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NDSU distributes more than $3 million to students

Eligible students were able to apply for a grant up to $600.

FARGO, N.D.–Students at North Dakota State University have received $3,359,788 as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. The funds were distributed to 7,874 students starting May 14. Eligible students were able to apply for a grant up to $600. In order to be eligible for the grants, students must meet the following requirements: Enrolled at least…

Minnesota health, education officials to release fall planning guidance for schools Thursday

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Minnesota health and education officials are expected to releases new fall planning guidance for K-12 schools Thursday as many wonder whether students will be going back to the classroom in September or if online distance learning will continue. Leaders from the Minnesota Department of Education will be joining Thursday’s 2 p.m. COVID-19 conference call with the…

MSUM Graduate Teaches Class Online In Italy To His Students During Shutdown

He says the switch to online classes has come with challenges but also new opportunities to test with his students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The music room may no longer be creating harmonies as MSUM Music Education Graduate Antone Leustek and his choir kids at the Sigonella Naval Air Station outside of Catania, Sicily, Italy. It’s where Luestek has been leading this group of both American military and NATO kids from all different countries as the choral director working for the…

UND Hosts Virtual Commencement For The Class Of 2020

Students are encouraged to post their graduation pictures online with the hashtag #UNDProud

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Todd Buchwitz was not expecting to be graduating in the living room of his home. “I mean back in January and February, I wouldn’t have predicted this at all. And then, things changed quickly,” says Buchwitz, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. So quickly that he wasn’t able to properly say goodbye…

Students honor Fargo North teacher who died Friday

Rod Capistran suffered a medical emergency while teaching a virtual class

FARGO, N.D. — Roses, candles and messages of kindness fill the pavement at Fargo North High School. The symbols of support are in honor of beloved teacher Rod Capistran, who died Friday evening. “Everybody’s just kind of, even with everything going on, you can tell that this is bringing people together,” says Fargo North student Natalie Syverson. Students, staff and…

Prom 2020: Picture Perfect, 6 Feet Apart

Central Cass teens take prom pictures even though event isn't happening due to pandemic

CASSELTON, N.D. — Two Central Cass students didn’t let COVID-19 stop them from getting dressed up for one of high school’s most memorable nights. The junior prom was set for last night and even though it was canceled, Morgan Olson and her date Chance still put on their formal wear to take some of the traditional pictures. Six feet apart,…

North Dakota FFA Awards $21,000 to Support Students Across State

Left to right: Mikayla Wolfe (Tioga), Anna Stoppleworth (Kindred), Ethan Schaffner (Napoleon), Trenton Erbele (Napoleon) and Ben Van Berkom (Des Lacs-Burlington).BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota FFA Foundation has awarded $21,000 to high school students across the state to aid in their agricultural business or projects. A total of 21 students received a $1,000 grant through the Bakk Farm Supervised Agricultural Experience…

Bank of North Dakota Offering Student Loan Relief Options

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bank of North Dakota announced its student loan relief plans to assist students impacted by COVID-19 on Tuesday. Effective Immediately, borrowers may request to defer payments for six months. Additionally, interest rates for variable borrowers will decrease April 1 and Bank of North Dakota will reduce payments to reflect the new interest rate. Borrowers with fixed interest rates…

UND Hosting Live Forums to Address Student, Faculty and Staff Questions on Tuesday

The meetings will be recorded for anyone unable to attend.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–University of North Dakota leaders are holding two live forums on Tuesday to address questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff. The faculty and staff forum is scheduled for 12 p.m. and the student forum for 4 p.m. Both forums will be held on Zoom. Students, faculty and staff can submit questions for UND leaders through Zoom’s…

Meal Services for Students in the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will provide free meals for kids while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meals will be provided through a drive-through or walk-up process at certain school sites. Cold breakfast and lunch meals will be available  at five schools in Fargo, and nine in West Fargo until supplies last. Children up…