Author: Emily Welker

LIVE: The F-Word On TV

Times like this call for drastic measures. Like saying "flu" on TV.

FARGO — We know we need to keep it clean on TV. But we’re saying the F-word anyway. Flu season is starting throughout the region, and Sanford Health officials are already seeing the first cases come in. Fortunately, this year’s flu shots are here just in time to anyone six months old and older. It’s too early to tell how…

A Peek At Peak Color

You won't be-leaf how beautiful it is.

Pelican Rapids, MN — Our warm days and cooler, longer nights are setting up the region for a very special display of fall color this year. That’s what Minnesota Department of Natural Resources people are saying about the changing leaves. And at Maplewood State Park near Pelican Rapids, they’re getting ready for one of the region’s most beloved fall traditions…

High-Risk Harvest: Kids and Farm Safety

Farm Safety Week is going on right now.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — We know that farming and ranching are some of the most dangerous professions in America. And now that harvest is getting underway, child safety experts say it’s time to be on alert. National statistics show a kid is killed every 3 days on the farm. About 33 children are injured every day in an ag-related accident….

LIVE: Sounds Like A New Season

The FM Symphony kicks off its return with a new season starting this weekend.

FARGO — Just in time for fall’s approach this weekend, it’s starting to sound like a lot of fun for classical music fans in the region. It’s the kickoff of the start of the new season for the Fargo-based FM Symphony, its 92nd. The classical performing arts company is welcoming guest violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Conductor Chris Zimmerman calls Pine…

LIVE: The Cat Comes Back

Cat Video Fest returns to the Fargo Theatre.

FARGO — We just have to let the cat out of the bag. After the runaway success of its first year, Cat Video Fest is coming back to the Fargo Theatre. The festival had a huge turnout last year, and a lot of requests for its return. So the Theatre is once again partnering with Homeward Animal Shelter to host…

West Fargo watchdog group raises more questions about city spending

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A West Fargo watchdog group is calling for more scrutiny into city financial records after claiming to have evidence of questionable business practices from a former city administrator. The group claims Tina Fisk oversaw purchases of about $30,000 worth of promotional gifts from her husband’s business, including hats, jackets, mugs, blankets and other items. They…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Mechanic

FARGO — There’s really nothing practical about falling in love, but this dog has definitely mastered the mechanics of gaining your affections. Mechanic the mastiff-boxer mix comes to our studio and to 4 Luv of Dog rescue by way of the pound. He’s six years old and neutered, and has truly impeccable manners. As a matter of fact, in his…

LIVE: Remembering the Sacrifice With 9/11 Stair Climb

The annual tradition for firefighters throughout the metro on the anniversary of the terror attacks.

WEST FARGO — Today marks 22 years since the tragedies of 9/11 took place. The terror attacks on the U.S. that used passenger airlines to strike the World Trade Center and the Pentagon claimed the lives of over 3,000 people. That included more than 400 police officers and fire fighters. Each year firefighters all over the U.S., including here in…

LIVE: Making Your Mark On Fargo’s Book Scene

The Design-a-Bookmark contest is back for the 14th year.

FARGO — Fargo public librarians are asking for your kid to make their mark. And they want them to do it just in time for the start of the new school year. It’s the fourteenth annual Design-a-Bookmark competition, and it’s open now through Saturday, September 30th. There are only a couple of rules: no 3-D images, and no copyrighted characters….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Mickey

Just like the cartoon mouse, this dog knows how to look cute for the camera.

FARGO — There’s a saying amongst folks who work on camera for a living that you have to “know your angles.” Mickey might not officially be working as on-camera talent (darn that SAG-AFTRA strike) but he sure loves the camera, and it loves him right back. And so does most of the staff on the KVRR Morning Show, because the…