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MSUM kicks off Welcome Week

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Minnesota State University Moorhead kicks off the start of a new school year with Welcome Week. The university is welcoming in dragons as they get settled into their dorms ahead of classes beginning Monday. To make the transition easier and more enjoyable, the university’s Dragon Move-In Crew, which includes students, alumni and President Anne Blackhurst, helped…

Fargo Cass Public Health to Host Six Days of COVID-19 Testing at NDSU

The event is next week, but times and exact days for the event have not yet been released.

FARGO, N.D. —  Faculty, staff, students and anybody in the North Dakota University System will be able to get tested. They have called the National Guard and nurses to help with the event. Fargo Cass Public Health says this was not their idea, but rather a directive from Governor Doug Burgum. “We had the most cases right away, and we’ve been…

Advocates For MSUM Theatre Program Speak Out Against Cuts, Association Plans Forum

MSUM Faculty Association is hosting a public forum Monday night on the recent decision to cut 11 majors and numerous staff positions.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “It makes the light at the end of the tunnel not seem so bright; I just think a huge letdown,” MSUM Theatre Student Connor Murphy said. After a public meeting, MSUM announced it would cut 11 majors at the university to solve a 6 million dollar budget deficit. One of the programs is the Theatre Arts Program….

ND Colleges Receive Second Half of Cares Act Funding

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and universities.

NORTH DAKOTA–The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the second half of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to colleges and universities in North Dakota. The funding was awarded to higher education institutions to fund IT programs which support remote learning. The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and…

Students Attend MSUM Preview Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Potential MSUM students are given a taste of the college experience as part of the universities Preview Day. 60 students were taken on a tour of the campus and dorms. They had the opportunity to meet faculty and department directors to discuss what their future in the program would look like. They also learned about student service…

NDSU Reaches Settlement With U.S Attorney’s Office For ADA Violations

The findings found the university did not provide enough wheelchair seating, seating for companions of wheelchair users and accessible aisle seating.

FARGO, N.D. — All Tammy DeSautel and her daughter Macy wanted to do was watch basketball at the SHAC at NDSU. “Ya know we were just there to watch a game and to have some fun and cheer, ya know my nephews it just really threw me off guard when we ran into those obstacles,” DeSautel said. Those obstacles became…

City of Fargo Celebrates Completion of Phase One of Main Avenue Makeover

Built in the 1950's, Main Avenue is one of the oldest roads in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — The city of Fargo is celebrating a major change in what locals call the SoMa neighborhood. That’s the area South of Main Avenue. It was recently gutted and reconstructed as part one of the Main Avenue Makeover project. “The biggest improvements are the infrastructure improvements that the drainage — some of the original infrastructure underneath the road…

Power Restored

All accounts were restored by 09:04 the cause was a cable dig-in.

UPDATE – Power has been restored by 09:04 the cause was a cable dig-in. — FARGO, ND — An estimated 910 Cass County Electric Cooperative members south of 52nd ave between I-29 & University are currently experiencing a power outage. The cause is unknown at this time. Crews have been contacted and dispatched and are working to restore power safely…

NDSU Students Legally Hack Into University’s Network

Students found a few vulnerabilities in the system

FARGO, N.D. — Computer hacking may not sound like something that’s encouraged, but an NDSU computer science event let students test out their hacking skills. Students legally hacked the university’s network to find vulnerabilities in the system. The penetration testing exercise is designed for students to apply skills to a real–world network. “This is very important because this helps companies and…

Girl Scouts Earning Badges at Cookie University; Kappa Delta Sorority Leads the Way

While many are focusing on the flavors inside each box, the Kappa Delta Sorority at NDSU is helping the girls selling the treats

FARGO, N.D. — It’s girl scout cookie season and that means each young entrepreneur is taking steps to earn her next badge. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how one NDSU sorority is helping these scouts graduate from Cookie University. Girl Scout Cookie season has arrived and while many are focusing on the flavors inside each box, the Kappa Delta Sorority…