Kris Kringle

50 Years as Santa: Tower City Man Spreads Holiday Cheer for Decades

Dennis Gumke started dressing up as Santa in 1968

BUFFALO, N.D. —¬†For the last fifty years, a Tower City man has been creating extra special memories with his beard and red hat. Back in 1968, Dennis Gumke stumbled on an opportunity that would snowball into an annual tradition. “We lived in Streeter and we needed a Santa for the local community days and couldn’t get one, so I stepped…

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Jolly Old St. Nick Tells us What's it's Like Making Children Smile at West Acres Mall

  The genuine article, himself! Santa Claus graciously stops by the KVRR Local News morning show during a very busy time of year for him. St. Nicholas talks about spreading holiday cheer this season at West Acres Mall as his elves hurry to finish up toy building at the North Pole. He also mentions that Adam isn’t necessarily on the…