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Carson Wentz Enters Year Two with New Weapons on Offense

Alshon Jeffery, Torrey Smith add to Eagles passing attack.

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Philadelphia Eagles) — The second time around, as Carson Wentz is learning, means a great deal. The Eagles’ quarterback is the Eagles’ starting quarterback in his second NFL season, and nobody disputes that. So everything is different for The Franchise, as he acknowledged on Tuesday at the NovaCare Complex. “For me mentally, the way I approach it, it’s not so…

A Community Change Initiative Project hopes to Entice Grads to Stay Local

A recent study found seven out of 10 college students leave the community after graduation

FARGO, ND — A recent study found seven out of 10 college students leave the community after graduation. A new pilot program being launched at five area universities hopes to change that. “Experience FMWF” is the Chamber’s latest plan to keep graduates from relocating and taking jobs elsewhere. Workers on the project say if they can open up students’ eyes…

Carson Wentz Feeling More Secure Entering Eagles Camp

Wentz is heading into his second season in the NFL

PHILADELPHIA — Former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz says he feels a lot more comfortable about Philadelphia Eagles training camp the second time around. At this time last year, Wentz was the backup quarterback before his rookie season before Sam Bradford was traded to the Vikings. “This summer I was just chomping at the bit to get back here,”…

Dakota Farmers Slammed by Worsening Drought Conditions

Experts told us some producers will feel the effects of this dry season for many years

LEONARD, ND — Farmers and ranchers in North Dakota are concerned about extreme drought conditions creeping into the eastern side of the state. Some Ag experts said we haven’t had drought conditions this bad since 2006. Last year’s harvest held an abundant yield for many North Dakota farmers. But with drought conditions and little rain, the same can’t be said…

NDSU Features Five Defensive Players on All-MVFC Preason Team

Nick DeLuca and Nate Tanguay make the team after being injured for much of 2016

ST. LOUIS (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State had seven players selected to the Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason all-conference team Monday, July 24, by a vote of the league’s head coaches, sports information directors and media. NDSU’s picks were junior running back Lance Dunn, senior long snapper James Fisher, senior defensive end Greg Menard, senior defensive tackle Nate Tanguay,…

West Fargo Police Chief Heith Janke is Sworn In

The new leader promises to focus on trust and bringing in a sense of family

WEST FARGO, ND — More than four months after West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was terminated, the department’s new chief is sworn in. Former FBI supervisory agent Heith Janke became the department’s new leader. Just after 5:30 on Monday afternoon, a man and his family started their new lives in West Fargo after moving from Kansas City. “It is…

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…

Former Bison Crockett Signs with Raiders

Crockett spent first two seasons with Green Bay.

ALAMEDA, Calif. (Oakland Raiders) – The Oakland Raiders have signed the following three free agents, the club announced Friday including former NDSU running back John Crockett. Crockett originally signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in May 2015. He spent the entire 2016 season on the Reserve/Injured List. Crockett played in two games as a rookie in…

Drought Causing Increase in Livestock Killing Bacteria

Six livestock deaths caused by the algae are reported in North Dakota so far this year

FARGO, ND — The drought conditions are escalating algae which can kill livestock in five minutes if ingested. For rancher Roddy Grefsrud, it’s been a forgiving season in Hawley, Minnesota. “We got an inch and a half of rain Wednesday night,” said Grefsrud “We hope the pasture will come back a little bit. But otherwise, it hasn’t been bad.” But the…

Bison Basketball Adds USC Trojans to Upcoming Schedule

NDSU travels to USC in November.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State basketball announced Monday that it has added a road game with the USC Trojans to the 2017-2018 schedule. The game is set for November 13 in Los Angeles, California. This is the third power five school that the Bison have announced that they will play in the upcoming season. The other two, Arizona and…