Turkey

Bird Flu Found In Commercial Mixed Species Flock in S.D.

CHARLES MIX CO., S.D. (AP) — Federal inspectors confirm the presence of bird flu in a commercial mixed species flock in southeastern South Dakota. Samples from the flock in Charles Mix County, which borders Nebraska, were tested at a national laboratory at South Dakota State University. The property was quarantined and the birds will be killed to prevent spread of…

Tips to carve your Thanksgiving turkey safely

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – When cutting into your Thanksgiving turkey, make sure you’re being safe, avoiding distractions and alcohol. Those are some of the tips from medical experts. They also recommend getting a good grip on a sharp knife and making sure your hands and the bird are dry. You can also wear gloves, use a meat fork and make…

U.S. Agriculture Secretary says it’s too soon to know if there will be a turkey shortage

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – In an interview with KVRR, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says it’s premature to know if we’re going to have a turkey shortage for Thanksgiving. He says the Biden Administration is doing what it can to end supply chain issues to get birds and other cargo shipped nationwide. That includes trying to accelerate approving commercial drivers’ licenses to…

Moorhead church provides homemade meals to seniors drive thru style

About 150 people picked up meals.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Members of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead delivers meals car side to Senior citizens. Every year, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church hosts a dinner event for Seniors citizens that includes wine, food and music. “Well this year because of COVID-19, we wanted to do something to connect with our seniors, but we knew obviously it had to…

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…

Drive thru event at Alerus Center provides seniors with Thanksgiving meals

For the last three years the event has taken place inside the Alerus Center, hosting more than 500 people.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- The Grand Forks Senior center provides holiday meals drive thru style at the Alerus Center to seniors from the region ahead of Thanksgiving. The Grand Forks Senior Center has been holding the event for 20 years. For the last three years the event has taken place inside the Alerus Center, hosting more than 500 people. “This year…

Rep. Collin Peterson Receives Award For Economic And Job Growth

259 other members of Congress also received the award.

UNITED STATES – Congressman Collin Peterson receives U.S Chamber of Commerce’s Spirit of Enterprise Award. It is given annually to those who continuously work toward creating jobs and economic growth. “I try to look at issues based on what’s good for my district. You know, I think that’s my job. My job is representative. It’s not to be a partisan…

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….

LIVE: Talkin’ Turkey Troubles In Moorhead

Moorhead Police Outline Next Steps In Turkey Management

  Deputy Moorhead Police Chief Tory Jacobson stops by to talk about the increasing turkey issue in Moorhead. Some people say they’re a nuisance, leaving messes in yards and potentially drawing predators into the city. Others see them as nothing but friendly neighborhood pets. Jacobson says the general consensus after a community forum is to write up rules against feeding…

Moorhead City Hall Holds Meeting To Tackle Turkey Population

The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People packed into the Moorhead City Hall to voice their opinions on what they should do about the increasing turkey population. The point of the meeting is to hear feedback from the community with the help of the Minnesota DNR and city officials. “Our role here is to be technical advisers on turkey management and other types…