Judge strikes down Biden loan-forgiveness plan

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A U.S. judge in Texas has blocked President Joe Biden’s plan to provide millions of borrowers with up to $20,000 apiece in federal student-loan forgiveness. The program was already on hold while a federal appeals court in St. Louis considers a separate lawsuit by a half-dozen states challenging it. District Court Judge Mark Pittman said…

Fargo North Notifies Parents of Student with COVID-19

At the end of the first day back to school, the principal sent out a letter to parents

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo North is already notifying parents on the first day that a student has tested positive for COVID-19. Health officials reaching out to close contacts to stop the spread.   Below is a copy of the letter:   Good evening North High parents/guardians, On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, Fargo North High School received information that a Fargo…

MSUM And NDSU Students Move Into Campus With New COVID-19 Restrictions

Students Start Class On Monday, August 24th.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – “I would say I’m completely nervous with you too, that means we are all in the same boat, we are here to help each other and support each other,”  Student Orientation Counselor Emily Olson said. Families are unloading vehicles and moving their kids into the dorms for the start of a new type of school year for students…

Fargo School Board Reaches Agreement With FEA Over Teacher Contracts

One highlight of the agreement is to include safety training for teachers.

FARGO, N.D – The negotiations started more than a year ago and after going back and forth, they were able to settle on a two-year contract. Teachers will also be able to use leave from a leave bank, rather than having to use it from personal leave, if they are injured by a student. Another key point in the agreement…

Discovery Middle School Student Suspended And Charged For Concealed Weapon

During a search of the student's locker, a BB pistol was found in a backpack

Courtesy: Fargo Public SchoolsFARGO, N.D. — A Discovery Middle School student is charged after a BB pistol is found in the student’s locker. A parent phoned in a tip to the school Wednesday morning that their child suspected the student of having a gun. During a search of the student’s locker, the BB pistol was found in a backpack. It…

Boy in Custody after Allegedly Making Bomb Threat

Authorities say the threat was made Nov. 18.

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn.–An International Falls Middle School student is in custody after he was accused of making a bomb threat. The Koochiching County Attorney’s Office is reviewing the case and deciding whether to issue a juvenile delinquency petition against the 12-year-old. He could have a detention hearing Monday in juvenile court to determine whether he should continue to be held….

Fargo College Student Starts Clothing Line to Spread Kindness

Emma Bartelson got the idea after starting an Instagram page for thrift shopping

FARGO, N.D. — A college sophomore is doing the most Fargo thing ever: spreading some kindness. But she’s using clothing to do it. Emma Bartelson started an Instagram page last June called “Happyfindz” after everyone kept asking her where she found such great thrift store finds. With more than 7,000 followers, Bartelson has now started a clothing line with one…

NDSU Nursing Student and Veteran Receives Scholarship from Sanford

The Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship is worth $5,000

FARGO, N.D. — One nursing student at NDSU got quite the surprise in class this morning. Ashley Laine received the Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship worth $5,000. Recipients are picked based on leadership, character, academics, and community service. Laine is a network warfare analyst and staff sergeant for the Air National Guard in Fargo. She has been on the Dean’s…