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UND’s enrollment drops for second year in a row

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Enrollment at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks has decreased this semester for the second consecutive autumn in a row, according to university reports.

Minn. families rethink college borrowing

ST. PAUL - With its grassy quad and buildings of golden Kasota stone, the University of St. Thomas seems an idyllic place for college. But it doesn’t come cheap.

Construction on $4.7M NCTC aerospace building could start in 2015

Construction on $4.7M NCTC aerospace building could start in 2015

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - Northland Community and Technical College doesn’t give up easily. This summer, the school started accepting bids to construct a $4.7 million building that would connect two existing structures at the Thief River Falls airport that are used as classrooms for aerospace students at the Thief River Falls campus.


Minn.’s new ACT requirement has some educators worried

ST. PAUL - Every Minnesota high school junior will take the ACT in April at the state’s expense, thanks to legislation passed in 2013 that still has some educators scratching their heads.

UND students less likely to default on loans

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Student borrowers at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks are substantially better at staying out of default on their student loans than students on a national scale.

MSUM celebrates completion of new $19M library

MSUM celebrates completion of new $19M library

MOORHEAD, Minn. - On Thursday, Minnesota State University Moorhead celebrated the completion of its new library, a project that began more than a decade ago with a pre-design and a cost of more than $19 million in state funds.


NDSU renaming music school after receiving $2M pledge from donor couple

NDSU renaming music school after receiving $2M pledge from donor couple

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State University in Fargo is renaming its music school after Robert and Sheila Challey, in light of a $2.1 million pledge to the school’s endowment campaign.


Mayville State sets enrollment record

MAYVILLE, N.D. - Mayville State University has once again seen record enrollment this semester.

ND Democrats seek to block Odney’s request for college student contact info

BISMARCK – North Dakota Democrats asked Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Thursday to block a Republican-friendly ad agency from obtaining contact information for some 48,000 students at the state’s public colleges and universities.

UMN Crookston offers free business consulting

The Center for Rural Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Minnesota Crookston is seeking regional entrepreneurs and small business owners in need of consulting services.

TALK OF THE TOWN: Southern anchor

TALK OF THE TOWN: Southern anchor

Wahpeton drives home importance of community, collaboration


UND task force takes first step in replacing Fighting Sioux nickname

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A University of North Dakota task force met Wednesday to begin coming up with the process of picking a new nickname and logo for the school.

ND lawmakers hear details of NDSU phishing scam

BISMARCK – North Dakota State University covered about $20,600 in lost wages for employees who fell victim to an email scam in August, according to a report presented to state lawmakers Wednesday that included previously unreleased details about the so-called “spear phishing” attack.

DSU enrollment up 30 students since 2013-14

DICKINSON, N.D. - Dickinson State University’s enrollment is up 30 students since last year, according to a release from the school.

GF City Council revives $36M 42nd Street underpass

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - An underpass at the intersection of 42nd Street and DeMers Avenue in Grand Forks will likely be added to Grand Forks’ list of federal funding requests after a City Council committee recommendation Tuesday.

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