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Concordia College Hosts 93rd Annual Christmas Concert

Roughly 20 percent of Concordia's student body sings in the choir

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College is putting on its 93rd annual Christmas concert. The choir consists of around 400 students. 12,000 people attend every year, making the concert the biggest event on campus. One student singer says it’s hard work leading up to it, but the reactions from those attending make it well worth it. “Sometimes people are just teary-eyed….

Middle schoolers spend day hands deep in brains

Concordia College hosts Fargo-Moorhead BrainSTEM event

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The students took part in hands-on workshops including dissecting sheep brains, building bridges and building structures out of candy. The event aims to give under-represented groups of students inspiration by showing them women and people of color who are STEM professionals. “Our hope with this event is that we can work on reducing that prejudice and bias…

Nearly 2,000 Concordia Students Ready to Start Fall Semester

Classes begin thursday

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Getting through classes in college takes plenty of hard work but so does moving in just to get the year started. Nearly 2,000 students are attending Concordia College in Moorhead this year. Mikal Kenfield, the college’s director of residence life, says a little over half of the students enrolled also live on campus. While some parents…

Former Viking and Concordia College Football Player and Wife Found Dead

Todd County Sheriff Steve Och says they are looking for 22-year old Dylan Bennett, the couple's youngest son.

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. -Two people found dead in a home in Long Prairie, Minnesota were a former NFL player and his wife. Deputies found Barry and Carol Bennett dead Wednesday afternoon at their home after a 911 call for a welfare check. Barry played in the NFL including one year with the Minnesota Vikings in 1988 and was a defensive lineman…

Cobbers Come Together for Annual Corn Feed

3,500 ears of corn were shucked in preparation for this year's feed.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Before the school year begins at Concordia College every year, there must first be corn. Thousands of people pack the north mall at Concordia in Moorhead for its annual corn feed. Organizers of the event say it’s always a great way for current and incoming students to be better acquainted to the college and their professors. They…

Concordia Sophomore Receives Award for Hunger Relief Efforts Totaling $115,000

19-year-old Lauryn Hinckley is from Bismarck

FARGO, N.D. — When Lauryn Hinckley was nine–years–old, a family caught her eye, but it wasn’t their appearance. “I actually witnessed a young family unable to afford their groceries at a local grocery store in my hometown of Bismarck. That wasn’t ok with me. It just did not sit right. I kept telling my mom ‘we need to do something,’”…

Leaders in Higher Education Share Vision for Students

Colleges and universities discussed importance of building a strong workforce in our region

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Leaders in higher education come together to discuss the vision for their students with the Chamber’s Eggs and Issues event. Representatives from MSUM, M State, NDSU, Concordia College and NDSCS touched on building a strong workforce in our region. Topics centered on providing an easy way for students to transfer and making class times flexible, especially for…

UPDATE: Moorhead Standoff Ends Peacefully

The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home.

MOORHEAD, MN — The situation in the 1400 block of 5 St S has ended peacefully and the suspect Blake Fitzgerald, a 35-year-old Moorhead resident, is in custody on domestic assault related charges. No one was injured in this incident. The neighborhood will be opened up very soon for residents to return home. UPDATE: A man Moorhead police believe has a gun…

Cobbers in Action Creating More Smiles, Giving Back to Community With Babb’s Buyout

the organization bought $400 worth of coffee for customers at Babb's Coffee House

  FARGO, N.D. — There’s nothing that creates more smiles quite like free coffee. That’s why Concordia’s Cobbers in Action bought $400 worth of coffee for customers at Babb’s Coffee this afternoon. The club was formed about a year and a half ago at the college to spread a little more kindness throughout the community. But students in the organization are…