Thanksgiving

Salvation Army will have Red Kettle bell ringers out this year

The Salvation Army is taking safety precautions to protect their bell ringers

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army still have Red Kettle Bell Ringers this holiday season, but there are some new rules they will be following. Bell ringers will no longer wear fabric aprons, bells and kettles will be sanitized and bell ringers will wear Salvation Army masks. The Salvation Army will have a QR code reader on the bells if there…

Coats for Kids & Families Will Be Handed Out By Appointment

you can also register for Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Boxes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is distributing free winter apparel, but it will look different this year. There will not be a large “Coats for Kids and Families” distribution event due to the ongoing pandemic. Clothing will be given out by appointment only from October 1st through the 30th. When you call to set up a time, you can…

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…

Runners ‘Burn’ the Bird in Downtown Fargo

The word none of us want to hear on Thanksgiving Day is 'Burn'. But for one group of runners, it's the only word they wanted to hear.

FARGO, N.D. — Starting the day healthy isn’t something that’s easy on Thanksgiving, but for some people, the Burn the Bird 5 and 10k Races are just what they need before their big meals. “When you’re making the mash potatoes in the morning and you find out that the cream you’re putting in the potatoes has 50 calories in a…

Volunteers Deliver And Serve Meals For Thanksgiving

The event was expected to bring between 1,200 and 1,500 people

FARGO, N.D. — They gave back to the F–M community. Thanksgiving is a day where people from different communities come together to reflect on their blessings and give back. “I always tell God that I’m thankful for the things that I take for granted. Because we all have a lot to be grateful for no matter what our situation is…

The Salvation Army Serves Thanksgiving Meals To The F-M Community

People were able to attend the event at no cost.

FARGO, N.D.- The organization hosted its annual Thanksgiving meal program for anyone in need. Organizers say this meal is more than a free event, it provides an opportunity for people to come together to socialize and get to know new people in the community. Attendees enjoyed a typical Thanksgiving dinner that included mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey and homemade apple pies….

Travel Conditions Deteriorate as Storm Arrives in Minnesota

About 20 flights were delayed or canceled Wednesday morning.

MINNEAPOLIS–Blinding snow is falling fast in southern Minnesota where 12 inches or more is expected to accumulate during a busy holiday travel period. Officials warned residents to stay off the roads until the accompanying high winds die down. By early Wednesday, 8.7 inches of snow was already on the ground in Prior Lake, 7.8 inches at St. Paul and 7.5…

Tips To Prepare For Thanksgiving Driving

Experts gives us their tips on how to be prepared on the road.

FARGO, N.D.- Whether its icy roads or impaired drivers, experts are saying to plan ahead for whatever you may encounter along the road. They say in order to do so, you can’t be driving distracted, make sure you’re buckled up and have an emergency car kit in the back in case something does happen and you’re prepared. “Warm weather clothing…

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled Out Of Denver

That is having a ripple–effect on airports across this country this Thanksgiving week.

FARGO, N.D.- Hector International Airport in Fargo reports some cancellations and delays throughout the day. If you are flying, make sure you’re communicating with either your travel agent or the airline to get notice of any flight delays or cancellations. During this time, airlines also work alongside customers to change flights and avoid the storm without any kind of change fees….