HALLOWEEN

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….

Social Distancing: Ghost Tours

Explore Haunted Sites In Our Region This Halloween

  If you want a truly haunting experience this Halloween season without being haunted by the specter of COVID-19, skip the costume parties and trick or treating. Go for the real frights…ghosts. We live in a pretty haunted area. And you can explore these places while safely social distancing…unless you count ghosts. But I don’t think ghosts can carry a…

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…