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LIVE: Monster Mash Trunk or Treat

Save yourself the door-to-door and gather for goodies in Moorhead this year.

Just days before Halloween, they’re summoning the monsters to gather in Moorhead’s city center… and you can be there too. The city’s parks and recreation department is holding its first-ever Monster Mash Trunk or Treat on October 28th. You can gather under the full moon with your little witches, hobgoblins, werewolves and vampires for candy, crafts, and games. It’s an…

LIVE: L’il Bitz Pumpkin Patch

L'il bits will love the broad variety of fall fun, especially the great big horses -- and all the pumpkins you could possibly wish for.

In Ghoul Morning Monday on the Morning Show, we told you about where to go to see some incredibly creative and artistic pumpkin carvings. This morning, we’re helping you get your hands on pumpkins to try it yourself. And you can find them at one of the top destinations in the Red River Valley region for fall fun. L’il Bitz…

LIVE: Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at the Minnesota Zoo

Put some sparkle in your Halloween fun

Any day we get to talk about carving jack o’lanterns is a Ghoul Morning indeed, and there may be no better place to celebrate the art of pumpkin carving than the Minnesota Zoo. The thousands of gourd-geous, artistic jack-o-lanterns are back on display again for the third annual Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at the zoo in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Last year’s…

LIVE: Hidden Toxins in Your Kids’ Halloween Products

It's the kind of scary you *don't* want for scary season.

We’re kicking off Halloween season and our Ghoul Morning coverage this month with a story about a kind of witches’ brew you don’t want any parts of. Environmental toxins are out there, and toxins specialist Tonya Harris has some tips on finding the hidden ones to keep them away from your kids. Harris is a childhood cancer survivor who just…

LIVE: Ghost Tours

We're live with the museum's organizers, not the ghosts. (We think.)

Ghosts are supposed to scare you away. But at one of the region’s most haunted sites, ghosts have visitors flocking there in droves, instead. Bonanzaville’s “Ghost Tours” sold out Wednesday morning. And that’s after museum officials offered a run of tours through September as well,  earlier than they usually start their season. Public interest ramped up when October hit, and…

LIVE: A “Bit” of Fall Fun

Find your favorite fall activity at L'il Bitz Pumpkin Patch, opening for the season.

“Gourd” news for lovers of all things fall: one of the region’s favorite pumpkin patches is opening up for the season soon, with a few changes in store. L’il Bitz Pumpkin Patch is in full preparation mode for the annual opening set for next week. Owner Mary Hoagland says they plan to start harvesting the pumpkins over the weekend. The…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Death by Chocolate Mousse

If you've got to go, go with a smile.

The name alone sounds forbidding. Chocolate mousse is pretty widely considered one of the most alluringly sinful desserts around, but while a lot of us enjoy eating it, many of us have never tried it before. And when you consider the spooky factor of the cemetery, plus construction of a hand-lettered sugar cookie coffin and those delicate little fondant decorations…

LIVE: Fargo Police Talk About Halloween Safety

Fargo police are joining the call to urge parents to check the candy their children bring home. Public Information Officer Jessica Schindeldecker sat down live in-studio with the Morning Show’s Emily Welker to talk about what to be on the lookout for in your kids’ candy, why traffic and kids can be an even more dangerous combination, and the online…

LIVE: Scary Creatures

Learn facts about these awful animals that take them from frightening to fun.

They’re some of Halloween’s most dreaded characters. Snakes, spiders, even menacing birds of prey that hover above our heads like a Hitchcockian nightmare come to life. The Halloween holiday is full of them. But this year, the Red River Zoo wants you to get to know its scariest critters a little better, and make friends with the frightening. Even zoo…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Ghost Ganache Layer Cake, Part 2

We're taking the scary out of making the most elegant sweets for the season.

By now, you’ve probably watched the first part of our Nichole’s Ghost Ganache Layer Cake and thought to yourself, “This isn’t so bad. I could pull that off.” And then you realize that the cute little meringue ghosts on top are made of a combination of hot sugar syrup and whipped egg whites in a seven-minute frosting recipe, and you…