CONTRACT

North Dakota Company Awarded Contract to Build Border Wall

Fisher will receive nearly $270 million of a $400 million contract.

BISMARCK, N.D.–A North Dakota company has been awarded a contract to help build a border wall in Yuma, Arizona. U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer said Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a border wall contract to Fisher Sand and Gravel of Dickinson. Fisher will receive nearly $270 million of a $400 million contract. Cramer says…

Moorhead Public Schools Continues Teacher Contract Negotiations

there's no word on when there will be an agreement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Schools Teachers Union is in its fourth session to negotiate contracts. While salary and benefits are what you can usually find in a contract, the union is also negotiating classroom sizes, teachers’ safety and more mental health resources for students. The union’s president of education says the district is always trying to make sure the…

Teachers And Grand Forks Public School District Reach Tentative Deal

The agreement still needs to be ratified by the teachers and the school board

GRAND FORKS, ND — A tentative contract agreement has been reached between teachers and the Grand Forks School Board. In addition to some language changes, the package calls for a 1.5% pay increase in each of the next two years. Adding step increases pushes the percentage to over 3% each year. The agreement leaves health insurance as is, with premiums…

Carson Wentz Signs $128M Extension with Eagles

Wentz is guaranteed $107M as part of the four-year deal

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz earned himself a┬ánice nine-figure deal. The former NDSU Bison quarterback will make $128 million over four years, with $107 million guaranteed. Wentz has not played a complete season since his rookie year. In 2018, he went 5-6 with 21 touchdowns and seven interceptions before getting sidelined with an injury. He’s healthy now though, and ready to…

Timberwolves Guard Jimmy Butler Requests Trade

Butler's preferred destinations include the Brooklyn Nets, the LA Clippers and the New York Knicks

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Timberwolves guard Jimmy Butler is requesting a trade from the franchise, according to sources. Butler wants to join a program that will sign him to a five-year, maximum contract. His top three preferred destinations include the Brooklyn Nets, the LA Clippers and the New York Knicks. Sources also say Butler denies that center Karl-Anthony Towns plays a…

Vikings Extend Terence Newman with One-Year Deal

Newman is expected to be the oldest defensive player in the NFL this season

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that they re-signed cornerback Terence Newman to a one-year deal which will likely make him the oldest defensive player in the League in 2018. Newman spent the previous three years with Vikings, picking off five passes. He has played 15 seasons in his career. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: CONTRACT, Cornerback,…

Shane Gersich Signs Entry-Level Contract with Washington Capitals

The former UND forward will make an average of $925,000 per year

WASHINGTON D.C. — Shane Gersich signed a deal that will make him the 100th player from the University of North Dakota to play in the NHL. The former UND forward signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals that will earn him an average of $925,000 per year. As a junior, Gersich scored 13 goals and 16 assists. His…

City of Fargo Extends Contract with Longtime City Attorney

The contract is worth between $4 and $5 million

  FARGO, ND — Fargo is extending its contract with longtime City Attorney Erik Johnson and his firm for millions of dollars. Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig cast the only “no” vote on the five-year contract extension. He said the city should have an open process to hear from other law firms interested in the position. Commissioner John Strand says…

Discussion Request Rejected Over ND Board of Higher Education Chancellor Mark Hagerott

Hagerott's request came on the heels of his decision to fire vice chancellor Lisa Feldner

BISMARCK, ND — The state Board of Higher Education has rejected a request for a special meeting to discuss the contract of Chancellor Mark Hagerott. Board member Mike Ness said that he wanted to talk about Hagerott and possible legal action that could be related to the events of the last couple of weeks.” Hagerott earlier this week asked for…

Teacher Assaulted at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School

A district spokeswoman says the teacher was treated for a concussion

FARGO, ND — The school year has just started and already a teacher has been assaulted. The Fargo School District says a teacher at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School was injured last Friday while working with a student. A district spokeswoman says the teacher was treated for a concussion. No other details including the names of the teacher or student…