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German Cultural Appreciation on Full Display at Hjemkomst Center

The fifth annual "German Kulturfest" celebrates all things German

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the fifth straight year, people came to the Hjemkomst Center to learn more about German culture. The festival featured musical performances, chances to try authentic German cuisine, and fun activities for kids. Behind Scandinavians, Germans were the second largest group of people to emigrate and settle in the Red River Valley. The Historical and Cultural Society of…

New Drekker Brewery and Taproom Officially Up and Running on 1st Avenue North

Lines were out the door starting at noon and continued until closing late Saturday night

FARGO, N.D. — After a year of preparations, the new Drekker Brewery and taproom is up and running in Unicorn Park. The new hot spot at 1666 1st avenue North in Fargo, celebrated its opening with a full house on Saturday. Lines were out the door starting at noon and continued until closing late Saturday night. The new space still…

Field of Beers Offers Over a Hundred Flavors to Try

Organizers say the location makes the event unique

FARGO, N.D. — Whether you consider yourself a beer connoisseur or just like trying new flavors, the Field of Beers at Newman Outdoor Field is the event for you. Red Hodgerson and Dave Helm are often at beer events around town. “I’ve gotten enough into beer now where I’m like,’yes, I would like to go spend an afternoon trying out different…

F-M Pride Holds Block Party At Fargo Brewing Company

The party includes a drag show from a RuPaul's Drag Race contestant

FARGO, N.D. — Many people at Pride in the Park headed over to Fargo Brewing Company for a Pride block party. The team was setting up throughout the afternoon. There will be food trucks, drinks, and even a special glitter beer. There will also be a drag show featuring a contestant from RuPaul’s Drag Race. This is the first time Fargo…

Man Faces Years In Prison After Breaking Into House & Stealing 3 Beers

Jonathon Abdo of Lake Andes, South Dakota was arrested July 20

LAKE ANDES, S.D.– A South Dakota man could spend a lot of time behind bars after allegedly breaking into a house and stealing three beers. 40-year-old Jonathon Abdo of Lake Andes, southwest of Sioux Falls, was arrested July 20. A witness told police he saw Abdo enter a house that afternoon through a sliding glass door that had come off…

Kilstone Brewing Holds “Pups on the Patio” Fundraiser

They had a costume contest for dogs

FARGO, N.D. — Kilstone  Brewing teamed up with “4 Luv of Dog Rescue” to raise awareness about rescuing animals in need. They had a puppy photo booth, along with a costume contest for dogs. There were free samples of homemade dog treats. Every person who registered got a free beer. “There are far too many dogs and cats out there that…

Junkyard Brewing Holds Rare Beer Picnic

The theme was aged, soured, and infused beers

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Beer lovers gathered at Junkyard Brewing’s Rare Beer Picnic to get a taste of some unique flavors. Jalapeno sour and cucumber pomegranate are just two of the examples. “It’s not all weird like fish beer or taco beer,” Dave Helm, an attendee, said. “A lot of times they’re just hard to brew in a large size so…

Customers Question Whether Guy Fieri Will Be in Fargo After West Fargo JL Beers Facebook Post

The big question is will the nationally known food critic be visiting a local joint?

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A social media post had people thinking that popular food show host Guy Fieri was at JL Beers West Fargo. But it ends it up that it was just a photoshopped picture that has since gone viral. “Jaw dropping. Generally if we post we get a couple interactions like here’s like 20 likes or a couple…

Burger Dreams Come True at Moorhead Center Mall

unlimited sliders and BBQ samples from 19 area restaurants

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Unlimited burgers sounds like a dream. But it was a dream come true at the 5th annual Burgers, Brews and BBQ Festival. The Moorhead Center Mall parking ramp was transformed into a burger lovers paradise. For just $35, you could enjoy unlimited sliders and BBQ samples from 19 area restaurants. Local and regional breweries offered beer samples…

Fargo Craft Beer Week Wraps Up With “Under Brew Skies”

People could get samples from breweries across the area

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Craft Beer Week wrapped up with “Under Brew Skies,” where people got to sample beers from almost two dozen breweries. About 500 people showed up to the event, which also served as a fundraiser for the North Dakota Brewers Guild. The week featured deals at local breweries and a passport stamp after each visit. “We want a…