Author: Adam Ladwig

Social Distancing: Figuring Out Fishing

Getting Started In Fishing Is A Daunting Task

  Summer fun is here, and I’m still on the lookout for fun things to do away from crowds. So I’ve been getting into fishing. Never did it much before on my own, but I’m enjoying it. And I didn’t realize how easy it is to just head out for a few right here in town. That’s the benefit to…

Shots fired in downtown Fargo

Shots Followed Report Of Disturbance At Downtown Bar

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo police say shots were fired downtown early Thursday morning. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at Fort Noks Bar around 2:00 a.m.  A man was reportedly threatening people with a gun. As officers arrived, they got a report of shots fired in the 300 block of Roberts St. N. They found a woman running…

LIVE: FM Welcome Party Returns In Person

Welcome Party Went Virtual In 2020 Due To COVID

  Get to know some of your neighbors in our community in person as the FM Welcome Party returns. The semi-annual introduction to our community went virtual last November. This Wednesday, they’re back in person at Fargo Broadway Square. Organizers say the outdoor venue helped alleviate any uncertainty when they were planning the event. It’s free, with food, performances, games…

Voters Reject $86 Million Bond Referendum For Grand Forks Public Schools

Referendum Would Have Funded New School & Repairs Throughout District

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The votes are in for the $86 million school bond referendum for Grand Forks Public Schools. According to unofficial results from the district, both measures are defeated. The ballot that contained two questions. One was to approve the overall bond. An overwhelming majority, more than 69%, voted no on that question. The second question was to…

Social Distancing: State Park Shutdown Looming

Minnesota State Parks Could Be Closed Just 1st If Budget Deal Isn't Reached

  Camping and outdoor activities exploded in popularity during the pandemic. RV’s. Campgrounds. Boats. All are at a premium right now as while we’re still technically in a pandemic. But some of the most beautiful outdoor recreation areas in our region might soon be off limits thanks to some dug-in politicians in St. Paul. Here is one of my favorite…

Social Distancing: NW Angle Still Stranded By The Pandemic

Lake of the Woods Tourism Testifies About Issues To U.S. Senate

  Most of the U.S. is open again as COVID numbers keep dropping. But there are still areas that are suffering financially under COVID restrictions. One of those areas is right here in our region, and now their plight is getting the spotlight on Capitol Hill. Lake of the Woods Tourism Executive Director Joe Henry testified this week in front…

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Tea Time

Find out what you should be planting to grow your own delicious pot of tea in your own garden in this weeks' Melinda's Garden Moment

  Relax away the stress of the day with a cup of tea brewed from freshly picked herbs you grew in your garden or containers. We’re using several colorful pots with drainage holes of course to create this tea garden. The attractive and fragrant pineapple sage (Salvia elegans) is the focal point of the largest pot with sweet marjoram (Origanum…

LIVE: WE Fest Promises More Fan-Friendly Festival In 2021

Festival Returns To Detroit Lakes After Taking 2020 Off

  WE Fest is back this year after taking a year off in 2021, and the festival’s new owner is promising some crowd-pleasing new additions at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes this year. Matt Mithun has owned the ranch for years, but this is his first year as the owner and Festival Director of the actual event. He says…

Pet Connection: Meet Decker

Decker Loves People And Loves To Play With Other Dogs

  Decker loves to play with the big dogs. The one-year-old Lab mix comes to Pet Connection this week from 4 Luv of Dog Rescue. Decker loves getting up close for cuddles and pets, and loves tearing up his toys. He’s really getting along with the other dog at his foster home. They romp and play rough together like old…

Motocross Racer Dies After Crash During Race In Jamestown

GoFundMe Set Up To Help Family Of Cody Martin

A motocross racer from Bismarck has died after a crash while racing in Jamestown. Now, you can help support the family. That’s according to a GoFundMe page set up for the family of Cody Martin. The page says he died June 13th from injuries he sustained during a race. The GoFundMe organizer writes, “No matter if it was detailing or…