College

MN State Chancellor Promotes Millions of Dollars in Scholarships Available in Moorhead Visit

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The Chancellor of the Minnesota State system stops by M State in Moorhead to tout a scholarship program for students looking for jobs in high demand areas. In the latest legislative session, $7 million was added to the program. It looks to combat the state’s workforce shortage in fields like healthcare, I.T., manufacturing and agriculture. “If the…

Five Women Take Reunion Trip to Fargo to Celebrate 50 Years of Friendship

They've done a reunion every year for the past five years

FARGO, N.D. –Five women who call themselves the “1972 Sistas” truly embody what it means to be lifelong friends. The ladies graduated from Mankato State College in 1972. “One bedroom, three sets of bunk beds, so that’s where the humor really developed,” Alice Foster said. They haven’t seen each other until five years ago. Now, they do a reunion in…

Fargo College Student Starts Clothing Line to Spread Kindness

Emma Bartelson got the idea after starting an Instagram page for thrift shopping

FARGO, N.D. — A college sophomore is doing the most Fargo thing ever: spreading some kindness. But she’s using clothing to do it. Emma Bartelson started an Instagram page last June called “Happyfindz” after everyone kept asking her where she found such great thrift store finds. With more than 7,000 followers, Bartelson has now started a clothing line with one…

“Operation Intern” Offers Matching Funds To North Dakota Employers

Employers can receive up to $4,000 in matching funds by taking on high school and college interns

BISMARCK, ND — If you have a business in North Dakota and need some help this summer you might want to check into “Operation Intern” from the state Department of Commerce. Employers can receive up to $4,000 in matching funds by taking on high school and college interns. The program’s primary focus is employers in energy, advanced manufacturing, value-added agriculture, tourism…

Modern Family Star Welcomes Chris Klieman to Kansas State

One of the biggest stars of the hit show Modern Family, and a Kansas State alumnus, wishes Chris Klieman well. Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cam Tucker, tweets “Congratulations Coach Klieman. I look forward to watching your teams win many, many games. Manhattan is a special place as you’ll soon see. Go Cats!” The Emmy-winner is from Kansas City, Kansas and…

ROTC Scholarships Are Coming Up Short In North Dakota

the state no longer has enough money to cover a shortfall created by both tuition increases and a decline in federal support

Some National Guard students attending North Dakota colleges on ROTC scholarships are scrambling to find ways to stay in school. The students were expecting free tuition that for years has been covered by a combination of federal and state funds. The Guard’s education services officer says the state no longer has enough money to cover a shortfall created by both…

High School Seniors Say “Bye-Bye” to College Application Fees for the Month

FARGO, N.D. -- Applying to college just got a little easier for students across the metro.

FARGO, N.D. — Applying to college just got a little easier for students across the metro. As part of its American College Application Campaign, the Bank of North Dakota will pay for one $35 application fee per student. The only catch is the application must be for a North Dakota college. Teachers at Woodrow Wilson say it makes a huge difference…

Deltaroni Using A Favorite Childhood Cheesy Dish to Help Those with Type 1 Diabetes

Those with JDRF say it's interesting to talk to people who don't realize how many around them are affected by the disease

NDSU’s Delta Tau Delta Fraternity is combining a childhood cheesy creation with giving back. People flooding the Newman Center on campus to do their part in learning more about type 1 diabetes and helping to find a cure. Those with JDRF say it’s interesting to talk to people who don’t realize how many around them are affected by the disease….

NDSU Students Help TNT Fitness Get Athletes Pumped for FargoMania

People were invited to stop by the Memorial Union to grab some markers and make motivation signs to root on those competing

FARGO, N.D. — Ahead of FargoMania this weekend, NDSU students are helping TNT Fitness make posters for the athletes. People were invited to stop by the Memorial Union to grab some markers and make motivation signs to root on those competing. FargoMania is an adapted fitness competition for those with disabilities or special needs. It gives these athletes a chance…