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Shanley Volleyball’s Friederichs Ready for Opportunity at Division One Level With St. Thomas

Committed to the Tommies This Week

FARGO, N.D. — Committing to the division one level from high school  is no easy task, however, Shanley Volleyball’s, Lander Friederichs, made it happen with a strong support system and taking advantage  of those extra opportunities. Since reaching out to St Thomas volleyball coach, Tanh Pham, her sophomore year, Shanley middle hitter, Lander Friederichs,  knew becoming a Tommie was a…

St. Thomas athletics approved to make transition to Division I

Decision approved on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The University of St. Thomas is officially headed to Division I for athletics. The NCAA Division I Council announced Wednesday it has approved St. Thomas to transition directly from Division III to Division I, starting in the 2021-22 academic year. The Tommies will remain in Division III and the MIAC for the 2020-21 year, pending ongoing…

University of St. Thomas invited to join Summit League

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The University of St. Thomas announced Friday it has been invited to join the Summit League, a Division I athletic conference, four months after it was kicked out of the Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The NCAA must approve the St. Thomas’ move to the Summit League. Current NCAA rules state that Division III schools…

St. Thomas Graduate Places 16th In Nation In Carpentry at National SkillsUSA

The competition was held in Louisville, Kentucky

ST. THOMAS, ND — The tiny town of St. Thomas, North Dakota has some bragging rights thanks to a recent high school graduate. The Pembina County town is located about 20 minutes north of Grafton. 2019 St. Thomas graduate John Heuchert competed in the National SkillsUSA competition last week in the Carpentry category and placed 16th in the nation. Heuchert…

Cobber Men’s, Women’s Basketball Drop Matchups with First-Place St. Thomas

The men lost 79-70, while the women fell 73-49

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s men’s and women’s basketball teams were outmatched Wednesday night against St. Thomas. The Cobber men were playing their first home game of the season, and they fell 79-20. St. Thomas’s women remain undefeated on the season. The No. 3 Tommies picked up a 73-49 win. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Basketball, Cobbers, Concordia, St. Thomas

St. Thomas Teen Injured in Four-Wheeler Crash

The crash happened on Pembina County Road 11, three miles east of St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS, N.D. — A 17-year-old from St. Thomas, North Dakota is injured after crashing his four-wheeler into a moving vehicle. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Pembina County Road 11, three miles east of St. Thomas shortly after 1:00 this afternoon. The teen failed to yield at an intersection and hit the back end of…

Turnovers Haunt Concordia in Loss to St. Thomas

St. Thomas shut out the Cobbers through the first three quarters

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For three straight seasons, Concordia football has finished third in the conference behind powerhouses St. John’s and St. Thomas. The Tommies have won each of the last three conference championships, and the Cobbers haven’t had a win against the program since 2007. Saturday’s revenge game also didn’t fare well for Concordia.  The Cobbers were held scoreless through…

St. Thomas Woman Celebrates 29 Years Working at Local Cafe

Bonnie Lunde cooks for the entire town with a staff of two

ST. THOMAS, N.D. — Bonnie Lunde and the menu both haven’t changed at the St. Thomas Cafe over the last 29 years. She wakes up at 4:30 a.m. Monday through Friday to serve the whole town with a staff of only two. Her signature turkey legs, gravy and potatoes are what people really look forward to the most though. It’s only…

St. Thomas Celebrates Town of the Year Victory

They played trivia and were presented an award

ST. THOMAS, N.D. — This evening the St. Thomas community gathered at the fire house for dinner and a live weather broadcast of our 6 o’clock news. KVRR reporter Danielle Church talked to people there to find out what Town of the Year means to them. There’s a certain spirit in St. Thomas you can’t shake. “Living in Duluth, we lived…