Entertainment

Fargodome Sets Record Breaking Year in 2016

Officials say a strong concert is what smashed the record with four Garth Brooks concerts leading the way

Courtesy: TJ Nelson  The Fargodome broke an attendance record in 2016. Nearly 600,000 people packed the venue last year. The record crowds produced an operating surplus of over $528,000, which was way above the budgeted $92,000. Fargodome General Manager Rob Sobolik cites a strong concert line-up last year that included four Garth Brooks concerts, AC/DC, Justin Bieber, James Taylor and…

North Dakota State Fair Going Country

Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town headline July Fair.

The North Dakota State Fair released it’s schedule of artists. The 2017 Grandstand Country Showpass begins on Friday, July 21 with Little Big Town. Sunday, July 23 Brothers Osborne take the stage, Thomas Rhett headlines on Wednesday, July 26. Lonestar plays Thursday night, July 27. Jason Aldean closes out the fair on Friday, July 28. Tickets for the ND State…

Neverland Visited Fargo in School Production of Peter and Wendy

Sixty-four students participated in the school musical production

FARGO, N.D. — Lincoln Elementary students took a flight to Neverland in their musical performance of Peter and Wendy. After only a week of school rehearsals, more than 60 students collaborated with the Missoula Children’s Theatre to put on the show. More than 100 children from kindergarten through fifth grade auditioned for roles, and 64 were cast in the show….

Anchor Island Pool Party is Fun for the Whole Family

The annual pool party brought out more than 100 locals looking to bring summer fun to the winter

  FARGO, N.D. — Some locals traded in the cold and snow this afternoon for a tropical pool party. The Fargo Park District held their annual Destination Anchor Island at the indoor pool at Fargo North High School. Entry was $2. Swimmers left with a gift bag full of goodies and a lucky few won bigger prizes. The Park District…

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…

Sculpture Artist of Minnesota’s Mary Tyler Moore Statue Dies

Gwendolyn Gillen, 76, passed away in Madison Wisconsin

In an odd twist of fate, the artist who created the bronze sculpture of Mary Tyler Moore that is located in downtown Minneapolis has died. Gwendolyn Gillen died Friday in hospice care in Madison, Wisconsin. She was 76. She passed away just two days after legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Gillen’s sculpture celebrating “The…

LIVE: Relive The NDSU Dynasty With Bison Illustrated

Magazine's Latest Issue Celebrates Five Straight Championships

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig talks with Joe Kerlin, the editor of Bison Illustrated magazine. They’re releasing a commemorative issue about NDSU’s five straight FCS national championships. The magazine will be available for free at sites all over the F-M area. You can also subscribe to have the magazine sent to your home at www.bisonillustrated.com. Categories: Entertainment, Morning – In The Studio…

Red River Valley Fair Announces Grandstand Artists

The Red River Valley Fair announced that Granger Smith will take the Grandstand Stage on Tuesday, July 11th and LoCash will take the Grandstand Stage Thursday, July 13th

  The first two grandstand acts for this summer’s Red River Valley Fair have been announced, and they sound very country. Granger Smith will take the main stage on Tuesday, July 11 and LoCash will perform on Thursday, July 13. Opening acts are to-be-determined for both entertainers. Grandstand shows are free with your paid gate admission. The Red River Valley…

Frostival 2017 Shows That You Can Have Fun in the Cold

Frostival is a day of fun-filled cold-weather events

FARGO, N.D. — Twenty-nine degrees may be cold for some, but for others it’s perfect for the 2017 Frostival. If you happened to see kids sliding down hills in cardboard sleds, don’t be confused – it’s all a part of  Frostival 2017. Most of the events started at 8:30 am after last night’s opening ceremony. From cardboard sled races to…

No Fish Caught Again at the Frosty Bobber Winter Carnival

After being revitalized last year the East Grand Forks Community event is back again

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Fargo isn’t the only city in the valley throwing a winter celebration this weekend. The Frosty Bobber Winter Carnival began back in the 1990’s and after a few years on hiatus, the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals brought it back last year. The event has cardboard sledding, a chili feed and carriage rides, but their…