HALLOWEEN

Social Distancing: Having Fun In Spite Of The Snow

Plus, some ways to still get into the Halloween spirit

  It’s cold and snowy out. As much as you might not want it to be that time of year, it is. But you can still get out and enjoy some fresh air if you don’t mind the snow. I went out on a run Tuesday afternoon. It was actually really nice. Just gotta make sure you bundle up. Plus,…

Sanford Health offers tips on how to stay safe during Halloween night

Practicing Halloween safety in the middle of a pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — With rising COVID-19 cases in the state and children eager to dress up for Halloween, it may raise health concerns among parents. “Some traditional Halloween activities can be at high risk for spreading the COVID-19 virus. We suggest avoiding anything that involves a large group, indoor costume parties or haunted houses, carnivals just to decrease the spread…

Nonprofit organization adopts highway to help keep community clean

Volunteers dress up to serve 'Fall clean-up' cause

The Mapleton Lions Club of North Dakota has adopted three miles of highway to help keep the city clean, free of debris and overall make a difference in the community. A handful of volunteers walked the ditch, picking up trash along the way. To make the fall clean up experience more enjoyable, service members of the Mapleton Lions wore costumes…

Boo at the Zoo provides a way for families to enjoy Halloween amid COVID-19

The next dates for Boo at the Zoo are October 24 and 31

FARGO, N.D. — With COVID-19 cases on the rise in the metro, the Red River Zoo is trying to provide a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween. Halloween is a favorite for many, especially kids. Boo at the Zoo is an opportunity for families to be able to celebrate Halloween one way or another, especially during these times. “I…

Social Distancing: Makeup Of Horror

A Teen Shows Us You Can Learn Impressive Makeup Skills In Time For Halloween

  We’re getting to spooky season. And you can put the fright in someone while still social distancing. All you need is a little practice.                   Take a look at this blood and gore. This is Amber Sander. She owns Boots and Heels in Fargo in Devils Lake. And no, she didn’t…

Teachers at Fargo’s Ed Clapp Elementary School combined STEAM with Halloween

After the challenge was done, kids were able to eat the candies they used to build their designs.

FARGO, N.D.- The fourth graders built catapults, boats, towers and webs. They also incorporated candy to get into the Halloween spirit. Students were able to work together in teams and learn how to communicate with each other, do critical thinking and work on engineering and design challenges. This was all part of a Halloween themed STEAM event where each teacher had…

Spooky guests visit downtown West Fargo for Halloween

This is the first year the city is hosting Halloween in its downtown area.

WEST FARGO, N.D.- There were some spooky guests at the POW/MIA Plaza as the city of West Fargo celebrates Halloween. Families enjoyed trick or treating all along Sheyenne Street with local businesses participating. They gave out candy with some businesses even doing some games and activities for the kids. First responders were also at the event giving out candy and…

Minnesota State Patrol: Halloween Worst Holiday for Drunk Driving Arrests

An average of four people are arrested per hour.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Over the past several years in Minnesota, Halloween has been the worst holiday period for drunk drivers–with an average of four people arrested per hour. State Patrol Lieutenant Gordon Shank says past history has shown that Halloween is a day when people make a bad decision and drink and drive, something that can cause death or serious injuries….

It’s not just about tricks or treats, Sanford Health gives tips on staying healthy & safe

FARGO, N.D. – The most exciting day of fall for kids everywhere is fast approaching, and for parents, it can be a stressful day for many reasons, including health and safety. Nationally, children are twice as likely to be killed on Halloween as compared to any other day of the year. It’s a harrowing statistic, but Sanford Health says that…

Our Redeemer Christian Children’s Center Hosts First-Ever “Trunk or Treat” Event

12 car trunks lined up for people to trick or treat out of

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Those at Our Redeemer Christian Children’s Center are saying leave the tricks at home — it’s time to trunk or treat. The center is hosting its first ever Trunk or Treat event. Twelve car trunks lined up in its Moorhead parking lot for families and community kids to trick or treat out of. The trunk hosts include…