Morning – In The Studio

Fargo’s Feathered Friends

They're crafting a new backyard chicken keeping ordinance, but they need your help to do it.

After sweeping urban areas of the country over the past few years, backyard chicken keeping could be coming to Fargo. After identifying some seemingly contradictory elements of city ordinance regarding keeping the birds in your backyard, Fargo City Commissioners directed the city attorney to work with Fargo Cass Public Health and other city departments to update Article 12–03, and other…

Live Long and Prosper

Donate Blood. It's the Logical Thing To Do.

Emily and Adam remind you every morning to donate blood. The folks at United Blood Services are wrestling with some serious shortages in our local blood supply, and they’re asking for your help with donations of much-needed blood types, and platelets too — all blood types are needed. Even green, as Adam pointed out. So live long and prosper, and…

LIVE: Muscle Pouring Into Fargo For Bodybuilding Tournament

National Physique Committee Regional Competition Happening At NDSU

Thomas Kemper with the National Physique Committee joins us on KVRR Local News to talk about this weekend’s bodybuilding show. Bodybuilders Erin Westby and Jeff Case, who have a lot of muscles, show off some of their poses. They also tell us about the level of dedication it takes to be a bodybuilder. The NPC is hosting the Upper Midwest…

Pet Connection: Meet Tux

A Chesapeake Bay Retriever who'd be right at home in lakes country.

Tux is a two year old male with much of the classic good looks of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, a water-loving breed with a big heart, an athletic build, and a warm disposition. Tux is part Chesapeake, part pit bull, said Homeward Animal Rescue’s Heather Klefstad, who brought the friendly two-year-old to the KVRR studios for a live in-studio appearance…

Fargo Film Festival

From Oscar nominees, to buzzed-about films that won't even launch until later this summer, they've got it all.

It’s come a long way since Matt Olien and a handful of other film enthusiasts gathered more than a decade ago to brainstorm what would be the weeklong festival that graces the historic Fargo Theatre every spring. The theater’s biggest fundraiser and one of downtown Fargo’s biggest draws each year, the Fargo Film Festival draws participants from as far away…

LIVE: The Positive Side Of Snakes With The Red River Zoo

St. Patrick Allegedly Banished Snakes From Ireland. Was That The Best Idea?

One of the legends about St. Peter is that he banished snakes from Ireland. Well, he didn’t banish them from Fargo. Jennifer Jacobson with the Red River Zoo joins us with the lovely Bull Snake, Jessie. She tells us why people shouldn’t be afraid of snakes, and talks about the uses they have in nature and for farmers. Watch to…

The Opioid Epidemic: How to Get and Use Narcan

Save A Life With Naloxone, the Anti-Heroin Drug -- Now Available Without a Doctor's Prescription

Almost no demographic group has been spared the scourge of opiate and heroin addiction that’s claiming lives all across the country and here at home in North Dakota and Minnesota. But now, North Dakota is fighting back, with a unique approach to getting Narcan, otherwise called naloxone, an antidote that can save lives in the event of an overdose. North…

LIVE: Pi Day With The Arts Partnership

Celebrate Pi With Pie This March 14th

March 14th is Pi Day, celebrating the number with infinite decimals with infinite deliciousness. Dayna Del Val, executive director of The Arts Partnership, joins us on KVRR Local News with a scrumptious apple pie. The Arts Partnership is hosting a Pi Day celebration with an event showing off a new arts incubator down. The group is also showing off a…

Bounty Hunt Brings Riddle-Chasers To Downtown Fargo

Puzzled FM Bringing 13 Business Together For Hunt

Kay Cameron with Puzzled FM joins the KVRR Local News morning show. She’s organizing the first ever Downtown Bounty Hunt. You can find riddles at 13 local businesses. Once you solve them, you can enter submit the answers online to enter to win prizes. The grand prize is a “staycation” at the Fargo Radisson. Find out more information at the…

Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Hearts

Is there room in your heart? Come to the Bowl for Kids' Sake Fundraiser and make some room for a child who needs a friend.

50 boys in the F-M metro area could use a friend. That’s how long the wait list is of young boys who are on the wait list, who don’t have fathers in their lives and who are hoping to be paired up with a mentor who shares their interests who can give them a little time and a friendly ear…