Christmas

Santa Claus pays a visit to Fargo Air Museum

Coloring contest, Christmas movies, and photos with Santa are some of the highlights

FARGO, N.D. — Santa Claus made a visit to the Fargo Air Museum to spread holiday cheer to those in the community. The Fargo Air Museum is known for a pretty special tradition: Santa arriving from the skies to meet kids and take photos. This year, the museum wasn’t able to hold up that tradition due to COVID restrictions, but…

Retirement home helps seniors get in the Christmas spirit with donated holiday wreaths

"We were just trying to bring some Christmas cheer here."

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It’s the season of giving and a senior living community is helping spread holiday cheer. “We were just trying to bring some Christmas cheer here and I just posted anybody who wants to donate a wreath. I really didn’t know if anybody would read it, really didn’t know the response and really it was the next…

Sons of Norway serves Lutefisk Dinner

"The lutefisk is kind of an acquired taste... It's kind of flaky, but people love it."

FARGO, N.D. — The Sons of Norway is keeping the Norweigian heritage alive. It’s the Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner. The Kringen Lodge serves up lutefisk with a side of meatballs and veggies for 20 dollars per plate. To keep up with social distancing guidelines, guests were asked to RSVP for a thirty minute time slot to enjoy their meals. “The…

Reindeer Ranch helps bring Christmas spirit to Downtown Fargo

Members of the community were excited by their appearance at holiday event

FARGO, N.D. — People from all over the metro showed up downtown to participate in classic winter events such as ice skating, taking family photos, and listening to Christmas music. But one thing many people don’t do every year… is hang out with some reindeer. Reindeer Ranch owner Vernon Hoselton has a herd of his own, and enjoys bringing them…

Stuff The Bus wraps up its two-day holiday donation event

"Stuff the Bus" is in its 12th year of bringing holiday cheer to those in need

FARGO, N.D.- Stuff the Bus’s 2nd day is wrapping up at KFGO. The two-day Christmas event started up again at 7:00 Wednesday morning. The bus was parked outside KFGO’s station until 6:00 PM. Donations had to be new and unwrapped to be accepted. All of the gifts will be delivered to the YWCA for its Unique Boutique. It lets women…

North Dakota’s Christmas tree lighting ceremony goes virtual

BISMARCK, N.D. — Christmas festivities have officially begun in North Dakota. Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum ushered in the holiday season with a virtual Christmas tree lighting at the state capitol. The theme of this year’s tree is “Creating Connections.” It’s a reminder to reach out and stay socially connected this holiday season even while staying physically…

Stuff The Bus aims to get gifts to children in need

The annual Christmas program gives gifts to families in the area in need

FARGO, N.D. – KFGO, YWCA and MatBus are teaming up for the 12th year to stuff the bus. The bus traveled to eight stops around Fargo throughout the day for the event. It is collecting toys for newborns up to teenagers. In light of the recent pandemic, gifts to keep busy like crafts & coloring books are in high-need. Gift…

West Fargo Fire Department provides fire safety tips ahead of the holidays

Candles, decorations and heat sources are some of the main causes of a holiday fire.

WEST FARGO, N.D. – West Fargo Fire Department wants to raise awareness about fire safety while you celebrate the holidays. According to the department, Christmas, New Years Eve and New Years Day are the top three days departments see fires in the United States. Candles, decorations and heat sources are some of the main causes of a holiday fire. They…

Drekker Brewing Co. spreads holiday cheer for families in need

Drekker Brewing Company helps collects holiday gifts for nonprofit organization.

FARGO, N.D. – To kickoff the gift giving season one local business is helping spread some holiday cheer for some local families. Drekker Brewing Company is launching its December UnPillage event to help collect toys as well as parent gifts for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Red River Valley. The donations will help benefit people who may not…

Trinity Lutheran hosts drive-thru Giving Tree

Church makes event socially distant amid COVID-19 pandemic

MOORHEAD, Minn. — This holiday season, Trinity Lutheran is living up to its motto of being a light to the community. Despite COVID restrictions, Pastor Nick Peterson says he wanted to make sure members could still participate in the annual Giving Tree. “Since we’re not able to gather for worship in person, our members were able to drive through and…