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Winger, Minn. Cleans Up After Sunday Tornado

Many landmarks around town faced significant damage

WINGER, Minn. — The town of Winger is still cleaning up after a tornado hit Sunday night. Dean Johnson had a lot of his property damaged from Sunday’s storm. “This kind of tells the story itself. It’s kind of discouraging to look at,” he said. The tornado, with winds up to 110 mph, started at the southwest part of town and…

Crews Work to Restore Cable Service in Fosston

The Verizon cell tower and satellite dishes were damaged by Sunday's storm

FOSSTON, Minn. — People in Fosston are still cleaning up after the tornado on Sunday night. Its Verizon cell tower and satellite dishes were damaged by the storm. The structures are being repaired, but there are still several channels people can’t get. A temporary Verizon tower was put up so people would still have service. City officials say it could be…

Strong Sunday Night Storms Cause Damage In Northern Minnesota

Fosston's City Owned Cable TV System Took A Hit

FOSSTON-3 FOSSTON-4 PINE-LAKE-CRYSTAL-DANIELSON LUCKEN-TRUCKS-WINGER WINGER-FELISATA-EGOROFF FOSSTON, Minn. — Powerful storms Sunday night took out television service in Fosston. Mayor Jim Offerdahl says an apparent tornado touched down and took out the city’s owned and operated cable TV system. The Verizon cell tower that was a self-supporting tower twisted and buckled. Antennas that receive local channels were also destroyed as well…

Davenport Community Hit Hard After Severe Weather: Houses Damaged, Cars Totaled and Windows Shattered

Around 2:30 this morning, many people saw hail ranging from ping pong to golf ball to tennis ball size

DAVENPORT, N.D. — The Davenport community is slowly starting to recover after last night’s dorm did some significant damage. Around 2:30 this morning, many people saw hail ranging from ping pong to golf ball to tennis ball size. Families we talked with say the siding on many homes is wrecked and looks like a shot gun had gone to town…

Power Should Be Fully Restored In New Rockford Tonight

a microburst on Sunday knocked down hundreds of trees and power poles.

NEW ROCKFORD, N.D. — Work continues to restore power to New Rockford after a microburst knocked down hundreds of trees and power poles. Otter Tail Power crews say they should have power restored to the entire community by this evening. About 30 linemen have spent the past two days in town after the storm hit early Sunday morning. The microburst…

Drivers Urged to Be Cautious in Winter Storm

Travelers should plan ahead of time for safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — With the winter storm this weekend, drivers are recommended to be extra cautious when out on the road. There is expected to be increasing traffic throughout the holiday weekend. Travelers should pay attention to weather forecasts and other information. Officials urge people not to put their personal schedules ahead of safety. They say there have been fewer…

USHL Hockey: Mann, Force Shut Out Tri-City in Physical Showdown

Strauss Mann picks up third shutout of the season.

FARGO, N.D. — Strauss Mann picked up his third shutout of the season as the Fargo Force defeated Tri-City 3-0 at Scheels Arena on Friday. Ben Meyers, Griffin Loughran and Mark Senden scored for Fargo in the win, and there were 18 penalties between the two teams. The Force have now won four of their last five games. Tri-City has…

Airline Passengers Headed to Minneapolis Stranded at Hector International

The Winter Storm In Minnesota Causes Six Flights to Land At The Hector International Airport

FARGO, N.D. — Monday night’s winter storm in Minnesota caused six different flights to take an unexpected stop in Fargo at Hector International Airport. While two flights were able to head off Monday night, passengers on the other flights were forced to stay overnight in Fargo and depart Tuesday morning. A line this long is a sight rarely seen at Hector…

Southern Minnesota Blasted with Winter Weather

One hundred flights have been canceled

HR09_131611393182340000 HR09_131611393320670000 HR09_131611393370340000 MINNESOTA — Flights from Fargo to Minneapolis have been canceled after the runways in Minneapolis were closed by a major winter storm. One hundred flights have been canceled. North and southbound lanes of I-29 from Sioux Falls south to the Iowa border are also closed because of heavy snow and strong winds. Numerous vehicles, including jackknifed semis,…

Weather Stops Truck Drivers from Finishing Their Journeys

But North Dakota Department of Transportation has spent most of this storm clearing 1–29, which was closed for most of the day

FARGO, ND — After days of beautiful temperatures, the cold winter weather is back in the metro. We spoke with drivers who are stuck in Fargo about how the weather has affected their journeys. “It’s a mess,” said Joseph Michael Strauss, who is a truck driver from Michigan.  Truckers were sidelined after major roads were shut down by the weather. “The…