HALLOWEEN

Sanford Health HealthCare Accessories Hosts Costume Contest for Kids

Parents said this is a great way to celebrate Halloween without facing the usual negative stigmas

FARGO, ND — Several monsters, characters and superheroes competed in a costume contest for physically challenged children. The annual Halloween Costume Party at Sanford Health HealthCare Accessories was attended by hundreds of families. Kids marched in a costume parade, enjoyed snacks and spent time surrounded by people who understand their disability. A mother told us when she takes her son…

“Trunk-Or-Treat” Offers a More Accessible Halloween Celebration

The event offers a safe trick-or-treating venue for all kids and families

FARGO, ND — Not all families are able to take part in the typical night of trick-or-treating. It’s why hundreds of families stopped by a parking lot in costume for a more accessible Halloween celebration. It’s that time of year for favorite superheroes, monsters and having fun. But many parents said the usual door-to-door trick-or-treating has its challenges for disabled…

Red River Valley Scarecrow Garden Offers Alternative to Trick-Or-Treating

organizers got the idea when they saw it in nashville

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Anyone looking for an alternative to trick-or-treating can check out the Red River Valley Scarecrow Garden. More than 30 businesses, community organizations and other people created scarecrows which look like some familiar faces. Activities for kids include face painting, a penny in the straw pile and lawn dice. Vendors are also at the garden to sell some favorite…

Red Cross Offers Tips on Safe Halloween

Things to keep in mind thanks to the local Red Cross.

FARGO, N.D. – It’s that time of year when ghosts and goblins take to the streets for some Halloween fun. The celebration is growing more and more popular with everyone – kids to adults – and the American Red Cross has advice people can follow to help stay safe this Halloween while enjoying the festivities. SAFETY TIPS FOR TRICK-or-TREATERS As parents…

Vein Drain Week at United Blood Services

Donors will be entered to win a night of fun at PuzzledFM's Museum of Terror Room

FARGO, ND — Halloween always gives people a scare but United Blood Services decided to incorporate the holiday into a donation event! They are encouraging people in the community to come out and donate blood now thru Halloween during “Vein Drain Week”. Donors will be entered to win a night of fun at PuzzledFM’s Museum of Terror Room. It is…

Starbucks Unveils Zombie Frappuccino for Halloween

The Zombie Frappuccino is here

  NATIONAL — If you went bananas over Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino, then wait until you get a load of their special drink for Halloween. The Zombie Frappuccino is here. It’s made of tart apple and caramel flavored Frappuccino crème and topped with red mocha drizzle and pink whipped cream, that looks like a fluffy brain. The flavor is inspired by…

Halloween: What is Culturally Appropriate vs. Inappropriate?

Every year people dress up for Halloween but do they always know the cultural significance behind each costume?

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In today’s world, people have gotten creative with their costumes on Halloween but many say there is still a fine line between being appropriate and what should be considered inappropriate. A student panel at MSUM is discussing these issues. Every year, people dress up for Halloween but do they always know the cultural significance behind each costume?…

“Real Men Wear Pink” Donations Help Fund American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Programs

Free Wigs, Cosmetics and Consultations Are Provided To Those Impacted By Breast Cancer

FARGO, ND — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and KVRR anchor TJ Nelson is helping raise money for the American Cancer Society through the “Real Men Wear Pink” campaign. Earlier this month, we featured the cancer-battle story of Maria Schmidt. She was diagnosed with breast cancer after returning to college to pursue a nursing degree at UND. She beat…

Boo at the Zoo Breaks Attendance Records

Over 6,000 people attended the annual Halloween event

FARGO, N.D. — The Red River Zoo broke records when more than 6,000 people dressed up for their annual trick-or-treating event. Every single staff member comes together every year to put on Boo at the Zoo.  It offers kids a fun and safe early Halloween celebration.  It wasn’t just kids who got candy though. Even the animals got some special treats. …

No Tricks, Just Treats with the BBB this Halloween

The BBB wants you to have fun this Halloween but remember to stick with the experts when purchasing your costume

FARGO, ND — In less than two weeks, monsters, movie characters and action heroes will be roaming the streets looking for some candy. The Better Business Bureau wants to make sure that you have a happy Halloween by providing some tips on how to safely purchase a costume. Halloween is all about the frightening decorations and the eerie costumes. “Scream,…