Morning – In The Studio

LIVE: New Series Premieres This Week Examining Rural/Urban Divide In MN

"Rural By Choice" is hosted by Perham native and Twin Cities radio host Cory Hepola

  A new documentary series premiering this weekend examines the divide between rural and urban living. Cory Hepola is a host at WCCO Radio in the Twin Cities. He’s also a Perham, Minnesota native who went to college in Moorhead. His new video series, “Rural by Choice”, examines why people chose to live rural life in Otter Tail County. He…

Social Distancing: Getting One Last Visit

A tribute to my grandmother, who I was thankfully able to see one last time during the pandemic

  It’s a special one day return of the Social Distancing segment! This segment is a tribute. Last April, in the early days of the pandemic, I told you about my amazing grandmother. She turned 90 in April of 2020. We had a big party planned. The whole family was gonna come down to Wyoming to celebrate with her. But…

LIVE: ‘Lunch Aid’ Concert, Auction Uses Music To Fight Hunger In Fargo

Lunch Aid Concert Set For September 19th

  A concert that was started to help pay off student lunch debt is expanding its focus this year. The third annual Lunch Aid concert is set for September 19th at the Sanctuary Events Center. There’s an online auction already active. Lunch Aid started in 2019 to pay off student lunch debt at Fargo Schools. But the USDA is ensuring…

LIVE: Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand Returns

Addie's Royal Cupcake Stand Is Tuesday, August 10th from 3:00-5:30 at First International Bank & Trust in Moorhead

  She’s bringing sweets and sunshine back to the valley this morning, all to help a young girl in the metro live her dream. Addie’s Royal Cupcake Stand returns Tuesday afternoon at First International Bank & Trust in Moorhead. You can meet royal characters and buy cupcakes in person once again this year. Last year’s cupcake stand was a drive-thru…

LIVE: The Return of the Honor Flights

We're flying high on this welcome news.

It’s the news we’ve been waiting for. Our region’s honor flights are set to return this spring, after more than a year-and-a-half hiatus on hold to protect the health and lives of the service members they honor. The national organizers for the North Dakota and Minnesota veterans’ group made a tough decision at the start of the pandemic to postpone…

LIVE: United Way School Supply Drive Only Halfway to Goal

Where there's a will, there's a way.

It’s one of the most important annual academic fundraisers in the Cass-Clay county area. And unfortunately, with just three days to go, this year’s United Way of Cass-Clay school supply drive is only halfway to its goal. United Way officials are working to collect and distribute six thousand backpacks filled with fresh school supplies this year. The fundraiser wraps up…

LIVE: Border Opening Talk “Glimmer of Hope” For NW Angle Resorts

Northwest Angle Resorts Have Lost Up To 90% Of Customers Due To Canadian Border Shutdown During Pandemic

  There is cautious optimism in Minnesota’s Northwest Angle that Canada might open its border to vaccinated non-essential travelers soon. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the country could open its borders in mid-August. But there has been no definite plan to open the border yet. The Northwest Angle on Lake of the Woods has been cut off from the…

LIVE: 701 Day

Show your true North Dakota-loving colors this summer.

Alas, Pride Month is all but over. And Independence Day doesn’t show up until Sunday. But don’t put away your party outfits just yet, because the folks at the Fargo Park District are keeping the party going for us. That’s because they’ve got a great lineup of fun and interactive ways you can celebrate our little corner of the country,…

Social Distancing: NW Angle Still Stranded By The Pandemic

Lake of the Woods Tourism Testifies About Issues To U.S. Senate

  Most of the U.S. is open again as COVID numbers keep dropping. But there are still areas that are suffering financially under COVID restrictions. One of those areas is right here in our region, and now their plight is getting the spotlight on Capitol Hill. Lake of the Woods Tourism Executive Director Joe Henry testified this week in front…

LIVE: Unglued at the Summer Craft Fest

Beer, crafts, and live in-studio appearances are back again on the Morning Show!

It’s the first fully-vaccinated, CDC-guideline-approved, social-distancing-free live, in-studio event in more than a year for the Morning Show, and boy is it right up our alleys. One of our favorite returning guests, Unglued’s Ashley Morken, brought us crafts, beer, beer-related crafts, locally-produced candy, tequila, and more goodies to get us ready for this weekend’s Summer Craft Fest. It’s been on…