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Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day returns Thursday

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Dairy Queen is bringing back its Miracle Treat Day Thursday to help Sanford Children’s Hospital. For each Blizzard treat bought, $1 or more will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 1984, Dairy Queen has raised over $72 million for the hospitals through Miracle Treat Day and similar campaigns.  The money will be used…

Girl sells sweet treats to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

Donations collected from ice cream sales will be directly donated to the Alzheimer's Association.

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) — A local girl is raising money and awareness for a cause as she serves sweet treats to a local assisted living facility. With Alzheimer’s hitting close to home, Amanda Paquin and her daughter Keena, have created a mobile treat wagon. They go door to door handing out popsicles, ice cream cones and ice cream sandwiches to…

The Freez, formerly known as Tastee Freez, opens for the season

Former Tastee Freez re-opens to the public under new name

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A local sweet treat favorite is celebrating the start of spring with a new name and a grand season re-opening. The former Tastee Freez will now be known as “The Freez.” Co-owner Jessica Malvin says the transition has been a bittersweet moment, but this will give the restaurant the chance to test out new flavors and menu…

Moorhead Main Avenue Dairy Queen Holds 72nd Annual Spring Opening

"Yeah definitely around this time the snow starts to melt before it finally comes to summer, so it's kind of just our symbolic opening sort of thing."

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — A local sweet treat favorite is welcoming people in the community back with its 72nd annual opening. “It’s especially fun because they order their favorite treats usually on opening day,” Moorhead Dairy Queen Owner, Diane DeLeon said. “No doubt it’s a little more exciting because everybody wants to get out now, the temperature is nice, it’s…

Last Day for Moorhead’s Tastee Freez

One of the owners say they're coming back next year with a new name.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tastee Freez opens its doors for the last day of the season and the last day under that name. To say it’s been a challenging year for Moorhead’s Tastee Freez is an understatement. Construction on the 20th and 21st Street underpass project has caused a lot of inconvenience for the business. “They’ve shut down roads. They’ve made…

Moorhead Tastee Freez Feels The Community Support After Being Vandalized

They say it's what's kept them working since early morning to re-open as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Tastee Freeze receives outpouring support after it gets vandalized overnight. The owners received a call from the Moorhead Police at around 2:00 Tuesday morning after a passerby noticed something was wrong. They say the people involved got in through the west window by smashing it with a walk in cooler compressor. Once inside, the group started destroying everything….

Moorhead Dairy Queen, Tastee Freez prepare for season opening

Both locations will open for the new season on March 1st

MOORHEAD, Minn. — March 1st is a day many around the city of Moorhead look forward to all winter. It marks the season opening of the Moorhead Dairy Queen. For the past two weeks, staff has been hard at work prepping for Sunday’s opening. “We start with making all the dilly bars and the novelty treats – dilly bars, buster…

Former, Longtime Co-owner of Tastee Freez Battling Rare Diagnosis

His family is asking for the public's help in getting him the treatment he needs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Julian Elofson and his ex–wife Fern owned Moorhead’s Tastee Freez for 28 years. But they weren’t the first Elofson’s to serve up some ice cream there. “When I was 17, I worked there and then my sister started working with me. Then some point in that, the owners put it up for sale. I came home and…

“Dynasty Delight” Ice Cream Celebrates National Champion NDSU Bison Football Team

It's the product of a collaboration between Cass Clay, Hornbacher's and NDSU Athletics

FARGO, N.D. — You can celebrate the next NDSU Bison Football win with a little “Dynasty Delight” ice cream. It’s the product of a collaboration between Cass Clay, Hornbacher’s and NDSU Athletics. The new ice cream is flavored with vanilla, salted caramel, chocolate peanuts and caramel-filled chocolate footballs. The limited-edition ice cream is only available right now at Hornbacher’s. $1…