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Minnesota State University Moorhead finalizes budget plan proposed in April 2020

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead officially laid off 24 faculty members as a part of its comprehensive budget plan. The budget plan was proposed in April 2020 and is designed to close a projected gap of $6 million in the fiscal year 2022. Nine programs will be closed and the School Psychology Graduate Program will be suspended. The 149 students…

MSUM displays local suffrage stories

MOORHEAD, Minn. – In the spirit of this year’s election, MSUM’s Livingston Lord Library is hosting a display presenting women’s rights activist and information about suffrage. The display features many women who made a mark during the suffrage movement from the region. Wednesday marked 100 years since the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. The library…

MSUM And NDSU Students Move Into Campus With New COVID-19 Restrictions

Students Start Class On Monday, August 24th.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – “I would say I’m completely nervous with you too, that means we are all in the same boat, we are here to help each other and support each other,”  Student Orientation Counselor Emily Olson said. Families are unloading vehicles and moving their kids into the dorms for the start of a new type of school year for students…

Athletics suspended through end of the year at MSUM, Minnesota Crookston

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference's Board of Directors has canceled NSIC fall competition & championships, and has suspended all athletic competition through Dec. 31, 2020.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — In light of the NCAA Board of Governors’ decision to direct all institutions and conferences to meet specific requirements to conduct fall sports and the NCAA Division II Presidents Council’s announcement that all NCAA Division II fall championships are canceled, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s Board of Directors has canceled NSIC fall competition & championships, and has…

NSIC Delays Decision on Fall Sports Season

Meetings set for Friday, Monday for final decisions

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The NCAA Division Two Board of Governors voted Wednesday to cancel any fall sports championships. According to Minnesota-State Moorhead football coach Steve Laqua, that news means no Dragon games starting in September. The NSIC was suppose to decide officially Thursday morning, however, has delayed its decision on whether to cancel or postpone the fall season. Instead all…

Division II Fall Sports Championship Season Canceled

MSUM Fall sports can not play for championship

(NCAA) The Division II Board of Governors followed the lead of Division III canceling its fall sports championship season. The official statement is as follows: “After reviewing and discussing the Board of Governors’ directives, the Division II Presidents Council made the difficult decision that holding fall championships in any capacity was not a viable or fiscally responsible option for Division…

NSIC delays the start of fall sports

The football season will not begin until September 26th

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – With the health and safety of its member institutions’ communities, the importance of successful institutional campus reopening and the overall well-being of its student-athletes as its top priorities, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Board of Directors unanimously supported a delay to the start of NSIC fall athletic competition. For the sports of football and men’s & women’s…

Two MSUM student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

MOORHEAD, MN — Two student-athletes at Minnesota State University – Moorhead have tested positive for COVID-19. MSUM Athletic Director Doug Peters confirms that exposure took place off campus. The student-athletes were tested because someone they worked with tested positive. Both student-athletes work in different places. Procedures are in place to screen athletes daily prior to them being allowed into a…

Moorhead Gets Ready For Annual Fourth Of July Fireworks Show

Moorhead Business Association is still trying to raise funds for the event.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – The show has moved from MSUM and will take place at Horizon Park near the Sanford Moorhead Campus between 10 and 11 p.m. The park will be closed at 9:30 but you will be able to park in nearby parking lots including Menards and Bremer Bank. They are asking people to enjoy the fireworks show from inside…

MSUM Drops ACT/SAT Test Scores Requirement For Admission

They say the change is part of a national trend for more equitable access to higher education

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM is dropping ACT and SAT test scores as a requirement to get in to the university. They say the change is part of a national trend for more equitable access to higher education. The change is in effect for the fall class of applicants. Students will be able to choose whether to include their test scores…