easter

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores Distributing Curbside Easter Packages

The Easter merchandise is limited and varies by store.

FARGO, N.D.–The Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores are offering pre-packaged bags of Easter merchandise for families on Tuesday, April 7. Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch will be distributing the packages in the parking lots from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Devils Lake and Dilworth locations are excluded. The stores are limiting one package per child and a suggested…

Step Aside Easter Bunny: All Animals Celebrate at Red River Zoo

Animals and kids got treats for the holiday

  FARGO, N.D. — This Easter, the bunny can step aside. “They have polar bears, ostriches, armadillos and monkeys,” said 7-year-old Daxton Buckle. “A turtle. I like the otters and the wolves,” said 8-years-old Elena and 7-year-old Eli Medina. “I think I like the cats. I like that some of them are soft,” said 5-year-old Madeline Anglin. It’s all about…

30th Annual Easter “Eggstravaganza” at Yunker Farm Draws Over A Thousand Kids

Gathering eggs was the biggest highlight

FARGO, N.D. — They call it the eggs–strodionary Easter Eggstravaganza, and it’s been at Yunker Farm for three decades now. Kids and adults alike at Yunker Farm were feeling the Easter spirit. Last Easter, kids were digging through snow to find eggs. Luckily this year, the weather was just right… maybe a little too nice for the Easter bunny. “It is…

Nichole’s Fine Pastry Celebrates Spring with Handmade Desserts

The shop uses a mold to create its homemade Easter rabbit treats

FARGO, N.D.– Spring is in the air and so is the aroma of Easter candy at both grocery stores and local shops. Nichole’s Fine Pastry & Café in downtown Fargo sells handmade chocolate rabbits and spring-themed desserts each year. The shop uses a mold to create its homemade Easter rabbits. The owner, Nichole Hensen, is all for supporting our area’s…

Holy Cross Catholic Church Holds Eighth Annual Easter Dinner

They held the meal right after mass

WEST FARGO, N.D. — More than 1,600 families and individuals are parishioners at Holy Cross Catholic Church in West Fargo. “Everybody’s friendly. You never get to know everybody because it’s such a large parish,” said Jim Rheault, an Easter dinner volunteer. Since the holidays are all about bringing people together, church members say Easter was the perfect opportunity to change that….

Celebrating Easter at the Red River Zoo

both kids and all the animals got to partake in the fun

  FARGO, N.D. — It wasn’t just kids celebrating Easter at the Red River Zoo. The animals got to have some fun too. Exhibits throughout the zoo had different Easter eggs filled with treats for the animals. A few also helped their zookeepers pass out some eggs to kids. Some fun activities for the kids included a “Spot the Egg” scavenger…

Kids Go Easter Egg Hunting at Yunker Farm

The Children's Museum has held the egg hunt every year since it opened

FARGO, N.D. — The Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm had its 29th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The snow outside didn’t stop kids from hunting for as many Easter eggs as they could. The event drew a lot of first–time egg hunters, and kids could trade all the eggs they collected for a treat bag. The museum had other activities like face…

West Fargo Park District Encourages Kids to Celebrate Easter Early

Annual Easter Egg Hunt invites kids to dig up eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and win prizes

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Easter may not be until Sunday, but that isn’t stopping kids from getting into the holiday spirit early. Several kids hunted for Easter eggs in exchange for prizes at the West Fargo Park District’s annual Easter Egg hunt. Kids also had the chance to take pictures with the Easter Bunny and pet baby chicks. Representatives from the…

Easter Comes Early for Hundreds of Kids at Fercho Family YMCA

The annual Easter Eggstravaganza encourages exercise, easter spirit among local youths

FARGO, N.D. — Celebrating Easter in a fun manner was one of the goals for  the Fercho Family YMCA at the annual Easter Eggstravaganza. With many activities scattered around the gym, kids follow an Easter Egg trail to complete a series of physical activities. “They’re going to be doing things on the obstacle course, jumping around on the bouncy house, you…

Crookston Police Asking for Information on Easter Vandalism

The victim told police that several magnetic stickers expressing atheist views were taken from the bumper

CROOKSTON, Minn. — An atheist was targeted by vandals in Crookston over the weekend. His pickup was hit with eggs and flour. It also had graffiti written in marker saying “if you don’t like God, go” and “Jesus is life”. The victim told police that several magnetic stickers expressing atheist views were taken from the bumper. He believed the vandalism…