Morning – In The Studio

LIVE: Clay County Sheriff’s Race

We interview this first of a field of four candidates.

Clay County is losing its longtime sheriff Bill Bergquist this fall. He’s retiring after decades with the department, and four people are vying for the chance to replace him. Among them is a longtime detective with Bergquist’s department. Jason Hicks has investigated many of the highest-profile crimes in the county over the past decade. Hicks says he’s looking for a…

LIVE: New Hope for Autism Families in ND

Do you know a family that could be eligible for more help?

It’s a change to North Dakota’s health care laws that could pave the way for a brighter future for families with autism. That, after North Dakota insurance officials this week made it mandatory for health insurance providers to include autism treatment in plans sold to North Dakotans. Parents who worked to help pass the legislation say their child’s diagnosis of…

LIVE: Covering The People Who Cover The Bison

Bison Illustrated Covers Media In July Issue

  New Bison Illustrated editor Nolan Schmidt joins Adam to talk about July’s issue. This month, Bison Illustrated focuses on profiling members of the media who cover Bison athletics. Schmidt talks about how coverage has grown surrounding NDSU over the last five years. You can get Bison Illustrated and other Spotlight Media magazines for free at locations throughout the F/M…

LIVE: RiverArts Bring Families Together On Bank Of Red River

July 10th RiverArts Features Blind Joe

  Kim Wangler with Moorhead Parks & Recreation joins us to talk about the RiverArts festival. Each RiverArts is at Memorial Park near the Red River. There are free horse-drawn carriage rides, inflatables, music and hands-on activities. The July 10th RiverArts features Blind Joe from “The Voice”. They festival runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m. There will be two more…

LIVE: Red River Valley Fair This Week

Gates Open July 10th

  Katy Sternerson with the Red River Valley Fair gets us prepped for a week of fair fun. The Red River Valley Fair runs from July 10th through the 15th. There are a few new attractions this year, including dog water jumping and acrobatic trampoline diving. Also, people ages 5 and older can get unlimited rides with their $15 gate…

LIVE: Xanadu Coming To Fargo

Fargo/Moorhead Community Theater Musical Runs July 11-15

  Stars Kathryn Tyler and Paul Hartmann join Adam to talk about the Fargo/Moorhead Community Theater production of Xanadu. The musical isn’t the same as the 1980’s movie. In fact, it’s kind of a tongue-in-cheek response. The cast talks about what it takes to put the show together, and how hard it is to sing on roller skates. The show…

LIVE: Night Bazaar Bringing A New Kind Of Nightlife To Fargo

First Night Bazaar Set For June 28th

  Joe Burgum with Folkways joins Adam to talk about the new Night Bazaar events coming to downtown Fargo. Burgum says Folkways is trying to provide entertainment options for downtown Fargo that offer more than just food and drink. There will be live music throughout the night, henna tattoos, tarot card readings, pinball and fire breathers. Local artists will also…

LIVE: Zoo-Inspired Art With Artist Mark Elton

"Menagerie II : Animal Portraiture by Mark Elton" Coming To Rourke Art Gallery

  Local artist Mark Elton shows off his latest project on KVRR Local News. “Menagerie II : Animal Portraiture by Mark Elton” is a series of 40 different digital portraits Elton made in partnership with the Red River Zoo. Half of the portraits feature animals at the zoo. Elton says getting a chance to see the animals in person helps…

LIVE: New Suicide Screening Program Helping Local Law Enforcement

Anonymous Screening Program Available To Fargo Police and Cass County Sheriff's Officers

  Cass County Sgt. Tim Briggeman and Village Family Service Center EAP Counselor Stephanie Schafer join Adam Ladwig to talk about the new Interactive Screening Program to help prevent suicide in law enforcement officers. The Village Family Service Center is offering to anonymous screening for the Fargo Police Department and Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Sgt. Briggeman describes the stresses officers…

The Streets Come Alive In Fargo/Moorhead

Streets Shut Down For Cars For 1st StreetsAlive Of The Season

  Dylan Ramstad Skoyles with Great Rides Bike Share tells Adam how the streets will be taken over my bikes, walkers and boarders this weekend. The first StreetsAlive Sunday is June 24th from noon to 5 p.m. Dylan tells us what to expect at the event, in which 3.5 miles of roads are closed to cars.