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March 31, 2009
No travel advised in Becker County
The county is advising no unnecessary travel on Tuesday due to a massive storm system that has dumped more than eight inches of snow on the Detroit...
Detroit Lakes / News
March 31, 2009 - 6:14am
March 25, 2009
Snow-plowing efforts in Fargo concentrating on primary, sandbagging routes; residential streets may not get plowed today
FARGO - City officials said that crews most likely won't get snow cleared from residential streets until this evening, if at all today. Street Department officials said in a news release this morning they have a full fleet of plows on city roads and they are sanding as quickly and...
March 25, 2009 - 1:07pm
March 11, 2009
Clay deputies rescue stranded motorists who went to get milk
HAWLEY - Clay County sheriff's deputies and a snowplow operator had to rescue four people who got stuck on a county road during a trip to buy milk in Tuesday's blizzard. Authorities received a call at 9:10 p.m. that four adults were stranded in a van stuck in a 4-foot-deep snowdrift...
March 11, 2009 - 10:04am
March 10, 2009
Highway 10, Interstate 94 closed
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Highway 10 west of Detroit Lakes will close at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning due to blowing and drifting snow. Interstate 94 will also close at that time between Moorhead and Fergus Falls Highway 10 is closed from County Road 6 in Lake Park to the...
March 10, 2009 - 10:27am
March 9, 2009
Interstate 94 between Fargo and Jamestown closed
FARGO - Interstate 94 between Fargo and Jamestown closed at 7 tonight due to weather. The North Dakota Department of Transportation announced the closure shortly before 6 p.m. The Transportation Department, in coordination with the North Dakota Highway Patrol, said the decision...
March 9, 2009 - 9:35pm
Blizzard could bring 8-10 inches of snow to Fargo this week
FARGO - This week's weather is a reminder winter is still here. A blizzard could be headed for Fargo this week - possibily bringing 8 to 10 inches of new snow, dangerous wind chills near 30 to 35 below and wind gusts of up to 40 mph. "It's a pretty good system we have here," said...
March 9, 2009 - 8:57am
January 12, 2009
Park Rapids will escape blizzard conditions, but not cold
PARK RAPIDS - Park Rapids is in for a bone-chilling week but will escape today's blizzard conditions because of its surrounding forests. "You'll get around 2 to 2½ inches of snow," predicted National Weather Service meteorologist Geoffrey Grochocinski. "The winds will pick up today...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
No travel advisory on interstates extended to Fargo area as wind creates blizzard conditions
FARGO - The state Department of Transportation extended a no travel advisory on interstates 29 and 94 to eastern North Dakota at 9 a.m. because of heavy and blowing snow and reduced visibility. No travel was advised on I-94 from Medina to the Minnesota border and on I-29 from Hillsboro...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Near-blizzard conditions to hit Park Rapids
Get ready for Round 2 from the Grinch. Park Rapids residents and our neighbors - after all, it's the season to share - will wake up to snow Saturday, with "near-blizzard conditions" expected by Saturday afternoon that will persist into Sunday.
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
New York Mills water tower overflow creates ice sculpture
NEW YORK MILLS - After last weekend's storm dumped nearly a foot of snow on New York Mills, freezing temperatures and a mechanical mishap created...
News / art
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Blizzard a big one, but not in top 10 -- blizzard of '66 brought 30-foot drifts
As blizzards go, Sunday's was a whopper. But here, where blizzards are the folklore and in many ways the scourge of the Great Plains, Daryl Ritchison says Sunday's storm doesn't even rank in the top 10 blizzards of the past 130 years. "In some ways, people always think the last...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Blizzard drops nearly a foot of snow on Becker County
A blizzard that swept through the area dropped 11 inches of snow on Detroit Lakes Sunday and early Monday, according to KDLM Radio, which maintains...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 14, 2008
Potentially deadly wind, snow choke traffic in Red River Valley; Minnesota National Guard on standby
As wind, snow and cold blasted the Red River Valley Sunday the Minnesota National Guard in Moorhead was standing by to aid with emergencies, according to Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist. "They (The Guard) have a tracked vehicle they say can go right over the snow," said Bergquist,...
December 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Parts of southwestern North Dakota get about a foot of snow; no travel advised
BISMARCK - Stanley and Sharon Gjermundson, the only two residents of the southwestern North Dakota town of Marshall, are snowed in. Sharon works...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
January 28, 2008
Be careful out there -- Weather Service warns of 'life-threatening' wind chills
Bundle up the kids and expect to warm up the car on Tuesday when an arctic blast of air brings a winter weather advisory from midnight to 6 a.m.
January 28, 2008 - 12:00am