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…

NDSU Working With Researchers From Across Country to Tackle Pancreatic Cancer

Students are presenting their innovative ideas

FARGO, N.D. — A pancreatic cancer research symposium at NDSU connects students to researchers across the country to help find more innovative ways to treat the disease. Researchers say 85 percent of tumors in cancer patients are solid which is why they can be so hard to treat. NDSU graduate student Matthew Confeld is taking a different approach to finding…

Leaders in Higher Education Share Vision for Students

Colleges and universities discussed importance of building a strong workforce in our region

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Leaders in higher education come together to discuss the vision for their students with the Chamber’s Eggs and Issues event. Representatives from MSUM, M State, NDSU, Concordia College and NDSCS touched on building a strong workforce in our region. Topics centered on providing an easy way for students to transfer and making class times flexible, especially for…

NDSU And Essentia To Provide Nurse Practitioners To Rural Clinics Thanks To $1.5 Million Grant

The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall

FARGO, ND — A federally-funded grant award over the next four years will allow NDSU and Essentia Health to provide a doctor of nursing practice residency program to serve rural clinics. The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall. You do not need to be an NDSU graduate to take part…

Approx. 5,000 Show up for Wentz’s Charity Softball Game

Carson Wentz invited 28 former NDSU teammates to help raise money for his AO1 Foundation

Even though the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks are on the road, Newman Outdoor Field was still in use. Around 5,000 fans packed into the stadium for a charity softball tournament featuring more than two dozen former North Dakota State football players. For the second time in four weeks, Carson Wentz orchestrated a softball tournament to raise money for his AO1 Foundation. On…

First Phase of St. Paul’s Newman Center to Be Complete By July 2021

The old building was built in 1958

FARGO, N.D. — With a growing Catholic population at North Dakota State University, a nearby church is trying to meet the demand. St. Paul’s Newman Center was the first religious organization NDSU students could go to off-campus. It opened in 1958 serving about 3,000. It closed last month. That’s because the church is building a new one which will serve…

NDSU’s “Bug Man” Explains Benefits of Pollinators

National Pollinator Week is a chance to polish up on the benefits of pollinators

FARGO, N.D.– Pollinators are an integral part of the environment and National Pollinator Week is a chance to polish up on the benefits they bring to our everyday lives. Don Carey, otherwise known as NDSU’s “Bug Man,” says most insecticides used in the Red River Valley are broad spectrum. This means it could be killing any insect, including our pollinators….

QB Hotchkiss to Transfer from NDSU Football Program

Holden Hotchkiss was the backup to Easton Stick in 2018.

FARGO, N.D. — The Bison football team has a scholarship to fill. Quarterback Holden Hotchkiss left the program and intends to transfer, the team announced Monday. Hotchkiss earned the backup job over Noah Sanders last year in fall camp and appeared in eight games behind Easton Stick. In the coming season, the Bison do not have Stick, but they do have…

NDSU’s Otterdahl Finishes Runner-Up in Discus at NCAA Championships

Otterdahl lost to Texas Tech's Eric Kicinski by two inches

AUSTIN, Texas — NDSU thrower Payton Otterdahl won the first Division-I individual track and field titles as part of the indoor season in March. He came two inches short of earning an outdoor title in the discuss, finishing runner-up to Texas Tech’s Eric Kicinski. Otterdahl’s best toss came in at 62.48 meters, while Kicinski threw 62.53. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…