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Air base School Board members couldn’t decide on a name for the consolidated Grand Forks Air Force Base school at a meeting Tuesday. Superintendent Larry Nybladh attended the meeting and said after two failed motions, including one in favor of the faculty’s favorite name, the board told the school officials to survey parents and come back with a name recommendation at a special meeting in June.
Nearly two years after a teenager was found dead on a sidewalk in Grand Forks and “Operation Stolen Youth” began, Detective Joel Lloyd was presented an award for public service at a County Commission meeting Tuesday for his role in taking down a synthetic drug ring with international ties.
Grand Forks County officials are working on fixing rising rural land valuations by drawing more accurate non-cropland maps and reevaluating things that contribute to poor soil quality in a few townships.
If UND students Lena Matsen and Christoffer Korvald were in Norway today, they’d be celebrating in one of their country’s biggest celebrations. Here in Grand Forks, Matsen and Korvald plan to celebrate with other Norwegian students and American students involved in Norwegian classes, sharing Norwegian food and playing Norwegian games.
UND administrators were among about 100 people marching through campus Friday to protest a recent racially insensitive event, but that didn’t prevent them from being called out.
UND has held plenty of events promoting diversity but Damien Webster, a senior majoring in Indian Studies, said the only time he has seen big crowds is when student attendance was mandatory. He is among many American Indian students on campus asking the administration to mandate sensitivity training and toughen consequences for racially insensitive acts, such as the “Siouxper drunk” T-shirts worn Saturday at an event popular with students.
UND President Robert Kelley released a video Wednesday in which he committed to positive changes on campus after some students were seen wearing racially-insensitive T-shirts at a Grand Forks event.
On Campus UND students interested in becoming educators are getting an opportunity to possibly step into an unfamiliar setting. Every semester, students enrolled in the multicultural education class take a...
A group of UND students say they will hold a walk protesting the university’s alleged inaction after a Saturday incident involving what they called racist T-shirts.
Students at UND’s American Indian Student Services Center Monday said they were angry and frustrated when the university failed to take any disciplinary action against groups of people who wore racially offensive shirts at the annual Springfest celebration Saturday.