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Fergus Falls Cleans Up After Sunday’s Storm Leaves Mess Scattered Through City

that includes fallen power lines and trees as well as some flooding

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — On average, the Fergus Falls Fire Department responds to a call every couple of days. During Sunday night’s storm, they had 16. “For us to get 16 calls for service in a day is pretty significant especially with that short of a time frame,” said Fergus Falls fire chief Ryan Muchow. The storm hit just after…

West Fargo Holds First Street Fair to Kick Off Schedule of Summer Events

Over 70 vendors selling everything from food to clothing were there

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The weather put a bit of a damper on the West Fargo Street Fair, but families were still able to enjoy the city’s first fair of its kind. More than 70 vendors were at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds selling everything from food to clothes and offering kids’ activities. The fair was originally planned for the POW/MIA…

Does Fargo Live Up to Its Sixth Happiest City Ranking Considering the Weather?

The WalletHub study looks at well-being, employment, and community involvement

FARGO, N.D. — A WalletHub study names Fargo the sixth happiest city in the nation. But with essentially six months of winter weather and spring flooding, are people surprised by the ranking? The study looks at emotional and physical well–being, income and employment, and community and involvement. “With happiness, there’s a lot of other factors that can be included, such as…

Sheriff’s Office Wants to Talk With Groundhog About Statements Made Feb. 2nd

CROOKSTON, Minn. – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office publicly calls out a popular weather figure. On its Facebook page, the sheriff’s office says it would like to speak with Punxsutawney Phil regarding statements he made on February second. The groundhog didn’t see his shadow meaning he predicted six more weeks of Winter. It turns out, he’s not a quality predictor of…

What’s With This Winter Weather? KVRR’s Marshall Downing Explains

Marshall Tells Us Why We've Seen So Much Snow And Cold, And When Things Will Return To Normal

  Are you sick of the snow and the cold we’ve been cycling through the last few weeks? Worry not! KVRR Morning Meteorologist Marshall Downing has some good news. He explains what caused our weather to turn for the worse for the start of 2019. But he tells us that there’s good reason to think things should stabilize for the…

Taking the Right Steps to Protect Your Home and Save Thousands in the Snow

Father and son, CEO and vice president, Mark and Tanner, are working together to unplug vents, rake roofs, and clear ice dams

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After years of cleaning roof vents, snow and ice dams, those with North Country Weatherization Technologies say this winter is one of the worst. Hear why taking the right steps could protect your home and save you thousands in the future. It may not be clear where that strange smell or weird sound could be coming from….

Number of Uber Drivers, Prices Affected By Blizzard Conditions

Some drivers are having car troubles themselves

FARGO, N.D. — The conditions outside mean fewer Uber drivers are on the road and that means it’ll cost you more to use the service. Some drivers can’t get their own cars to start or can’t get their cars through the snow. The weather means good business for the ones who are able to drive. One Uber driver, Dan Haglund, says…

No Travel Advisory in SE ND, Schools Cancelling Classes

FARGO, N.D. – Another winter storm system is bringing more snow and blowing snow across the region. A number of schools and churches in the area called off evening activities. Some are running 2 hours late. Find all closings by clicking here. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is granting an hours-of-service waiver for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting propane due to…