Author: Adam Ladwig

From ND To NASA: North Dakota’s Space Flight Legacy

Astronaut & Jamestown native Rick Hieb Shares His Journey From North Dakota To NASA

People first walked on the moon 50 years ago this Saturday. Here in North Dakota, our relationship with NASA and space flight goes back more than 60 years. We’ve had quite a few astronauts with North Dakota connections. We’re telling you about those brave men and women. KVRR’s Adam Ladwig had the huge honor of talking with North Dakota native…

LIVE: More Entertainment Options For 2019 Downtown Fargo Street Fair

Street Fair Adding A Stage For 2019

  This year’s Downtown Fargo Street Fair will be more entertaining. The event takes over Broadway in downtown Fargo Thursday through Saturday, rain or shine. Along with all the vendors and food your normally see, organizers are adding a bunch of entertainment options. New this year, there will be a concert stage with shows starting at noon Friday. There will…

Lane Reductions On Main Avenue Near Downtown Fargo

Traffic Reduced To One Lane Each Way For Street Maintenance

Drivers will have to deal with more lane closures on Main Avenue near downtown Fargo today. Main will be reduced to one lane each way on Tuesday between University Drive and 8th Street South. Crews are going to be doing street maintenance. Fargo Public Works says the lanes should reopen by the end of the day Wednesday, weather permitting. Main…

LIVE: Red River Market Makes Its Mark In New Location

Market On The Move For 2019, Still In Downtown Fargo

  The Red River Market returns this weekend in a new spot. This year’s farmer’s markets site is 63 5th Street North in Fargo, a few blocks from its former home. The new digs will still host about 75 local vendors offering locally-made produce, food and other goods. That’s in addition to music and kids activities. Market Manager Annie Scheving…

Celebrating All American Pet Photo Day

We Show Off Pet Pics You Sent In

  July 11th is All American Pet Photo Day day. There’s little we Americans love more than sharing pics of our beloved pets.So we asked you to share pics of your favorite furry companions. And because everyone loves a cute furball, we’re sharing the pics viewers and KVRR staff sent in. Thanks to everyone who sent photos of their pets…

LIVE: A Party To Celebrate Ag

Celebration Of All Things Ag Coming To Mentor, MN

  Agriculture is the #1 industry in our region. The Northern Crops Institute thinks that’s worthy of a celebration. They group is partnering with multiple local commodity groups for the first Red River Valley Ag Leadership Celebration. Northern Crops Institute Director Mark Jirik joined the morning show to tell us about all the fun. He says despite a rough growing…

LIVE: Norwegians Unite At 7-Lag Stevne

Find Out About Your Norwegian Heritage This Week In Fargo

  More than 200 Norwegian-Americans are flocking to Fargo this week to share their culture. The 7-Lag Stevne (pronounced “7 log stev-na) is a yearly gathering to celebrate all things Norway. Ole Olson says people from seven different areas of Norway are in Fargo for the stevne. The four-day stevne will have music, vendors, and classes on history, research and…

Melinda’s Garden: Trench Composting

Convert kitchen scraps into compost right in the garden with trench composting.

  Convert kitchen scraps into compost right in the garden with trench composting. Just like other composting methods, use only plant-based materials since meat, dairy and fat can attract animals. And this is no place for perennial weeds, annual weeds gone to seed or invasive plants that can survive and take over the garden. Simply dig a 12-inch-deep hole between…