HALLOWEEN

Body Found in Central Minnesota Field Identified

The body was found in a Kandiyohi County field on Halloween

WILLMAR, Minn. — Authorities in central Minnesota say they have identified a body that was found in a Kandiyohi County field on Halloween. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body as that of 24-year-old David Medellin Jr of Willmar. The manner of death has been ruled a homicide. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office says it received a call…

Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry Has a Solution for Your Excess Halloween Candy

Donated candy will be sent to troops and first responders

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve got piles of candy from Halloween night, you can spare some cavities and put it towards a good cause. Friendly Smiles Cosmetic Dentistry is doing a candy buyback that helps our heroes. All donated candy goes towards Operation Gratitude, which sends treats to troops and first responders. “We could get candy away from the kids, so…

Moorhead “Haunted” Mall Brings All the Thrills, Chills and Screams for Halloween

This is the fifth year the park district put on the event

MOOHREAD, Minn. — You can’t forget all about the thrills that come with Halloween. The Moorhead Park District turns some of your favorite stores at the Moorhead Mall into some spooky mazes. But don’t worry, if you aren’t one you likes to be frightened on the holiday, kids could also get candy from 20 vendors, play games or paint. “We do…

Police Give Tips for Staying Safe on Halloween Night

Drivers should be especially careful of kids running around

If you still want to head out to get those last minute treats, make sure you’re keeping safety top of mind. “Beware that there are a lot of little ones out there who are trick or treating, they’re happy go lucky, they’re excited to get candy and they’re not keeping personal safety in mind,” Jessica Schindeldecker with the Fargo Police…

Kids at Sanford Get Treats at “Backwards Halloween”

Staff members gave children non-edible treats

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford put on a “Backwards Halloween” so kids in the hospital could still enjoy the holiday. Kids at Sanford Children’s Hospital got to dress up while staff members came around and gave them non–edible treats to play with. They also had other activities throughout the week like pumpkin painting. If kids didn’t have costumes, Sanford gave them things…

Wonder Woman, Mad Hatter & Pumpkins Oh My: Area’s Most Popular Halloween Costumes

$3.4 billion alone will be spent on costumes

Americans are projected to spend more than ever on Halloween this year, reaching a record $9.1 billion. $3.4 billion alone will be spent on costumes. All Home Connections at AT&T has put out a map of each state’s most popular Halloween costumes. North Dakota’s top outfit is Wonder Woman. Minnesotans are choosing to celebrate the holiday as a pumpkin. In…

KVRR Does Halloween

Guess Who Is Dressed Up In Each Childhood Halloween Pic

  We love Halloween here at KVRR. To celebrate, we shared pics of some of us as kids in our Halloween best. Try and guess who’s in each picture! The pics are below. Watch the video to find out who they belong to. Then send us your Halloween pics. Send them to the KVRR Facebook page by clicking here. We might…

Sanford Halloween Costume Party Giving Kids With Disabilities the Chance to Shine

this is the 20th year the clinic is putting on the celebration

  FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is helping kids with physical challenges feel like they’re just like any other kid on Halloween. Kids dressed up as the Incredibles, Elmo and many others for Sanford’s 20th Annual Halloween Party. Every one of the kids was judged on their outfits by some friendly faces of the community including local law enforcement, the Fargo…

Kids Get An Early Halloween at “Boo! at NDSU”

There was a kids' carnival and trick-or-treating event

FARGO, N.D. — Kids get an early Halloween at NDSU thanks to students in Residence Life. “Boo! At NDSU” is a children’s carnival and trick–or–treating event. Students put on over a dozen booths with games, crafts, and other activities. Kids were all dressed up in their costumes to play and get candy. Students were also dressed up, so kids had plenty…

Red River Zoo Opens its Doors to Kids Celebrating Halloween Early

"Boo at the Zoo" allows kids to trick-or-treat while seeing zoo animals

FARGO, N.D. — With Halloween just under two weeks away, kids got into the Halloween spirit at the Red River Zoo. At the annual “Boo at the Zoo”, kids dressed up in their Halloween costumes while also getting some treats from volunteers from 40 different organizations. Even though the temperatures are a little colder, the zoo’s executive director says hosting a…