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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…

Water Lessons Made Fun in the Metro

Family Water Festival was held to teach kids about our natural water resources

  FARGO, ND., In the heat of the summer, it’s the perfect time to find out more about the water resources in our area. The World Garden Commons was taken over this afternoon by presentations, lessons and games all circling around our natural water resources. “We want the community to come here and really have some green space and feel…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Ice Cube Rope

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff conducted the science experiment, Ice Cube Rope. What you need for the experiment: Glass Chilled water Foot-long piece of string Kosher salt Ice Cubes How you conduct the experiment: First you need a glass full to the brim with water. Then, you stick some ice cubes into the water so that it just nearly overflows…

It’s Opening Day at the Red River Valley Fair!

The drought is causing harsh living and working conditions in the western part of the state. KVRR'S Jackie Kelly contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND — The Red River Valley Fair is an exciting summer activity in the metro that brings people from all over the state. But, the livestock exhibits and different animal shows did not have as large of a turn out this year. The Red River Valley Fair is back in West Fargo for the season, but the hot…

Drought Causing Low Participation in Ag-Related Activities

Farmers from the western part of the state said the drought has created difficult living and working conditions. KVRR reporter Jackie Kelly also contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND — The Red River Valley Fair is an exciting summer activity in the metro that brings people from all over the state. But the livestock exhibits and different animal shows did not have as large of a turn out this year. The Red River Valley Fair is back for the season but the hot weather and lack…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Penny Water Drops

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff conducted the science experiment, Penny Water Drops. Here’s what you need for the experiment: Cup of Water Pennies Paper Towel Water/Medicine Dropper or Pipette Here’s how you conduct the experiment: Wash and rinse a penny in tap water. Dry it completely with a paper towel. Place the penny on a flat surface. The flatter the…

How to Beat the Heat in the Red River Valley

A local doctor gave us advice on how to get through the summer heat

FARGO, ND — With temperatures getting in the 90’s, we asked a local doctor how to beat the heat. Dr. Ann Safo from Sanford Family Medicine recommends drinking a pint of water every hour and wearing loose clothing. Do not leave children or animals inside a car even if the window is cracked. While things like Gatorade will help hydration,…

Gov. Dayton Hoping to Improve Minnesota’s Water Quality

This includes holding meetings in Rochester, Marshall, Ely, Stillwater and more cities throughout the state.

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton wants to hear from people throughout the state on how best to improve Minnesota’s water quality. Dayton’s office announced 10 town halls throughout the summer to help develop water strategies throughout the state. They include meetings in Crookston, Rochester, Marshall, Ely, Stillwater and more cities throughout the state. It’s part of the…

Minnesota DNR Reminds Everyone to Stay Safe on the Lakes

Authorities remind the public about boat and water safety tips for the Fourth of July holiday

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — It’s no surprise if you live in the Valley you might be spending Fourth of July on the lakes. Some celebrate the Fourth of July with food on the grill, fireworks in the sky and boats on the lake; however, being on the water could be dangerous if you’re not playing by the rules. “On a…

Body Pulled from the Red River in Fargo

They would not confirm if it is the body of Fanuel Asrat

  FARGO, ND — Emergency crews said they pulled a body from the Red River in Fargo on Saturday night. Authorities would not say if it is the 24-year-old missing MSUM student, Fanuel Asrat. Crews have been searching the river for Asrat since Thursday morning. The body is being sent to Grand Forks for identification. We have a crew on the…