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Man Arrested after Fleeing from Police Near MSUM

MSUM Public Safety was made aware of the incident.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–A man was arrested after fleeing from police during an attempted traffic stop at approximately 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday. Moorhead Police officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the 1000 Block of 20th Street South for erratic driving, but the vehicle fled westbound onto a sidewalk and started cutting through properties. The vehicle came to a stop after striking…

Escaping Terrorists: An MSUM Student’s Journey to the U.S.

23-year-old Varseen Khalil left Iraq with her family when she was a teenager

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The fears for one MSUM student go far beyond tests and presentations. She left her home country of Iraq when she was just a teen to flee terrorists who were threatening her family. The panic is still there as her relatives back home live in a state of war. Varseen Khalil is like most college students. She’s…

Governor Walz tours projects seeking funding in Moorhead

Gov. Walz also visited projects in Detroit Lakes and East Grand Forks

MOORHEAD, Minn.- Governor Walz toured the MSUM campus and 20th/21st Avenue underpass construction to see the firsthand needs of Moorhead. The tour is part of a two month plan to visit areas of Minnesota seeking funding from the legislature and the governor. While visiting MSUM, Walz toured Weld Hall and spoke about how dated and inaccessible the building is. For…

Man Seen With Gun Near MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. – A security alert was issued for Minnesota State University Moorhead at 3:5o Friday afternoon after a report of an armed man near campus. Police say the man stole a gun from someone and was seen three blocks north of the university. He’s described as Hispanic, 5’9″ tall wearing a grey sweatshirt and red pants. Authorities add there’s…

MSUM Student Presents Self-Written Planetarium Show

How she's merging her musical talent with her fascination in astronomy

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Abby Bormann picked up a violin for the first time as a 5th grader. Back then, she didn’t think much of the instrument. “My friends were doing it, so I was like ‘I’ll learn violin, too,” she said. A decade later, and she’s now playing in front of scores of people. “If you had told me…

Activists From Across Valley Rally For Global Climate Strike

"I have a very simple set of demands number 1, I want my daughter to have a livable future and number 2 I want there to be good jobs for her."

FARGO N.D. — “I have a very simple set of demands number 1 I want my daughter to have a livable future and number 2 I want there to be good jobs for her,” activist Zac Echola said. That’s just one of the many voices that spoke at the Global Climate Strike at Fargo City Hall. College students like Jamal…

Student Group Hosts Blood Drive at MSUM

It's the first time the American Red Cross has been on the MSUM campus

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A student organization at MSUM is making an effort to help save lives. “Students Today Leaders Forever” is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at Comstock Memorial Union. It’s the first time the Red Cross has been on the MSUM campus. Students hosting the drive say they hope those who have been…

MSUM Students from the Bahamas Face Homeland in Ruins

Many families in the Bahamas lost their homes and businesses after Hurricane Dorian

MOORHEAD, Minn. — We may be a long way from the Bahamas, but the devastation on the islands hits close to home for several MSUM students. It may seem like a regular track practice for Shaquiel Higgs, but over 1,800 miles away in Freeport Grand Bahama, his family is dealing with the destruction from Hurricane Dorian. Higgs wasn’t able to…

Bridge Bash Unites College Students From Fargo-Moorhead Area

This year's event is on the Main Avenue Bridge

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Whether they’re just starting college or wrapping things up, the Bridge Bash is giving all college students a big welcome (back) to the area. “We’re so excited because we have NDSU students invited, MSUM, and Concordia, as well as all the other students,” said Sheri Larson with the Moorhead Business Association. Music, food and games are all…

LIVE: Bridge Bash Growing This Year

Fargo Joins Annual Student Welcome Party For The First Time

A welcome event for area college students is bigger than ever this year. They’d need to close an entire bridge for it, if it weren’t already closed. The annual Bridge Bash is usually just part of Greater Moorhead Days, but Fargo is joining in the fun this year. Organizers tell us that means this year’s bash will be twice as…