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Clay County Pulls Plows Off County Roads Due To Weather

The sheriff's department says it's due to low visibility and unsafe conditions.

CLAY COUNTY, MINN. — In Moorhead, residential plows will not be going out until 10:00 on Sunday. You are asked to move all vehicles from the streets to make it easier for the plows to get through. In Clay County the snowplows are being pulled off county roads due to the extreme weather conditions. The sheriff’s department says it’s due…

Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…

North Dakota Travel and Tourism Week Begins

Tourism is the state's third-largest industry

BISMARCK, ND — This is the start of “North Dakota Travel and Tourism Week” as declared by Gov. Doug Burgum. He says tourism plays a significant role in growing our economy, generating revenue for thousands of tourism-based businesses and helping to attract and retain a 21st century workforce. In 2015, 22 million people visited North Dakota spending just over 3 billion…

Refinery Maintenance And Higher Crude Oil Prices Push Gas Prices Higher

In Fargo the average price is $2.50 Per Gallon of Unleaded

FARGO, ND — Gas prices have hit the highest levels for this date since 2014. AAA says the national average price for regular unleaded gas is $2.74 a gallon, five cents higher than last week. In Fargo the average price is $2.50. One of the factors is refinery maintenance season which has hit some unexpected bumps. Another factor in the higher…

Canceled Flights Leave Passengers Frustrated at Hector International Airport

Airport officials say the wind is mostly what's affecting flights

FARGO, N.D. — The storm means a lot of headaches for travelers at Hector International Airport. Airport officials say wind speeds are what’s affecting a lot of the flight cancellations both into and out of Hector. Airlines make their cancellation decisions based on winds, visibility, and road conditions. If wind gusts are over 40 knots, planes can’t be deiced. You should…

Roads Closed, Travel Not Recommended During Winter Storm

In North Dakota, eastbound lanes of I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo and westbound lanes from Fargo to Valley City are closed.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO/AP) – A wintry mix of snow, sleet and gusty winds is closing schools and making travel treacherous in parts of the Upper Midwest. In North Dakota, eastbound lanes of I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo and westbound lanes from Fargo to Valley City are closed. The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol…

Travelers Returning from Arizona Greeted With Frigid Temperatures

Airport officials say thousands of flights across the country have been affected by the polar vortex

FARGO, N.D. — The frigid temperatures have been affecting flights across the country. People flying in from warmer places say the dramatic shift in temperature was a shock to them when they got off the plane. “Almost 100 degree difference. Swinging from the 55 degree weather we left in Arizona to a –54, not really happy to be back, excited to be…

More Than 180 Fans Board Plane to Frisco to Cheer on the Bison

Many of them have gone to several championship games

FARGO, N.D. — With two days before the big game in Frisco, a plane full of Bison fans heads down to the Lone Star State. 181 Bison fans are going to see NDSU play Eastern Washington, and some describe it as taking one city to another. “Everything is exciting down there. It’s like bringing the whole city of Fargo down…

American Red Cross Offers Safety Tips For Labor Day Weekend

Travel safety, water safety, and grill safety are three major areas to keep in mind

FARGO, N.D. — Before you jump into your Labor Day plans, make sure you always prioritize your well–being. The Red Cross says there several safety tips people should remember. Jim Fitzpatrick calls himself a full-time “RV–er.” As someone who’s always on the road, safety is never far from his mind. “I’m in a big motor home, and I tow a…