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McFeely: Weather, Olson's late stumble shake 'Amy's Army'
June 20, 2019 - 5:22pm
CHASKA, Minn. — The sunny skies turned to clouds, which led to wind that eventually became light rain. That was followed by heavier rain and...
McFeely: Devils Lake guide wages lonely fight to keep water level high
June 2, 2019 - 5:06pm
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Jay Breckheimer seems to be a lonely voice in the fight over Devils Lake's water.The fishing guide is an outspoken advocate...
Bison football players look out for one another — even after decades off the field
May 28, 2019 - 1:36pm
FARGO — When Fargo's Jeff McKinnon played for the Bison back in the early 1990s, he was a tough linebacker. But when a cancer diagnosis sidelined...
NDSU growing ag education
April 1, 2019 - 7:10am
NDSU is actively combating a nationwide shortage of ag education teachers, and seeing good results. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on...
Quiet while at NDSU, U.S. Rep. Omar now makes national headlines
March 30, 2019 - 1:39pm
FARGO — Before making history and grabbing headlines during her first embattled months in Congress, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar was a student at North...
Legislature weighs replacing NDSU facility labeled as an ‘embarrassment’
March 20, 2019 - 6:00am
BISMARCK — To get distilled water in North Dakota State University’s Harris Hall, one must first make sure no one is using the men’s bathroom....
McFeely: Poll shows unabashed love for NDSU, UND — despite nonstop bashing of both
February 8, 2019 - 7:33pm
You'd think, given the headlines out of Bismarck and the braying of self-appointed experts trying to save the world from the evil liberalism...
Holmberg would support Legacy dollars for research
January 28, 2019 - 9:09pm
GRAND FORKS -- Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, said he is in favor of a bill that would devote a certain percentage of Legacy Fund earnings...
Former Minnesota high school state champ on doorstep of NCAA shot put record at NDSU
January 28, 2019 - 6:08pm
FARGO — Explaining how he is just 3½ inches from tying a Division I NCAA record in the shot put was easy for North Dakota State senior Payton...
Funding for the future: Checkoff groups continue to fund ag research
January 17, 2019 - 6:00am
FARGO — At North Dakota State University, the budget for research extension centers took a 13 percent cut from the state during the past biennium....
Bill directs Legacy Fund earnings to research universities
January 16, 2019 - 5:12pm
BISMARCK — University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy says he is “excited” about a bill backed by legislative leaders that could...
Hoping to cut costs, NDSU again offers early retirement incentives
November 20, 2018 - 5:11pm
FARGO — North Dakota State University is offering buyouts to faculty and staff through early separation incentives in a cost-cutting move as...
NDSU expects $5 million revenue loss from lower enrollment
September 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
FARGO — Declining enrollment at North Dakota State University is expected to cost the university some $5 million in lost revenue, the university...
NDSU research into bees’ winter survival could help sustain farms, ranches
September 4, 2018 - 6:09pm
FARGO — There's a buzz at a federal facility at North Dakota State University, and it's not just coming from insects in the laboratory....
UND Police outpace NDSU for DUI arrests, more than 10 to 1
August 12, 2018 - 6:05am
GRAND FORKS — The yearly numbers for drunk driving arrests by North Dakota State University police have dipped into the single digits,...