HALLOWEEN

Pumpkin recycling helps keeps landfills clean

Clay County's take Jack Back event turns waste into fertilizer

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Don’t know what to do with your rotting pumpkins? Clay County may be able to help. Clay County’s “Take Jack Back” pumpkin recycling event is helping keep the harvest decorations out of landfills by composting them at a local farmstead in Moorhead. If you choose to recycle the Halloween decorations, make sure the pumpkins are free from…

Social Distancing: Running Pikachu

Halloween Fun During The Pandemic

  I hope you had a Happy Halloween, despite all this stupid COVID stuff getting in the way. There were still ways to have fun while social distancing. I took a bucket full of candy and chips over to my Big Brothers/Big Sisters Little’s place. He wasn’t trick-or-treating this year, so I wanted to make sure he had some candy….

Trunk or Treat at BOOnanzaville

Bonanzaville hosted a trick-or-treat event for kids.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– During most of the year, Bonanzaville is the host of 41 buildings that visitors can explore to learn more about North Dakota history, but on Saturday, it was the host of hundreds of people, lots of candy, and spooky decorations. “For the first annual it was a big surprise, but we are very happy with how many…

West Fargo library hosts Tricks & Treats

Library staff handed out treats at Tintes Park.

FARGO, N.D.– The West Fargo Library is sharing the Halloween spirit with members of the community. Families showed up to Tintes Park where they were met by library staff in costumes who were ready to hand out treats. Instead of the usual candy, kids received coloring pages and activities to do at home. The library also hosted a raffle as…

Red River Market closes for the season

Vendors and shoppers celebrate final market in costume

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the end of the season. The Red River market says its final goodbye for the year. As shoppers celebrated the final community farmers market in true Halloween spirit they took the opportunity to stock up on some of their favorite goods. Shoppers and vendors alike got the chance to dress up in costume while enjoying live…

Sanford Health NICU babies get into the Halloween spirit

FARGO, N.D. – There’s nothing spooky about this. Just cuteness overload. Families at Sanford Health’s NICU are getting their babies ready for Halloween. They made lay-over costumes, similar to a blanket, from pieces of felt that lay over the baby. Sanford hosted two different costume making sessions with families to help figure out what they had in their minds for…

Patients at Sanford Children’s Hospital enjoy a pet parade to celebrate Halloween

About 25 people took part in the parade.

FARGO, N.D. – The F-M therapy dogs, Red River Corgis and the F-M Kennel Club team up to host a pet parade outside of Sanford Children’s hospital. The organizations wanted to cheer up patients who will have to miss Halloween this year. They brought their dogs dressed up in costumes and walked from the east side of the building to…

Essentia Health provides tips on staying healthy this Halloween

FARGO, N.D.–Dr. Jonathan KenKnight, a pediatrician at Essentia Health, is providing kids and adults with tricks for staying safe and healthy on Halloween despite the COVID-19 pandemic. For those trick-or-treating, Dr. KenKnight recommends wearing a mask with a costume and maintaining a safe distance between groups. Guardians should also wash all candy once the night is done and leave the…

Social Distancing: A Sharp Idea

Halloween Movies And Creating Your Own Slasher Film Props

  This socially-distanced Halloween season might be the perfect time to brush up on some of the seasonal classics, especially if you haven’t seen them yet. I finally saw a classic over the weekend. Hocus Pocus. Three witches come back to life and wreak havoc on Salem, Massachusetts one Halloween night. It’s one of those movies that people get made…

Local church’s annual “Trunk-or-Treat” takes COVID precautions

Grace Lutheran Church encourages masks and social distancing to keep families safe

Fargo, N.D.– The Grace Lutheran Church hosted their annual Trunk-or-Treat, making sure to take precautions to keep families safe. The trunk or treaters showed up in their Halloween costumes and masks, ready to walk around the parking lot to get treats. Members of the church dressed up as well and handed out candy and snacks from their decorated car trunks….