657 Bison end college careers at NDSU commencement

FARGO, N.D. – For many, the end of the year sparks new beginnings. This is especially true for the North Dakota State University students who will be leaving this decade as alumni. A commencement of 657, all crossing the graduation stage at different levels of their educational journey. Some see it as over the hill and into their futures while…

F-M Metro’s High School Seniors Ready to Take On New Challenge After Graduation

Fargo North, Fargo South, Davies, DGF, Moorhead, West Fargo and Sheyenne High Schools all graduated

  FARGO, N.D. — The nostalgia is beginning to set in. “It was kind of unreal. It hasn’t really hit me yet that we’re going to be moving out. It was weird, especially seeing the people technically for the last time,” said Emily Durow, who will study medical lab sciences at UND in the fall.  Plenty of high school’s ick factors…

850 Students Get Their Diplomas at MSUM Commencement

Many students say the connections they've made with other people will stick with them

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students across the country are taking the next step in their lives as they get their diplomas. MSUM has the core values of grit, humility, and heart, and for the 850 students walking across the stage, that’s what they’ll be carrying with them for the rest of their lives. For Christopher Cook, there’s been a lot of grit….

Josh Duhamel Receives Honorary Degree from UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It wasn’t just all the students receiving their degrees at universities. There was also an iconic North Dakotan who joined them at the Alerus Center. Actor Josh Duhamel received an honorary degree from UND. Even though most of his life is in Hollywood now, Duhamel is not afraid to show his North Dakota roots. He’s worn UND…

Third Largest Class of UND Graduates Receive Their Diplomas

Sec. of Air Force Heather Wilson gave the commencement speech

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s that time of year again… students across the country are taking the next step in their lives, but not before getting their diplomas. 2,064 students were eligible for graduation at UND;  this year saw the third largest class of graduates in the school’s history. But taking this step has some graduates on edge. “It’s growing up….

New Bison Alumni: 730 Students Graduate from NDSU

There were 1,089 students eligible to graduate this semester

FARGO, N.D. — Right before rocking their green and gold, several NDSU students sported caps and gowns. 730 students walked across the stage to celebrate their graduation from NDSU. Of the newest members of the NDSU alumni community, seventeen are members of the Bison football team. As the students head towards their next chapter, NDSU’s president says they should cherish…

Fargo Fire Department Holds Graduation Ceremony for 497th Firefighter

Brent Bachmeier spent the last four years at the Cavalier Air Force station

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department welcomes Brent Bachmeier, its 497th firefighter, with a graduation ceremony. “I’m ecstatic, I’m incredibly happy that I finally made it. I wanted a job I could feel proud of, a job that I could help a lot of people. I grew up in Fargo, so I wanted to help the community I grew up…

Fargo Public Schools Enrollment Is Up Slightly Over 2017

The district welcomed 11,445 students for the first day of class

FARGO, N.D. — There are a few more students attending Fargo Public Schools this year, but just a few. The district welcomed 11,445 students for the first day of class. That is 5 more students than at the start of the school year in 2017. But the district did gain nearly 200 students between May graduation and the start of…

Reconnecting Families and Making New Memories with Kids Who Were Once NICU Patients

Instead of reliving hard memories, the staff is making new ones by inviting the families of past little patients to celebrate their NICU gradations

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a day no parent will ever forget; the day their child was brought into the world. But for some parents, that day was filled with unknowns as their babies were taken into the NICU. Some families are now looking back on those experiences with their healthy, smiling children. For many parents who experienced having a child…

Congratulations to all the F-M High School Grads!

Seniors across the metro said goodbye to senior year and are ready to take on their post-graduation plans

FARGO, N.D. — High school seniors across the metro closed one chapter of their lives and are ready to start writing the next. More than 400 students from Moorhead High School and more than 300 students from West Fargo High School walked across a graduation stage to receive their diplomas. Students say they were excited to share such a special moment…