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Newfolden, Minnesota Reports Water Main Break

It happened just east of the elementary school

  NEWFOLDEN, Minn. — The City of Newfolden, Minnesota is reporting a water main break. It happened just east of the elementary school. Repairs will begin in the morning and water will be shut off in that area of town until it’s fixed which is expected by late Tuesday. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing Page Tags: BREAK,…

Jimmy Johns Employee Makes Freaky Fast Phone Call to Fargo Fire Department

Crews say they were able to put the fire out quickly

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Fire Department is investigating a fire that happened earlier this morning in a south Fargo strip mall under construction. Around 8:30, a Jimmy Johns employee called 911 after seeing smoke coming…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Melting the Icy Hand

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

What you need for the experiment: Cup of water Driveway or rock salt Icy hand (made of ice in a latex glove) Plastic spoons Tray How to do the experiment: This week, we’re going to melt an icy hand. The first thing you do is put a little bit of water over the icy hand to unstick the latex glove…

Water Main Break Floods Section of University Drive

Traffic was detoured in the area for much of the day while repairs were made

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — A large water main break in Fargo early this morning created quite a mess. Water from the break on 7th Avenue North near the intersection with University Drive poured onto University and flooded the underpass with up…

Minnesota Zamboni Driver Selected to Drive for Olympic Winter Games

Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. KMSP Fox 9's Rob Olson Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minnesota man is headed to the Olympics…for the art of the Zamboni. Adam Stirn never set out to make this a career. “It was a college job back in Michigan,” Stirn said. “I was just looking for some extra money and decided to get a job at the ice arena.” Four years into his day job at…

Three Escape After Vehicle Breaks Through Ice on Little Detroit Lake

A vehicle being driven on Little Detroit Lake fell through the ice into about 11 feet of water

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Three people escape unharmed after their vehicle went through the ice on Little Detroit Lake in Becker County. The sheriff’s office responded to a call for help just before 7 o’clock Sunday night. A vehicle being driven on Little Detroit Lake fell through the ice into about 11 feet of water. The people inside the…

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…

TransCanada Recovers 24,000 Gallons of Oil at Site of South Dakota Spill

They don't believe any of the spill polluted surface water or drinking water systems

  AMHERST, SD — TransCanada officials say they have been able to recover thousands of gallons of oil from the site of a spill in Amherst, South Dakota. The company says more than 24,000 gallons of oil have been recovered as of Wednesday and nearly 170 people remain at the site working on the clean-up. They don’t believe any of…

Authorities Investigating Leak in Keystone Pipeline

Officials say they have put together an emergency response plan and are sending staff and resources to help clean up the spill

  MARSHALL COUNTY, SD — An investigation is being launched by the federal government on why 210,000 gallons of oil leaked out of the Keystone pipeline in rural South Dakota. TransCanada shut down the massive pipeline Thursday morning after technicians detected a drop in pressure. Officials say they have put together an emergency response plan and are sending staff and…

Hunters Beware: Ice May Not be as Thick as You Think

Officials say the ice may at first appear to be safe for crossing, especially if hunters see wildlife take a chance, but that's where the danger is

  NORTH DAKOTA — The state Game and Fish Department wants hunters to be aware before stepping out on the ice. Officials say the ice may at first appear to be safe for crossing, especially if hunters see wildlife take a chance, but that’s where the danger is. With the warmer temperatures, many of the small and mid–sized waters have…