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Last Day for Moorhead’s Tastee Freez

One of the owners say they're coming back next year with a new name.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tastee Freez opens its doors for the last day of the season and the last day under that name. To say it’s been a challenging year for Moorhead’s Tastee Freez is an understatement. Construction on the 20th and 21st Street underpass project has caused a lot of inconvenience for the business. “They’ve shut down roads. They’ve made…

Moorhead Tastee Freez Feels The Community Support After Being Vandalized

They say it's what's kept them working since early morning to re-open as soon as possible.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Tastee Freeze receives outpouring support after it gets vandalized overnight. The owners received a call from the Moorhead Police at around 2:00 Tuesday morning after a passerby noticed something was wrong. They say the people involved got in through the west window by smashing it with a walk in cooler compressor. Once inside, the group started destroying everything….

Moorhead Tastee Freez burglarized and damaged

MOORHEAD, Minn.–The Moorhead Police Department is searching for the party responsible for breaking into and damaging Tastee Freez. Police say the burglary happened between the hours of 10 p.m. on Monday and 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The burglar broke into the building, caused significant damage to the interior and turned the power off resulting in damage to the products. Anyone…

People line up for Dairy Queen, Tastee Freez season opening

It's a tradition that many say will continue for generations to come

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For many living in the Midwest, March 1st usually signifies that warmer days are ahead. “It’s kind of like the beginning of spring, you know, spring is coming,” says Ashley Ystebo of Fargo. But for those in Fargo-Moorhead, the day is a special beginning to something different. Derek Ystebo of Fargo says, “It’s something that’s a tradition…

Former, Longtime Co-owner of Tastee Freez Battling Rare Diagnosis

His family is asking for the public's help in getting him the treatment he needs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Julian Elofson and his ex–wife Fern owned Moorhead’s Tastee Freez for 28 years. But they weren’t the first Elofson’s to serve up some ice cream there. “When I was 17, I worked there and then my sister started working with me. Then some point in that, the owners put it up for sale. I came home and…

Community Shows Support for Moorhead Tastee Freez, Which is Still Open Despite Road Construction

It can be hard for people driving by to see the location

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A post on Facebook is reminding everyone that Tastee Freez is still open for business despite the surrounding road construction. Signs leading up to the shop say no-thru traffic, so it can be hard for people driving by to see the location. A railroad underpass is being built nearby. Many people in the community, including Moorhead Mayor Johnathan…

Moorhead Tastee Freez Opens for the Season After Delay

They have a different 99 cent special every day of the week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you want a sweet treat to go with the slowly warming temperatures, Tastee Freez is open for the season. They normally open March 1, but were delayed because of the snow. In the 18 years the current owners have been there, this is the second time they’ve had to push back their opening. Every day of the…