Tim Scott

Bikers Start Up Their Engines for Third Annual “Leather Up for Lupus” Ride

The bikers drove to and from Detroit Lakes with stops in Fergus Falls and Deer Creek

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Seven years ago, Sean Scheiben received some shocking news: a diagnosis with lupus. “I was a little freaked out at first I guess, but once I got it under control, it’s just a daily struggle,” said Sean Scheiben. Schiben takes daily doses of medication to lessen his symptoms, but he doesn’t let the disease dominate his life….

Lakes Area Farmers Market Gives Shoppers a Closer Look at Local Goods

Nine vendors gather at People's Park to sell some homemade goods

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Dozens of people had the chance to enjoy locally made goods at the Lakes Area Farmers Market. Nine different vendors set up shop in Detroit Lakes to sell products like fresh–made bread, pottery, and homemade jams and rugs. Rug maker Donna Hoffman has been a part of many farmers markets in the area, and she says taking…

New Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks General Manager Optimistic about 2018 Season

New entertainment options and promotional events set stage for 2018 season

FARGO, N.D. — As the Fargo Moorhead RedHawks take the field in their 23rd season at Newman Outdoor Field, General Manager Matt Rau is optimistic about his squad in his first year at the helm. “I think we’re going to be a very exciting team this year. Pitching has been pretty spot–on to start the year. Look at six games, we’ve…

Farm Rescue Foundation To Raffle Off 5,000 Bushel Hopper Bin

The hopper bin was donated by Envision Cooperative in Rugby; the raffle will be held July 11

HORACE, N.D. — The Farm Rescue Foundation is set to raffle off a grain bin to help local farmers in need. The 5,000 bushel hopper bin was donated for the raffle by Envision Cooperative in Rugby. Fourteen sponsors have come together to help the Farm Rescue Foundation with the raffle, even if it means putting aside competition to help farmers in…

Local Businesses Go Head-to-Head in Tenth Annual Chamber Corporate Cup

52 businesses and 750 employees gather at MSUM's Nemzek Fieldhouse

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It was not quite a normal day at the office for several workers across the metro. “Well, our goal is to really just get to know all of our co–workers on a personal level. We get to have fun outside of our work setting,” said Sam Callahan of Anytime Fitness. Employees from 52 companies including Goldmark, Anytime Fitness,…

Brief Evacuation of Hector International Airport

The Fargo Fire Department was able to reset the alarm in a matter of minutes

FARGO, N.D. — Passengers were briefly evacuated from Hector International Airport after an issue with a smoke alarm. The smoke alarm system malfunction earlier this morning, caused passengers and staff to leave the airport. After the brief delay and a fire department investigation, the situation was resolved, and operations continued as normal. Passengers were briefly evacuated from Hector International Airport after an issue…

Suspect Still on the Loose after Stabbing Fargo Resident with Pair of Scissors

The incident occurred on the 200 block of 6th Avenue North near downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Around 2:30 Wednesday morning, a Fargo resident pulled up near his house on the 200 block of 6th Avenue North when a stranger knocked on his car door demanding a ride home. “My buddy attempted to defuse the situation by just simply turning his back and attempting to go in the home as the man or whomever it…

Fargo South Students Celebrate a Different Kind of “Senior P.R.A.N.K. Day”

The students went to various elementary schools in Fargo to teach kids different activities

FARGO, N.D. — Seniors at Fargo South High School spent one of their last days of school helping out kids at various elementary schools. Groups of seniors went to six elementary schools in Fargo to play games with students as part of Senior P.R.A.N.K. Day But in this case, PRANK stands for People Really Appreciate Nice Kids. Fargo South students embraced…

Sheyenne Senior Ashlen Wright Receives Coca-Cola Scholarship

Wright is one of 150 students nationwide to win the honor

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A Sheyenne High School senior is one of 150 students nationwide to win a scholarship from Coca–Cola. Ashlen Wright was named a Coke scholar, earning a $20,000 college scholarship and a trip to Atlanta to attend a leadership seminar. Wright is a student volunteer with Imagine Thriving in Fargo, pairing students who are battling depression with the…

F-M Plastic Bag Task Force Ramps Up Efforts to Educate Public about Plastic Bags

The group lobbies with city leaders to make June 5 a "day without plastic bags"

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Thousands of used plastic bags are scattered in areas across the metro. According to the F–M Plastic Bag Task Force, more than 50,000 pounds of plastic bags are used by grocery stores each year. “In Clay County we have our landfill, and I know in Fargo they have a landfill, and the litter around the landfill is for…