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….

The Salvation Army Gives Away Thanksgiving Food Boxes

25 volunteers helped assemble the boxes for families in need

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army wants to make sure all families across Cass and Clay counties get a proper Thanksgiving meal. The nonprofit is giving away 370 food boxes filled with a turkey, bread, vegetables and pie to families in need. American Crystal Sugar volunteers helped put the boxes together, while Walmart provided the food. This is the 10th…

How to eat healthy this Thanksgiving

FARGO, N.D. – Food comas after eating a lot of turkey and pumpkin pie and sitting in front of the TV may be in our future. But there are a few ways you can be healthy this holiday season. Dietitians at Sanford say that healthy eating during the holidays comes down to portion control, and altering recipes so that you…

An Employee At Clara Barton Starts Program Helping Kids And Families In Need

The program is servicing about 20 families from Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementary Schools.

FARGO, N.D.- A year and a half ago, Julie saw Fargo South High School had a food pantry and she wanted to bring one to Clara Barton and Hawthorne Elementaries. “We started very small about a year ago and offered it for Thanksgiving and Christmas and now we’re down here,” says Julie Hetland the Office Assistant at Clara Barton Elementary. …

Nearly 500 People Arrested For Drunk Driving During Long Holiday Weekend in Minnesota

There were four fatalities on Minnesota roads, three of which were alcohol-related

ST. PAUL, MN — A 37-year-old driver blew a point three-four blood alcohol content after a homeowner reported the driver was in their driveway and flashing the headlights on and off in Deer River, Minnesota. Officers also found an open bottle and a mixed drink in that driver’s vehicle. It was just one of 480 DWI arrests over the 5-day Thanksgiving…