Morning – In The Studio

LIVE: Unglued Craft Fest

D-I-why don't you try your hand at some of this stuff?

For almost a decade now, Ashley Morken has been the mover and shaker behind one of the region’s biggest maker events: the Unglued Craft Fest. It’s grown from a small venue to now fill — and we do mean pack tight — the Plains Art Museum for a two-day event celebrating the handmade, the original, and the artisan beauty of…

LIVE: Celebrate NDSU’s 7th FCS Title With Bison Illustrated

Commemorative Issue Available Now

  Bison Illustrated editor Nolan Schmidt gives us something to celebrate, another FCS Championship issue for NDSU’s 7th FCS title. This issue features recaps of all 15 Bison victories in their undefeated season. There are profiles of championship athletes and coaches, and interviews with incoming seniors, along with new head coach Matt Entz. Schmidt says the issue is a mix…

LIVE: Take The Polar Plunge For Special Olympics North Dakota

Polar Plunge Takes Place Saturday, February 16th

  Special Olympics athlete Jenni Hummel and organizer Erik Clemenson implore you to take the plunge. The Special Olympics Polar Plunge is Saturday, February 16th at the Delta Hotel in Fargo. All you have to do to plunge is raise 75 dollars. You can register starting at 11:30 a.m. the day of the event. The money helps support athletes like…

LIVE: Pet Connection: Meet Pepper

A seasoned cuddler and all-around adorable adoptable dog.

If you’re looking for someone to spice up your day, you can’t do better than Pepper. The Lhasa Apso mix lost his home when his owner had to move to a care facility, and he was surrendered to the Homeward Animal Shelter. Homeward’s Heather Klefstad brought Pepper in for a visit with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker live in studio,…

Daytime Addiction Treatment Program Starting In Fargo

First Step Program Launches Feb. 18

An addiction treatment facility is making it easier than ever to get the counseling you need to help you or a loved one. First Step Recovery is starting daytime addiction treatment next Monday. The nine-hour a week outpatient program will be from 9:00 to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Addiction counselors say there’s already interest in the new daytime…

LIVE: First Fargo Comedy Festival Bringing Winter Laughs

Festival Headlines Fargo Theater This Weekend

  Krista Driscoll with Jade Presents tells us about the first annual Fargo Comedy Festival. Tig Notaro and Brian Posehn will hit the stage at the Fargo Theater Friday, February 15th. Gary Gulman and Alex Edelman are Saturday’s lineup. Driscoll says they wanted to bring some laughs to Fargo as we deal with this seemingly endless winter weather. She says…

LIVE: Winter Market Brings Breath Of Summer During Winter

Winter Market Coming To Hjemkomst Center Saturday

  Simone Wai with Folkways tells us about this year’s Red River Market Winter’s Market. It’s a summer-time staple customized for winter. The Winter Market features baked goods, home items and other goodies. She brought some goodies, including locally-made oats, coffee, soap and honey. You can bust out in the winter weather and enjoy the Winter Market on Saturday, February…

LIVE: Purses For A Purpose

Group Collecting Purses To Help Human Trafficking Victims

  You can help a victim of human trafficking regain her independence with a purse. Lisa Hanson and Chris Welsand with The Next Step ND join Adam to talk about how a purse can help save a woman who escaped human trafficking. The Next Step ND helps trafficking victims get back on their feet and into the community. The group…

LIVE: Dala Horse Carving with the Red River Valley Woodcarvers

When historic cold snaps lead to something beautiful.

Cold snaps like the one we just suffered through don’t always mean misery. In fact, there was one in Sweden years ago that lead to the development of a particularly beautiful and whimsical art form – the Dala horse. The little equine carvings are carved out of wood and then painted with bright colors and decorative details. Historically, they hail…

LIVE: Go Red For Women Day

American Heart Association Promoting Awareness For Heart-Healthy Behavior

  Mindy Cook with the American Heart Association joins the morning show for Go Red for Women Day. The AHA promotes awareness of heart health every February 1st. You’re encouraged to wear red to help the cause. Heard disease and stroke are the number one killer of women in America. One in three women will die from it. But you…