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February 8, 2011
Dakotas back in the deep freeze; warmup expected
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Icy arctic air and wind is blanketing the Dakotas again, but the National Weather Service says warmer weather is just days away. Wind chill warnings and advisories were posted for all of North Dakota and for much of South Dakota early Tuesday, with actual...
February 8, 2011 - 9:16am
February 7, 2011
Red River Valley winter not really all that cold
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- It's been a cold winter in the Red River Valley of North Dakota, but the National Weather Service says it really hasn't been all that bad. Data manager Mark Ewens tells the Grand Forks Herald that so far it's only the 26th-coldest winter on record for Grand...
February 7, 2011 - 9:15am
Cold not record-breaking for Red River Valley
It's been a cold winter for much of the U.S., and AccuWeather.com reported last week that it just might end up being the coldest winter for the country as a whole since the 1980s or even the late 1910s. But Mark Ewens, data manager for the National Weather Service, said it's "not...
February 7, 2011 - 7:38am
January 31, 2011
Bad winter weather lingering in the Dakotas
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Poor winter weather that caused problems in the Dakotas over the weekend is continuing as the workweek begins. National Weather Service advisories are posted for much of North Dakota and South Dakota. The bad weather is expected to linger into Tuesday in eastern...
January 31, 2011 - 12:30pm
January 22, 2011
Minn. towns hit 46 below zero
The good news is that it's going to warm up. The bad news is that it's going to take a few days. Friday's incredibly cold blast of arctic air set a record for the coldest Jan. 21 in International Falls, saw Minnesota's lowest temperature in two years and brought what were probably...
January 22, 2011 - 6:36am
January 15, 2011
Brace for another cold blast
A blustery weekend forecast has already taken a toll on sporting events in the Jamestown area. Jim Roaldson, activities director for the Jamestown Public Schools announced the postponement of all games and practices for Friday evening. This includes the Jamestown High School boy's...
January 15, 2011 - 2:14pm
December 16, 2010
Suspected burglar taken to hospital
FARGO (AP) -- Fargo police say a suspected burglar had to be taken to the hospital for exposure to cold. Officers with a police dog tracked the man through back yards early Wednesday for nearly an hour after getting a report about a prowler trying to open a garage door. They eventually...
December 16, 2010 - 7:49am
May 6, 2010
May might be for the record books
After March and April gave the area milder-than-normal conditions the month of May might just be one of the coldest on record, according to Daryl...
May 6, 2010 - 6:55am
February 14, 2010
UPDATED: No-travel advisory lifted on Interstate 94
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have lifted the no-travel advisory on Interstate 94 from Bismarck to Fargo. The NDDOT maintains a map of current road conditions at this Web site: http://dot.nd.gov/travel-info/
February 14, 2010 - 12:06am
February 8, 2010
Parts of Dakotas deal with snow, cold
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Snow and cold is socking parts of the Dakotas. The National Weather service said as much as 8 inches of snow could accumulate in northeastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota by Tuesday, with strong winds blowing it around. Icy roads were...
February 8, 2010 - 12:26pm
February 2, 2010
Storms stress livestock in N.D.
FARGO (AP) -- The Agriculture Department says late-January storms halted the much-delayed corn harvest in North Dakota and added stress to livestock. The department said in its weekly crop report that power outages in western and south central North Dakota also caused worries about...
February 2, 2010 - 7:23am
February 1, 2010
Letter to the editor: Count your blessings during this harsh N.D. winter
After this past week of freezing fog, ice, snow, winds and now colder, we have a lot to be thankful for. In our area we had poles intact, but torn wires, so a few of us were out of power for about three days. But with the help of generators, etc., friends and neighbors and especially...
February 1, 2010 - 7:21am
January 27, 2010
Lucky dog: Dog rescued after being found frozen to road
Last Friday, as freezing rain and snow were coming down and road conditions became worse by the hour, Shelby, a 6-year-old bulldog mix, lay frozen...
January 27, 2010 - 7:12am
January 26, 2010
Storm leaves many without power
A barrage of rain, ice, sleet, snow and wind across the Dakotas has left thousands without power, some for up to five days. Rain-turned-ice froze on power lines causing outages beginning Thursday, and by Monday morning, high winds were snapping tree branches and downing lines. Service...
January 26, 2010 - 6:52am
Poor visibility hampers work to restore power in area
Sometime between 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, the wind hit a gust of 53 miles per hour at Jamestown, the National Weather Service reported. That...
January 26, 2010 - 6:16am