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“Fargo Meets Japan” event shares language and traditions

"Fargo Meets Japan" holds its first Japenese cultural event with plenty of food, games, and entertainment.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Organizers say they want to provide an outlet to people interested in Japanese culture. They were surprised and really happy about the number of people that came out. Sushi Burrito CafĂ© was serving food. Live entertainment included Soran dancing and there were karate demonstrations. “Not a lot of Japanese born people in Fargo, that’s part of the…

North Dakota Derby Day highlights social horse racing culture

The North Dakota Horse Park bring Kentucky Derby vibes on North Dakota Derby Day!

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The dapper outfits are on full display. Derby day is the season finale for horse racing in the North Dakota Horse Park, owners, trainers, and jockey’s have been working for months to prepare their horses, for this moment. Hundreds came out and laid their bets down. Molly Kerr and Mikayla Bennett are out there for the…

Fargo’s Ride to Fight Suicide focuses on mental health

HORACE, N.D. (KVRR)- Leaders of the North Dakota chapter for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, are raising funds and focusing energy towards suicide prevention and mental health, through there 11th annual Ride to Fight Suicide event. Over 80 riders registered to make the 150 mile trip from Fort Saloon in Abercrombie to Silver Dollar in West Fargo. Organizers say you…

LIVE: Fargo Blues Festival

An American folk music tradition takes over this weekend.

It’s the perfect weekend to get the blues. Bluesfest is going on now in North Fargo and The Morning Show got a sneak peek. It’s the top outdoor summer blues music festival in the region and it’s attracting acts from all around the nation. You can catch legends like Walter Trout and Tab Benoit among them. There’s nonstop music Friday…

LIVE: Blizzard in the Studio for Miracle Treat Day

It'll be a miracle if we don't get brain freeze from all this ice cream.

It’s still warm outside. But we had a blizzard in the studio this morning. Several of them, actually. It’s Miracle Treat Day, and we wanted to do our part to put the word out that ice cream before 9 a.m. is actually a good thing. On one day of the year, in July, we actually look forward to a blizzard….

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Marley

Looks, brains and personality make Marley quite a catch.

This dog’s pictures, and video, just don’t do her justice. The girl with the sleek, shining gray coat and soulful light brown eyes is about as elegant a pittie as we’ve ever seen. Marney is a 2-year-old pit bull terrier who came into the 4 Luv of Dog shelter from the Wahpeton pound. Rescue workers aren’t sure about much of…

Animal Rescue page fears Facebook ban for innocent comments

ROLLA, N.D. (KVRR) — A grassroots animal rescue from Rolla, North Dakota is getting flagged by Facebook for seemingly innocent comments. Turtle Mountain Animal Rescue is a non-profit animal shelter operated by volunteers. Facebook is threatening to ban their page by flagging comments and marking them inappropriate. None of the comments use any vulgar language. In fact, some of the…

LIVE: Murder In The Studio

And we're trying to draw you into the plot.

We’re talking murder this Wednesday on the Morning Show. And of course, we haven’t got a Clue who the killer is. Fortunately, the players of FMCT are on hand to help. And they’re eager to draw you into the plot too. Friday marks the next performance of their original murder mystery show at Bonanzaville. It’s an audience-participation, interactive period piece…

LIVE: Heart Walk Returns

Take heart! And make a difference for your health and for someone else's.

It’s time to take heart and step up for a great cause. One that could just save your own life. The annual Heart Walk is coming up fast, and it’s expected to be a big year for the event. It’s not just a fundraiser for heart health awareness, research and initiatives. It’s also a chance to connect with people who’ve…