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KVRR morning anchor trying to raise thousands for breast cancer research

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Real Men Wear Pink. That’s the message our morning anchor, Adam Ladwig, is spouting all October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. He’s trying to raise $2,500 to make a difference for those fighting cancer and their families. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 300,000 people will get diagnosed with breast cancer in 2023 and will…

Childhood Blood Brother Donates Kidney To Life-Long Friend

KVRR's Adam Ladwig went to his dad's hometown to talk to him and his oldest friend about how they are now closer than ever after more than 60 years

  DOUGLAS, Wyoming (KVRR) – Today, August 29th, is my dad’s birthday. Honestly, I wasn’t sure he’d be here to celebrate it this year. But he is, thanks to a bond formed more than 60 years ago. Earlier this month I went to my dad’s hometown to talk to him and his oldest friend. They are now closer than ever…

LIVE: Taking The Polar Plunge For Special Olympics Minnesota

Today is the day more than 100 people take the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Today is the day more than 100 people take the plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota. That’s KVRR’s Adam Ladwig doing his “Polar Plunge” live on the morning show Thursday. Special Olympics Minnesota is celebrating 50 years this year and 25 years of the Polar Plunge. Today’s plunge at MSUM was the first one ever in Moorhead….

LIVE: Special Olympics MN Polar Plunge Comes To Moorhead For First Time

Special Olympics Minnesota is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, along with the 25th anniversary of the Polar Plunge

  We haven’t completely escaped the cold weather this season. You can take a frigid dip to help support a great cause in our region this week. Special Olympics Minnesota is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, along with the 25th anniversary of the Polar Plunge. This Thursday is the first time the plunge will come to Moorhead. It’s from…

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig Featured in “The Good Life” Magazine

Adam was interviewed for the "Having a beer with..." series

  Fargo, N.D. (KVRR) – Have you ever wanted to have a beer with me? Now you can. I did the “Having a Beer with…” interview for this month’s issue of “The Good Life” magazine from Urban Toad media. I tackled hard-hitting topics like what I think about lawn ornaments, what I’d do with a million dollars, and my pitch…

Visiting Iceland’s volcanic eruption

KVRR's Adam Ladwig visited Iceland and got to see the lava flow at their erupting volcano up close

  If you noticed I was gone last week, that’s because I went to Iceland. My number one goal there was to see the this. The Fagradalsfjall volcano has been erupting for six months as of Sunday. It’s the longest eruption this century in Iceland according to Iceland Monitor. Iceland is a hotbed of volcanic activity. The country sits where…

Celebrate Your Mom With KVRR Local News

Tell Us Why Your Mom Is The Best And We'll Sing Her Praises On The Air

  Mother’s Day is just a few days away, and we’re getting a head start celebrating moms everywhere. We want you to tell us why your mom is the best. Let us know on the KVRR News Facebook page. Send us a pic or video of your amazing mother and tell us why you love her in 25 words or…

Social Distancing: Coronavirus Fighting Tips From A Toddler

Plus Ways To Clear Your Head And Get Away With Video Games While You're Working

  We’re at the end of the first full week most of us have been practicing social distancing. It hasn’t been easy for a lot of us. For example, here’s me just trying to spit out the phrase “social distancing” yesterday. Just rolls off the tongue, right? We’ll we’re all sharing ideas to make this social distancing easier for all…

LIVE: Crowns On The Line At North Dakota International Pageant

Current Crown-Holders Talk About Their Reign, Upcoming 2019 Pageant

  Laura Schmidt, Mrs. North Dakota International 2018 and Jocelyn Birklid, Junior Miss Teen North Dakota International 2018, talk pageants with Adam live on the show. They are preparing to hand over their titles at this weekend’s North Dakota International Pageant. This pageant focuses on community service with each pageant contestant supporting a different platform. And even though the women…