Technology

Jeremiah Program Receives Grant from Microsoft TechSpark

The grant will give single mothers the resources they need to succeed in the classroom

FARGO, N.D. — The Jeremiah Program received a $10,000 check from Microsoft, which will help pay for resources mothers can use in the classroom. The Jeremiah Program helps lift single mothers out of poverty. “You pretty much can’t go to college successfully today without having a computer and access to software to support you in your classes, so they have provided…

Senator Hoeven and Governor Burgum Talk Drone Focus

They were highlighting all of North Dakota's initiatives in the industry

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota has become a national leader in unmanned aircraft systems. A huge part of that is because of the state’s devotion to drone technology. Senator John Hoeven and Governor Doug Burgum highlighted all of North Dakota’s initiatives in the industry at Fargo’s annual drone conference. The state has been selected as one of ten national sites for…

How Mother’s in Fargo are Celebrating Their Day with Their Kiddos

Especially while being able to laugh, craft and say thank you

FARGO, N.D. — Mother’s Day is being celebrated all over the country but mama’s here in Fargo are doing more than just that. Mom’s in Fargo are spending the day with those who made them a parent. To some, Mother’s Day is about the hearts and flowers and sending our thanks to those who brought us into this world. But…

New Study Shows Young Adults are Lonelier than Ever Before

Cigna released a study that 43% of young adults say that they don't have meaningful relationships

FARGO, N.D. — Many young adults are told to be the best they can possibly be and to stop at nothing to be successful. “When that doesn’t map onto your own experiences, it could violate your expectations and that could be a letdown,” said Dr. Kathryn Gordon, an Associate Professor of Psychology at NDSU. The growing culture of perfectionism, as well…

Fargo City Commissioners, Engineers Discuss Future of Main Avenue

The meeting discussed possible design alternatives and how businesses could prosper as a result

FARGO, N.D. — Thousands of cars roll down Main Avenue to get to downtown Fargo every day, but city engineers say that the time has come for the main road to get a new look. “It really comes down to four different road alternatives. You could do a three lane, you could do a four lane, you could do a five…

Sanford Welcomes New Installation: “Because of You…I Live”

Honoring the lived and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Medical Center is honoring the lives and stories of organ and tissue donors, families and recipients with a new installation. The “because of you… I live wall” shares photos and stories behind those who are a part of this life saving opportunity. Some of the patients want people to know that this possibility and technology is…

Most Drivers Think Distracted Driving is on the Rise

88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it

FARGO, N.D. — If you think distracted driving is on the rise, have you thought about if you are contributing to the problem? In a new survey, 88 percent of drivers say they believe distracted driving is increasing, yet half of all people still do it. Cell phones account for a large portion of distractions, though other passengers, alcohol, and drowsiness…

NDSU Students Showcase Business Skills at Annual Innovation Challenge

The competition is in the semifinals, but one team walked away with a $1,000 prize

FARGO, N.D. — With ideas ranging from 3D printed prosthetics for pets to helmets designed to prevent concussions, students put their minds to the test as part of the ninth annual Innovation Challenge. Even though the competition is only in the semifinals, the public has a chance to see the brightest innovations from the labs of NDSU. “Students get a chance…

Cullen Foundation Donates $100,000 to New Essentia NICU

The Cullen Children's Foundation Critical Care Wing will be part of Essentia's brand–new NICU

FARGO, N.D. — The Essentia Health is expanding their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with the help of a $100,000 donation from the Cullen foundation. This gift will change the future for families who have babies in the NICU. The Matt Cullen family has made an imprint in the Fargo Moorhead area and now they are helping out the…

Josh Boschee Declares Candidacy for North Dakota Secretary of State

The State Representative becomes the first Democrat to enter the race

FARGO, N.D. — A familiar face in North Dakota politics adds his name in the race to become the next Secretary of State.  State Representative Josh Boschee announced this afternoon that he plans to run for the Democratic endorsement in the upcoming election this November. Boschee has represented Fargo in the state legislature since he was first elected back in 2012….