Author: Adam Ladwig

LIVE: Take The Polar Plunge For Special Olympics North Dakota

Polar Plunge Takes Place Saturday, February 16th

  Special Olympics athlete Jenni Hummel and organizer Erik Clemenson implore you to take the plunge. The Special Olympics Polar Plunge is Saturday, February 16th at the Delta Hotel in Fargo. All you have to do to plunge is raise 75 dollars. You can register starting at 11:30 a.m. the day of the event. The money helps support athletes like…

KVRR Says Goodbye To John Hanson

KVRR Chief Photographer Leaving After More Than 6 Years

  It’s a sad day here at KVRR Local News. We’re saying goodbye to one of the good ones today, chief photographer John Hanson. You’ve probably seen him around town. He’s helped bring countless stories to you for more than six years, and helped shape a slew of young journalists over the years. He’s so beloved around here that Fargo…

Daytime Addiction Treatment Program Starting In Fargo

First Step Program Launches Feb. 18

An addiction treatment facility is making it easier than ever to get the counseling you need to help you or a loved one. First Step Recovery is starting daytime addiction treatment next Monday. The nine-hour a week outpatient program will be from 9:00 to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Addiction counselors say there’s already interest in the new daytime…

LIVE: First Fargo Comedy Festival Bringing Winter Laughs

Festival Headlines Fargo Theater This Weekend

  Krista Driscoll with Jade Presents tells us about the first annual Fargo Comedy Festival. Tig Notaro and Brian Posehn will hit the stage at the Fargo Theater Friday, February 15th. Gary Gulman and Alex Edelman are Saturday’s lineup. Driscoll says they wanted to bring some laughs to Fargo as we deal with this seemingly endless winter weather. She says…

Study: Sex Gives Life More Meaning

According to study, having sex makes you feel like your life is more meaningful

  Want to feel like your life has more meaning? Well science suggests all you may need to do is roll in the hay. That’s right, according to a new study in the journal “Emotion”, having sex makes you feel like your life is more meaningful. The study examined over one-hundred college students. It tracked their intimacy patterns and overall…

What’s With This Winter Weather? KVRR’s Marshall Downing Explains

Marshall Tells Us Why We've Seen So Much Snow And Cold, And When Things Will Return To Normal

  Are you sick of the snow and the cold we’ve been cycling through the last few weeks? Worry not! KVRR Morning Meteorologist Marshall Downing has some good news. He explains what caused our weather to turn for the worse for the start of 2019. But he tells us that there’s good reason to think things should stabilize for the…

LIVE: Winter Market Brings Breath Of Summer During Winter

Winter Market Coming To Hjemkomst Center Saturday

  Simone Wai with Folkways tells us about this year’s Red River Market Winter’s Market. It’s a summer-time staple customized for winter. The Winter Market features baked goods, home items and other goodies. She brought some goodies, including locally-made oats, coffee, soap and honey. You can bust out in the winter weather and enjoy the Winter Market on Saturday, February…

LIVE: Purses For A Purpose

Group Collecting Purses To Help Human Trafficking Victims

  You can help a victim of human trafficking regain her independence with a purse. Lisa Hanson and Chris Welsand with The Next Step ND join Adam to talk about how a purse can help save a woman who escaped human trafficking. The Next Step ND helps trafficking victims get back on their feet and into the community. The group…

LIVE: Go Red For Women Day

American Heart Association Promoting Awareness For Heart-Healthy Behavior

  Mindy Cook with the American Heart Association joins the morning show for Go Red for Women Day. The AHA promotes awareness of heart health every February 1st. You’re encouraged to wear red to help the cause. Heard disease and stroke are the number one killer of women in America. One in three women will die from it. But you…

Pet Connection: Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue

Shelter Hosts Events To Meets Dogs Every Month In Fargo, Grand Forks

  A shelter is taking animals from rural North Dakota and finds homes for them mostly in the Fargo and Grand Forks areas. We went Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue’s “Meet the Pups” event at Natural Pet Center in Fargo to learn about some of the adorable dogs they have for adoption. Author and shelter volunteer C.J. English introduces us to…