Thanksgiving Day

West Fargo church feeds F-M community for 43rd annual Thanksgiving celebration

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in West Fargo hosts its annual Turkey Dinner to feed the community for the 43rd year featuring the holiday classics. Last year, the room was not as packed due to social distancing guidelines so volunteers are calling this the first real year back. “It’s the first year after COVID. People…

Medical experts advise caution when handling knives this Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health says believe it or not, every year they have to treat patients with hand injuries due to turkey carving. A hand surgeon says make sure you have a good grip on your knife when cutting up your turkey this Thanksgiving, as injuries can be life-altering. “Sometimes, people will get their fingertips cut. So, needing…

Turkey costs rise due to avian flu

UNITED STATES (KVRR) — It might cost you a little more to serve turkey this Thanksgiving. Nearly seven million birds have been infected with avian flu in the past year leading to lower production and increased costs. The average price for a pound was just under $4.50 in March now sits at $6.70. The costs spiked when the avian flu…

Local Church Feeds the Community on Thanksgiving with 52 Turkeys

Fifty two turkeys were cooked and the church also cooked beans, greens, tomatoes, potatoes, you name it.

FARGO (KVRR) – “Anybody can come in sit down and get a meal, if they need a takeout meal they want to take to somebody they can get those too, we’ll give them those,” said Kitchen Supervisor Steve Perrault. Fifty two turkeys were cooked and the church also cooked beans, greens, tomatoes, potatoes, you name it. Dozens of community members…

Minnesota Turkey Growers Asking For COVID-19 Relief Funding

The turkey industry supports 26-thousand jobs in Minnesota bringing in more than 800 million dollars in economic activity.

MINNESOTA – Minnesota turkey growers and producers are feeling the sting as COVID-19 is causing producers to slow down production. “It’s been a challenge. It’s added costs to our situation, and in our case as a grower co-op, it’s the independent growers that are affected because they own the plant,” Former Chairman of the National Turkey Federation John Burkel said….

Delta Hotels by Marriott Offer Thanksgiving Feast

They offer a buffet for those who'd rather get out of the house and enjoy a nice meal without all of the hassle of cooking and cleaning.

FARGO, N.D. – Not everyone wants to cook on Thanksgiving, and the crew at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo understands that. They offer a buffet for those who’d rather get out of the house and enjoy a nice meal without all of the hassle of cooking and cleaning. The food is prepared by executive chef Eric Watson, and filled…

Fercho YMCA Hosts 6th Annual Burn the Bird Thanksgiving Race

This 5K and 10K leaves participants feeling guilt-free while eating their Thanksgiving meals

FARGO, N.D. —¬†Over 900 people arrived bright and early to participate in Fercho YMCA’s 6th annual Thanksgiving Day Burn the Bird 5K and 10K. “Part of our goal is to do healthy living in the community and this is just right in line with that,” YMCA president Steve Smith said. Runners and walkers of all ages came out to be…