Bison

NDSU football fans show team spirit at bison tailgate

"We got the North Dakota nice, everyone is excited to be out here, everybody is excited to be back with the people and we're excited."

FARGO, N.D (KVRR) — It would be no celebration without the fans. “Go Bison!” A wave of green, yellow and high energy fills the Fargodome parking lot as tailgaters show their support for NDSU’s season opener against the Albany Great Danes. “The energy is high, it’s bison football baby, roll herd. We got the North Dakota nice, everyone is excited…

Red River Zoo’s new exhibit to feature North American wildlife

"You're going to be able to see bison, pronghorn antelope, sand hill cranes as well as a new prairie dog exhibit."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — If you’re looking to encounter North Dakota wildlife you may not have to go very far. The Red River Zoo’s four acre expansion project “Scheels Pride of the Prairie” is under construction. The exhibit will feature an ecosystem of plants and animals that are native to North America. “This exhibit is going to be absolutely fantastic….

NDSU move-in day welcomes new Bison to the herd

"I'm looking forward to watching NDSU football and just making new friends and having a good time here, and learning."

FARGO, N.D. ( KVRR) — NDSU is welcoming new Bison to the herd at the university’s move in day. As the start of the new school year begins, students settling into their dorms may be having a much smoother transition than the previous year. “We have all sorts of students making their way onto campus. It is super exciting to…

LIVE: Support Bison With Online Auction For National Buffalo Museum

National Buffalo Museum Bringing "Bid For Bison" Auction Online For 2nd Straight Year

  North Dakotans love their bison. And now you can help support the iconic North Dakota museum dedicated to the animal. The 2nd annual “Bid for Bison” auction starts Thursday and runs through July 16th. The National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown has hundreds of bison-themed items up for auction from clothes and jewelry, home items and art and collectables. The…

Division I Football Committee announces championship host sites, Fargo & Grand Forks on list

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Football Championship committee announced today 14 predetermined preliminary round sites for this year’s Division I Football Championship. Due to the health and safety protocols surrounding the pandemic, it was deemed necessary to conduct NCAA championship competition at predetermined sites. Of the 14 selected sites, eight will be chosen to host first-round games. Twelve of the 14…

‘Swipe Out Hunger’ tackles food insecurity issues on NDSU campus

The national program is funded through donations and allocates funds to students who are in need of food assistance.

FARGO, N.D. — Food insecurity is an unfortunate, yet common trend among college students. “Last fall we found that 60% of NDSU students knew of another student who experienced food shortage or had trouble with paying for food and skipping meals,” said co-chair of the Food Insecurity Task Force, Meghan Yerhot. The goal of the task force is to try…

Bison students give back to community during ‘Serve with the Herd’

The NDSU Volunteer network hosted the day-long event with several volunteer options around the F-M community.

FARGO, N.D. — Serve with the Herd is a day-long event hosted by the NDSU Volunteer Network that provides Bison students the chance to do some good. The day typically falls during Homecoming. Although that was canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers still felt it was important to continue the tradition. “Even without Homecoming, a lot of people…

NDSU QB Trey Lance Going Pro, Entering 2021 NFL Draft

Forgoing Spring Season

FARGO, ND — North Dakota State  quarterback,  Trey Lance, is moving on from the Bison. Lance making it official he’s declaring  for the draft. The red-shirt sophomore is a projected first round draft pick and the number three overall Q.B. Prospect according to ESPN’s Mel Kiper. By making this decision, the reigning FCS player of the year won’t be returning…

Red River Valley Fairgrounds hosts tailgating ahead of Bison football game

Due to COVID-19, there was no tailgating allowed at the FargoDome.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — There are few things better than the feeling of game day, but this one was unlike any other. “A lot of people are disappointed,” said NDSU fan, Austin Weigeo. “It is hard cause a lot of people have been going for years and years and now they have to go sit at home.” With no fans allowed…