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Fargo-Moorhead celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The cities of Fargo and Moorhead recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a ceremony on the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Mayors Dr. Tim Mahoney of Fargo and Shelly Carlson of Moorhead spoke to honor the holiday. Fargo replaced Columbus Day back in 2015 and Moorhead recognized Indigenous People’s Day two years ago. A special ceremony also honored Native…

Farmers Find Common Ground at Women Farmer Workshop

A workshop catered for women involved in agriculture.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In an effort to help women across the region enhance their knowledge of soil, an informational workshop was held at North Dakota State University. “This is our first night and it is women interested, that maybe have a little bit of land, all the way to inherent land. We are working together for soil health in…

NDSU alum Payton Otterdahl finishes 10th in Olympics shot put

Payton Otterdahl places 10th in the Olympic shot put final. A tremendous accomplishment for a legendary Bison. — NDSU Track & Field (@NDSUTrackField) August 5, 2021 TOKYO (KVRR) – Minnesota native and former Bison track and field athlete Payton Otterdahl finishes his first Olympics in 10th place in the shot put with a throw of 66 feet 26 inches….

What are the COVID-19 policies on local college campuses this fall

What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin.

FARGO, ND (KVRR) — Students are headed back to campus this fall including MSUM, NDSU, UND and Concordia. What are the mask and vaccination policies as the 2021 semester is set to begin. At Minnesota State University Moorhead, vaccinations are not required but are strongly encouraged. MSUM is offering incentives for students and employees who share why they got vaccinated….

NDSU STEM Camp doesn’t let learning end during summer

NDSU offering camp to local kids for the summer

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The popular STEM Kids Camp offered by the North Dakota State University College of Engineering returned to campus this summer. Kids traded in their take home kits from last summer for a face to face learning experience. The NDSU STEM Camp offers fun, hands-on schooling for students in grades kindergarten to 12th grade and was created…

NDSU Fraternity Taking No Breaks In Three Days Of Swing-A-Thon Fundraising

Tau Kappa Epsilon is raising money for Saint Jude's Research for 72 hours straight

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – For the next three days non-stop, North Dakota State University’s Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity is hosting a Swing-A-Thon on the corner of University Drive and 12th Avenue North. They’re making an effort to collect as much money as they can for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Frat president Aiden Ulmer loves the work they do and…

WTO’s Chief Economist describes U.S. economy during Covid-19

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – North Dakota State university invites the World Trade Organization’s chief economist to explain what the economic landscape looks like since dealing with Covid-19. Robert Koopman touched on how issues in the service and agriculture industries may be temporary, the pros and cons of globalization and how our economic success is tied to eradicating Covid-19 and its…

Division I Football Committee announces championship host sites, Fargo & Grand Forks on list

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Football Championship committee announced today 14 predetermined preliminary round sites for this year’s Division I Football Championship. Due to the health and safety protocols surrounding the pandemic, it was deemed necessary to conduct NCAA championship competition at predetermined sites. Of the 14 selected sites, eight will be chosen to host first-round games. Twelve of the 14…

NDSU offers Bison Strides equine therapy

This therapy allows individuals to receive therapy in a fun-filled and a not so typical therapy environment.

FARGO, N.D – (KVRR) – Get your boots and helmet and saddle up for a ride. “We see a lot of benefits for people of abilities who are riding,” North Dakota State Associate Professor Animal Sciences Dr. Erika Berg said. North Dakota State University offers equine activities and assisted therapies in a program called Bison Strides. The three programs within…