winter

Easy steps to winterizing your car can keep you safe

Taking care of these now will help you in the future

FARGO, N.D.- It’s important to be ready for winter driving, but it’s just as important to make sure your vehicle is up for the challenge. “When it’s cold you can add some air to the tires to make the pressure go down, but make sure you have your tires aired up right. Then of course having good tread on your…

West Fargo Fire Department urges people to adopt a hydrant

winter maintenance of fire hydrants helps fire department save lives.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – With snow on the ground, it can make things a little more difficult for firefighters making fire hydrants inaccessible during an emergency. “In the past we’ve actually had issues with getting to fires and hydrants not being dug out.” West Fargo Fire Inspector, John Neeb said. The fire department is launching its second year of the…

Store gears up for the season with winter essentials

Home improvement store serves as one stop shop for in demand winter necessities

FARGO, N.D. – Scheels Home and Hardware is gearing up for the winter with cold weather essentials. Workers at the home improvement store are seeing an increase in demand as customers are asking about shovels, snowblowers, warm clothing and how they can better stay prepared this season. The different type of equipment, such as the right snowblowers can can help…

The Salvation Army Gets Ready To Host Its Annual Coats For Kids And Families Drive

KVRR has been a sponsor of the Coats for Kids and Families Drive for the last four years.

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA – The Salvation Army kicks off its annual Coats for Kids and Families Drive with some help from Hornbacher’s to make sure families are prepared for the winter. Many families in the metro will soon be able to take winter gear off their checklist without feeling the financial strain. “Folks have to pay rent, they have…

West Fargo Hosts Frostival Winter Boot Camp

The festival was set up at the West Fargo POW MIA Plaza

WEST FARGO, N.D. — S’mores, games and ice skating for people of all ages. It’s all a part of the Winter Boot Camp for Frostival 2020. The festival was set up at the West Fargo POW MIA Plaza. The night’s festivities included open skating, music and an ax throwing section for people to try. Organizers say the night is a…

People Across Valley Digging Their Way Out After Winter Storm

One Fargo woman says this weekend storm had an impact on her business

  FARGO, N.D. — Sounds of snowblowers starting up and the sights of people pulling out their shovels for another weekend of cleaning out the driveway begins. For Meaghan Anderson, this isn’t her first rodeo in the valley during the winter. “This is my 2nd year in this house so I have lived in North Dakota since I was born…

Swimming in the winter? Well, that’s now possible at Fargo South High School

The Fargo Park District is offering "Open Swim" for community members

FARGO, N.D- Amber Morris came to celebrate her son’s birthday and says this gives the kids an opportunity to do something different and not worry about being cold. She also says that during the winter months, the pools are not as busy and they can swim and run around more freely. “Who doesn’t love the swim, especially the kids so…

Ride Along With Fargo Public Works Snow Plowers

Drivers Are Being Encouraged To Give Plows Plenty Of Space When Working

FARGO N.D. — Garret Bax has been plowing the streets of Fargo for over 4 years now, “It was pretty new to me but I like it a lot,” Bax said. During the winter Bax can be driving plows like these for 12 hour shifts to make sure the roads are clean and safe. “Yeah especially last winter when your…

Madison Community Garden Getting Ready for Annual Ice Rink

In the past, the Fargo Park District has opened up rinks in the beginning of November

FARGO, N.D. — As people are battling flooding across the state, the Madison Community Garden is no different. “Because we’ve had so much flooding, some of that garden we couldn’t get to and the grass grew really tall. We’re going to finish harvesting the potatoes and trimming the grass today. Then we’ll have it set and the park district will…