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Four Fargo Students Earn 36s on ACT Exam

Only nine students in the whole state succeeded in earning a perfect score.

FARGO, N.D.–Four Fargo seniors earned perfect 36 composite scores on the ACT this year. Only nine students in the whole state succeeded in earning a perfect score; three from Bismarck, one from Devils Lake, one from Grand Forks and four from Fargo. State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler congratulated the students saying, “It is a rare event for a student to…

Concordia to Offer New Coursework-Based Admission Process

The new application process goes into effect immediately.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Concordia College has approved a new pathway for prospective students to apply for admission to the college. Students, instead of submitting ACT or SAT scores, will have the opportunity to submit graded assignments, academic references and personal essays in addition to their high school transcript. Students will then be given the chance to meet with admission representatives to provide…

Minnesota ACT Scores Outperform Participating States

About 95% of Minnesota's graduating seniors took the test.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minnesota hangs on to its top spot for student scores on the ACT college entrance exam in states where nearly all high school seniors take the test. According to test results released Wednesday, Minnesota students had a composite score of 21.4 out of a possible 36. It’s about the same as last year’s state average when students scored 21.3. The…

Two North Dakota Students Ace The ACT

Kirsten Baesler says the entire state should be proud of Seth Benson and Millicent Schwartz

BISMARCK, ND — Praise is coming from the North Dakota School Superintendent for two students who scored a perfect 36 on their ACT college entrance exams. Kirsten Baesler says the entire state should be proud of Seth Benson and Millicent Schwartz. Benson graduated from Sheyenne High School in West Fargo and is already attending basic training at the U.S. Military…

Leaders Speak Out: Savanna’s Act Unanimously Passed in the Senate, Stopped in the House

The legislation is designed to improve access to crime databases and reporting missing and murdered Native Americans

FARGO, N.D. — Just weeks after Savanna Greywind was abducted and tragically killed, Savanna‚Äôs Act was introduced to the senate. Just last week it was unanimously passed, and now it’s come to a halt in the House. Just over a year after being introduced to the Senate, Democrat and Republican senators are agreeing; they want Savanna’s Act to pass. “It…

Savanna’s Act Hearing Held in Washington, D.C.

If is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Savanna’s Act gets a hearing at the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C. The bipartisan bill was introduced by Senator Heidi Heitkamp to help address the epidemic of missing and murdered Native American women. If is named for Savanna Greywind of Fargo. The eight months pregnant woman was kidnapped and killed in August. Two…

University of Jamestown Appealing $200,000 Fine for Improper Paperwork

University officials say these violations are "procedural or clerical in nature."

  JAMESTOWN, ND — The University of Jamestown is appealing a more than $200,000 fine for not filing a proper security report. The Clery Act requires any place of higher education which receives federal funding to give annual security reports. It must have information on campus crime and explain how they improve campus safety. University officials say these violations are…

ND Insurance Commissioner Not Allowing Rate Increases Under Affordable Care Act

He said the issue is between insurance carriers and the federal government, and it's his duty to look out for consumers

  BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Insurance Commissioner will deny any additional rate increases under Obamacare. Jon Godfread says President Trump’s plan to halt payments to insurers could potentially raise health insurance costs another 10 percent for up to 42,000 North Dakotans. He said the issue is between insurance carriers and the federal government, and it’s his duty to look…

Defense Attorneys for St. Anthony Officer Want to Act Out Fatal Shooting of Castile

The state may argue against the admissibility of the exhibit

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Attorneys for the St. Anthony officer accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop say they want to use the victim’s driving record as evidence. Court documents show defense attorneys for Officer Jeronimo Yanez want to use Philando Castile’s driving record as well as his arrest record in the trial for their…

Fergie, Paramore to Headline ND State Fair’s Rock Concerts

Fergie is also wife to Minot-born award-winning actor Josh Duhamel

  MINOT, ND — Officials with the North Dakota State Fair have announced two rock shows for 2017…and one of them has become a favorite of the state. Eight-time Grammy award-winner Fergie is set to perform in Minot on Saturday, July 22nd. She’s well-known for her hits like “London Bridge” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry”. Fergie is also wife to…