College

North Dakota Named the Top Spot for Millennials in the Country

North Dakota ranked the number one spot to live in for millennials

NORTH DAKOTA — The most tech savvy, wine consuming people of our country are taking over North Dakota. The winters may be chilling but for millennials, living in North Dakota is the hottest place to be. According to MoneyRates.com, the state is booming with young adults. “Maybe it’s due to the startups…just giving younger people opportunities,” said Joe Kerlin, who…

Body Recovered from Mississippi River; Believed to be of Missing St. Cloud College Student

The body was taken to Ramsey County for an autopsy and official identification

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Stearns County authorities say they have recovered a body from the Mississippi River and believe it to be missing St. Cloud State University student Jesse Dady. Authorities say at about 6:20 p.m., divers recovered a body in the Mississippi River just south of the Veterans Bridge. The body was taken to Ramsey County for an…

Police: Missing St. Cloud Student May Have Fallen from Railroad Bridge

Another video shows Dady moving across the bridge until he is no longer seen about a-third of the way across and may have fallen

  ST. CLOUD, Minn. — St. Cloud police say a missing college student may have fallen off a railroad bridge over the Mississippi River. Authorities obtained additional surveillance video that shows 21-year-old St. Cloud State University student Jesse Dady walking onto the bridge. Another video shows Dady moving across the bridge until he is no longer seen about a-third of…

Moorhead Police Searching for Suspects in Concordia Student’s Assault

Police say at least one of the suspects knew the victim and it may explain how they were able to get into Erickson Hall

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police say they are searching for three people involved in an assault on a Concordia student in his dorm room. Police say at least one of the suspects knew the victim and it may explain how they were able to get into Erickson Hall. They say the suspects went into the victim’s room at about…

Bresciani Staying with NDSU

President Dean Bresciani announced Tuesday morning that he had pulled out of the running for President of Ohio State University

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU President Dean Bresciani is staying put. He released a statement that stated he had withdrawn from the running for president of Ohio University. North Dakota University System Chancellor Hagerott said he appreciates that Bresciani has decided to stay with NDSU and looks forward to working together. Chair of the Board of Higher Education, Kathleen Neset, said…

The Fargo-Moorhead Community Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Students at Concordia College honor MLK and discuss why his legacy is so important to them

Concordia students say it’s a holiday that should be recognized on more than just one day of the year. The impact of Dr. King is something that students will take with them forever. “One of his quotes is ‘it’s a day on not a day off’. And that’s really important to me,” said Kaila Juntunene, who is Co-Chair of the…

Anne Blackhurst Coauthors Article Published by the Chronicle of Higher Education

The article talks about the success of diversifying college and university presidents in Minnesota

An article coauthored by MSUM’s President Anne Blackhurst has been published in the prestigious Chronicle of Higher Education. The article talks about the success of Minnesota colleges and universities achieving well above the national average in their rates of female presidents. The article said just shy of 50% of all Minnesota schools are run by women. The article tries to…