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Horace Lutheran Church Hosts Series Of Food Truck Lunches

Horace hopes to mix up their community's lunch menu

HORACE, N.D. — The City of Horace is bringing some more variety to their lunch options in the community. Each Wednesday the Horace Lutheran Church hosts a food truck lunch in their parking lot. Vendors such as Soul Taco, Texas Best Express, and Crepe Paradise have participated in the event. The event runs from 11 am until 2 pm. Horace…

North Dakota Superintendent visits with Fargo school cafeteria workers

Kirsten Baesler stopped at Ed Clapp Elementary to see how it's managing lunch time amid the pandemic

FARGO, N.D. — “Education will never be the same system that it was in February of 2020,” says State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. All aspects of learning have changed because of COVID-19, she says, including the time of day that students typically get to let loose and relax: lunchtime. ” had to do some training,” she explains. “The school lunch people…

A Mobile Dining Experience Makes It’s Way To The F-M Area

The dining experience launched last week and already has five reservations.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – COVID-19 has forced many businesses to tap into their creative side in order to stay afloat during these unprecedented times. “Find new ways to do business, new ways to connect with people and it’s all about creating beautiful spaces for people to connect,” says Carrie Brusven, the owner of Gathered Boutique Rentals & Events. That is how the…

Fargo, West Fargo and Grand Forks Public Schools to Provide Free Meals for Children While Schools are Closed

Children must be present in order to receive the meals.

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo, West Fargo and Grand Forks Public Schools have announced they will provide free meals for kids while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meals will be provided through a drive-through or walk-up process at certain school sites. Cold breakfast and lunch meals will be available  at five schools in Fargo, nine in West Fargo and…

Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” Campaign Raises Over $76,000 for Hunger Relief

this is the 25th year the grocery chain has been doing the fundraiser

FARGO, N.D. — Hornbacher’s “Check Out Hunger” campaign raises over $76,000 for the Great Plains Food Bank. It’s the largest donation yet from the annual fundraiser. That covers more than 229,000 meals for families. Hornbacher’s president says the grocery chain understands that summer is often a time most kids celebrate a break from school. However, ones on free and reduced…

MN schools cannot withhold diploma based on meal debts, AG says

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a binding written opinion that under state law, “public schools are prohibited from denying students — who are eligible to receive their diploma — the opportunity to participate in graduation ceremonies due to unpaid meal debts.” The opinion comes in response to a request from the Commissioner of Education following reports of some…

TSA Agents at Hector Working Without Pay are Served Lunch from Somali Community

Many in the Somali community came to Fargo as refugees

FARGO, N.D. — TSA agents are working without pay during the government shutdown, but one group decided to serve them through a major act of kindness. The Somali Community Development of North Dakota, along with the Islamic Center of Fargo, teamed up to serve traditional Somali food to TSA agents. Abdiwali Sharif, executive director of the Somali Community Development of North…

Traditional Mediterranean Dining Experience Comes to the Red River Valley

The chef, GP, uses the freshest of ingredients including herbs and olive oil

FARGO, N.D. — If thinking of Mediterranean food makes your mouth water or you’ve never tried Greek cuisine, get ready to try GP’s Greek Kitchen. The new casual style dining experience along 32nd Avenue South incorporates traditional Mediterranean dishes with some American flair. The chef, GP, uses the freshest of ingredients including herbs and olive oil. The restaurant will also…

National School Lunch Week: Harwood Elementary Kids Tell Us Why They Love School Meals

Who knew that healthy can also taste delicious?

HARWOOD, N.D. — The West Fargo School System is honoring and celebrating National School Lunch Week. Elementary School lunch is taking kids by surprise. “When I first got here I was like, ‘ew this is disgusting’ because I wasn’t used to full healthy stuff but then now I’m like used to it and I actually like most of it and…

Hundreds of Olive Garden Locations Saying Thank You to Firefighters with Pasta

It is not every day that people show gratitude for the fighters in their hard hats who go above and beyond putting out flames

FARGO, N.D. — For many, Labor Day weekend is a mini vacation but for others, like first responders, it’s any other day on the job. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us about a nationwide effort from Olive Garden to say thank you for their hard work. With hours upon hours of hard work, Fargo firefighters are hungry for more than just…