PURPLE

Moorhead landmarks to be lit purple in honor of pandemic victims

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The Hjemkomst Center, Stave Church and Moorhead City Hall will be lit purple Thursday night. It’s part of a statewide plan to honor COVID-19 victims and medical workers. Gov. Tim Walz says cities, museums, libraries, companies, and more will take part in the event. “When times are tough, Minnesotans rise up by coming together,”  Walz said….

Fans Get Ready for the Big Game in the Metro

Many places showed off their purple pride, like O'Leary's in Moorhead, and created custom shirts for fans to wear

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fans poured into bars and restaurants all over the metro to watch the highly anticipated game. Many places showed off their purple pride, like O’Leary’s in Moorhead, and created custom shirts for fans to wear. Whether they were wearing their favorite jersey or hat, they made it known that Vikings fans were taking over. Some people at…

Local Grocery Store Celebrates The Vikings With…Purple and Gold Potatoes?

the potatoes are available at Fargo's Prairie Roots Food Co-Op

  FARGO, N.D. — All the diehard Vikings fans out there can now celebrate their favorite team with, get this, purple and gold potatoes. Bjorn Solberg is a huge Vikings fan and after last Sunday’s win, he called up his boss at Hugh’s Gardens Organic Food Supply to start getting the potatoes out to people. They get their color from…

Not Purple? What’s Prince’s Favorite Color?

Music Icon's Sister Claims Purple Wasn't His Favorite

  Remember when music legend and Minnesota icon Prince got his very own shade of purple a couple of weeks ago? Yeah, it turns out he may not have been as honored by the gesture as we thought. Prince’s sister, Tyla Nelson, told the British newspaper Evening Standard that the famed singer’s favorite color was…orange! Not purple! An exhibit of…

Friday, April 21st Declared “Prince Day” Across Minnesota

Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose

  MINNESOTA — Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as “Prince Day” across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations taking place at the First Avenue night club in Minneapolis and at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Dayton says Prince “showcased…