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Douglas County Sheriff Issues Thin Ice Warning

The sheriff's office says strong winds and warmer temps have caused iced-over lakes to reopen

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a warning after several area lakes have been found with open water. The sheriff’s office says strong winds and warmer temps have caused iced-over lakes to reopen. They are asking people who are going out on the ice to do ice thickness checks regularly and not to assume…

The Science of Ice

Factors of making the perfect ice for hockey

The winter gives us a variety of sports to choose from, but hockey is native to the Northland – and ice, that’s the most important part of the good ol’ hockey game. First things first, temperature. “We turn the temperature down basically as far as we can get it because we’re putting multiple loads on and that’s what we call…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Quick-Sand Goo

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff is making Quick-Sand Goo in his science experiment. What you Need: Corn Starch Water Mixing Bowl How to Create Quick-Sand Goo: First, you put in about a quarter of the box of corn starch with a half-cup of water and then start to mix it up together. Slowly continue to add the two substnaces in…