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Local Radio Host Shares Her Story With “Silent Disease”

Endometriosis impacts one in 10 women, but it's rarely talked about

SABIN, Minn. — She’s the familiar voice on WAVE 104.1, but there’s something about Natalie Burbeck that many listeners can’t hear. Burbeck knew from a young age her body was experiencing something different from other girls. “I mean, you would talk with girlfriends about things and you find out, okay, they have these symptoms and you feel like yours are…

Music Legend Voices Commercial In Support Of Legalizing Marijuana In North Dakota

David Crosby was a founding member of "Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young" and "The Byrds"

A music legend is the new voice of the campaign to pass Measure 3, the legalization of marijuana in North Dakota. David Crosby was a founding member of “Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young” and “The Byrds”. He also serves on the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws’ Advisory Board. He encourages voters to pass Measure 3 to ”…

Deal Is Reached To Keep Prairie Public Broadcasting From Downtown Fargo

Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public's radio and television signals around the building

FARGO, N.D. — A deal has been reached to help Prairie Public continue to broadcast from its downtown Fargo location after an 18-story building goes up. Developers of Block 9 have agreed to help pay to get Prairie Public’s radio and television signals around the building. A large crowd of Prairie Public supporters turned out for a public meeting last…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

“Tour De Craft” Lets People Explore Local Breweries

Organizers say the goal is to let people explore the rapidly growing craft beer scene

FARGO, N.D. — Midwest Radio of Fargo–Moorhead put on a craft beer tour so people could explore local breweries. Over 50 people were at the sold–out event, and a bus took tourists to four different local hot spots. They stopped at Kilstone, Flatland, Prairie Brothers, and Rustica. Organizers say the goal of the event was to get people to explore the…

Minnesota Public Radio Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at Rourke Art Museum

All three services broadcast live from the Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Public Radio made a stop at Rourke Art Museum in Moorhead as it continues to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting. This was the final MPR Day stop in the year–long, state–wide tour. The day includes live broadcasts on all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current, as well as live concerts. MPR…

Minnesota Public Radio to Broadcast Live from Moorhead

Programming includes The Current, MPR News and Classical MPR

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota Public Radio hits the road and heads to Moorhead for its final “MPR Day” of 2017. The stop on Thursday September 28 is in celebration of MPR’s 50th anniversary. The daylong event at The Rourke Art Museum will feature live broadcasts of all three MPR regional services: MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current. Kerri Miller…

Local Broadcasting Icon, Don Dresser, Passes Away

His radio career began at KTRF in Thief River Falls in the 1950's

1/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/8 Show Caption Hide Caption MOORHEAD, Minn. — A man who entertained radio listeners for decades in the region has passed away. Don Dresser, 84,…

“Take Your Child to Work Day” Means Milestone for Local Radio Host

Twins take over the radio for a day, a role their parents never thought could be a possibility

FARGO, ND — Kids around the nation are getting a look into their parent’s lives on “Take your child to work day”. But for one local radio host, this is more than just a fun day…it’s a milestone for his family. We know him as “Zero” on the Y–94 Playhouse morning show. “I’ll be doing the dishes and I can…

Up For Chasing Storms? Storm Spotter Classes Held In Fargo

Attendees learned how to spot dangerous weather in the field and how to report it back to forecasters

FARGO, N.D. — The National Weather Service held a storm spotter training class at the Public Safety Building in Fargo. The purpose of the course is to teach the public how to track dangerous weather and report it to forecasters. Radar equipment used by forecasters often can’t see weather near the surface, so storm spotters fill in those blanks. Also,…