Outdoors

Snowbirds Shed Their Winter Blues at Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show

Several local business owners love the chance to take part each year

FARGO, N.D. — The cold temperatures and stacks upon stacks of snow are leading people to daydream about a nice summer’s day. “Now more than ever people are thinking about those great June, July, August, September dates. Get out there, get on the water, get a new boat, get a better dock, or get a new camper or RV and get…

Scheels, Other Vendors Roll Out Latest Technology at Hunting Expo

The fifteenth annual expo featured a shooting range and dog diving competition

FARGO, N.D. — People had the chance to try out state–of–the–art hunting technology at Scheels’ fifteenth annual Federal Hunting Expo. Several different vendors set up shop to let people try out new gear like flashlights, telescopes, and firearms. In addition to the expo, people could watch dogs from all over the area jump into a pool and compete for prizes. Staff…

National Hammock Day Bringing People Together in Island Park to Swing and Relax

Some regular hangers say everyone should try it because it changes your perspective of the outdoors

FARGO, N.D. — People at Island Park are celebrating national hammock day by laying around in their favorite tree swings and enjoying nature. People strapped up from end to end throughout the tree filled area and some piled their hammocks on top of their friends. Some regular hangers say everyone should try it because it changes your perspective of the…

Otter Tail County is Celebrating 150 Years…On Ice!

It's about embracing your culture, celebrating your culture, celebrating your history

OTTER TAIL LAKE, Minn. — Otter Tail County is celebrating 150 years by honoring Minnesota culture…and their celebrating on ice! This weekend’s party on Otter Tail Lake is the beginning of a yearlong celebration. Most people can’t say they’ve been to a party on ice. “For anybody that’s never been on ice yeah they just wouldn’t believe it,” said Jim…

Blue Barrel Gardening Helping Crookston Seniors

A group of seniors in Crookston have been keeping themselves busy with a summer gardening project

CROOKSTON, Minn. — A group of seniors in Crookston have been keeping themselves busy with a summer gardening project. When you are bound to a wheelchair or have difficulty bending down, it can be tough to complete your daily activities. “Oh so much fun,” said Wanda, one of the gardeners. Adult Day Services at Riverview Health is beating around the…

Fargo Park District Hosting Community Play Days Throughout the Summer

The group organizes community play days at Rheault Farm in Fargo to give children a new play environment

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Park District is inviting kids of all ages to spend time outdoors this summer. The group organizes community play days at Rheault Farm in Fargo to give children a new play environment. This free event offers an array of different activities ranging from a take home craft to yard games to balloon animal artists. Organizers…

Fire Officials: Be Careful with Smoking Materials

They say someone's failure to get rid of their smoking materials caused the fire

  FARGO, ND — A warning from fire officials: be careful to put out smoking materials outdoors. That’s after Fargo firefighters responded to a fire late Sunday that damaged an apartment deck. They were called to this scene around 11:30 Sunday night for a deck on fire in the 1500 block of East Gateway Circle. They say someone’s failure to…

Essentia Fitness: Preparing To Work Out In Cooler Temperatures

It's not quite summer yet but if you're like us at KVRR you're itching to go outside even if it means facing the wind

It’s not quite summer yet…. but if you’re like us at KVRR you’re itching to go outside… even if it means facing the wind! An Essentia Health Physical Therapist is reminding how to prepare for working out in cooler temperatures. Tags: cold temperatures, cooler, Essentia Fitness, ESSENTIA HEALTH, health, Health Matters, Outdoors

Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show Returns to the Fargodome

This is the 52nd year for the outdoor expo

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Valley Sportsmen’s Show returns this weekend to the Fargodome. This year’s show has nearly 200 exhibits including boats, RVs, camping equipment and hunting gear. There are daily seminars and family–friendly activities such as trout fishing and Twiggy the water skiing squirrel. The show provides the entire region a chance to celebrate the great outdoors….

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…