Morning – In The Studio

Local Maker Turns Pillows Into Art, Uniforms Into Memories

Creativity and nostalgia combine at Unglued Craft Fest 2017.

The Unglued Craft Fest is upon us this coming weekend at the Plains Art Museum — 70 or so local makers who craft, create, design, sew, paint, upcycle and delight us with their talent and passion for decor, home goods, art, jewelry and more. Emily Welker sat down live in studio with maker Emily Brooks and her embroidery machine to…

LIVE: Protecting Self-Driving Cars From Hackers

NDSU Research Could Help Determine If A Vehicle Is Hacked

NDSU Assistant Professor Jeremy Straub joins Adam Ladwig on KVRR’s morning show. Researchers at the university are looking into how to detect if self-driving cars have been hacked. Straub talks about how they’re trying to detect possible hacking, and why a tiny model car is integral to their research. As the technology progresses, more people will have self-driving cars, and…

Inside Perspective on Downtown’s Arts Incubator

Artists are an endangered species in some communities. But Fargo's giving them their very own environment.

In an economy that can price artists right out of the real estate market, it’s rare to see a community that’s making an effort to give art and the people who create it a dedicated space to make art flower. That’s what downtown’s Fargo’s Art Incubator aims to do. The space was developed by The Arts Partnership and the Kilbourne…

LIVE: “Sensory Mommies” Make Weighted Blankets For Kids With Special Needs

Custom-Made Blankets Help Kids With Autism And Other Disorders

Tina Dietz with Sensory Mommies joins Adam Ladwig live on the KVRR morning show. The company makes weighted blankets for people with autism and other disorders. Dietz talks about the health benefits weighted blankets have. The weight of the blanket can help calm someone down if they are experience stress or anxiety. Sensory Mommies custom-makes all blankets based on weight…

Feeling Lonely After Valentine’s Day? Red River Singles Might Be Able To Help

Group Has Monthly Events To Bring Singles Together

The day after Valentine’s Day is sometimes called Singles Awareness Day. If you’re single, this time of year can be hard. Adam Ladwig chats with Jerome Hasbargen, the president of Red River Singles. The group hosts multiple events each month to bring singles together in a low-pressure environment. Their next event is a dance on February 25th at the West…

LIVE: Surprise Your Significant Other With A Singing Valentine

Great Plains Harmony Performing Singing Valentines In Fargo-Moorhead Area

A quartet from Great Plains Harmony joins Adam Ladwig on the KVRR morning show to talk about their singing valentines. You can order a quartet to surprise your significant other on Valentine’s Day with a song, a rose and a handwritten note. The group also is donating part of the sales to the Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. It’s not…

Get Inspired: Kelly Thompson Opening Reception at Ecce Art Gallery

It's cold out there, people. But art can warm the coldest heart.

Going a little stir-crazy indoors these days? Get yourself downtown. Even on the coldest days, Ecce Art Gallery is a hot spot for arts and entertainment in the Fargo-Moorhead region. Gallery owner Mark Weiler joined us live in-studio to talk about this week’s opening reception featuring Grand Forks artist Kelly Thompson, the Wine About Winter and Sweet Treat Stroll event…

LIVE: “Crafted” Student Doc Airing On Local TV

Student-Produced Documentary Focuses On History Of Beer In Fargo-Moorhead

Adam Ladwig talks with Betsy Harmsen, one of the main writers/photographers of a new documentary. (She’s also a lovely production assistant for the KVRR morning show.) “Crafted: A Romance With Beer” focuses on the history of beer in the valley, to present day brewers, drinkers and lovers of beer. Students from MSUM did all of the work on the film….

LIVE: Super Bowl Ads

A Local Marketing Communications Company Talks to Us About the Super Bowl Commercials

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly talks with Jodi Duncan, the President of Flint Group, about the Super Bowl commercials. Duncan said that she was not impressed by┬áthe Sprint commercial and the Mr. Clean commercial. Categories: Morning – In The Studio Tags: Flint Group, Super Bowl Commercial

LIVE: Drekker Brewing Wins Gold Medal At National Beer Competition

"Milk Maiden" chocolate milk stout wins top prize in chocolate beer category

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig talks to Mark Bjornstad, co-owner of Drekker Brewing, about the brewery’s award-winning beer. “Milk Maiden” chocolate milk stout won the gold medal at the Best of Craft Beer Awards in Bend, Oregon the last weekend in January, in the chocolate beer category. Yes, there is a chocolate beer category. The seasonal beer is available only until the…