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No School Friday for Fargo & West Fargo Public Schools Thanks to Cold Temps

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A surprise announcement by Fargo & West Fargo Public Schools. The districts are calling off all classes and activities for Friday. That includes Early Childhood Special Education pre-school program and Adult Learning Center in Fargo. District leaders say the decision is based on the impact of cold temperatures and wind on school buses and buildings. Valley…

Fargo, West Fargo and Cass County facilities opening late

FARGO, ND (KVRR) –  Due to winter weather conditions, all City of Fargo facilities (including the COVID-19 testing site at 3051 25th St. S. Suite K) will open at 10 a.m. The Fargo Sanitary landfill will open late at 9 a.m. MATBUS services will continue uninterrupted; routes 13, 14, 18 and 24 will utilize snow detours until conditions improve. Garbage…

Prepare for snowy and icy driving conditions with caution

"Always be prepared when it is cold."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Chilly temperatures, snow and wind can mean less than ideal driving conditions for drivers. As winter weather is moving in, people need to be careful and cautious when hitting the road. “Allow extra time for travel, know what the conditions are, look at your local weather forecast and know what is going on. If…

“It’s been a long week”: Former KVRR employee describes living in Texas

Former KVRR photographer John Hanson now lives near Frisco with his girlfriend

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — It’s been a long week for people living in Texas. Some are dealing with constant power outages; others battling frozen or busted pipes. A former KVRR photographer now lives in Texas and tells how he’s getting by in the winter crisis to our south. “It’s been a long week. I’ll tell you that.” After living many…

Driving conditions somewhat difficult as snow falls and temperatures drop

FARGO, N.D. — As the snow continues to fall and temperatures continue to drop, the biggest concern Thursday evening into Friday morning is the ice on the roads. There have been some reports of crashes in the metro. In West Fargo, a jackknifed semi was stopped along I-94 near the Main Avenue exit. In a Tweet, Minnesota State Patrol Sergeant…

Truck driver from Portland stranded in Fargo due to blizzard

Warlick hopes to be able to make it back home for Christmas. 

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The blizzard that is rolling through the area has left some waiting out the storm. Jesse Warlick is a truck driver from Portland, Oregon who arrived in Fargo on Tuesday from Cloquet, Minnesota. He has been driving truck for a little over two years and says that he’s used to driving in this weather. He saw…

Update: Blizzard Warning issued, Fargo area schools cancel classes

FARGO (KVRR) – The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning, which goes into effect at 3:00 a.m. Wednesday.  Near whiteout to blizzard conditions are expected to develop in the Red River Valley and northwest Minnesota. Due to the weather, all Fargo Public Schools classes and extra-curricular activities have been canceled for Wednesday, December 23. School officials say they…

American Crystal Sugar says 2020 sugar beet crop looks more promising than 2019

Total harvested tons increased from 7.5 million in 2019 to 10.1 million in 2020.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- American Crystal Sugar hosts annual virtually to look back at the 2019 crop year. 2019 looked like a favorable year for American Crystal Sugar company. Then our weather decided to change those plans. A combination of constant rains and unusually below average temperatures made for saturated then frozen fields across the region. “Last year was just something we’ve…