Morning – In The Studio

Pet Connection: Meet Tux

A Chesapeake Bay Retriever who'd be right at home in lakes country.

Tux is a two year old male with much of the classic good looks of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a water-loving breed with a big heart, an athletic build, and a warm disposition. Tux is part Chesapeake, part pit bull, said Homeward Animal Rescue’s Heather Klefstad, who brought the friendly two-year-old to the KVRR studios for a live in-studio appearance…

Fargo Film Festival

From Oscar nominees, to buzzed-about films that won't even launch until later this summer, they've got it all.

It’s come a long way since Matt Olien and a handful of other film enthusiasts gathered more than a decade ago to brainstorm what would be the weeklong festival that graces the historic Fargo Theatre every spring. The theater’s biggest fundraiser and one of downtown Fargo’s biggest draws each year, the Fargo Film Festival draws participants from as far away…

LIVE: The Positive Side Of Snakes With The Red River Zoo

St. Patrick Allegedly Banished Snakes From Ireland. Was That The Best Idea?

One of the legends about St. Peter is that he banished snakes from Ireland. Well, he didn’t banish them from Fargo. Jennifer Jacobson with the Red River Zoo joins us with the lovely Bull Snake, Jessie. She tells us why people shouldn’t be afraid of snakes, and talks about the uses they have in nature and for farmers. Watch to…

The Opioid Epidemic: How to Get and Use Narcan

Save A Life With Naloxone, the Anti-Heroin Drug -- Now Available Without a Doctor's Prescription

Almost no demographic group has been spared the scourge of opiate and heroin addiction that’s claiming lives all across the country and here at home in North Dakota and Minnesota. But now, North Dakota is fighting back, with a unique approach to getting Narcan, otherwise called naloxone, an antidote that can save lives in the event of an overdose. North…

LIVE: Pi Day With The Arts Partnership

Celebrate Pi With Pie This March 14th

March 14th is Pi Day, celebrating the number with infinite decimals with infinite deliciousness. Dayna Del Val, executive director of The Arts Partnership, joins us on KVRR Local News with a scrumptious apple pie. The Arts Partnership is hosting a Pi Day celebration with an event showing off a new arts incubator down. The group is also showing off a…

Bounty Hunt Brings Riddle-Chasers To Downtown Fargo

Puzzled FM Bringing 13 Business Together For Hunt

Kay Cameron with Puzzled FM joins the KVRR Local News morning show. She’s organizing the first ever Downtown Bounty Hunt. You can find riddles at 13 local businesses. Once you solve them, you can enter submit the answers online to enter to win prizes. The grand prize is a “staycation” at the Fargo Radisson. Find out more information at the…

Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Hearts

Is there room in your heart? Come to the Bowl for Kids' Sake Fundraiser and make some room for a child who needs a friend.

50 boys in the F-M metro area could use a friend. That’s how long the wait list is of young boys who are on the wait list, who don’t have fathers in their lives and who are hoping to be paired up with a mentor who shares their interests who can give them a little time and a friendly ear…

LIVE: Telling Your Story With “The Tell”

Storytelling Event Series Wraps Up Its 5th Season In Fargo This Week

Laura Egland, the organizer of The Tell, joins us live on KVRR Local News. The Tell is a series of events where people get a chance to share true stories in connection to a broad theme. Potential speakers throw their name into a drawing, and eight people are selected to share a story. The final event of The Tell’s fifth…

LIVE: Celebrating NDSU Track And Field With Bison Illustrated

Bison Illustrated Editor Joe Kerlin talks about the latest issue of the magazine

Bison Illustrated editor Joe Kerlin joins us live on KVRR Local News to talk about the latest issue of Bison Illustrated. The issue highlight’s NDSU’s track and field teams, which have dominated the Summit League athletic conference for the last decade. Kerlin also shows off other magazines that Spotlight Media produces. You can find them for free at stores across…

LIVE: Learn About Somali Culture And Cuisine

International Potluck Featuring Somali Food Set For Plains Art Museum

Peter Schott joins Adam Ladwig on KVRR’s morning show. Schott helps organize the International Potluck series, a monthly potluck meal at the Plains Art Museum. This month, the group is featuring Somali food. Everyone who brings a dish shares a story about Somali culture. They try out samosa, a fried wrapping filled with meat, vegetables and spices. The event is…