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Discover South Dakota: Aberdeen

Aberdeen Invited You To The Land Of Fairy Tales

  We are wrapping up our two-week virtual road trip around our region with a visit to a land of make-believe. Aberdeen, South Dakota has Storybook Land, a theme park filled with fairy tale characters and stories. The park is inside the larger Wylie Park, which has camping and plenty of outdoor recreation activities. Both parks have free admission. Storybook…

Discover Minnesota: Fergus Falls

Fergus Falls Is A City With A Surprisingly Robust Arts Scene

  Discover Minnesota takes you to a city that prides itself on its vibrant art scene. Fergus Falls is of course known for the famed Kirkbride building, the 130-year-old former state hospital for people with developmental disabilities. The city also boasts three breweries, a stretch of the four-thousand mile North Country Trail, and Otto, the world’s biggest Otter. But you…

Pet Connection: Meet Gru

His minions at Kritter Krazy say it's time you found out how sweet he is.

This week’s pet comes to us out of one of the most successful animated movie franchises of all time. But unlike his namesake… this guy is not grumpy. He’s actually a pretty smiley guy, just like the rest of his species. Say hello to Gru the leopard gecko, who’s introduced to us on this week’s Pet Connection by his human…

Discover Minnesota: Lake Of The Woods

Anglers Of All Skill Levels Can Find A Bite At The "Walleye Capital of the World"

  Our Discover Minnesota segment heads to the place they call the “Walleye Capital of the World”. Lake of the Woods features world-class fishing along Minnesota’s northern shores. The lake has more than 65,000 miles of coast line and more than 14,000 islands. There are an estimated 10 million walleye in the lake. But you can fish a wide variety…

Discover Minnesota: Thief River Falls

Thief River Falls Celebrates History & Culture

  Our virtual road trip this week takes us to Thief River Falls, where they make sure to celebrate the city’s history and culture. The city lies where the Thief River and the Red Lake River meet. There are plenty of opportunities for fun on the water. There’s also plenty of exploring next to the river. A seven-mile river walk…

Discover Minnesota: Detroit Lakes

Detroit Lakes Celebrates 150th Anniversary In 2021

  We are kicking off Discover Minnesota week with one of the most popular spots in our area and a major celebration. Detroit Lakes is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Starting this week, 150 sail boats with different designs will be displayed around the city. The city caters to visitors. There’s a mile-long public beach and a myriad of…

Discover North Dakota: Greater Grand Forks

Go The Way Of The Greenway In Grand Forks

  We wrap up our Discover North Dakota week with a virtual road trip up to Grand Forks. The Greenway offers recreation opportunities all year long both on the shore and on the water. There’s everything from biking to kayaking to fishing and more. Julie Rygg, Executive Director of Visit Greater Grand Forks, says businesses are bouncing back and events…

Pet Connection: Meet Nyx

Get your fix of cute with Nyx.

This time of year there’s something about the weather that just energizes you. And getting outside to enjoy it is much better with an animal friend. So this week, we’re bringing you a critter who’s got just as much spunk, sparkle and sweetness as the wonderful spring weather. Not to mention, she’s just as pretty. Nyx is a five-year-old terrier…

Discover North Dakota: Fargo/Moorhead Metro

The Fargo Area Landscape Is Constantly Offering New Things For Visitors

  Thursday’s Discover North Dakota virtual road trip heads close to home to a Fargo/Moorhead area that’s always adding new things to experience. Downtown Fargo is taking a new shape this year, with the Block 9 Project and Broadway Square giving the community a new hub of activity. The Red River is a lifeline for the region, offering recreational activities…

LIVE: Shaping the Future of the West Fargo Library

West Fargo and its librarians want to hear about you.

Libraries and their programs have gotten a real workout in the pandemic, and for all you’ve probably learned there, now the tables are turning. This time around, the folks at the library want to learn about you. The city of West Fargo’s massive growth in the last few years means the demographics, interests and needs of the city are changing….