DIVERSE

Biggest Class in 5 Years Moves into Concordia with the Help of President Craft

The biggest class in recent years is also one of the most diverse with students from 19 countries and almost all 50 states

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College is moving in its largest freshman class in five years. But students and parents aren’t the only ones lugging heavy items up and down the stairs. President William Craft went from dorm to dorm helping new students and introducing them to the campus. The biggest class in recent years is also one of the most…

Minnesota Submits Bid to be Amazon’s Second HQ

The headquarters could carry a $5 billion investment and at least 50,000 jobs for any state

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The state of Minnesota has submitted a bid to be the spot for Amazon’s second headquarters. While the details behind the bid haven’t been released, the economic development commissioner says they promoted Minnesota’s diverse workforce, strong schools and high quality of life. Gov. Dayton said the bid was modest and doesn’t carry incentives beyond a…

Gov. Dayton Facing Backlash from Police Unions After Training Program Announcement

The unions say naming the program after Castile is an insult and Gov. Dayton is promising to meet with law enforcement on the program

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton is facing backlash from some police unions after his announcement of naming a police training program after Castile Thursday. The governor gathered with members of Castile’s family members to announce a $12 million program that will train officers to work in diverse communities. The unions say naming the program after Castile is an…