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NDSU Students Rally Support Against Restrictive Education Bills

Student government officials believe the bills would do more harm than good

NDSU student government organized an on–campus letter writing campaign. The student body was invited to stop by Memorial Union to write letters to state lawmakers in opposition to two bills under consideration. One would raise tuition for Minnesota residents attending North Dakota state schools, and the other would limit the number of out–of–state students that attend schools such as NDSU….

Senator Heitkamp Crosses Party Lines to Confirm President’s Pick for Secretary of State

Rex Tillerson is a former CEO of Exxon Mobil

The Republican-led Senate has confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Trump’s secretary of state. Senators voted 56-43 largely along party lines to approve Tillerson’s nomination to be the nation’s chief diplomat. He is the former CEO of Exxon Mobil. They got help from several Democrats who crossed party lines including Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. “And I will tell you…

Shoppers Help Raise Thousands to Fight Hunger

More than $40,000 raised by shoppers at checkout for the Great Plains Food Bank

Shoppers at Hornbacher’s helped raise more than $44,000 to help feed the hungry. The grocery store chain collected donations from people at the checkouts from November 30th to December 27th last year. They presented a check for the money they collected to the Great Plains Food Bank. The president of Hornbacher’s says they are overwhelmed by the community’s support for their…

The Last Extreme Pita in the F-M Area Shuts Down

After suriving two cars crashing through its doors, the local business has closed up shop

  The last of four Extreme Pita franchises in the metro has closed its doors. The location at 4265 45th St. South in Fargo quietly ceased operations recently leaving only a sign reading “closed” and a lock on the front door. The business opened in 2006 and had its fair share of mishaps in 2016 including two cases where vehicles crashed…

Sculpture Artist of Minnesota’s Mary Tyler Moore Statue Dies

Gwendolyn Gillen, 76, passed away in Madison Wisconsin

In an odd twist of fate, the artist who created the bronze sculpture of Mary Tyler Moore that is located in downtown Minneapolis has died. Gwendolyn Gillen died Friday in hospice care in Madison, Wisconsin. She was 76. She passed away just two days after legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Gillen’s sculpture celebrating “The…

Former Congressional Candidate Arrested at DAPL Protest Camp

Chase Iron Eyes campaigned for the U.S. House of Representatives as the state Democratic candidate

Chase Iron EyesA new camp set up by a rogue group of pipeline protesters on private property didn’t last long. Officers moved in and arrested 76 members. Former Congressional candidate Chase Iron Eyes was among those arrested. They were taken to jails in Morton, Mercer, Stutsman, Barnes and Cass counties. Work started this week to clear out the main protest…

Man Arrested After Running from Scene of Accident Near Dawson

50-year-old James Dewy was arrested for not having liability insurance

A man was arrested after fleeing an accident on I-94 Tuesday night near Dawson, North Dakota. The highway patrol says 50-year-old James Dewey of Tappen rolled his SUV into the eastbound lane and was hit by a semi. Dewey fled the scene on foot but was found a short time later. He was treated for minor injuries and arrested for…

Motorist “Unaware” He Hit Woman Walking in Moorhead

Sherri Himrod has injuries to her leg and ribs

A woman walking near Target in Moorhead was involved in a hit and run. Authorities say 49-year-old Sherri Himrod, who has no permanent address, was hit around 3 o’clock on 34th Street and Highway 10 East. She had serious injuries to her leg and ribs and was taken to Sanford. The state patrol located the driver a short time later….

The Great Plains Food Bank Helps North Dakota’s New Face of Hunger

The food bank delivered almost 800,000 pounds of food in 2016

FARGO, N.D. — The Great Plains Food Bank has been helping the less–fortunate in our community since 2008, and they rely on donations from the public. The demand for their food increases every year, and it comes from places you might not expect. The Great Plains Food Bank’s mobile pantry delivers food to the needy across North Dakota. “The mobile…

LIVE: Relive The NDSU Dynasty With Bison Illustrated

Magazine's Latest Issue Celebrates Five Straight Championships

KVRR’s Adam Ladwig talks with Joe Kerlin, the editor of Bison Illustrated magazine. They’re releasing a commemorative issue about NDSU’s five straight FCS national championships. The magazine will be available for free at sites all over the F-M area. You can also subscribe to have the magazine sent to your home at www.bisonillustrated.com. Categories: Entertainment, Morning – In The Studio…