HOMECOMING

Bison Fans Herd Up To Tailgate Through Snowy Storms

"Of course you gotta tailgate Bison home game, it's homecoming you gotta represent," said Bison fan Mike Hennebry

FARGO, N.D. — Mike Hennebry has been tailgating for the green and gold for over a decade. And he’s not letting the weather ruin his fun. “Ya know there is a light crowd today obviously because of the weather but just seeing all the different rigs and just seeing all the different things people do for tailgating ya know my…

NDSU Homecoming Parade Cancelled

The parade was scheduled for Friday, October 11, but has been cancelled due to the weather.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota State University Homecoming parade has been cancelled. The parade was scheduled for Friday, October 11, but has been cancelled due to the weather. Parade float entry and late fees will be refunded. The Homecoming carnival scheduled for Friday at Churchill Field has been moved indoors to the Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom. Categories: Community, North Dakota…

Serve With the Herd: NDSU Celebrates Homecoming By Giving Back

More than 100 students volunteered at local organizations

FARGO, N.D. — Homecoming week is all about celebrating the pride you have for your school. But at NDSU, students are showing off their Bison spirit by doing something nice for someone else while also changing their point of view. “Being able to go and give that relief back to others and kind of see what’s around you rather than…

Soldiers Return to North Dakota After Almost Yearlong Mission in Afghanistan

About 15 members of the North Dakota Army National Guard's 191st Military Police Company came home

FARGO, N.D. — Just in time for Thanksgiving, over a dozen North Dakotans are back home after an almost yearlong mission in Afghanistan. About 15 members of the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 191st Military Police Company had their homecoming. Nine months ago, they were sent on a NATO mission in Afghanistan. They served as protective detail and provided transportation for…

Cobbers Get Their School Spirit On at Homecoming Parade

There was also a bonfire and fireworks show earlier in the week

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Cobbers decked out in maroon and gold to celebrate the well–loved tradition of Homecoming. Many school groups beared the cold to walk in the annual Homecoming parade, but many say it was worth it. It wasn’t just students embracing Cobber pride; staff and alumni also joined in on the fun. The Homecoming King and Queen even rode in…

NDSU Football Romps Delaware 38-10 in Homecoming Game

The Bison defense only gave up three points.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State scored a touchdown on the game’s opening drive and got a pick-six by linebacker Jabril Cox on NDSU’s first defensive play of the game to jump-start a 38-10 victory over Delaware on Saturday, Sept. 22. Quarterback Easton Stick accounted for 321 yards of total offense with four touchdowns for the No. 1-ranked…

Fargo North Crowns 40th King Sparta & 54th Queen Sparta

It's all part of their homecoming festivities

FARGO, N.D. — It wouldn’t be a traditional homecoming without a queen and a king. Fargo North High School crowned their 40th King Sparta and 54th Queen Sparta. Twelve couples were vying for the title, each doing a unique handshake of their own before waiting to find out if they won the crown. In the end, it was Anna Stevens who…

Returning Hero Surprises Stepson at Liberty Middle School

After Eli Jorgens lost his father at a young age, John Carlson entered his life

FARGO, ND — Jon Carlson was one of those Happy Hooligans who returned home to Fargo. He is a husband, a son and a father to four children, but not everyone knew about his return home. Just a few years ago, Ashton and Eli lost the man they once called Dad. “My dad died when I was back in second…

Deployed “Happy Hooligans” Returning to their Families in Fargo

Many have been away from their loved ones for about six months

FARGO, ND — Six months ago, groups of “Happy Hooligans” were deployed to different parts of Southwest Asia. They’re starting to return home. Families and friends gathered at Hector International Airport to greet their loved ones with open arms. Dozens of others from the 119th Wing came out to greet the six people returning home this afternoon. People greeting the…

Gov. Burgum Declares Saturday “Miss America Cara Mund Day”

The North Dakota royalty was immortalized with her own statewide holiday

NORTH DAKOTA — Governor Burgum has proclaimed Saturday, November 4th as Miss America Cara Mund Day in North Dakota. The governor said the day is meant to go along with homecoming ceremonies as the Bismarck native returns home. Mund is a 2012 graduate of Bismarck Century High and has raised nearly $80,000 for North Dakota’s Make-A-Wish program. She is the…