winter storms

Presidential Disaster Declaration Issued For ND Storms In April-May

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KVRR) — A presidential disaster declaration has been approved for North Dakota. It covers areas impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding between April 22 and May 25. The repeated storms resulted in significant damages and power outages across a large swath of the state. The declaration means federal funding is available to state, tribal and eligible…

Update: Rolling blackouts discontinued until further notice

Southwest Power PoolMOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead Public Service has been notified that the rolling blackouts will be discontinued until further notice. “MPS apologizes for the short notice, or no notice, that was given earlier this morning, as staff was notified at 9:20 AM that the blackouts would begin occurring at 9:50 a.m. MPS would like to thank its customers…

Icy roads lead to spinouts, overturned vehicles

I-94 near Downer, Minn. DOWNER, Minn. (KVRR) The Minnesota State Patrol says icy roads are causing several overturned & jackknifed semis and vehicle spinouts in the region. Sgt. Jesse Grabow says troopers kept busy overnight and this morning assisting motorists sliding off the roads.      Grabow is urging travelers to drive accordingly to the conditions and keep the cruise…

Winter storm hits Midwest, worst weather expected south of Fargo-Moorhead

FARGO – A strong winter storm has begun making its way across the upper Midwest, creating treacherous travel conditions and spurring warnings urging people to stay off the roads. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings for parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Illinois. By Tuesday morning, snow was so heavy in western Nebraska that…

Grace Lutheran School Gathers Volunteers To Remove Snow From Roof

As students return from winter break, many schools have been left with piles of snow on their roofs.

FARGO, N.D. — After being being blanketed in inches of snow Grace Lutheran School got help from volunteers to help remove snow from the roof. As students return from winter break, many schools have been left with piles of snow on their roofs. Family, Friends and community members from the Grace Lutheran School gathered to remove the snow that had…