Thanksgiving

Apartment Damaged in Thanksgiving Kitchen Fire

Firefighters responded to 3320 17th Avenue South to reports of a fire

  FARGO, ND — Thanksgiving dinner turned into a fire emergency for people who lived in a south Fargo apartment building. Firefighters responded to 3320 17th Avenue South to reports of a fire. Witnesses say the second floor hallway of the building was filling with smoke. Firefighters say when they entered an apartment on that floor, they found a fire…

People Waited In Line to Find The Best Black Friday Shopping Deals

most people said they were looking for Televisions

FARGO, ND — People waited outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Ah, Thanksgiving. A day filled with turkey, expanding waste lines and family. But not for this guy. “I haven’t had a Thanksgiving meal in probably five years,” said Michael Schumacher. Schumacher prefers Black Friday deals over the traditional Thanksgiving menu. He’s been…

LIVE: People Lining Up at Businesses All Over the Metro Ready to Snag Deals

Many Black Friday shoppers say they're trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner

FARGO, ND — People have been waiting outside for hours at stores around the metro to start getting their Black Friday deals. Many Black Friday shoppers say they’re trying to get their Christmas shopping done before they even eat their Thanksgiving dinner. People started lining up at places like Best Buy, Kohl’s and West Acres early this afternoon. Every shopper…

Hundreds of Families Turn Out for Thanksgiving Celebration at West Fargo Church

It's a tradition going back at least three decades

WEST FARGO, ND — Hundreds of families didn’t have to worry about cooking, cleaning or buying food for their Thanksgiving meal thanks to a West Fargo church. It’s a tradition going back at least three decades. “I have been doing it for 33 years,” said Steve Perreault, who is the Thanksgiving dinner coordinator. “We have fun. It’s a fun thing….

Moorhead’s Traditional Thanksgiving Community Feast on Break for 2017

Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Joseph's Catholic Church did not host their annual Thanksgiving Dinner

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thanksgiving can be all about tradition, however there’s one tradition in the Moorhead area people didn’t see this year. Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church did not host their annual Thanksgiving Dinner. The Thanksgiving tradition that has been a staple in the Moorhead community for the last 22 years was canceled this year. “Unfortunately, this…

Crowds Gather at Marcus Theaters for Thanksgiving Movie Time

People also take the time to appreciate movies and go see them with their family

FARGO, ND — Thanksgiving isn’t just a time for people to appreciate each other’s company and the turkey at dinner. People also take the time to appreciate movies and go see them with their family. Many lined up all day at Marcus Century Cinema to see some of the new films out including Justice League, Coco and Darkest Hour. Some…

Salvation Army Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Meal

The meal is traditionally served the day before Thanksgiving so staff members and volunteers can enjoy the holiday with family

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army continues a Thanksgiving Day tradition by serving a big meal on the day before the holiday. The charity opened its doors for its annual Thanksgiving meal for the less–fortunate in the community. The meal included turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie. The Salvation Army staff says they know the community appreciates having a…

Keystone Pipeline Spill Affecting Gas Prices Over Thanksgiving Holiday

About 5,000 barrels of oil, or roughly 210,000 gallons, spilled in the leak

AMHERST, SD — The shutdown of the Keystone pipeline following an oil spill has lifted crude oil prices to levels not seen in two and a half years. Oil prices jumped two percent on Wednesday, the highest since July 2015. Last week’s leak near Amherst, South Dakota and the shutdown have raised concerns about this vital source of supply. About…

Make it to the Table: Practice Smart Driving this Holiday Weekend

When it comes to the biggest feast of the year, we can all be a little eager to get to the dinner table on time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The day before Thanksgiving is what many law enforcement agencies refer to as “Blackout Wednesday” due to an increase in drunk driving crashes. The four–day holiday period is considered by the Minnesota State Patrol as some of the busiest times to be on the road. “The night before Thanksgiving becomes a very big party night,” said Sgt….

AAA: Tuesday May be the Worst Travel Day of the Thanksgiving Holiday Week

They say nearly four million people will fly to their destinations and airline industry officials say there are still some last minute deals out there if you do a little digging

  NATIONAL — When it comes to traveling for your Thanksgiving vacation, there is some good news and then there’s the bad news. Perhaps we could just say the good news…and then maybe the not-so-good news to put a positive spin on it. AAA says nearly 51 Americans are traveling on the road, on the rail, by air or by…