Healthcare Industry Taking On Nursing Shortage Nationwide

This week is National Nurses Week

FARGO, N.D. — As we appreciate nurses for everything they do during National Nurses Week, there may be fewer of them working in our region. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing says nurses are the country’s largest healthcare profession with nearly four million registered nurses nationwide. “So when you have a shortage of nurses, that really affects access to care…

NDSU Storage Building Fire Under Investigation

FARGO, N.D. – A large storage building in the back of the Bioscience building on the North Dakota State University campus has been heavily damaged by fire. Fargo firefighters responded around 4:00 PM Monday and encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the building. They were able to knock down the fire through an open garage door in front of…

Collins Focused on ‘Winning Style’ of Basketball as he takes over NDSU’s Women

The Bison won just 40 games over their previous five seasons under Maren Walseth.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s new women’s basketball coach is eager to raise expectations for a program that has floundered for several years. Jory Collins took over a national championship D-II program and coached them for eight years before one year as an assistant at Kansas. He says he isn’t locked in on one specific style of play when it…

Jory Collins Introduced as NDSU Women’s Basketball Coach

Collins spoke about how he hopes to turn the Bison program around.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU women’s basketball introduced its new head coach Tuesday afternoon. Jory Collins comes to Fargo, N.D. after most recently working as an assistant at Kansas. He also has head coaching experience, something his predecessor, Maren Walseth, did not have prior to her tenure NDSU. Collins coached Emporia State for eight seasons, averaging nearly 25 wins per year…

NDSU Names Former Kansas Assistant Jory Collins as Next Women’s Basketball Coach

Collins replaces Maren Walseth, who coached the Bison for five seasons

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University director of athletics Matt Larsen has named Jory Collins the next head coach of the Bison women’s basketball program. The announcement was made Monday, April 29. Collins will be the 11th head coach of the Bison. Collins just finished his first year as an assistant at the University of Kansas after spending eight seasons…

NDSU Baseball Drops Series Opener against Western Illinois

The Bison lost 7-2

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Western Illinois scored three runs in the third and three in the eighth to down the North Dakota State baseball team 7-2 Friday night at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the Bison drop to 11-20 overall and 8-11 in the Summit League. The Leathernecks took a two-game lead over the Bison in the standings,…

Coach of the Week: NDSU O-Line Coach AJ Blazek

AJ Blazek is in his first year at North Dakota State after three seasons at Rutgers

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State offensive line coach AJ Blazek is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Blazek is in his first year with the Bison after spending three at Rutgers. NDSU capped off its spring practices on Friday with the Green and Gold game, and now Blazek is hitting the recruiting trail in Kansas City, Mo. Categories: College,…

NDSU’s Richman Reacts to Signing Moorhead’s Harden-Hayes

Maleeck Harden-Hayes scored more than 1,100 points in his Moorhead career

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University head men’s basketball coach David Richman announced the addition of Maleeck Harden-Hayes to the Bison roster for the 2019-20 season on Thursday, April 25. Harden-Hayes is a 6-foot-6 wing from Moorhead, Minn., and Moorhead HS. He finished his high school career with more than 1,100 points and 450 rebounds, being voted…

NDSU Wide Receivers Identify Areas to Improve as Spring Practice Wraps Up

The Bison have a young wide receiving corps with limited returning production

FARGO, N.D. — In 2018, wide receivers caught 107 passes from North Dakota State’s signal callers. Only 14 percent of those went to players who are back on this year’s roster, leaving a lot of room for other guys to step up. Phoenix Sproles hopes to play a big role after appearing in every game as a true freshman last year….