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NDSU Students Present Projects on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

The banquet will feature a former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students are showing off their projects on agricultural and biosystems engineering. About 20 projects are presented at the Agricultural Technology Expo. It’s a science fair–style event, and there are topics ranging from irrigation to new machinery. This is the 71st year the expo has been held. The expo banquet will feature Ed Schafer, former North Dakota governor…

Freeze-A-Thon Raises Money for Children with Developmental Disabilities

The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Kappa Delta Sorority are partnering up to raise money for the Anne Carlsen Center.

FARGO, N.D. — It may be freezing outside, but some NDSU students are bundling up and facing the temperatures for children with developmental disabilities. The Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity and the Kappa Delta Sorority are partnering up to raise money for the Anne Carlsen Center. During their annual Freeze–A–Thon, we asked them what drivers say when they see students out…

Getting the Whole School Involved: West Fargo HS Students Pack Meals for Feed My Starving Children

Organizers say they've never done a service project of this scale

FARGO, N.D. — Students at West Fargo High School are helping the Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack reach their goal of packing 2.5 million meals. It’s a service project of a scale that many have never seen before. “We pulled up and there’s like 100 school buses. It was an incredible sight. Young people are about half the volunteers we…

Kids Get Their Hands Dirty at Ed Clapp Elementary’s Science Festival

They did experiments that taught them everything from biology to chemistry

FARGO, N.D. — Ed Clapp Elementary holds science festival so kids can get their hands dirty and learn about science. Organizers put together a grant for the National PTA and, and the group sent a list of experiments for kids to do. The festival is in conjunction with Bayer’s “Make Science Make Sense” initiative. NDSU graduate students and post docs help…

Worker Falls Through Ceiling at Shanley High School

No one else was injured

FARGO, N.D. — A contractor falls through the ceiling while working at Shanley High School. The school noticed some ventilation issues yesterday, and called a contractor to address the problem. “We knew something was wrong with the system, needed attention in the system and we identified the source and called them and they were in today working on it,” Mike Hagstrom,…

Fifth Graders Across F-M Area to Take Part In Plastic Bag Challenge

They will bring in as many plastic bags as they can to be recycled

Schools across the F–M area are competing to be more sustainable with the Plastic Bag Challenge. According to the Plastic Bag Task Force, the average person uses 250 bags each year, and that’s something they want everyone to cut back on. “Introducing these ideas when they’re kids… it’s something they bring up to their parents, something they talk about, something that’ll…

More than 100 Student Organizations Take Part in NDSU’s Spring Involvement Expo

There's everything from academic organizations to service groups to sports clubs

FARGO, N.D. — A new semester also means new chances to get involved for NDSU students. More than 100 student organizations set up booths at the spring involvement expo. There’s everything from academic organizations to service groups to sports clubs. There are also groups that focus on a unique topic like Robotics Club, 3–D Printing Club, Amateur Radio Society, and Unicycle…

West Fargo School District Explains String of Lockdowns at Sheyenne High

Three lockdowns happened over the past seven days

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The West Fargo School District is clarifying what happened during a string of lockdowns at Sheyenne High School. All three lockdowns over the past seven days were administrative lockdowns, not human threat lockdowns. “In administrative lockdowns, there’s typically no danger to students or staff at any time, especially in buildings as large as West Fargo’s administrative lockdown…

14 Brave Students Compete in Eggnog Chugging Contest

Contestants try to chug a quart of eggnog

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Fourteen brave students signed up to compete in quite the competition to get in the holiday spirit: Park Christian’s annual eggnog chugging contest. Whoever can chug one quart of eggnog the fastest is the winner. Other students cheered the contestants on as they downed the drink as fast as they could. The Student Council organized the event to…

Concordia Student Musicians Hold Final Dress Rehearsal for Christmas Concert

This is the 92nd annual concert

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia College are getting ready for the school’s annual Christmas concert. Four different choirs and an orchestra are performing, and that totals to almost 400 student musicians. The theme for this year’s concert is “For the Beauty of the Earth,” which celebrates Christmas and nature. The Christmas concert is a tradition that’s been going on for…