Entertainment

Pet Connection: Meet Durand

He's about 80 pounds worth of puppy love.

Durand and his friend Carrie from 4 Luv of Dog stopped by the KVRR morning show to visit with Emily Welker live in-studio about what it would be like to bring the 80-pound, 1-year-old Staffordshire terrier home with you to join your family in a “furever” home. In spite of his size, Durand is fairly easy to handle, since he’s…

Fargo Police Connect with the Community over Cups of Cocoa

Officers dedicated a few hours of their day to play games with the community

FARGO, N.D. — Police officers took a break from patrolling the streets and spent some down time with the community.  Fargo officers hosted Cocoa with a Cop, visiting with families and friends. Movies, coloring and games were set up alongside tables stocked with cookies and cocoa. Officers say this event gives them a chance to bond with people in the…

LIVE: Roller Derby Double Header in Fargo

A Roller Derby Double Header Will Take Place This Saturday at the Fargo Civic Center

KVRRs Jackie Kelly talked with Samantha Adducci, the President of the FM Derby Girls, about their double header this Saturday at the Fargo Civic Center. At the derby, the F-M Derby Girls will compete against the SCAR Dolls and the Dakota Men’s Roller Derby will take on the Twin City Terrordactyls. The event starts at 5:30 pm. More information about the event can…

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…

Need More Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, etc. in Your Life? Get to the 2017 Fargo Film Festival!

The 2017 Fargo Film Festival kicked off this afternoon

FARGO, N.D. — It’s an event every member of your family or friends can enjoy and organizers of this year’s Fargo Film Festival say it’s going to be better than ever. Drama…comedy…science fiction and fantasy. Fill up your popcorn, grab a soda and sit back and relax while watching every kind of genre you can think of at the 2017…

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…

Laserfest Lights Up the MSUM Planetarium

Crowds enjoyed a light show and music from over five decades

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The MSUM Planetarium is rocking out under the dome for an experience like no other. Laserfest is letting people treat their senses to dazzling light effects. The show features music from over five decades with genres like pop, rock and metal with artists such as the Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Laserfest shows are open to all ages….

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…

Pet Connection: Meet Chance

Chances are, you'll be smitten. We were.

  Chance’s story is a particularly heartbreaking one. The three and a half year old pit bull terrier was recently returned to Diamond in the Ruff rescue after a potential adopter took him home, only to find the dog they already had wouldn’t welcome Chance into the family. Poor Chance! The friendly, calm but energetic tan and white neutered male…

Garth Brooks Makes Good on His Promise for One Fargo Couple

Garth Brooks is flying one local fargo couple out to his concrt in Philadelphia

  FARGO, N.D. — Superstars and celebrities make promises to their fans all the time. But the legendary Garth Brooks is keeping his word when it comes to a Fargo couple. If it’s one thing Siri Freeh knows, it’s music. As co-host for Froggy 99.9’s Morning Splash, Freeh gets to rub elbows with some of the most famous country music…