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LIVE: Kick Off The Holidays With Christkindlmarkt

Event Moves To Drekker Brewing This Year

  A holiday tradition in the valley sets up shop in a brand new space this week. The annual Christkindlmarkt  celebration is coming to Drekker Brewing’s Brewhalla. There will be four days of music, arts and crafts, food and drinks surrounded by a forest of 75 lighted Christmas trees. Organizer Simone Wai say they want to bring a traditional old…

Drekker Puts On Third Annual Fall Crafts Market

34 vendors were at the brewery

  FARGO, N.D. — While the local weather may not have been something to celebrate this weekend, local creations are. “We have over 34 makers that have set up shop. They have a huge variety of products that they’ve made from macrame goods to pet treats to hot mustard. They’ve come from Bismarck, the Lakes area and most are from…

Drekker Brewing Hosts LGBTQ+ Organization

The brewery hosts an "unpillage" event twice a month

FARGO, N.D. — Drekker Brewing hosts an “unpillage” event twice a month. With Pride Month wrapping up, Drekker is bringing in the Pride Collective and Community Center. They host a nonprofit organization at their brewery and invite customers to enjoy food, music and, of course, beer. Their goal is to spread awareness about local nonprofit organizations. The Pride Collective is…

Drekker, Unglued Put Emphasis on Local Creations at Annual Craft Market

the market first started out as a holiday event

FARGO, N.D. — Drekker Brewing and Unglued Gift Shop are putting an emphasis on local creations at their annual Summer Craft Market. Drekker started the market a few years ago during the holidays but soon partnered with Unglued to make it even bigger. Now during the summer, 31 vendors from the Fargo-Moorhead area, lakes country and Grand Forks are showing off…

Live: Craft Beer Passport Guide To Breweries Around Metro

You Can Win Rewards For Visiting Local Breweries

  Not that you need one, but here’s another reason to check out the ever-growing number of breweries in the F-M Metro. The Fargo/Moorhead Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is launching the Crafts and Drafts Pass, encouraging people to check out 12 different breweries and other stops in the region. You can pick them up now at the CVB office and…

Drekker’s First Hotdish Festival Serves Up Comfort, Nostalgia

three judges decided who would win "best hotdish"

FARGO, N.D. — A Midwest classic is filling plenty of stomachs and putting a smile on many faces during a winter that won’t seem to end. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how Drekker’s first Hotdish Festival is sharing the moment with restaurants from around the area. When he was a kid, only one dish consistently made its way to Shea Syverson’s…

Government Shutdown Puts Strain on Local Craft Brewers

It's especially hurting breweries who typically transport a majority of their new, craft beer over state lines

FARGO, N.D. — With no sign of the government shutdown ending soon, it has craft brewers feeling the repercussions. Creating new beer flavors and staying innovative is what craft brewers call the bread and butter of their businesses. “The number is constantly growing. We come out with a new beer at least one or two weeks,” said Jesse Feigum, Drekker Brewing…

Man is Custody After Saying He Shot Ex-Wife

Officers who responded to the scene found a female victim deceased in a vehicle in the parking lot

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A man is in custody after saying he shot and killed his ex-wife, and wanted to turn himself in. The Stutsman County Communications Center received several calls about a shooting at 503 15th St SE in Jamestown. Dispatch then received a call from 37 year old Kevin Hoff who said he shot his ex wife and wanted…

LIVE: Telling Your Story With “The Tell”

Storytelling Event Series Wraps Up Its 5th Season In Fargo This Week

Laura Egland, the organizer of The Tell, joins us live on KVRR Local News. The Tell is a series of events where people get a chance to share true stories in connection to a broad theme. Potential speakers throw their name into a drawing, and eight people are selected to share a story. The final event of The Tell’s fifth…

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…