Bonanzaville

Bonanzaville Hosts 4th of July Celebration and Veterans 5k and 10k

The whole celebration will wrap up with fireworks lighting up the night sky

WEST FARGO, ND — Many people are spending the holiday today out enjoying time with friends and family grilling and enjoying firework shows. Here on the 4th people across the FM area are at Bonanzaville to check out all the food, games and exhibits. With getting an event like this set up takes a lot of hard work and effort….

Antiques Roadshow Films in Fargo Area for the First Time

Over two thousand people got tickets after seven thousand people applied

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Long-running PBS show Antiques Roadshow comes to the Fargo area for the first time. Bonanzaville was transformed into a TV set bustling with camera crews as thousands of people flocked in with their most prized possessions. Guest Paul (the show asks guests’ last names not be used) brought in a painting of his grandfather from 1947. “We…

75 Years Later: World War Two Veterans Spend Last Reunion in Fargo-Moorhead

Nineteen veterans from all over the country started their trip at the Hjemkomst Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s been 75 years of reunions for World War Two veterans who served on the USS Block Island. The carrier was the only one to sink in the Atlantic during the war after a Nazi attack. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us why some of those veterans are now in the F-M metro. He spent 20 years serving his…

Flooding At Bonanzaville Last Month Was Likely Human Error, Not Vandalism

Bonanzaville Executive Director Brenda Warren calls the findings "inconclusive"

WEST FARGO, ND — Flooding at Bonanzaville in West Fargo might not have been vandalism but rather human error according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. Detective Lance Kitzan says all their evidence leans toward human error but he can’t rule that out 100 percent either. City records show water was turned on inside the South Pleasant Church December 24th for…

Contractors Help Clean Up Ice After Vandals Flood Bonanzaville

They say they've never dealt with this amount of ice before

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Earlier this week, we told you how vandals caused 201,000 gallons of water to flood Bonanzaville. Earthworks Services has been working all day to break up sheets of ice three to four inches thick. “This is a lot more ice than I’ve ever encountered. Pretty unfortunate someone would be willing to do this,” Nathan Volk, an operator…

Community Pitches In After Vandals Cause 201,000 Gallons of Water to Flood Bonanzaville

Donations will help with the water bill, potential damage, and additional security

WEST FARGO, N.D. –Sometime last week, vandals turned on water spigots at Bonanzaville and caused more than 200,000 gallons of water to flood. “At first I was really confused, I wasn’t really sure where that amount of water could come from. When I came back into the village and walked up to the church you could hear it when you got…

201,000 Gallons of Water Flood Bonanzaville in Vandalism

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Bonanzaville Brings You Back in Time With Christmas on the Prairie

This pioneer themed event offers activities such as gingerbread house making and taking pictures with Santa

WEST FARGO–  Grab some hot cocoa and visit Bonanzaville during its Christmas on the Prairie event. Christmas on the Prairie lets you travel back to pioneer time with holiday activities. You can learn how to decorate gingerbread houses from an elf, take a free picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and listen to holiday carolers. The event begins tomorrow morning…

LIVE: Bonanzaville Takes Us Back in Time During Christmas on the Prairie

This event gives you the chance to participate in activities such as decorating gingerbread houses and roasting s'mores

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere learns about the activities offered at this year’s Christmas on the Prairie at Bonanzaville. Christmas on the Prairie is on Dec. 1 from 10am to 5pm. Admission for the event is $3 for kids 12 and under and $6 for adults.   Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: Bonanzaville, Christmas on the Prairie, Holiday Activities