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Fergus Falls Band Teacher Performs Five Part 4th Of July Song All By Himself

He says his marching band has played this song for the past 2 decades and wanted to create his own version.

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — A Fergus Falls band teacher who made national headlines for his creative work is back again with a patriotic salute. Scott Kummrow plays a five part performance of Yankee Doodle Dandy all by himself. He says his marching band has played this song for the past two decades and wanted to create his own version. Kummrow…

Elementary School Students Are Honoring Veterans Day with Patriotic Songs

More than 50 people came to the activities room to enjoy the performance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — 2nd and 3rd graders from Park Christian School are singing patriotic songs to veterans at Eventide in Moorhead. From God Bless America to the National Anthem and other unique tribute songs, their tunes filled the room. More than 50 people came to the activities room to enjoy the performance. One 2nd grade teacher says it touches her…

Park Christian Choir Sings Patriotic Songs at Nursing Homes

They do it every year on the Friday closet to Veteran's Day

FARGO, N.D. —┬áPeople in nursing homes got some live music brought to them thanks to the senior high choir from Park Christian School. The choir director says the group does it every year on the Friday closet to Veteran’s Day. The students sing patriotic songs to honor the holiday. They stopped at Edgewood Vista, Touchmark, Bethany, Elim Care and the…

Patriot Tour Brings American Flag Across 48 States: Stops in Fargo

The trip raises money for disabled veterans and their families

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 14,500 mile motorcycle journey is stopping in West Fargo to hand over the American flag traveling through 48 states. Throughout the 110 day journey, more than 150,000 riders from across the country, including many North Dakotans and Minnesotans, are expected to participate in this year’s Patriot Tour. The trip raises money for disabled veterans and…

Numbers Behind the Fourth of July Spending

Wallet Hub states the Fourth of July is the number one beer-drinking holiday of the year

  NATIONAL — When it comes to celebrating Independence Day, Americans are going all out. According to wallethub.com, people will spend more than $800 million on fireworks this year and nearly 30 percent will buy more patriotic merchandise. At least 65 percent polled said they are attending a picnic, spending more than $7 billion on food and eating more than…