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THE TREND: UND research ranking; UND president search; NCTC drone facility; child porn arrest; bloody beer pong

Graphic by Carli Greninger/Grand Forks Herald

NDSU drops a rank in research, UND holds steady; both downplay rankings

Officials at UND and North Dakota State University are downplaying new rankings showing the two schools on the same level for research activity, saying the data is irrelevant or is not a good a measure of research.

UND president search yields 38 applicants

Thirty-eight candidates have applied to be UND's next president. Applications were due Monday, and Presidential Search Committee co-chairmen Hesham El-Rewini said committee members would independently be given access to the list Thursday evening.

Northland Community and Technical College invigorates aerospace and UAS program with new facility

Northland Community and Technical College students will have a new educational aerospace building at the Thief River Falls airport by fall.

Grand Forks men arrested, one for child porn, one for sex acts with minor

A Grand Forks man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges after East Grand Forks police arrested him Wednesday for engaging in sexual acts with a minor. In a separate case, a Grand Forks man was arrested Wednesday by the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office for possession of child pornography.

Video: Grand Forks leaders, artists discuss supporting art community

Grand Forks city officials, cultural leaders and artists met Thursday seeking to generate a discussion about the best ways to serve the local art community. One of the first questions posed to the group was whether or not the community supports art.

Fargo beer pong game turns bloody

One man was hospitalized and another is headed to criminal court after a friendly game of beer pong took a dark turn in Fargo last month, according to court documents filed in Cass County District Court.

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