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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…

‘Preparing for the Worst, Hoping for the Best’ Grand Forks Gets Ready for Snow

A hardware store owner had to quadruple his inventory to keep up with customer demand

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The owner of this Grand Forks hardware store wasn’t too surprised at how his day started. “We sold one right — first transaction this morning was a snow blower, so that’s nice,” said Brandon Buckalew. With the first snowfall of winter trickling down, business at Hardware Hank has been anything but slow. “It’s not a browsing…

Fargo-Moorhead Prepares for First Snow of the Season

They recommend drivers to go slowly, increase your following distance, and know your brakes.

FARGO-MOORHEAD- Fargo City Public Works Department has been busy all week preparing for the upcoming snow that is expected to hit. Every piece of equipment has been gone through and is all ready to go. The city always tackles snow emergency routes first, secondary routes and then neighborhoods. They recommend drivers to go slowly, increase your following distance, and know…

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…