HALLOWEEN

Will the Weather Ruin Halloween Fun? Staying Warm While Trick or Treating

Dressing for Halloween can be difficult if temperatures drop for October 31st

FARGO, N.D. — Halloween is one of the most exciting times of the year for kids but will cold temperatures ruin the fun? KVRR’s Jessie Cohen learned some creative ideas families and Halloween store staff have come up with so they can still trick–or–treat door to door. October 31st is about the creeps, the costumes and of course, the candy….

Essentia Health Masks the Fear of Getting a Flu Shot with Halloween Activities

The "Spooktacular" looks to get more kids vaccinated to prevent high numbers of flu cases

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health is used to treating kids who are battling the flu, but last winter proved to be tougher than others. “Last year was a terrible flu season, there were lots of hospitalized kids and pediatric deaths, and so we really want to prevent that this year,” said Kristin Luttio, the Operation Managers at the Pediatric Clinic for…

“Art Ghoullery” Brings Out All the Halloween Stops this Season

The exhibit is open through November 4

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s not all trick-or-treating and costumes when it comes to Halloween, sometimes it’s about art. The Rourke Art Museum is putting on their free “Art Ghoullery” through November 4, featuring works of goblins and ghosts from 20 artists across the United States. Pieces range from cute and silly to creepy and sinister Halloween art. The goal of…

Local Dentist Office Collects Halloween Candy for Troops and First Responders

last year they donated more than 300 pounds of candy

FARGO, ND — If you’re still riding your sugar high from Halloween and don’t think you can fit one more piece of candy in, we may have just what you need. A local business is willing to take that candy off your hands and is giving back to service men and women in the process. We’re told sharing is caring and…

Take Back Jack Recycles Pumpkins

the program has collected more than 60 tons of pumpkins over the years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you’re trying to throw out those Halloween pumpkins, Moorhead Yard Waste Facility does not take them. That’s why Clay County started their Take Back Jack program four years ago. The program eliminates pumpkins from becoming yard waste by having people drop them off at designated locations across town. You can drop pumpkin off now through November 14th…

Sanford Children’s Hospital Brings Halloween to its Patients

The hospital hosted its first Backwards Halloween in the new Sanford Hospital building

FARGO, N.D. — One local hospital brought the fun of Halloween to their patients who can’t get out and trick or treat. Sanford Children’s Hospital hosted “Backwards Halloween” where staff dress up in costume and give out treats to kids. Being cooped up in a hospital room can be tough for anyone, especially for a kid on Halloween, so Sanford…

Students Participate in Halloween Themed S.T.E.A.M. Activities

Fourth Grade Students at Ed Clapp Elementary School Participate in Halloween S.T.E.A.M. Activities

FARGO, ND — One local elementary school used Halloween to teach students more about their S.T.E.A.M curriculum. S.T.E.A.M stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Fourth graders at Ed Clapp Elementary School participated in number of different activities. They included a pumpkin tower challenge, candy corn catapults and a floating peeps challenge among others. “S.T.E.A.M. is an avenue to…

Kennedy Elementary Students Host Living Wax Museum

Each student has researched an individual of their voice and has written a biography to read for their character

FARGO, ND — Third grade students at Kennedy Elementary School are taking Halloween to the next level with a Living Wax Museum. Each student has researched an individual of their voice and has written a biography to read for their character. The students were dressed up, head to toe, with accessories who resemble their person. Students not only had the…

Courts Plus Hosts Community Halloween Carnival

Those working the event say every year the carnival attracts a large number of community members.

FARGO, ND — There’s only one place you can grab free Halloween goodies, win prizes playing carnival games, and enjoy inflatable obstacle courses. It’s all at the Courts Plus Community Fitness Halloween Carnival! Courts Plus in south Fargo holds the event each year, giving trick or treaters a chance to have a little more fun before they go door to…

LIVE: A Healthier Halloween

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Talks With a Profile by Sanford Coach About How to Not Overeat Your Halloween Candy

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly learns some tips on how not to eat too much candy this Halloween from a Profile by Sanford Coach. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: HALLOWEEN, healthy, Profile by Sanford