Author: Tim Scott

Fargo Police Gives Tips on How to Avoid Road Rage Confrontations

A video of an incident Saturday has garnered more than 100,000 views on Facebook

FARGO, N.D. — A report concerning a Fargo road rage incident that went viral has been forwarded to the Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office. Fargo Police say it wasn’t random and the two people involved actually knew each other before the incident occurred on the corner of 13th Avenue South and 45th Street around 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon. No arrests have…

Bowling for Pudge: Ice Bowling Tournament Honors Fallen Friend

The proceeds from the ice bowling tournament support local groups in Fergus Falls

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — On a chilly winter day in Fergus Falls, the memories of Isaiah Anderson, known by his closest friends as Pudge, are enough to warm up their hearts. “He’s one of those guys when you come home from vacation, he’s in your house, he’s eating your food, he’s ready to see you, an absolute member of the family,”…

FM Ambulance Holds “Save a Life Saturday” at West Acres

Paramedics taught people proper techniques when performing CPR

FARGO, N.D. — People not only did their Saturday shopping at West Acres, but some also learned how to save a life. FM Ambulance hosted their “Save a Life Saturday” at the mall, giving people a chance to learn CPR. Paramedics, firefighters, and police officers showed people how to properly perform chest compressions if someone is under cardiac arrest. Some medical…

NDSU’s Darwin Days Allow Students to Explore Biological History

The two-day event culminated with a speech and birthday dinner honoring the scientist

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last two days, NDSU students learned how Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution impacts the world around them. This year marks the tenth anniversary of when the university’s biological sciences department started celebrating the famed scientist. People could learn how evolutionary changes impact animal behavior while also getting to interact with live animals. One NDSU professor…

Fargo VFW Gets Ready for Saturday’s Derby for the Vets

The seventh annual pinewood car derby supports the Fargo VA

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo VFW is gearing up for Saturday’s seventh annual Derby for the Vets. Throughout the day, pinewood race cars will be rolling down a ramp to see who takes home first prize. Over the years, the race has raised more than $60,000 to support volunteer services at the Fargo V.A. As more people enter the race each…

Cass County Jail Provides Winter Gear to Inmates Upon Release

The jail receives donations from local organizations to clothe those in needs

FARGO, N.D. — When Adam Martin was an inmate in the Cass County Jail 10 years ago, he says they were not as willing to give people winter gear to keep them warm. “When I left, I just left. It hasn’t always been this way. With the new administration and the new sheriff, it’s been really cool to see how engaged…

Red River Valley Dental Access Sets Up Shop at M State Moorhead

The project provides dental extractions to low-income patients

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When Chris Schmaltz first started practicing dentistry in the metro, he looked for a chance to give everyone a chance to have a healthy smile. He found that chance through Red River Valley Dental Access, and hasn’t looked back since. “I think it really just comes down to so many individuals in this area having a good heart…

West Fargo Public Schools See Decline in Cyberbullying Incidents

The district has hosted community forums about social media since August

WEST FARGO, N.D. — As a dad with kids in their teens, West Fargo Police Chief Heith Janke makes sure his home is safe from cyberbullying and online predators. “My daughter may think she’s talking to a 13–year–old boy online, and there really could be a 45–year–old that’s trying to harm her, so we should always know the friends that…

New American Consortium Looks for Support on Giving Hearts Day

The funds they can collect will go towards English language tutors, job placement services

FARGO, N.D. — With Giving Hearts Day taking place Thursday, several organizations around town are making their case to get more community support. The New American Consortium held an open house and lunch to tell people more about their goals for this year. For the last three years, they have used their contributions from Giving Hearts Day to fund English tutoring…

Dakotas Region Red Cross Rolls Out New Emergency Response Vehicle

The vehicle can hold up to four volunteers when heading to an emergency

FARGO, N.D. — The Dakotas Region of the American Red Cross is freshening up its approach to emergencies by introducing a brand new emergency response vehicle. Last year, Red Cross volunteers traveled thousands of miles in emergency response vehicles to assist in more than 400 emergencies across the country. However, Red Cross leaders say their lineup of emergency response vehicles was…