Veteran Takes Virtual Honor Flight To D.C.

"When I go through personal struggles of my own, I just think about Ole and how he perseveres, and his spirit is just wonderful."

DETROIT LAKES, MINN — U.S. Navy Veteran Daryle Olson or as everyone calls him, “Ole” served from 1956 to 1960. When his number was called to join the Honor Flight, there was some excitement. “When we first found out he was chosen to go on the flight, we were excited and looking forward to it,” Ole’s wife Darlene Olson said….

Kurdish Americans Protest In Downtown Fargo

"we are a very persistent people we don't give up."

FARGO, N.D. — People armed with signs, flags and their voices,packed the streets in Downtown Fargo. “Were out here protesting the fact that our people are still being slaughtered, our kids are being massacred, and nothing has changed,” Protest organizer Kawar Farok said. Protesters say without U.S. aid and protection from the recent attacks from Turkey, Kurdish fighters who fought…

F-M Kurds Respond to Nightmare Situation in Syria

The Kurdish–Turkish Conflict continues to escalate in Northern Syria after U.S. Troops begin their withdrawal from the region.

“I’m waking up with nightmares, what’s happening to people, because we are seeing what’s happening to people. We are seeing kids turned to pieces. It’s a huge pain.” said Dr. Azad Berwari, a Kurdish Activist living here in the F-M area. American Kurds are getting cell phone calls at 3 AM and news alerts about friends and family injured in…

Hornbacher’s Prepares More Than 2,500 Pounds of Turkey for 12th Annual Gobble It Up Lunch

The grocery store and United Way are trying to raise more than $30,000

FARGO, N.D. — People are scarfing down as much turkey as they can as part of the 12th Annual Hornbacher’s Gobble It Up for United Way Lunch. For five bucks, you could get the grocery store’s hot and delicious turkey sandwich, chips, a frozen treat and a beverage at any of the store’s 8 locations. The president of Hornbacher’s says…

Turkey Smashes Through Windshield of Vehicle On Interstate 94 Near Barnesville

The driver only has minor cuts from flying glass

Barnesville Police Department Facebook Page 1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption BARNESVILLE, MN — Police in Barnesville say a turkey might have been “looking for love in all the wrong places” during breeding season. The bird crashed through the windshield of a vehicle on I-94 just before noon. They say the driver…

Discussions About Relocating Wild Turkeys to SD Gets Approved in Moorhead

Nuisance turkey complaints and public safety problems are catching the attention of leaders in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead City Leaders are considering a plan that would relocate up to 75 wild turkeys to South Dakota. Monday night the city council approved the next steps. Nuisance turkey complaints and public safety problems are catching the attention of leaders in Moorhead. “I’ve seen over the years, the reason why our nuisance complaints have gone up is…

NDSU Extension Offers Tips for Cooking Your Thanksgiving Bird

Food safety is crucial in order to avoid foodborne illnesses like Salmonella

FARGO– Turkey day is just a couple days away and cooking safety is essential for serving a safe bird to your friends and family. According to NDSU Extension, the inner temperature of your turkey should reach 165 degrees or higher. You should wash your hands often and use clean cutting boards and knives to avoid cross contamination. An NDSU food…

Trotting for Turkeys: Family Wellness Hosts Fun Run before Thanksgiving

The third annual "Turkey Trot" gives kids a chance to exercise while it's snowing

FARGO, N.D. — While snow blanketed the ground outside, a group of kids and their families did not throw snowballs or sleigh down hills. Instead, they laced up their sneakers, and went on a run. For the last three years, Family Wellness has hosted a “Turkey Trot” as a way to get kids to enjoy exercise. “We want to make sure…

Investigators Release Possible Cause of Fire that Destroyed Jennie-O Turkey Barn in New York Mills

The barn was fully engulfed

  NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. — Investigators have released more details of a fire that destroyed a Jennie-O turkey barn in New York Mills. The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says the fire likely was started by a propane heater in the barn. Fire crews responded to the fire just after midnight. The barn was fully engulfed. There were no…

President Trump Pardons Alexandria, Minnesota Turkey

In a national poll to see which of the two birds would get the pardon, Drumstick got 60 percent of the vote.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One lucky turkey from a turkey farm near Alexandria, Minnesota has gotten a presidential pardon. “Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned,” President Trump said as the crowd applauded. Drumstick and his alternate, Wishbone, were raised by Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg, who were on hand for the pardoning. In a national poll to see which of the two birds…