Morning – In The Community

LIVE: Red River Market Comes to Broadway Square

We're taking a healthy interest in what's happening there.

If there’s one thing we’ve learned during this pandemic, it’s that making your health a top priority can really pay off. And the Red River Market and its local growers are making it easier than ever. You can shop for fresh, locally produced fruits, veggies, plants and flowers during opening day this Saturday at their new, Broadway Square location. The…

Nome Schoolhouse Opens After Nearly 3 Years Of Renovation

The Women Behind The Nome Schoolhouse Hope To Turn The Tiny N.D. Town Into A Worldwide Destination

  NOME, N.D. (KVRR) — For two and a half years we’ve been following the story of the Nome Schoolhouse, a 105-year-old building in the tiny town of Nome, North Dakota, southeast of Valley City. The building had been abandoned for nearly 50 years when Chris Armbrust and Teresa Perleberg bought it in late 2018. They both owned fiber arts…

LIVE: Support Bison With Online Auction For National Buffalo Museum

National Buffalo Museum Bringing "Bid For Bison" Auction Online For 2nd Straight Year

  North Dakotans love their bison. And now you can help support the iconic North Dakota museum dedicated to the animal. The 2nd annual “Bid for Bison” auction starts Thursday and runs through July 16th. The National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown has hundreds of bison-themed items up for auction from clothes and jewelry, home items and art and collectables. The…

LIVE: Nome Schoolhouse Ready For Grand Opening After Nearly 3 Years

Renovated Nome Schoolhouse Building Hopes To Turn Small ND Town Into International Destination

  After nearly three years of work, the Nome Schoolhouse is celebrating its grand opening this week. Owners Chris Armbrust and Teresa Perleberg bought an abandoned schoolhouse in Nome, North Dakota in 2018, southeast of Valley City. They spent years fixing the building and renovating it. Now, there’s an events space, a boutique hotel, camping space, classroom space, a restaurant…

Social Distancing: Figuring Out Fishing

Getting Started In Fishing Is A Daunting Task

  Summer fun is here, and I’m still on the lookout for fun things to do away from crowds. So I’ve been getting into fishing. Never did it much before on my own, but I’m enjoying it. And I didn’t realize how easy it is to just head out for a few right here in town. That’s the benefit to…

LIVE: FM Welcome Party Returns In Person

Welcome Party Went Virtual In 2020 Due To COVID

  Get to know some of your neighbors in our community in person as the FM Welcome Party returns. The semi-annual introduction to our community went virtual last November. This Wednesday, they’re back in person at Fargo Broadway Square. Organizers say the outdoor venue helped alleviate any uncertainty when they were planning the event. It’s free, with food, performances, games…

LIVE: Drought Leaves Farmers’ Futures Uncertain

It may be game over already for some of them this growing season.

We keep hoping for some relief from the drought with more rain in the forecast. But for some farmers in the region, anything we get may be coming too little, too late. Bell Bank agribusiness analysts say some farmers may already be out of the growing game this season. In the north central part of North Dakota, the lack of…

Social Distancing: State Park Shutdown Looming

Minnesota State Parks Could Be Closed Just 1st If Budget Deal Isn't Reached

  Camping and outdoor activities exploded in popularity during the pandemic. RV’s. Campgrounds. Boats. All are at a premium right now as while we’re still technically in a pandemic. But some of the most beautiful outdoor recreation areas in our region might soon be off limits thanks to some dug-in politicians in St. Paul. Here is one of my favorite…

LIVE: WE Fest Promises More Fan-Friendly Festival In 2021

Festival Returns To Detroit Lakes After Taking 2020 Off

  WE Fest is back this year after taking a year off in 2021, and the festival’s new owner is promising some crowd-pleasing new additions at Soo Pass Ranch in Detroit Lakes this year. Matt Mithun has owned the ranch for years, but this is his first year as the owner and Festival Director of the actual event. He says…

LIVE: Roger Maris All-Star Week

Maris's legacy lives on. Now you can come be a part of it.

After a year of staying away from each other to stay healthy, the timing couldn’t be better for folks turning out to connect with one another at Sanford Health’s newest public event. Organizers are reporting good turnout for the inaugural Roger Maris All-Star Week in the metro. The events have been running all week, and continue through Saturday. Amongst the…