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North Dakota Arts and Culture Industries to Receive CARES Act Funding

The CARES Act applications will close May 18.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Arts, culture and creative industries impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for CARES Act funding. The North Dakota Council on the Arts announced a total of $371,700 is available on Monday. Organizations and nonprofits whose revenue relies heavily on admissions, ticket sales and other earned income are eligible to apply. Artists and contractors who produce art and…

ND Colleges Receive Second Half of Cares Act Funding

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and universities.

NORTH DAKOTA–The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the second half of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to colleges and universities in North Dakota. The funding was awarded to higher education institutions to fund IT programs which support remote learning. The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and…

Sen. Tina Smith Works To Help People Who Didn’t Get Stimulus Checks

She Says It's Important That We Make Sure No One Is Left Out In The Relief Effort.

WASHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith says she working hard with the Senate to help families who didn’t receive money in the latest stimulus package. The senator says families with children over the age of 17 and families who have elderly loved ones didn’t get the additional $500 for dependents. She says it’s important that we make sure no one…

Cobbers Raise Emergency Funding For Students

One generous graduate has stepped forward to match gifts in support of these efforts up to $50,000

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Most residential students have departed campus at Concordia and Cobbers are transitioning to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. These circumstances have left some students in a vulnerable financial condition. The college is working to provide emergency funding for students and is accepting donations. The money will be use for such things as food, gas cards or…

North Dakota Receives Millions Of Dollars For Coronavirus

State leaders voted to accept the funding on Tuesday.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota will be getting up to 6 million dollars in federal funding to stop the spread of the coronavirus. North Dakota has now tested 13 people for the virus: 7 are negative and 6 are pending with no positive tests yet. The cash comes from the over 8 billion dollar COVID-19 bill that was passed by…

Breweries Celebrate International Women’s Day With Special Blend

The Drink Will Be On Sale On March 26th At Front Street Taproom

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Brewing Company, Junkyard Brewing Company and other breweries are putting together beer brewed by women. “Basically we just want to recognize the women in our field. There are quite a few of us and it’s becoming more and more as the years go on so we just want to take and bring everyone together,” Taproom And…

NDSU Professor Receives Grant Money From NCAA For Research

The Five Research Teams That Received Grants Will Present Their Findings In January 2021 At The NCAA National Convention In Washington, D.C.

FARGO, N.D. — A NDSU Professor is getting a large sum of cash from the NCAA for her research. Professor of Human Development and Family Science Christi McGeorge received 20 thousand dollars for her work to reduce prejudice against L-G-B-T-Q people in sports. The project is called “Standing Up, Speaking Out: Reducing L-G-B-T-Q Prejudice in Sports.” It will provide training…

Organizations In Minnesota Want Teens To Know The Dangers Of Vaping

Clearway Minnesota and Clay County Health discussed how to reach the youth.

MINNESOTA – As teens find savvier ways to vape without getting caught, Clearway Minnesota is on a mission to cut at the root of the vaping epidemic. The organization lobbies at the State Capitol to pass stricter tobacco laws. “We have four main policy goals: One is tobacco 21, the second is restricting or prohibiting all flavored tobacco products, the…

Small Business Administration Brings Federal Agencies to Local Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Innovation Research tour goes across the country

FARGO, N.D. — Small businesses may have a hard time getting funding for projects. The Small Business Administration brought resources to about 75 entrepreneurs in Fargo. The Small Business Innovation Research tour brings representatives from over a dozen federal agencies like the Department of Energy and National Science Foundation to cities across the country. Each agency has grant money set aside…

Red River Water Management Board Discusses Projects and Goals

Conference-goers hear about project issues, funding, and governance

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Red River Water Management Board and the Flood Damage Reduction Workgroup gather every year to discuss the latest plans for managing water. The Red River Watershed Management Board has been holding their annual meeting for two decades now, but this year, a new Red River Basin Drainage Conference has also been started. Conference–goers hear not just the…