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Concordia College Studies Human Impact on Minnesota’s Lakes

With climate change, the spread of aquatic invasive species and agriculture, people may see more issues on their lakes

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Whether you are taking a boat out on the water, jumping in for a swim or enjoying a backyard of nature, hundreds of lakes throughout Minnesota are available to the community. “While it’s important everywhere, in Minnesota it really is foundational to the very structure of who we are here,” said Michelle Marko, an associate professor of…

UPS in Fargo is Helping its Employees Earn and Learn their Way Through College

The new program was started to help keep the company's employees in place while they attend school

FARGO, N.D. — For both large companies and small businesses, finding qualified employees has been difficult in the F–M area.  One major company is helping its part–time employees earn college degrees.  UPS is expanding its tuition reimbursement program into the eastern half of North Dakota. “Up until now, we’ve been holding our own, but it’s still very hard to find…

No Pay Raises for North Dakota College Presidents for Third Year

THE DECISION APPLIES TO PRESIDENTS IN THE NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEMS EXCEPT FOR TWO DUE TO CONTRACTS

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota University System leaders and college presidents will go without pay raises for the third straight year. The state Board of Higher Education has voted to extend the contracts of eight of the 10 presidents through 2019 at their current salaries. The move did not apply to UND’s Mark Kennedy, whose contract was already valid through…

North Dakota Students Face Tuition Increases

Students at NDSU's Pharmacy school will see a rise of five percent

  NORTH DAKOTA — Some students in North Dakota will see a rise in college tuition. Undergraduates at the 11 state college campuses can expect to pay four percent more. Tuition at the UND Law School is going up by nine percent. Students at NDSU’s Pharmacy school will see a rise of five percent. The chair of the State Board…

NDSU Students Optimistic for the Future After Graduation

NDSU held their 2017 Spring Commencement Graduation Ceremony

FARGO, N.D. — It’s the last day of graduation for Fargo-Moorhead universities. “I feel a little bit tired right now but pretty good,” said NDSU’s Student Body President, Spencer Moir. “I feel awesome!” said NDSU Graduate, Dustlynn Kaine. “Pretty good, finally done after several years,” said NDSU Graduate, Ethan Ihlenfeld. Thousands of proud parents lined the Fargodome to watch their…

NDSU Gives Back During Move Out Week

One student's trash may be another student's treasure during move out week

FARGO, ND — While finals may be coming to an end, another stress begins. It’s move out week. “We should probably put the guitar first,” one NDSU student said as they packed up. The semester may be over for some students, but now they tackle a new test. Fitting everything into a car. “I had to get rid of my mirror,”…

Congressmen Peterson Speechless Over Racist Minnesota GOP Facebook Post

A social media post on the Minnesota GOP attacking congressmen peterson has one person out of a job

MINNESOTA — A Minnesota GOP member has resigned over a Facebook post aimed at Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson. The post that was quickly deleted included racist remarks toward Congressman Keith Ellison. The post took many by surprise, including locals and has one person out of a job. “Normally, the content they put out is genuine and professional,” said Thomas Manninen,…

Police Split College Party of Hundreds: Sparks Online Debate

Officers said parties of this size are not unusual, but the circumstances were

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo gave multiple citations and arrested one person after they said a college party with hundreds got out of control. Multiple neighbors said they were upset, but one man who lives at the home said he tried to cooperate with officers. “There was a lot of music coming from the house,” said Devan Thomas, a…

Bison Turf Owner Says Reopening Still Scheduled Despite Setbacks

Pete Sabo said if there are no more surprises, the bar should be open by early June

  FARGO, N.D. — The owner of the Bison Turf said while he is facing a few setbacks, the bar is still set to reopen as planned. Pete Sabo, who owns Fargo’s iconic college hang-out, said the contractor found the entry to the basement does not meet code. Sabo said that is going to require additional work to pass inspection. He said…

Scholarly Achievement Recognized at Concordia Symposium

The Celebration of Student Scholarship highlights research performed by Concrdia students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia College showed off a year’s worth of research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship symposium. Approximately 350 students showed off results of their original, scholarly projects to a crowd at Memorial Auditorium. The entire school was invited to learn more about the 82 different research projects conducted by Concordia students. The symposium is designed…