Author: Emily Welker

LIVE: Scarecrows in the Garden

We don't mean to scare you, but we're almost out of time in the garden.

Scary thought indeed: your green, gorgeous, and growing garden is probably weeks, if not days, away from the first frost (and maybe freeze) of the season. But this weekend you can scare off the end-of-summer sadness with a bunch of other gardening folks, and a great cause. “Scarecrows in the Garden” launches for its very first year on Saturday morning…

LIVE: Fargo Fire Recruitment on 9-11

Are you hero material? Find out Saturday.

They’re some of the most indelible images of 9-11: Firefighters running into the Twin Towers to save the lives of those trapped inside. And the work firefighters do here in the Red River Valley is no less critical. Saturday could be your chance to join them. The region’s largest municipal fire department is holding a recruiting event this Saturday, 20…

Pet Connection: Meet Milano

She's one smart cookie.

Talk about a sweet deal. There’s not much on this earth that’s better than a brand-new puppy. In fact, one of the only things better is a well-behaved brand new puppy — something that’s not so easy to come by. This week, we found one for you. Her name’s Milano, and she’s an eight-month-old German Shepherd mix from 4 Luv…

LIVE: Midwest Mediterranean

It's not as far out as you think.

A new book is bringing the Mediterranean to you right here in the Midwest. And before you say it can’t be done… the authors are from right here in the region. It’s a collection of 16 recipes plus observations from a group of Midwesterners about the Mediterranean diet. It covers its history, its agriculture, philosophy, ingredients, and lifestyle – and…

Full Interview: Former Rodriguez Juror Speaks Out

Shock and confusion. That's how Luke Lillehaugen describes what he felt when heard the judge overturned the federal death penalty sentence for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr.

One of the 12-person jury who convicted and sentenced sex offender Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. to death back in 2006 is speaking out. Luke Lillehaugen served on the jury through the entirety of the trial, which stretched on through much of the summer of 2006, three years after UND student Dru Sjodin disappeared from a Grand Forks Mall parking lot. Rodriguez…

Rodriguez juror shocked, confused with order that throws out death penalty

FARGO (KVRR) – A jury member who handed down Alfonso Rodriguez’s death penalty sentence says he disagrees with the judge who overturned the death penalty. Luke Lillehaugen was one of 12 jurors who unanimously found Rodriguez guilty and recommended he be sentenced to death in 2006. Lillehaugen says he was shocked when he found out that Eighth Circuit Court of…

Ask Danny: Painting Exterior Plastic

Let's not belabor the point: you've got stuff to do around the house.

Time to put a little labor in your labor day celebrations. Here’s home improvement expert Danny Lipford with another project to get your home looking its best for fall. Categories: Morning – Features

Pet Connection: Meet Bandit

Quick, spot the cutie who's up for adoption this week!

If you’re looking for a boy who can steal your heart, boy do we have the deal for you this morning. Meet Bandit, the Catahoula leopard dog. Homeward Animal Shelter’s Heather Klefstad introduces us to the 6-year-old sweetie this morning. He’s a cuddler and up to date with all his vaccinations, neutered, and house trained. His striking red-colored spotted coat…