Dangerous temperatures, windchills settle into North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. – Dangerously cold temperatures enveloping North Dakota have pushed wind chill readings down to -59 degrees in at least one city Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, Bowbells, the county seat of Burke County in northwestern North Dakota, recorded that wind chill temperature while Mandan was at -45 and Bismarck was -41. The arctic air surged into…

American Crystal Sugar says 2020 sugar beet crop looks more promising than 2019

Total harvested tons increased from 7.5 million in 2019 to 10.1 million in 2020.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- American Crystal Sugar hosts annual virtually to look back at the 2019 crop year. 2019 looked like a favorable year for American Crystal Sugar company. Then our weather decided to change those plans. A combination of constant rains and unusually below average temperatures made for saturated then frozen fields across the region. “Last year was just something we’ve…

Freeze-A-Thon Raises Money for Children with Developmental Disabilities

The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Kappa Delta Sorority are partnering up to raise money for the Anne Carlsen Center.

FARGO, N.D. — It may be freezing outside, but some NDSU students are bundling up and facing the temperatures for children with developmental disabilities. The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Kappa Delta Sorority are partnering up to raise money for the Anne Carlsen Center. During their annual Freeze–A–Thon, we asked them what drivers say when they see students out…

Salvation Army Offers Shelter For Those Escaping the Cold this Week

The chapel will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is opening up its chapel to anyone who needs some shelter from the cold this week. The chapel will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Major Jerry O’Neil says the Salvation Army always tries to be available for those who need some help within our community. The non-profit also serves breakfast from 8-9…

Below Zero Temps Inspire People to Get Active Inside

The Fargo Park District had open gym at Fargo North and open swim at Fargo South

FARGO, N.D. — Some extremely frigid temperatures over the weekend are forcing people to stay out of the cold. But KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how families in the area are managing to avoid getting cabin fever. The one thing Fargo seems to be lacking this year from its winter forecast is just the right amount of snow for snowmobilers to…

Will the Weather Ruin Halloween Fun? Staying Warm While Trick or Treating

Dressing for Halloween can be difficult if temperatures drop for October 31st

FARGO, N.D. — Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for kids but will cold temperatures ruin the fun? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen learned some creative ideas families and Halloween store staff have come up with so they can still trick–or–treat door to door. October 31st is about the creeps, the costumes and of course, the candy….

Effects from North and West Coast Wild Fires Making their Way to the Midwest

If you fit into one of those categories make sure you aren't doing anything strenuous outside or being exposed to the haze for long periods of time

FARGO, N.D. — Affects from wild fires are making their way to North Dakota and Minnesota all the way from the north and west coast. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for western Minnesota through 10 a.m. Saturday. Those with the Division of Air Quality within the North Dakota Department of Health are warning the…

Clearing Off The Busiest of Roads After the Biggest Snow Fall of the Season

The trucks have about 12 to 16 hours post snow fall to remove the snow from roads

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Metro street crews are out and about clearing off the busiest roads. Moorhead Public Works sent out seven plows including three with salt capabilities. They say their goal is to get enough snow off the ground and enough of the pavement to be seen before the temperature drops below freezing. They are making their way through the…