THE PERIPHERY The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class?
My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi... Posted on 11/14/13 at 10:33 AM
STORM TRACKER No Snow
Very little snow has been seen around Fargo Moorhead this season. Unusual? Not at all. In fact our average first 1 inch snow fall is on November 13. We average 7.9 inches in the month of November, but... Posted on 11/13/13 at 11:27 AM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN It's Holiday Time
If we all could take a minute away from personal attacks, maybe we could focus...even for a second...on something much more important.
I would like to take this time, to focus on somet... Posted on 11/12/13 at 4:12 PM
PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Minnesota 2013 "Snowbird Tax" & Legislative Update
Recently, questions have been raised over proposed Minnesota tax increases, specifically a "snowbird tax". According to The Wall Street Journal, "Details are sketchy, but the idea is to tax these nonr... Posted on 5/28/13 at 8:52 AM
DILWORTH, Minn. - Blowing snow and deteriorating road conditions have led Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton schools to close at 12:30 p.m. today, Barnesville schools will have their buses on the road by 1 p.m., and all of Moorhead’s public and private schools are dismissing classes one hour early.
PIERRE, S.D. – In the span of 24 hours, the scenic Black Hills in South Dakota were coated in up to 3½ feet of wet, heavy snow, one of several Great Plains states walloped by a storm system that’s caused millions of dollars in damage.
Measuring how much melt sinks into soil an inexact science
FARGO – The science of measuring how much of a spring snowmelt has sunk into soil – a crucial part of flood predictions – is far from perfect, and it’s one of the reasons forecasting the Red River’s rise has been difficult this year.
Near-blizzard conditions expected in valley through early Monday
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks issued a winter storm warning that included the entire state of North Dakota and parts of western Minnesota about 6:30 a.m. Saturday. The storm is set to last until Monday morning.
FARGO – Spring in the Red River Valley suffered another cold and snowy setback Thursday as 2 to 10 inches of wet flakes fell on the northern edge of a more serious winter storm that continued to pound eastern South Dakota and much of southern Minnesota.
FARGO – Xcel Energy has sent five North Dakota crews to Sioux Falls, S.D., to assist with recovery from a major ice storm, and the Fargo Fire Department also has a dozen firefighters ready to respond if needed, officials said.
Data collected adds up to deluge of information
GRAND FORKS – Lugging a large modified rain gauge, Bill Barrett of the National Weather Service stepped outside his office here on Thursday to collect snow from a trodden field.
Jennifer Johnson, Forum News Service
, April 06, 2013
So this latest snow “event,” as the TV weather people like to call it …
Did you love it, the beauty and breadth of it? Did you catch yourself humming the first bars of “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”?
Chuck Haga, Forum News Service
, March 18, 2013
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