winter

Fargo Police: Crashes Increased in December

They reported there were 200 crashes in November

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are reporting car crashes are on the rise. On Facebook, the department stated more than 600 crashes occurred in the city limits in December, even with a few days remaining in the month. They reported there were 200 crashes in November. The department is urging drivers to be careful on the roads, especially during…

Skate City in Fargo is Extending Sessions for Winter Break

From now until January 2nd they will have extra skating sessions throughout the day

FARGO, ND — School is out for winter break and Skate City in Fargo is giving kids and parents an activity during the holidays. From now until January 2nd they will have extra skating sessions throughout the day. Whether you’d like to try a new activity, celebrate a birthday party or enjoy an afternoon with friends and family, Skate City…

NDSU is Giving Students a Place to Call Home this Holiday Season

When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it's not always possible to get home for breaks

FARGO, ND — When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it’s not always possible to get home for breaks. NDSU is giving kids a place to call home this holiday season. On the outside, NDSU seems quiet, but on the inside, some students are staying on campus this winter break. “They can stay where they’ve become…

Ice Palace Returns for the St. Paul Winter Carnival

The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — It seems the St. Paul Winter Carnival will have their special Ice Palace after all! The Winter Carnival runs January 25 to February 10 and hopes to draw in the Super Bowl crowd from Minneapolis. The original ice palace was going to be a record-breaking 170 feet tall that cost about $5 million. But, due…

The Weather May be Cold, But It Doesn’t Mean You Should Catch It!

Doctors with Essentia Health say limiting your close contact with those who are sick can be a game changer

FARGO, ND — You may not be able to escape the cold weather this winter, but with a few simple steps, you can stay away from the cold and flu. Doctors with Essentia Health say limiting your close contact with those who are sick can be a game changer. They say the cold weather itself isn’t getting you sick, it’s…

Roads Should Be Clear When Traveling this Holiday Season

Fargo Public Works plows about 26 miles of sidewalks and more than 2,000 lane miles of roads

FARGO, N.D. — If you plan on traveling for the holidays tonight or tomorrow, Fargo Public Works officials say they’ve got you covered. Some people say thinking about Fargo winters makes them cringe. “Oh, it can be real tough. Yeah, I wonder why I don’t go south sometimes,” Denny Hansen said. There’s nothing anyone can do about the temperature but thanks…

Plan on Traveling for the Holidays? Fargo Public Works Has You Covered

Employees at Public Works have been monitoring the roads all day in anticipation of the snow

FARGO, ND — If you plan on traveling for the holidays tonight or tomorrow, Fargo Public Works officials say they’ve got you covered. Employees at Public Works have been monitoring the roads all day in anticipation of the snow. They sent out sanders earlier in the day to start laying down product as intersections became slippery. Based on the length…

Getting SAD: Behind Seasonal Affective Disorder

A look at Seasonal Depression

Cloudy skies, snow, and frigid wind chills make it perfect weather for people to stay indoors, but seeing that weather from the inside can sometimes make people SAD with Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a seasonal depression that occurs to people across the country, usually in the fall and winter, but sometimes can occur in the spring. Dr. Swati Dhankikar,…

More Than 650 Students Graduate at NDSU Winter Commencement

it includes 14 bison football players

FARGO, ND — More than 650 students walked across NDSU’s graduation stage to receive their diplomas. That includes 14 Bison football players who then left right after to prepare for tonight’s game. The ceremonies’ commencement speaker told students to always expect the unexpected, to not expect things to come easily and the graduates should be proud of this accomplishment. Senior Monica…

Area Colleges Prepare for Graduation Ceremonies

Winter commencement ceremonies will be held this week at NDSU, UND and MSUM

  REGIONAL — Hundreds of students are getting an early Christmas gift: a college degree. Winter commencement ceremonies will be held this week at NDSU, UND and MSUM. This year, 657 students will participate in NDSU’s winter commencement on Friday at 2 p.m. in the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. UND will hold three commencement ceremonies for the more than 850…