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Congress passes funding bill averting government shutdown
TR Symposium highlights Roosevelt’s revolutionary campaigning techniques
Fargo concert promoter pleads guilty to sexual assault
Better with a bypass: Killdeer opens new Highway 22 truck bypass west of city
Fargo man gets 10 years for biting woman’s face during sexual assault
crime and courts
nation and world
Jung, Yoder pacing DHS boys cross country
Blue Hawks put No. 15 on the backburner
Cal Poly coach calls UND's backfield best combo in the league
Redbirds making the adjustment at quarterback after losing Roberson
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
University of North Dakota
March 18, 2016
Anonymous feedback shows support, concerns with new UND president
GRAND FORKS -- Feedback on the University of North Dakota's next president collected through recent online surveys was overwhelmingly positive, but some faculty and staff said they were concerned he isn't the right fit for the university. The anonymous surveys used by the Presidential...
March 18, 2016 - 4:27pm
March 15, 2016
Grand Forks leaders respond to Kennedy's selection to UND president
GRAND FORKS -- Mark Kennedy has been selected to serve as the University of North Dakota’s next president, and local leaders are abuzz at the prospect of welcoming the former U.S. Congressman to the position. The director of the George Washington University Graduate School of Political...
March 15, 2016 - 10:35pm
SBHE tabs Kennedy as next UND president
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- During his interview with the State Board of Higher Education Tuesday for the job of University of North Dakota president,...
March 15, 2016 - 8:07pm
March 14, 2016
Music matters: Students invited onto UND president’s lawn for demonstration
GRAND FORKS -- Immediately after pulling into his driveway, University of North Dakota Interim President Ed Schafer walked right over to say...
March 14, 2016 - 10:55pm
March 11, 2016
Finalists selected for UND presidency
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota Presidential Search committee selected Steven Shirley, Mark Kennedy, and Nagi Naganathan as finalists to serve as the university's next president. At a meeting Friday, the three were chosen from a group of six who have all visited...
March 11, 2016 - 4:23pm
Hundreds of region's students call to International Space Station
GRAND FORKS -- For the 1,000th time in NASA's history, an amateur radio call was made from Earth to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. For the first time, that call was placed from North Dakota. More than 350 students packed into the Memorial Union ballroom at the...
March 11, 2016 - 3:18pm
A call from beyond: Hundreds of North Dakota students call to International Space Station
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- For the 1,000th time in NASA's history, an amateur radio call was made from Earth to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. For the first time, that call was placed from North Dakota. More than 350 students packed into the Memorial Union ballroom at...
March 11, 2016 - 11:25am
March 9, 2016
Schafer: Job, program cuts in line with campus priorities are possible
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Interim University of North Dakota President Ed Schafer compared three Hershey's kisses in red, pink and silver wrappers...
March 9, 2016 - 8:39pm
March 1, 2016
In low turnout, forum attendees say they want a unique design, not a 'cheesy bird'
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Some who attended a Tuesday forum intended to collect input on the creation of the University of North Dakota's future logo said they fear it will not live up to the legacy of the Fighting Sioux nickname. The community forum for people to provide input for the...
March 1, 2016 - 10:36pm
February 29, 2016
UND medical school regains full accreditation after being placed under 'warning'
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences has regained full accreditation after being placed into a warning category by an accrediting agency. The Liaison on Medical Education placed the UND Medical School in a "warning" category during...
February 29, 2016 - 5:11pm
In slump, oil firms turn to labs, data centers for help
GRAND FORKS -- In a basement lab of a North Dakota research center, Beth Kurz and an assistant are peering through a scanning electron microscope, studying samples from the state's vast Bakken shale oil formation. Kurz, a hydrogeologist, is part of a team, which looks at using carbon...
February 29, 2016 - 1:10pm
February 26, 2016
UND School of Law retains accreditation after renovation and addition
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota School of Law has received reaccreditation from the American Bar Association. A 2008 report found the Law School facility was in need of improvements, which led to a $14.4 million renovation and addition that was completed last...
February 26, 2016 - 4:37pm
Public input sought for Fighting Hawks logo development, 'Nothing SME does is in isolation,' design firm says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The design firm working to create University of North Dakota's Fighting Hawks logo is holding open forums in Grand Forks. The public is invited to attend a meetings at 6 p.m.Tuesday in the Empire Arts Center and at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the Memorial Union Ballroom....
February 26, 2016 - 4:27pm
February 22, 2016
Waiting for the upswing, Petroleum engineering grows at UND despite industry downturn
GRAND FORKS -- Despite a slowdown in the oil and gas industry, those at the University of North Dakota's College of Engineering and Mines aren't worried. Almost one year ago, those in the Petroleum Engineering Department weren't concerned about the oil market. The industry has yet...
February 22, 2016 - 5:05pm
February 19, 2016
Bomb threat reported at UND construction site, evacuations under way
GRAND FORKS - Building evacuations are reportedly happening after a bomb threat at the University of North Dakota this afternoon.Around 2:45 this afternoon dispatchers received a report of a handwritten note in the bathroom referencing a bomb threat at the new medical school at the...
February 19, 2016 - 4:03pm