Morning – In The Community

Big Draft: Jordan

Jordan drove 480 miles to take his Little, Blake, to his first Vikings game

  The NFL draft is one of the few sporting events that hasn’t been postponed or cancelled yet. Thankfully the can do it over the phone. But there’s another draft that’s still going on, too. Help a kid in our region at The Big Draft with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Meet the latest Big to declare for The Big Draft,…

LIVE: Musicians Find Gigs During Pandemic With Livestream Concert Series

Livewire Producing Livestream Concerts To Raise Money For Musicians

  Musicians who are losing gigs because of the coronavirus have a chance to still hit the stage thanks to a local events company. Livewire is livestreaming concerts from its Fargo warehouse. Livewire president Kent Kolstad says his company has no events to help produce during the pandemic, and realized local musicians probably had the same problem. They organized the…

Price-Gouging in Minnesota: Make A Report

The state is cracking down on eighty-dollar toilet paper. Here's how you can report.

Minnesota’s Attorney General wants to hear from you this morning about price gouging on toilet paper and other goods sold at inflated prices during the coronavirus crisis. MN AG Keith Ellison tweeted out Tuesday out he’s getting reports of ninety-dollar toilet paper. He says his office responded to 150 complaints of price gouging last week and as many since then….

Big Draft: Kelly

Kelly Is A 13-Year Veteran As A Big

  The NFL draft is one of the few sporting events that hasn’t been postponed or cancelled yet. Thankfully the can do it over the phone. But there’s another draft that’s still going on, too. Help a kid in our region at The Big Draft with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Meet the latest Big to declare for The Big Draft,…

Proof Artisan Distillers Making Hand Sanitizer During Coronavirus Crisis

Hand Sanitizer In Short Supply Since Coronavirus Outbreak Started

Fargo’s only distillery is switching from spirits to sanitizer during the Coronavirus Pandemid. Proof Artisan Distillers says it has approval to switch to making hand sanitizer. Distillers say they’re still working on logistics, but will have an update soon. They’re following a trend around the country of local distilleries combating the spread of COVID-19 by making hand sanitizer. Hygiene products…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Time to Try Fostering

Fight loneliness from social distancing with the one kind of new friend it's okay to snuggle up with.

Here on the Morning Show, we want to reflect best practices when it comes to safety from COVID-19. So we’re following social distancing instructions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, staying six or more feet apart in-studio, and no longer bringing guests as a general rule. We may invite guests on, on a case-by-case basis, for visits from…

Big Draft: Meet Ben

Ben Has 6 Season Of Experience As A Big

  The draft is coming up. No, not the NFL draft. The Big Draft with Big Brothers Big Sisters. Meet the latest Big to declare for The Big Draft, Ben! He’s a veteran of six seasons. His top stat is 17 touchdown passes with a little. That’s quite a connection. The NFL is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters for…

LIVE: Countdown To Pi Day Celebration

Inspire Lab Celebrating Pi Day With Free Pie, Activities This Saturday

  Tomorrow is March 14th. 3.14 is the number Pi. And there’s a timely celebration of math and desert. 12-year-old Adam Kramer can recite Pi from memory to 250 decimal points. Watch his impressive skill from today’s morning show. Saturday’s Pi Day celebration at Inspire Lab in Moorhead will have free pie and coffee, art, entertainment, STEM activities, and a…

LIVE: Sandbag Central Begins

Fargo And Cass County Hope To Fill 400,000 Sandbags By Friday To Prepare For Spring Flooding

  Sandbag Central is up and running. Volunteers started filling bags at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. The City of Fargo and Cass County want to fill 400,000 sandbags by this Friday. That’s 100,000 per day. They’re running operations out of the Fargo Solid Waste Division at 2301 8th Avenue North in Fargo. They need 200 volunteers per shift to run…

LIVE: Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show

It's still a bit cold to jump into lakes season. But we've found some friends to cuddle up with.

The ice is still melting off the lakes in our region, but there’s no reason we can’t dive right on in to the fun at the Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show. Billed as the region’s biggest outdoor recreation show, the show runs all weekend long at the Fargodome. It has everything from a half-million dollar recreational vehicle, to boats, charter…