Tim Scott

Emergency Food Pantry Joins Forces with Star Wars Characters for “Galactic Food Drive”

The donations will help fuel the Food Pantry's supply for fall

FARGO, N.D. — Throughout the Emergency Food Pantry, people saw racks of canned foods, large bins for donations, and on this day, storm troopers. “It’s a hobby, it’s something that we do for fun. And it’s just really enjoyable, I mean, who doesn’t like seeing somebody’s face light up when they see their favorite characters from a movie?,” said Merritt Hosley,…

Bonanzaville Kicks Off “Pioneer Days” with Historical Demonstrations

The celebration gives a glimpse of what was like in North Dakota during the 19th century

WEST FARGO, N.D. — People had the chance to take a step into history as part of Bonanzaville’s Pioneer Days. The annual celebration looks to give kids a glimpse at what life was like in the early days of North Dakota. People could watch how printers put ink to paper, how people made old blankets, and the secrets to making dishes…

Man Overcomes Personal Tragedy to Build Up His Food Truck Brand

The "Heavenly Hawg" has been open for the last year

FARGO, N.D. — Thane Fliginger has always been passionate about barbecue and grilling. But about a year ago, the grill became his source of comfort during tough times. “We lost our father, my grandma passed away, lost my son, so the only good thing that felt good to make that pain go away was to stand in front of your barbeque…

Nationwide Bus Tour to Support Judge Brett Kavanaugh Stops in Fargo

Concerned Women for America has been making stops in states with senators that can decide the vote

FARGO, N.D. — A nationwide bus tour to support confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh makes a stop in Fargo. Members of the Concerned Women for America have been traveling around the country to meet with people in states with senators that could play a role in determining if Kavanaugh is confirmed. They came to North Dakota to encourage women to…

Darren Patterson Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Deadly HoDo Fight

Patterson mortally wounded Jamie Grant in fight outside Hotel Donaldson in May 2017

FARGO, N.D. — In May of 2017, the Grant family lost a husband and father. The family watched as the judge handed Darren Patterson, the man who fatally assaulted Jamie Grant in a fight outside the Hotel Donaldson, an 18–month sentence for negligent homicide and aggravated assault. “Knowing a plea bargain was made for this crime exacerbates the nightmare. 18…

Bethany Retirement Living Holds Rummage Sale to Support Residents

They plan on holding another in the near future

FARGO, N.D. — People had the chance to buy old goods to support people of Bethany Retirement Living. Volunteers, employees, those living at the center and their families donated thousands of good used items that were sold at a rummage sale. The items included clothing, toys and games, books, and furniture. The funds from the sale will go towards funding activities…

Record Number of Kindergartners Set to Begin School in West Fargo

The number is a jump from last year's record of more than 960

WEST FARGO, N.D. — With another school year set to begin, more five and six–year–olds are set to begin their journeys at 13 elementary schools across West Fargo. This year, more than 1,000 kindergartners are enrolled, which means the district has to prepare for the new wave of students. “We are hiring three new teachers, two of those teachers will be…

Construction Underway on Two Softball Fields at West Fargo High School

The fields should be ready to play on before the snow flies

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After a run of more than 20 years at Elmwood Park, the West Fargo High School softball team gets a new home in its own backyard. The Packers now have two new softball fields on campus where their varsity and JV squads will take the field this spring. The move comes after West Fargo weaved together a…

Ordinance in Otter Tail County Could Raise Tobacco Age from 18 to 21

People voiced their opinions about the ordinance at a public input meeting

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. –For many people in Otter Tail County, tobacco has played a negative role in their lives. “I’ve had lung problems since my father and my sister were smokers, and my mother died of cancer,” said Keith Lillis, the President of the Fergus Falls Riverside Lions Club. The risk of lung problems, as well as the growing number…

Texas Q BBQ Teams Up with Fargo Park District to Serve Food for a Purpose

The "Food Truck for a Purpose" supports United Way of Cass-Clay

FARGO, N.D. — People had the chance to taste some authentic Texas barbeque as part of the Fargo Park District’s “Food Truck for a Purpose” program. Throughout the summer, many food trucks have set up shop at The Depot in partnership with the park district to raise funds for certain causes. Texas Q Barbeque took part in the program to support…