Tim Scott

Unified Teams from UND and NDSU Square Off on the Hardwood

Game was the third meeting in the Special Olympics "rivalry series" sponsored by ESPN

FARGO, N.D. — With many screaming fans in attendance, the UND Fighting Hawks and NDSU Bison battled for every rebound and drilled many shots. However, today’s game was more significant than the score on the board. “It demonstrates that although a person has an intellectual disability, when it comes to the vehicle of sport, everybody becomes the same. Nobody likes…

Dozens of Jumpers Dive into Cold Water during Fargo Polar Plunge

Fiftieth incarnation of the event benefits the Special Olympics of North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — It might be cold outside, but for some people, it was the perfect time for a jump in the pool. Nearly 50 people participated in the Fargo Polar Plunge at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Fargo to benefit the Special Olympics of North Dakota. Most of the plungers raised hundreds of dollars for the Special Olympics before taking…

Number of Flu Cases in Cass County Gradually Decreased over the Last Two Weeks

Only 142 cases were reported in Cass County last week, down from 244 two weeks prior

FARGO, N.D. — In what has been a tough flu season this winter, over one thousand people in Cass County have been hospitalized. But as spring approaches, the number of confirmed cases has gone down. This week, only 142 cases of the flu were reported in Cass County, down from the 244 confirmed two weeks ago. While this might indicate some…

Minnesota, North Dakota Rank Among the Happiest States in the Nation

According to 24/7 Wall Street, Minnesota and North Dakota ranked fourth and fifth in the yearly rankings

BISMARCK, N.D. — Minnesota and North Dakota have been nationally recognized for their happiness. According to the website 24/7 Wall Street, Minnesota and North Dakota ranked as the fourth and fifth happiest states in the country. The rankings were compiled based on how happy people were with their jobs and social lives, as well as the severity of the crime…

Five Students at Richland 44 Junior-Senior High School Referred to Juvenile Court

Students were charged with 13 misdemeanor counts of hazing for incidents in boy's locker room

COLFAX, N.D. — The Richland County Sheriff says five juveniles have been referred to juvenile court and are accused of 13 counts of hazing and 11 counts of sexual assault at the Richland 44 Junior/Senior High School in Colfax. School Board President Lisa Amundson says none of the students are currently attending class or any extracurricular activities. The suspects and numerous…

Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley CEO Starts Discussion about School Shootings on Facebook

Robin Nelson tries to engage both sides to come up with constructive solutions to the climbing numbers

FARGO, N.D. — In the aftermath of the shootings in Florida, the CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of the Red River Valley took to Facebook to discuss her feelings. Robin Nelson, a former Fargo school board member, asked questions about how communities will be affected by these shootings in a Facebook post last night. Nelson says her post…

The Importance of Donating Organs on National Organ Donation Day

One Abercrombie man encourages donations after his granddaughter, father donated organs

  FARGO, N.D. — Eight years ago, eleven–month–old Kirstin Cantler–Booke passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident. After her death, her parents were faced with an important decision. “The doctors informed us, informed my daughter and her boyfriend that be a candidate for organ donation. That’s what Life Source became involved. And my daughter and her boyfriend said…

Five Couples Compete in a “Not-So-Newlywed” Game on Valentine’s Day

Couples ranging from recently engaged to being married for 65 years answered questions about each other

FARGO, N.D. — Five couples competed against each other in a special version of the Newlywed Game. At Touchmark at Harwood Grove in Fargo, a wide variety of couples answered questions about each other and exchanged some laughs in the Not–So–Newlywed challenge. The game was meant to celebrate Valentine’s Day and showcase how love can last. One couple has been…

First Graders, Senior Citizens Connect Generations by Crafting Valentine’s Day Art

Three first grade classes at Eagle Elementary to meet with senior citizens this week

FARGO, N.D. — First graders interacted with senior citizens to craft some art and learn about life in Fargo decades ago. All it took was some colored pencils, some construction paper, some glue, and some googly eyes, but the senior citizens at Touchmark at Harwood Groves and the first graders at Eagle Elementary came together to make an intergenerational art piece….

Sheyenne High School Senior Receives National Recognition

Ashlen Wright was one of two recipients from North Dakota to receive the Prudential Spirit of Community Award

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — A senior at Sheyenne High School has made her mark in raising awareness for suicide prevention and mental health issues. After the death of her close friend Justin Olien, Ashlen Wright took action to help others battling depression and other mental illnesses. Wright got involved as the Student Representative for Imagine Thriving, and also organized events…