THE CURRENT: Imported snow, Common Core and Jay Z's utter horror at the Grammys
No snow was no problem for parents and volunteers involved with the KC Pro West Racing circuit in the Grand Forks area, who hauled in more than 60 truckloads of snow over three days. But all that snow had to come from somewhere, right?
Some special education students with severe cognitive disabilities will be taking different tests if North Dakota implements the controversial Common Core standards.
Nurse practitioners are filling health care gaps in North Dakota, particularly in rural areas where primary care providers are hard to come by. And there's increasing demand for health care, too.
More than 200 nonprofits are participating in Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour online fundraiser that helps charities maximize their donations through matching funds. Several local charities are participating this year.
A survey from the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University in Dallas ranked Grand Forks County highly for arts vibrancy, reflecting its growing arts scene.
The Last Word
When Beck won the honors for album of the year at the Grammys, Kanye West jumped up on stage and nearly Taylor Swift'ed him as a joke, but the best part of the joke was Jay Z's look of dawning horror and then relief as he caught on.