NDSU Helps Farmers Create Succession Plan

There are two million farms in America, according to the USDA

  FARGO, N.D. — It wasn’t until after his father and grandfather passed in 2012 that Jon Bertsch decided to take over the family farm in Hillsboro. With it came the many challenges farmers face daily. “A lot of things are out of our control, mother nature,  the trade war, different things in regards to the ethanol industry. It’s harder to…

Biotech Company Breaks Ground on 14-Acre Expansion in Fargo

it'll include three new buildings

FARGO, N.D. — Biotech company Aldevron breaks ground on a 14–acre expansion right here in Fargo. It will include three buildings next to its headquarters in south Fargo. Aldevron’s co–founders, Michael Chambers and John Ballantyne, both started their business at NDSU in 1998 as a way to create plasmid DNA for research scientists. Now one of the new buildings will…

Thousands Come Out to Meet NDSU Athletes for Bison Fan Day

Thousands of people came out to Bison Fan Day to meet the Fall sports teams at NDSU

FARGO, N.D.–Bison fans are showing their NDSU pride and meeting with players they usually only see on TV or on the field or court. Thousands of people came out to Bison Fan Day to meet the Fall sports teams at NDSU. “I got in line starting at 10 am this morning and waiting in line,” said super fan Scott ‘Icon’…

Allegiant Hosts Three West Fargo Graduates After Awarding Them Aviation Scholarships

Reece, Seth and Kylee were all awarded $2,500 by Allegiant

LAS VEGAS, NV — A pilot shortage is expected in the country in the near future as more and more pilots face retirement. Allegiant wants to do something about that. The deep-discount airline has awarded its first Allegiant Careers in Aviation Scholarships to just six high school graduates. Three of them attended a program at Sheyenne High School. KVRR’S TJ…

LIVE: Sowing The Seeds Of STEM At NDSU

NDSU Offers Variety OF STEM Classes For K-12 Students

  NDSU isn’t just a place for college students to learn. The university is leading the local charge to teach kids STEM skills in a fun way. NDSU College of Engineering Outreach Coordinator Lauren Singelmann shows off some of those fun STEM activities with Adam Ladwig. NDSU offers a variety of STEM classes, including week-long STEM camps for grades K-2,…

NDSU Summer Camp Aims to Ignite Kids’ Passions Through STEM

more than 300 kids are in the camp

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of kids aren’t at the pool, playing video games or doing any other activities they normally do during the summer. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how they’re continuing to stimulate their minds while also having fun. Students are creating a buzz at NDSU, thanks to some help from a bunch of drones. “We have programmed some…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Elongates Season with August Trip to Puerto Rico

The Bison will add 10 practices and play exhibition games on the island beginning August 4

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team will get an early start on the 2019-20 season with a trip to Puerto Rico from Aug. 3-10. The Bison will play three exhibition games while on the island – Sunday, Aug. 4, in Ponce; Wednesday, Aug. 7, in Rincon; and Friday, Aug. 9, in San Juan. “We…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Women’s Basketball’s Jory Collins

Jory Collins is heading into his first season as NDSU's women's basketball coach

FARGO, N.D. — After four consecutive years of failing to win more than four conference games, North Dakota State women’s basketball is looking to someone new to lead the program. Jory Collins is preparing for his first Division-I head coaching job after one year as an assistant at Kansas and eight years as head coach as D-II powerhouse Emporia State….

Concordia Sophomore Receives Award for Hunger Relief Efforts Totaling $115,000

19-year-old Lauryn Hinckley is from Bismarck

FARGO, N.D. — When Lauryn Hinckley was nine–years–old, a family caught her eye, but it wasn’t their appearance. “I actually witnessed a young family unable to afford their groceries at a local grocery store in my hometown of Bismarck. That wasn’t ok with me. It just did not sit right. I kept telling my mom ‘we need to do something,’”…

NDSU gets re-certified Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care

FARGO, N.D. – For NDSU students going back to school in a month, they will still have a place to go on campus for medical needs. The school’s Student Health Services department was just recertified with the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. They will continue to offer students access to basic medical services including X–rays, procedures, and also a…