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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…

World Famous Mime Bill Bowers Shows Off His Skills in Moorhead

Bill Bowers travels around the world to showcase his miming skills

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A world–renowned mime racked up the laughs while teaching others about his craft at Concordia College. Bill Bowers trained under Marcel Marceau and has been performing as a mime for several years. His show featured some physical storytelling, some acts centered around music, and even some lip–syncing. His goal is not only to create a legendary night, but…

Concordia College Celebrates MLK’s Life and Legacy on 36th Remembrance

They chose speakers they believe Martin Luther King Jr. would stand behind

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia spent the day honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. When Shontarius Aikens grew up, it was his mother who taught him what it means to really be fearless. “I was the only African American one the baseball team. I was pretty much the only one at things and I definitely had fear…

Lighting Lanterns to Remember Former Barnesville Coach, Concordia Basketball Player Killed in Crash 1 Year Ago

BARNESVILLE, Minn. – Barnesville community members lit up the sky for 28-year-old Jaynie Halvorson Wednesday night. She was taken from them exactly a year ago, killed in a car accident. Halvorson was a basketball and volleyball coach at Barnesville High School. Those who were close with her say lighting the lanterns were not meant to reflect on their loss but instead…