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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…

Sneak Peek at the Frostival Ice Sculptures

There's a wide range of creative projects coming together at the Hjemkomst Center

FARGO, N.D. — The second annual F–M Frostival kicked off Friday, but before the celebration began snow carvers were hard at work getting their sculptures in shape. Outside of the Hjemkomst Center among various piles of snow, a variety of artistic forms were taking shape. Some are abstract, others practical like an Igloo. The pieces of frosted art are being…

Frostival Returns To Fargo

2017 Frostival kicks off in downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — It’s warmer than usual this January, but that’s not stopping the 2017 Frostival, which began in downtown Fargo where families joined together for a fun-filled night. Everyone was given a build-your-own s’mores kit and carriage rides. They also had a cocoa competition where nine cocoa stations battled for the golden mug. Local band Tripwire also stopped by…

Mary Tyler Moore Dies at Age of 80

Moore earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her role in "Ordinary People"

  A spokesperson for Mary Tyler Moore says the iconic actress has passed away. Moore is well-known for many projects including “The Dick Van Dyke Show”, “Ordinary People” (which earned her a Best Actress Academy Award nomination) and her beloved “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” that lasted seven seasons and ended in 1977. She was diagnosed with Type I diabetes at…

Battling Cancer and States Away, Fargo Rallies Around One of its Own

At 25 years old, Kellen Summers was diagnosed with stage IV cancer; states away, his family and friends back home are doing what they can to lend a hand

A Fargo Native FARGO, N.D. — Many say Fargo is a tight-knit community. Kellen Summers and his wife, Vanessa, grew up in the Fargo area. They met through their love of theater at Fargo South High School, and their relationship remained strong through their graduation from Concordia College. They both established a deep connection to the F-M area, particularly in…