Hope Inc. Offers Kids The Chance To Try Adaptive Skiing

Hope Inc. Is Always Looking For More Kids To Ski And Also Too Volunteer

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Winter time means fun in the snow for thousands across the valley who make their way to Detroit Mountain for skiing, snowboarding and tubing. A team of volunteers from Hope Inc. are getting 18 year old Camerynn Peterson suited up for her day at on slopes. “Ya it’s great watching her get the freedom out of…

Volunteers Working On Ice Palace For Polar Fest in Detroit Lakes

The Building Blocks Are 500 pound Ice Blocks Harvested From Detroit Lake

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The sounds of cranes grabbing, hammers hammering and chainsaws sawing into tons of ice. It’s all a part of the preparation for one of the biggest winter events in Lakes Country: Polar Fest. The building blocks used for this ice castle and all the other decorations for the festival are these 500 pound ice blocks that…

Downtown Snow Removal Costly For City And Those With Towed Vehicles

Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson says they can't "mess around" dealing with vehicles hampering their work

FARGO, N.D. — Snow removal continues in downtown Fargo and it’s costing $20,000 each day just for the trucks hauling it all out. Tow trucks were busy early Monday morning removing vehicles left on the street as plows cleared the snow. It can cost upwards of $100 or more to get your vehicle out of the impound lot. Public Works…

52nd Avenue South & 19th Avenue North Both Open To Traffic

Crews had to bring out the big guns to get 52nd back in good driving condition

FARGO, N.D. — It was simply a mess. A portion of 52nd Avenue South in Fargo which was closed down for days is now open to vehicles. Crews had to bring out the big guns to get 52nd back in good driving condition. They used a giant snowblower to cut through snow that blocked the road between 45th Street South…

Snow Reports from Jan 17-18th 2020

Snow Reports from the National Weather Service LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE   1 ENE CROOKSTON              9.5 IN    0630 AM 01/19 SABIN MN                               7.2 IN    0835 AM 01/18 HAWLEY 5.2 WNW               6.9 IN    0700 AM 01/19 BEMIDJI MN 7.8 ENE           6.1 IN    0700 AM 01/19 LAKE BRONSON MN …

People Across Valley Digging Their Way Out After Winter Storm

One Fargo woman says this weekend storm had an impact on her business

  FARGO, N.D. — Sounds of snowblowers starting up and the sights of people pulling out their shovels for another weekend of cleaning out the driveway begins. For Meaghan Anderson, this isn’t her first rodeo in the valley during the winter. “This is my 2nd year in this house so I have lived in North Dakota since I was born…

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…

St. Louis County Snowplow Drivers Go on Strike Wednesday

The union said workers are prepared to strike until the county meets their demands.

DULUTH, Minn. (FOX 9)–Snowplow drivers in St. Louis County are going on strike Wednesday morning—the same day the area is expecting to receive several inches of snow. The union, Teamsters  Local 320, represents the snowplow drivers. In a statement, the union said the strike will “affect every Public Works Department in St. Louis County.” “I hope we get a ton of…

Snow Piled Up Is Causing Visibility Issues For Drivers

A company is working round the clock to clear paths for homeowners.

FARGO, N.D. – Because of the amount of snow we’ve received during the last couple of weeks, snow banks of up to four feet have piled up on many areas of the region. “Today, we’re hauling snow on a residential. Big snow piles on the end of the driveways, make it hard for people to see when they’re backing up….

TRIAD and Senior Connections Holds Educational Talks About Weather Safety

One of the reasons for the talk is because senior citizens are at a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the cold.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — TRIAD and Senior Connections are teaming up to educate people about how to stay safe during our dangerous winter weather. The group spoke to a packed room at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead. One of the reasons for the talk is because senior citizens are at a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the…