winter

How to Keep Your Furnace, Pipes Running Smoothly in the Cold

Technicians say proper maintenance can save your pipes and help your wallet

MOORHEAD, Minn. — As the temperatures plummet further and further below zero, people sometimes turn the heat to the highest levels inside. However, technicians say that could be a troublesome short–term solution that could leave long–term damage to your home’s heating system. “Don’t do a setback on your furnace. Lot of people when they leave, they’ll set it back to 65…

Twins Caravan Returns to Fargo Ready to Hype Fans for the Upcoming Season

Traveling across Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Iowa, the winter Caravan meets fans away from their home base.

FARGO, N.D. — It may not be baseball season outside in these negative temps, but fans are bringing their peanuts and cracker jacks inside for the annual Twins Caravan. The snow outside may not be reassuring that baseball season is in the air…but Twins jerseys, warm hot dogs and, of course, TC, are a sure reminder. “I always look forward…

Below Zero Temps Inspire People to Get Active Inside

The Fargo Park District had open gym at Fargo North and open swim at Fargo South

FARGO, N.D. — Some extremely frigid temperatures over the weekend are forcing people to stay out of the cold. But KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how families in the area are managing to avoid getting cabin fever. The one thing Fargo seems to be lacking this year from its winter forecast is just the right amount of snow for snowmobilers to…

Community Members, Kids Embrace Last Chance to Fight the Frost

more than 2,500 people came to the Fargodome Sunday

  FARGO, N.D. — This was the last of three days that kids and parents could “Fight the Frost” with a little help from Games Galore. The party service put up more than 30 inflatables at the Fargodome to help kids burn off some energy and stay active indoors during the winter. Just today, more than 2,500 kids walked through the…

Detroit Mountain Helps Get Rid of the Winter Blues with Outdoor Activities

Some of the activities include skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and snowshoeing

DETROIT LAKES– Detroit Mountain gives people of all ages the chance to experience the fresh outdoors during the winter. Some of the activities include skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and snowshoeing. Snow tubing is open for ages four and older. Detroit Mountain offers live music on Fridays and a smaller hill for beginners to practice on. Detroit Mountain’s guest service manager…

Folkways Christkindlmarkt Offers German-Inspired Holiday Cheer

There's food, shopping, and live performances

FARGO, N.D. — Now that it’s December, it is officially the season for Christmas celebrations. Folkways is celebrating with Christkindlmarkt, which is a German–inspired holiday event. There’s a Winter Wonderland outside, where people can sit by the fire and enjoy food. There is also an indoor shopping market with kids’ activities and live performances. Organizers say they want people to realize…

NDSU Fans Endure Frigid Temperatures to Support their Team

Pregame temperatures hovered around single-digits

FARGO, N.D. — Some football fans tend to stay inside when their team scores more points than the temperature outside. However, it’s just another football Saturday for NDSU fans. “The tough ones come out for that, some of them stay away when it gets real cold, but the diehards, they’re here all the time,” said Lloyd Galde of Aneta. Even though…

Fargo Public Works Reminds Drivers of Seasonal Parking Restrictions

The restrictions run from Nov. 1 to April 15

FARGO, N.D. — With the snow comes more parking restrictions, and the Fargo Public Works Department wants to remind the public to follow all signage. Parking restrictions started on Nov. 1 and go until April 15. “At the end of the day it’s about safe driving conditions. It’s not about trying to be spiteful. There’s a reason behind all of them,” Lee…