Author: Adam Ladwig

Social Distancing: Bring On The Fall Colors

Plus, Another Hidden Gem Along The Red River

  Fall has begun! The Autumn Equinox officially happened at 8:30, just a few minutes ago, so we’re officially saying goodbye to summer. And that means fall colors! Click here for a live look at one of our most breathtaking natural sites in the region, the Mississippi River Headwaters at Itasca State Park. And we’ve got about a month of…

Boy dead following rural Menagha shooting

UPDATE: The boy has been identified as 17-year-old Michael Erickson of Menagha. ———————– MENAHGA, Minn. —  A boy has died in a shooting in Becker County. The sheriff’s office received a 911 call shortly after 9:30 a.m. Friday from rural Menahga reporting the shooting. The boy, whose age has not been released, was dead when first responders arrived. Deputies and…

Social Distancing: Big Crazy Statues

There are a TON of ridiculous statues in our region just ripe for socially distanced exploring

  When I go on vacation, I don’t really plan things very well. I just go somewhere, meander around and find stuff that interests me. And it usually works out. Let’s talk statues. So many little towns around the region have big statues to try and pull in some attention. And if you love ridiculous things like I do, then…

Pet Connection: Meet Moo

Moo Was Saved From A Shelter In Texas. Will You Finish The Job And Give Him A Forever Home?

  We’ve got a brand new shelter joining Pet Connection for the very first time. Creative K9 Solutions is doing some good work in West Fargo. In fact, if it weren’t for them, this next lovable lug you’re about to meet probably wouldn’t be here this morning. Now you could be the person to finish what they started and save…

Social Distancing: Itasca State Park

Enjoy The Last Few Weeks Of Nice Weather While Socially Distancing

  Vacations are harder to come by during the pandemic. But there’s still tons of beauty close to home you can check out. Click here to see the live webcam at the birthplace of the mighty Mississippi River at Itasca State Park. It’s only about a two hour drive from Fargo/Moorhead. It’s where I went over the weekend for a…

LIVE: Winemaker Says No Need To Fear Change To MN Wines

Judge Rules MN Wineries Don't Have To Use 51% Minnesota Grapes In Wines Anymore

  One local winemaker does not think a new court ruling will change what’s in your bottle of Minnesota wine too much. A federal judge struck down a law requiring Minnesota wine to be made with at least 51 percent Minnesota Grapes. Penny Aguirre with Richwood Winery in Callaway, Minnesota supports the rule change. She says wineries could run into…

Social Distancing: Doing Birthdays During A Pandemic

How You Celebrate While Social Distancing

  My birthday is coming up this Thursday, and if you had asked me six months ago, I wouldn’t have thought we’d still be in the middle of a raging pandemic. Usually I invite friends out to a restaurant or bar to celebrate, but with COVID…ehh… So I was curious and asked how you guys have been doing birthdays. Marisa…

“Lager Queen of Minnesota” Highlights 1 Book, 1 Community Book Program

Metro-Wide Book Club Culminates With Virtual Artist Talk On September 24th

  It’s an easy way to feel connected with your community during the age of social distancing. People across the Metro are digging into the same book as part of the 1 Book, 1 Community book program.This is the 9th year for the program. This year’s selection is “The Lager Queen of Minnesota” by Minnesota native J. Ryan Strahdal. Readers…

LIVE: Last-Minute Labor Day Food Ideas With Famous Dave’s

There's Still Time To End The Summer Food Season With A Bang

  Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, which can be one of the last times to go all out with barbecue. Famous Dave’s joined the morning show today with last-minute labor day ideas. If you weren’t able to bust out the grill, Famous Dave’s is selling a meal with a rack of ribs, a pound each of brisket…

Melinda’s Garden Moment: Getting The Most Out Of Harvest

Enjoy the biggest harvest, best flavor and most nutritional value from your garden vegetables with proper harvesting

  Enjoy the biggest harvest, best flavor and most nutritional value from your garden vegetables with proper harvesting. Harvest tomatoes when they are fully colored. Leave them on the plant for an extra five to eight warm days for even better flavor. You can harvest as soon as they start to show color and finish ripening them indoors if needed…