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….

MSUM Psychology Club Helps People Step Up to the Mental Health Stigma

This is the first time the club has hosted a 5K

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People are stepping up to the mental health stigma. Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Psychology Club is hosting a 5K for mental health awareness. People are going 13 laps around the track at Nemzek Fieldhouse and walking for those affected with a mental disorder. Club representatives say they want these types of events to reach the whole community. “We…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football Coach Steve Laqua

The Dragons have their Spring Game on April 27

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In 2018, MSUM football had its most successful in decades. The Dragons won eight games, earning an invite to the Mineral Water Bowl. As the team wraps up Spring Practice and tries to raise the bar yet again, head coach Steve Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

MSUM Remembers Vietnam Through the Camera Lens

'Picturing Nam' is an exhibit featuring photographs from the Vietnam War

  MOORHEAD, MINN.– The National Archives Traveling Exhibit is headed to Moorhead to celebrate Minnesota Remembers Vietnam. ‘Picturing Nam’ is an exhibit featuring photographs from the Vietnam War. They showcase the conditions and events the soldiers and civilians had to endure. The Vietnam War ended nearly 50 years ago, but the memories and hardships are still with those affected by…

Moorhead To Host Flood Meeting On Tuesday

People living in riverfront neighborhoods will have a chance to meet with flood zone leaders

MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead city leaders will hold a community flood information meeting on Tuesday. They will talk about the city’s flood preparedness. People living in riverfront neighborhoods will have a chance to meet with flood zone leaders assigned to their neighborhoods to get any questions answered. The meeting is set for April 2 at 7 pm at the Comstock Memorial…

MSUM’s Volkert Looking to Extend Collegiate Career on Friday

The Dragons play in the NCAA Tournament against Duluth on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One day away from the Division-II NCAA Tournament, MSUM women’s basketball is still in Moorhead, Minn. The Dragons had their flight pushed back due to weather and will now leave for Hays, Kan., at around 7:00 Friday morning. The team plays about 12 hours after that against Minnesota-Duluth. MSUM just faced the Bulldogs in the NSIC title…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Gears up for Tournament Game against Conference Foe

The Dragons are 1-2 against Minnesota-Duluth so far this season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM women’s basketball is in the NCAA D-II Tournament for the third year in a row. The Dragons are getting ready to face Duluth in the first round on Friday. The Bulldogs have been a thorn in the side of the Dragons all season, snapping their 14-game winning streak during the regular season and also taking them…

LIVE: Young Entrepreneurs Set For Shark Tank Panel

Students Asking Business Leaders For $ To Launch Businesses

  Young Entrepreneurs Academy Program Coordinator Katie Ralston tells us how the next generation of entrepreneurs will try to get their start next week. The Y.E.A. lets students come up with their own business ideas to pitch. This is the fourth year for the program, and plenty of student businesses are still thriving from years past. This year’s crop of…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Women’s Basketball’s Karla Nelson

MSUM finds out its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Despite losing in the NSIC Tournament championship game, MSUM women’s basketball is well set up to make the NCAA D-II Tournament. The Dragons are 26-6 on the year and are on the verge of making the Dance for the third year in a row. Head coach Karla Nelson swung by the KVRR studio to discuss what lies…