unanimously passed the Senate Thursday, and then passed House without opposition. It now goes to Gov. Tim Walz for his signature. The bill broadens eligibility for the Disaster…

Footprints in the Snow Lead Moorhead Police to Prowler

Officers responded to suspicious activity in the 600 block of 41st Avenue South

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Footprints in the snow led Moorhead officers to an early morning prowler. Officers were called to the 600 block of 41st Avenue South around 2 a.m. after a homeowner reported hearing noises outside and noticed fresh footprints around the house. Officers were able to track the prints to the 800 block of Belsly Boulevard where they found…

Pop-Up Snowman-Building Event Gets People’s Creative Juices Flowing

The Visitor's Bureau provided carrots and charcoal to give the snowmen faces

FARGO, N.D. — There’s more snow on the ground than we know what to do with, and the Fargo Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is putting that snow to use. The Visitors’ Bureau set up a pop–up snowman-building event at Island Park. People have gotten very creative, making snow cats, a snow rooster, even a sunbathing snowman. “It’s really, really fun, it…

Disability Rights Organizations Remind Community to Clear Sidewalks for Pedestrians

FARGO, N.D. — As we all try to continue getting through this winter, disability rights organizations are reminding homeowners to keep their sidewalks clear for everyone. Accessibility specialists say keeping snow off the sidewalks is especially important for people with disabilities because it’s forcing them to walk in the streets. They say the city has done a great job cleaning up…

Fargo Fire Evacuates Building Due To Roof Sagging

Possible Roof Collapsing At 3301 13th Street South in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Crews from the Fargo Fire Department are on scene of a commercial building in south Fargo with a sagging roof. The department evacuated everyone out of the building along 13th Avenue South on Tuesday afternoon. They also posted pictures online of a ceiling that is clearly sagging under a heavy snow load. KVRR has a crew on…

Experts Remind Homeowners to Keep Snow Off Roof, Prevent Ice Dams

One company has received over 100 calls in the last two days

MOORHEAD, Minn. — All the snow on top of the ice over your roof can cause it to cave in. When it keeps freezing and thawing over and over, it creates ice dams under your shingles. Experts say keeping the snow off with the right supplies including a roof rake and a thaw sack to get rid of the ice is…

Red River Zoo Offers “Zoocation” for Kids Despite Heavy Snow Amounts

A zoo staff member says the zoo is working to keep the paths and exhibits safe for its visitors and animals

FARGO, N.D. – The Red River Zoo is adding an educational aspect to spring break for kids with a day at the zoo. Despite the piles of snow spread throughout the entire zoo, zoo staff members are making spring break fun by teaching kids about being a zookeeper. Kids spent the day learning about the healthcare, training, and science behind…