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MSUM Celebrates and Welcomes All Nations to Campus

Celebration of Nations was held at MSUM for students and family to learn more about one another's culture

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Flags were raised at MSUM as the school spent the evening celebrating nations. Students are sharing their music, their favorite foods and their style of clothing which represents their culture the best. Friends and family were invited to Celebration of Nations at MSUM for a night of entertainment, flag parades, food, culture and fashion from around the…

Minnesota Senate Proposing Deep Tax Cuts for Students and Families

The lowest tax bracket would shrink by over a quarter of a percent

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Republicans in the Minnesota state Senate are pursuing deep tax cuts over the next two years for students, families and those on Social Security. The almost $900 million sought in their just released bill directs over half of those breaks to individual taxes. The lowest tax bracket would shrink by over a quarter of a…

Longfellow Elementary Students Share Love of North Dakota with Sen. Heitkamp

Heitkmap announced winners for the "Why I Love North Dakota" essays

FARGO, N.D. — Senator Heitkamp took time off from her busy schedule and headed to Longfellow Elementary School. At least 65 fourth graders at Longfellow Elementary shared their personal “Why I Love North Dakota” essays with Senator Heidi Heitkamp just before Valentine’s Day. The Senator decided to make a personal trip to the school to announce her top essay choices…

Fargo Public School Names Teacher of the Year

Leah Juelke wins teacher of the year for Fargo Public School District

FARGO, N.D. — The award for Fargo Public School Teacher of the Year goes to…Leah Juelke. The surprise announcement was made during a school fire drill assembly. Juelke is an alumnus of Fargo Public Schools and began teaching as an English Learners Language Arts Instructor in the district in 2013. Her selection as teacher of the year was based on…

Seven Children Injured in School Bus Crash with Suspected Drunk Driver in Minnesota

The bus was carrying 22 children at the time of the accident. Seven of them suffered minor injuries

  ROBBINSDALE, Minn. — Five children were sent to the hospital and are now recovering after an erratic driver crashed into a school bus in a suburb of the Twin Cities. Robbinsdale Police say the driver, identified as 28-year-old Argeni Fernandez of Minneapolis,¬†hit the school bus while he was trying to flee from authorities. Police say Fernandez was found behind…

Students Learn Saudi Arabian Culture at NDSU

NDSU celebrated Saudi Arabia's culture with an exhibition

FARGO, N.D. — Saudi Arabian culture was celebrated all throughout NDSU. Students and faculty got an exclusive taste of what Saudi Arabian culture is like during the Saudi Day Exhibition. Those who are a part of the Saudi Students Club spent the afternoon showing their way of living. Event leaders were giving henna tattoos, showcasing traditional clothing and writing everyone’s…

Raging Red Band Festival at NDSU

Bands across the region are competing in the Raging Red Band Festival

FARGO, N.D. — Trumpet players are blasting their horns at NDSU for the next couple of days. At least 31 high school¬†bands from North Dakota and Minnesota are competing in the 5th annual Raging Red Band Festival. Each band has the opportunity to perform in a professional performance space and receive a clinic session with a music educator. At the…

Minnesota Anti-Vax Mom: Dying from Disease is “Part of the Plan”

Parents must fill out paperwork with the school if they are rejecting vaccinations for health or religious reasons

  ROCHESTER, Minn. — More than 70 students in a Minnesota School District have been ordered to leave school after they failed to provide documentation that shows they are up to date on their vaccinations. Rochester Public School Board members say they are cracking down on a state law that requires students be vaccinated for diseases such as measles, mumps…

Senator Klobuchar Believes Small Businesses Shape the Economy

The Minnesota senator talks about the value of small businesses at MSUM

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Businesses are booming in the F-M area and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s all thanks to small businesses being the engine of the economy. Flowers blossom from a seed, babies grow up to be kids and the economy grows from the startup of small businesses. “Target started as a dry cleaning store. 3M started as a…

NDSU Holds Vigil in Remembrance of All Students

A candlelight vigil was held for all students who have passed away in the academic year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU is mourning the loss of the students killed in a car crash earlier this month. Friends and family were invited to speak out in honor of Danie Thomsenn and Carson Roney. “I dug my son’s grave with the help of my father and my brother and his boys and a couple other friends,” said the father…