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Moose on the Loose on UND Campus

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Police are trying to get a moose that wandered into the University of North Dakota campus back into the wild. Our crew in Grand Forks says the animal has been contained inside Memorial Stadium. We’ll have the latest online and on KVRR Local News at 6:00 and 9:00. Categories: North Dakota News Tags: Grand Forks, MOOSE,…

With Feud Over, University of North Dakota Donors Sign Contract Extension

School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A major donor to the University of North Dakota who had threatened to withhold donations over a dispute with the former president has agreed to a 10-year contract extension with the school to operate the team’s hockey arena. School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030. Terms were not…

Committee Passes Hoeven’s Air Traffic Control Shortage Bill

WASHINGTON – The Senate Commerce Committee passes a bill introduced by North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven to address an Air Traffic Controller shortage. The measure would allow the FAA to prioritize hiring veterans and graduates of FAA Certified Collegiate Training Initiative schools like the University of North Dakota. Hoeven says those schools have a higher retention rate during ATC qualification training….

Engelstad Arena to Unveil New Scoreboard Built by Daktronics

The idea to upgrade the video display was suggested by foundation trustee Kris Engelstad McGarry about a year and a half ago.

FARGO, N.D. – The Ralph Engelstad Arena at the University of North Dakota is preparing to unveil what it calls the largest video display in college hockey, a 50,000-pound scoreboard manufactured by South Dakota-based Daktronics. The Engelstad Family Foundation, which has been at odds with recently departed school president Mark Kennedy over a basketball floor logo and other issues, has…

Medical School Dean Named Interim President of UND

The state Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Joshua Wynne to fill the position created by Mark Kennedy's departure to the University of Colorado.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) _ The dean of the University of North Dakota medical school has been named interim president at the Grand Forks school. The state Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Joshua Wynne to fill the position created by Mark Kennedy’s departure to the University of Colorado. Wynne, who has been at UND since 2004, took over…

Petition demands Colorado regents withdraw support for UND’s Kennedy

BOULDER, Colo. (KFGO) – Hundreds people including faculty, students and alumni have signed an online petition that calls for the University of Colorado Regents to withdraw their support for University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy. Kennedy is the lone finalist for the president’s position at the University of Colorado. The petition, signed by more than 700 people, says Kennedy…

UND President Likely Headed to University of Colorado

Mark Kennedy issued a message to UND faculty and staff, saying he will visit the Colorado campuses later this month before the board of regents makes a formal appointment.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO KNOX) – University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy says he’s the only finalist for president of the University of Colorado system. Kennedy issued a message to UND faculty and staff, saying he will visit the Colorado campuses later this month before the board of regents makes a formal appointment. Kennedy says he is sorry to leave…

ND Native Josh Duhamel to Be Honored With Honorary Degree at UND Commencement

GRAND FORKS, N.D – The University of North Dakota will see a big star at its commencement ceremony, and he’s a familiar face in North Dakota. Actor Josh Duhamel will get an honorary degree from the university. Duhamel grew up in Minot and is known for sporting home-state attire in many of his movies. UND’s spring commencement will be Saturday, May…