Outdoors

Fargo Park District offering bike rentals

"It's kind of like a small car but in bike form, they are a lot of fun!"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you’re looking to enjoy some fun outdoor activities, you’re in luck. Fargo Parks District has begun bike rentals throughout the weekend for people to enjoy as they stroll along guided pathways at Lindenwood Park. Rentals are based on availability and are offered on a first come, first serve basis. Only those 16 years old and…

Church holds live outdoor ‘Rock and Roll’ Easter service

The Lutheran Church of the Cross teaches children all about Easter with interactive worship fun kits

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — With nice weather, one local church is celebrating the Easter holiday with an outdoor service. With social distancing guidelines in mind the Lutheran Church of the Cross welcomed people throughout the community to pull up a lawn chair for a live ‘rock and roll’ Easter worship. To ensure kids were entertained the church provided worship…

Players compete in annual pond hockey tournament

"It's just the experience, building some friendships and meeting some new guys in town to play hockey, it's kind of just one big community."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Fargo Parks District is welcoming players back with a game of pond hockey after canceling last week’s events due to the dangerously cold temperatures. “We have our annual pond hockey tournament today. We have four different divisions that are playing today. We usually have it split up in between two weekends, but last weekend it…

25th annual Polar Fest Plunge brings in Josh Duhamel as Proxy Plunger

Actor Josh Duhamel takes the plunge in support of Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (KVRR) — To celebrate 25 years of the Polar Fest Plunge tradition, one celebrity with ties to North Dakota is bearing the cold to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Detroit Lakes. Normally, the event is open to the public where people gather around a frozen lake to watch plungers jump into an…

‘Freezing for a Good Reason’ participants endure a successful 44 hours outdoors.

"This was a 44 hour push and it was very successful, this is a great community and we are lucky to have the service organizations that banded together to make this happen."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — After spending a total of 44 hours outdoors bearing frigid cold temperatures, participants for the Freezing for a Good Reason event are ready to warm up indoors. “The 44 hours represented over two days represents the 22 veterans a day that commit suicide each day. So that’s why we did it for two days and the…

Orange Friday kicks off hunting season

hunters prepare for a successful hunt

Fargo, N.D. — It’s deer hunting season and you know what that means? Orange Friday is here. Fleet Farm is helping hunters prepare for the season with the event. It helps get new or experienced hunters entering the sport out into the wilderness early with fully equipped gear for a successful hunt. “Orange Friday was established back in 2012 by…

Minnesota Zoo serves as a getaway destination to help people connect to the outdoors

Virtual resources available to bring outdoor learning into your home

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. – With autumn around for only a little while longer, the Minnesota Zoo in the Twin Cities is the perfect place to escape for a short weekend getaway. Its beautiful fall foliage line the park’s pathways and trails for beautiful outdoor scenery, but most importantly the animals are plentiful. “So, the Minnesota Zoo is a really unique…

Race Season Opens up in Fargo Friday

Red River Valley Speedway season opener on Friday.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Racing season returns to Fargo on Friday. The Red River Valley Speedway was supposed to open last weekend, but mother nature didn’t exactly cooperate with snowfall. All signs are a “Go” for tomorrow. Fans can see five different divisions tomorrow at the red river valley speedway including: hobby stocks, sport mods and modifieds. “We did a…