Saving Smiles Dentistry Celebrates Star Wars Day with The Salvation Army

Dr. James Johnson and his staff dress up in Star Wars attire and serve lunch

FARGO, N.D. — The staff of Saving Smiles Dentistry celebrated Star Wars Day by serving up smiles to community members. In partnership with the Salvation Army, the staff dressed up in Star Wars costumes and served lunch. The partnership arose after Volunteer and Public Relations Manager Kallie Frost saw that Dr. James Johnson reserved 129 seats for his patients and participants…

Parents Make Peanut Butter Sandwiches to Slice Down Student Lunch Debt

Moorhead parents plan to raise $7,000 to help fund free and reduced price lunches for students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead parents are teaming up to combat hunger in schools by serving peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The second annual fundraiser for Moorhead Area Public Schools gave people a chance to purchase PB&J sandwiches with a choice of peanut butter or sun butter. People also played bingo, entered the raffle, or had a chance to purchase some new…

Trump Administration Takes Back Sodium Restrictions for School Lunches

The new rule also allows schools to have sweetened milk and are not required to served grain-rich products

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Agriculture is putting off reducing the amount of sodium in school lunches. The Obama Administration set the reduced sodium targets to take place in 2018, but the White House now says they don’t have to change through 2019. The food and nutrition service of the Ag Department says allowing the targets to remain…

Usher’s House Opens Food Truck for Lunch

Usher's House Will Be Serving Lunch in Their Parking Lot Using Their Food Truck

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If this weather has you craving some warm delicious food, we’ve got a quick stop shop for you to try out! Usher’s House in Moorhead has officially opened up its food truck for lunch. They will be parked in the parking lot serving food such as soups, sandwiches, and different salads from 11 am to 2 pm…

NDSU Students Raising Money for Victims of Hurricane Maria

NDSU students have come together to provide support for about 8 orphanages suffering from the aftermaths of Hurricane Maria.

FARGO, ND — NDSU students have come together to provide support for about eight orphanages suffering from the aftermaths of Hurricane Maria. Cecilia Monclova, along with other students, are having a Puerto Rican style lunch where students, faculty and community members can give a free will donation. The money and supplies collected will be directly donated to the orphanages when…

Online Fundraiser to Honor Philando Castile Pays for Lunch Debt for St. Paul School District

The original goal of the fundraiser was $5,000, but it is now over $65,000

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — An online fundraiser at the school where Philando Castile worked is exceeding its goal by tens of thousands of dollars in order to pay off the student lunch debt in his honor. Castile was a nutrition supervisor at the J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet school in St. Paul and was well-known to students as “Mr. Phil.”…

Healthy Back to School Lunch Ideas

Naturopathic Doctor, Andrea Hillstad, Gives an Example of What to Pack Your Kid This School Year

WEST FARGO, ND — It’s almost time to go back to school, which means it’s almost time to start packing your kids’ lunch. Dr. Andrea Hillstad, a naturopathic doctor who works out of West Fargo, shows examples on how to pack a healthy lunch. She said a good snack is apple nachos topped with date sauce, almond butter, raspberries and…

Local Brewery Serves Peanut Butter and Jelly for a Good Cause

PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser was held to support the Moorhead Public School District

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Junkyard Brewery had one option on the menu for lunch… peanut butter and jelly. For some, peanut butter and jelly was the go-to lunch as a child.  Now grownups are taking a trip down memory lane with their own version of the culinary classic. Adults and kids flocked to Junkyard Brewery for the PB&J School Lunch Fundraiser….

Former First Lady Serves Lunch to Children with Great Plains Food Bank

This program is offered five days a week from noon to 12:30 and will continue until the end of August

FARGO, ND — Former First Lady Betsy Dalrymple has spent each Wednesday of the summer volunteering with Great Plains Food Bank to provide lunches for the youth. Each year 33,000 children in North Dakota qualify for free or reduced cost school lunches. Many worry about where their next meal may come from throughout the summer. The food bank’s mission is…

Hornbacher’s Presents Big Check to the United Way

The president of Hornbacher's said this was their best year yet

FARGO, ND — Hornbacher’s celebrated its 10th annual Gobble It Up $5 Lunch on June 22nd at all locations in the metro and now they have presented a big check! Hornbacher’s was proud to present over $29,000 to the United Way. The community had an opportunity to enjoy a turkey sandwich and some snacks, while also giving back to those…