Author: Adam Ladwig

Pet Connection: Meet Peat & Repeat

Bonded Budgie Pair Needs A Good Home Together

  If you’re thinking about becoming a first-time bird owner, these might be the birds for you. Carrie Leopold and her son Isaac from C.A.A.R.E. are introducing us to Peat and Repeat this morning. They are a bonded pair of budgies. Budgies are wonderful starter birds. They’re small, and they’re relatively quiet. They can live quite nicely in apartments. Budgies…

LIVE: Veterans Honor Flight Prepares To Take Off

Around 100 Veterans Flying To Washington, D.C. This Weekend

  About 100 veterans will get the trip of a lifetime this weekend on the latest Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN. They’re leaving on Sunday, May 19th for a trip to Washington, D.C. The veterans will visit war memorials honoring their service, then get a banquet in their honor. This flight includes 16 World War II veterans, including vets up…

LIVE: The Jacob Wetterling Documentary

The case that changed childhood forever in our region.

If you’re under 40 and in the upper Midwest, you probably can’t imagine a time before Jacob Wetterling. But no matter how old you are, almost everyone here has felt the reverberations of shock, horror, and fear that went through Minnesota and North Dakota when the 11-year-old boy disappeared, snatched by a stranger at gunpoint, while he and some friends…

LIVE: Lifestyle Changes To Lower Stroke Risk

American Heart Association Joins KVRR As Part of Week-long Stroke Prevention Effort

  The American Heart Association says up to 80 percent of strokes can be prevented. KVRR Local News is dedicating an entire week to stories about stroke prevention. Chrissy Meyer from the American Heart Association says you can make small changes in your life which can make a big difference in your stroke risk. The top ways to lower your…

Live: Craft Beer Passport Guide To Breweries Around Metro

You Can Win Rewards For Visiting Local Breweries

  Not that you need one, but here’s another reason to check out the ever-growing number of breweries in the F-M Metro. The Fargo/Moorhead Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is launching the Crafts and Drafts Pass, encouraging people to check out 12 different breweries and other stops in the region. You can pick them up now at the CVB office and…

LIVE: Be A Hero At HERO Bash

HERO Refurbishes Health Equipment For People Here And Around The World

  The Executive Director of Healthcare Equipment Recycling Organization, or HERO, Maren Gemar, joins Adam to talk about HERO’s mission and the 15th annual HERO Bash. The bash is Friday, February 10th from 6-9 p.m. at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo. HERO takes used medical equipment, refurbishes it, and sells it at reduced prices for people who can’t afford…

LIVE: Help Make Nome, ND A Destination Town

Plus, help this cute little lamb

  Two women we profiled earlier this year on KVRR Local News are asking for your help this morning. They’re trying to renovate a 100-plus year old schoolhouse and help revitalize a tiny North Dakota Town. Chris Armbrust and Teresa Perleberg join Adam Ladwig on the morning show. They brought an adorable month-old bottle lamb with them. The pair bought…

Bus, Firetruck Among Vehicles Available At Fargo City Auction

150+ Vehicles To Be Auctioned Off This Weekend

  FARGO, N.D. – Have you ever wanted to live out the fantasy of being a firefighter without needing to pass the grueling physical and mental exams to actually join the fire department? This could be your lucky day. The City of Fargo’s annual spring auction is this Saturday. There’s a bevy of beat-up looking vehicles that could be yours…