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Watertown college selected for Workforce Playbook
June 11, 2019 - 5:23pm
WATERTOWN, S.D. — Lake Area Technical Institute has been highlighted as one of six community colleges across the nation in The Workforce Playbook,...
A chemistry degree, not a ‘weed degree': A look at Minot State's new major in medicinal plant chemistry
June 3, 2019 - 1:50pm
Editor’s note: In the fall, Minot State University in Minot, N.D., will start offering one of only two four-year medicinal plant chemistry...
Launch of miniature canoes highlights River of Dreams watershed education program
June 2, 2019 - 7:48am
GRAND FORKS — They’re flying off the bridge and into the water one by one, more than 80 miniature canoes headed down the Red River, launched...
After negative audit, North Dakota State College of Science may come under state oversight
May 29, 2019 - 7:20pm
BISMARCK — The state's university system may keep a closer eye on North Dakota State College of Science management after a state audit found...
North Dakota's literacy plan to be updated; comments sought
May 29, 2019 - 5:12pm
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction is seeking public comments on the state's literacy plan that is being updated this...
Business leaders, student senators rally around NDSCS president before meetings on critical audit
May 28, 2019 - 5:59pm
WAHPETON, N.D. — Local business leaders and student senators have written letters of support for the North Dakota State College of Science...
Minnesota State system to pay $1.9M in unpaid wages to faculty
May 22, 2019 - 6:41pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State has agreed to pay up to $1.9 million to settle a wage dispute with faculty at its two-year colleges. The Minnesota...
UND to offer raises based on merit in addition to state compensation increase
May 22, 2019 - 4:45pm
GRAND FORKS — Employees across the University of North Dakota campus can expect a small pay increase this year, regardless if their position...
New North Dakota student test info can help parents, Baesler says
May 22, 2019 - 9:59am
BISMARCK - Student results from the North Dakota State Assessment for English and math are now available for parents to request from their childrens’...
MSU Moorhead to close clinic, pharmacy and medical lab
May 22, 2019 - 7:00am
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead will close its clinic, pharmacy and medical lab next month after leaders determined they...
Rochester teachers' signs get social media blowback
May 21, 2019 - 8:00pm
ROCHESTER, Minn. - A group of Rochester Public Schools teachers traveled to St. Paul on Saturday to lobby state lawmakers for more K-12 public...
Housing and commercial center planned for Jamestown campus
May 16, 2019 - 10:28am
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Officials are hoping a planned $12 million multipurpose project on the campus of the University of Jamestown can move off the...
Ellison: Schools can't block students from graduation for lunch debt
May 15, 2019 - 6:18pm
ST. PAUL — Minnesota students who have unpaid lunch debt cannot be blocked from walking in their graduation ceremonies, Attorney General Keith...
Students get trucking: Minnesota schools, industry partner to train students to obtain CDL
May 15, 2019 - 2:10pm
WILLMAR, Minn. — Jason Duininck has 20 jobs available right now at Duininck Inc. for applicants with a commercial driver's license.He's concerned...
Josh Duhamel talks about North Dakota roots and Hollywood career
May 15, 2019 - 8:25am
GRAND FORKS — WDAY's Matt Henson sat down with Josh Duhamel during the actor's visit to Grand Forks on Saturday, May 11, to receive an honorary...