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Searches Continue for Two Men Involved in Separate Incidents on North Dakota Waterways

Volunteers are assisting various agencies

  NORTH DAKOTA — Two men are presumed drowned in separate incidents on North Dakota waterways. Forty-two-year-old Chad Kanine, of Parshall, was operating a jet ski when he disappeared on the Missouri River arm of Lake Sakakawea June 11. A boater later found Kanine’s jet ski with no one on board. About 125 miles to the northwest, the search continues…

Livestock Deaths Linked to Blue Green Algae in North Dakota

It has been found in Stanley Pond in Mountrail County and the Harvey Reservoir in Wells County

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota’s Health Department is warning about the presence of blue-green algae in some waters around the state. The algae can produce toxins that can sicken and even kill both people and animals. There have already been reports of livestock deaths linked to the algae. It has been found in Stanley Pond in Mountrail County and the…

The Fargo Project in Final Steps of Developing Nature Property

The Fargo Project is hoping to make a vacant property a place where people in the Red River Valley will have a space to relax and gather for fun activities

FARGO, ND — People of the Fargo Project are putting their plans into place for an open plot of land in south Fargo. They are working on developing the land to connect people with nature. The Fargo Project is hoping to make a vacant property a place where people in the Red River Valley will have a space to relax…

Gwinner Man Pulled from Slough Near Cogswell Dies

He was in the water for nearly 20 minutes before he was found

  FARGO, ND — The man pulled from Kraft Slough near Cogswell on Sunday has died in a Fargo hospital. Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper says 57-year-old William Vandervoort of Gwinner was with friends when he went under water. He was in the water for nearly 20 minutes before he was found. Paeper says it’s possible a medical condition was…

Experiments with KVRR Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Finding the Human Density

Fun and Easy Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Barry Olson of Benjamin Franklin Middle School to find the human density. What You Need: Ruler Scale Bathtub or human-size container full of water (big enough to completely submerge yourself in it) Pen and Paper a friend How to do the experiment: 1st you must find your weight on a scale in pounds…

Swimmers Are Getting Safety Tips Before Getting Into the Water

Swimmers in the FM area are getting safeety tips during Water Safety Day

FARGO, ND., — School’s out for the summer and what better way is there for kids to spend their days off, than hanging by the pool. With the blazing heat outside, it’s no surprise kids are ready to spend their summer vacation jumping in and out of pools. But before dipping their toes in the water, the Fargo Park District…

KVRR Experiments with Meteorologist Scott Sincoff: Color-Bombs

Fun, Easy, Kid-Friendly Science Experiments

This week, Meteorologist Scott Sincoff worked with Concordia Science Academy Coordinator, Dr. Graeme Wyllie, to create a Color-Bomb! What you need to create a Color-Bomb: Small Clear Cup or similar container Water Cooking Oil Food Coloring How to Make a Color Bomb – Fill the cup with water about 3/4 full. Gently tilt the cup  and pour a very thin…

Details Released in Death of 12-Year-Old Alexandria Girl

Jalysa got into the water on her own and was swept away by the current before she went under water

GoFundMeALEXANDRIA, Minn. — It has been determined that a 12-year-old girl died of freshwater drowning last month near Alexandria. The body of JaLysa Cook was pulled out of the channel between Lake Cowdry and Lake Darling on April 28th around 6 p.m. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office found that JaLysa got into the water on her own and was swept…

West Fargo Fire Hydrants Are Getting Spring Cleaning

The City of West Fargo is cleaning out fire hydrants around town to freshen them with clean water

WEST FARGO, ND — Fire hydrants are flowing with water throughout West Fargo, but for good reason. The City of West Fargo Public Works Department began flushing fire hydrants on south of the interstate and will end on the north side. The purpose is to clean out the city’s main filtration system and ensure the water is fresh. The process…

City of West Fargo May Have Cloudy Water

The flushing could turn your water cloudy, which means it's full of minerals

WEST FARGO, ND — People in West Fargo could find that their water has turned cloudy. The city is flushing fire hydrants all week to clean out the water main filtration system. The flushing could turn your water cloudy, which means it’s full of minerals. Before washing your clothes you are encouraged to check it by running the cold water…