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NDSU grad students discuss how Russia is warring with Ukraine

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – No one understands the constant terror in Ukraine more than a panel of Ukrainian graduate students hosting a discussion at North Dakota State University. With civilians in Ukraine fighting for their lives within war trenches, Ukrainian graduate students at NDSU, featuring the political science and public policy department, host a panel to discuss the war. Moderated…

Food & shelf stable milk donated to Great Plains by Cass-Clay & NDSU SAAC

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Cass-Clay Creamery and North Dakota State University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Council make big food and milk donations to Great Plains Food Bank. It comes as the nonprofit says milk is in urgent need, is one of the most requested items, and not often donated, at food pantries. Cass-Clay delivered more than 24,000 shelf stable Giving Cow milks….

Sam Griesel Transfers to Nebraska

Sammy Hoops Headed Home to Lincoln

FARGO–After entering the transfer portal star guard Sam Griesel is going home to Lincoln, Nebraska to play for the cornhuskers under Fred Hoiberg. Griesel was one of the top high school players at Lincoln East, averaging 17.1 points and 6.1 rebounds as a senior in 2017-18. “Sammy Hoops” averaged 14.3 points per game this winter in his final season with…

New American citizens welcomed at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–New citizens became official at NDSU by taking an oath of citizenship and reciting the pledge of allegiance. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and North Dakota welcome more than 150 new citizens at NDSU. Attending the four ceremonies are people who have lived in North Dakota from Williston to Fargo. Some family members could not attend due…

Fargo-Moorhead supports Ukraine with rally

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – The Veterans Memorial Bridge connecting Fargo and Moorhead is the site of a rally for Ukraine and its citizens. People in the Fargo-Moorhead community are showing their support and Ukrainians are pleasantly surprised by the amount of support the world is showing their country. “I feel really grateful for the people that came here today to support…

NDSU Professor Weighs in on Economic Impact of War

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)–As the United States and other NATO allies impose more sanctions on Russia, the country’s military continues to go full-scale as they attack Ukranian’s biggest cities. The United Nations reports more than half a million refugees have left Ukraine as Russian rockets and missiles continue to attack Kharkiv, the nation’s second largest city. An NDSU professor says while…

NDSU Professor on Local Ties to Russia-Ukraine Conflict

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Russia-Ukraine crisis has more ties to our region. Around 30-40% of North Dakotans have German or Russian heritage. Their ancestors came from what is now known as Ukraine. Michael Miller, a professor at NDSU, is also the Director of the Germans from Russia Heritage Collection and he’s worried about what might happen to port cities…

New NDSU President to be paid $420,000 per year

David CookFARGO (KVRR-KCND) – The new President of NDSU will be paid $420,000 per year. Dr. David Cook will start in June. Cook has been vice chancellor for the Office of Public Affairs and Economic Development at the University of Kansas. Current NDSU President Dean Bresciani and UND President Andrew Armacost earn about $369,000. University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott, is…

University of Kansas’ Cook named NDSU President

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Students and faculty gather around North Dakota State University’s Memorial Hall to find out who will be the next president of the university. After interviewing 47 candidates and several visits from finalists, the north Dakota Board of Higher Education selects Dr. David Cook as the 15 president of NDSU. Cook is currently the Chancellor of the…