Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving day house fire kills 3 dogs in Fargo

FARGO (KVRR) – Three dogs were killed in a Thanksgiving day fire that started in the kitchen of a Fargo home. Firefighters were called at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday to 5217 47th Ave S. The homeowner had just arrived home and discovered her house was full of smoke and immediately called 911. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire…

Volunteers prepare and deliver Thanksgiving meals in Fargo, West Fargo

About 50 volunteers delivered over 400 meals.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– Blessed Sacrament Church and Meals for Wheels deliver Thanksgiving meals to people in Fargo and West Fargo. Blessed Sacrament Church has been filling up stomachs and bringing families together on Thanksgiving Day for over 40 years. “It’s usually bustling with volunteers. This year just a few. The tables are usually set up for the hall, and it’s…

Silent Activism for the National Day of Mourning

The push for a new understanding of Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. — As many families celebrate Thanksgiving, many bison statues in the FM area have been covered with signs that are against the holiday. This day for many Native Americans is the National Day of Mourning. For them, the day is a symbol of the actions taken by the pilgrims and other colonizers when they came to America. Some…

Social Distancing: Pie In The Sky

First Time Cooks Are Navigating Kitchens All Across The Country This Thanksgiving

  We wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving celebration today. Safe from COVID risk, and safe from kitchen calamity. A lot of people are attempting Thanksgiving cooking for the first time today. We’ve got first-time turkey cooking tips on the morning show page on KVRR.com from our friends at Meats by John & Wanye. This Thanksgiving morning I’m sharing…

Holiday Inn is serving 900 family Thanksgiving to-go meals

Almost 2.5 tons of food are being prepared for those who ordered ahead with the Thanksgiving caterer

FARGO, N.D.- The Holiday Inn in Fargo may not be having its annual Thanksgiving buffet, but it’s still preparing 2.5 tons of food for local families celebrations. It started taking to go orders at the beginning of the month. The Thanksgiving buffet normally brings in around 1,500 people. To go orders have added up to be at around 900 orders….

Blessed Sacred Catholic Church prepares delivery Thanksgiving meals

The church normally hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for thousands of people. This year, they will be delivering approximately 425 meals.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Blessed Sacred Catholic Church in West Fargo is continuing its tradition of providing Thanksgiving dinner for members of the community. Normally, the church hosts an in-person dinner that serves 1,200-2,000 people. This year, the church will be preparing around 425 meals to deliver on Thanksgiving day. The food will be delivered to people who receive…

Home for good kits help support homeless community members transition into permanent housing

"When these individuals have the opportunity to transition again to permanent housing, they have a lot to be thankful for."

FARGO, N.D — A home for good initiative is helping support local families transitioning from homelessness into a stable household The move from homeless to housing is made a little bit easier for 90 families in the metro with the help of Bremer Bank’s home for good initiative. “In partnership with United Way we just dropped off 90 home for…

Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving food boxes will feed over 500 families

With 512 families registered, the Salvation Army doubled its numbers from previous years

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army will be feeding record numbers for the area this Thanksgiving. Over 500 families registered for the event, more than double from last year. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it opted for a drive-thru pickup instead of serving the dinner on site. Those who registered came to the Fargo Civic Center to pick up their food boxes…

Social Distancing: Turkey Tips For First-Timers

If You're Cooking Your Own Bird During The Pandemic, We've Got Tips From A Local Meat Expert

  Don’t worry if you’re trying to cook Thanksgiving dinner on your own this year instead of relying on family for your feast during the pandemic. Jason Aamodt with Meats By John And Wayne stopped by the morning show the Friday before Thanksgiving with tips for first-time turkey chefs. He says it’s best to have a pound of turkey per…

Fargo company steps up to help restaurants and bars doing take-out

Working side-by-side with these businesses made them more aware of the burdens they face amid COVID-19.

FARGO, N.D. – A Fargo company is donating plastic containers and utensils to restaurants and bars that are doing take-out amid the pandemic. Brenco Cleaning Equipment and Janitorial Services works closely with restaurants and bars. Working side-by-side with these businesses made them more aware of the burdens they face amid COVID-19. “It’s been hard on everybody. Nobody thought back in…