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Which Niskanen?

Anyone who has ventured into the maze of university-owned residence halls and apartments across from the Fargodome knows there are more buildings bearing the name “Niskanen” than they can count on one hand. The six Niskanen buildings include three…

Effects On Nov. 10, two men plead guilty to killing Karla Yellowbird. Yellowbird was shot during a robbery, and the men are now awaiting sentencing on all three charges, including second-degree murder. Yellowbird’s family is not alone in their…

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Efforts to End Extinction

On Friday, Nov. 8, the North Dakota State department of biological sciences hosted a presentation by Tammy Steeves regarding “Maximizing Genetic Diversity in Captive Breeding in Translocation Programs in Threatened New Zealand Birds.” Steeves, an associate professor and postgraduate coordinator of biological sciences at the University…

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The Big Results

Kevin Cramer wins Kevin Cramer won the Senate with 55.4 percent of the vote, becoming North Dakota’s second Republican Senator in Washington. The race was close until last minute scandals, and the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation greatly lowered Heidi Heitkamp’s…

Five leaders from the Fargo-Moorhead community gathered to discuss the cultural growth of the area as well as the differences and similarities between the two cities. The North Dakota State Honors Program sponsored the speaker series, called “What the…

In quintessential North Dakotan fashion, Republicans braced the freshly fallen snow to watch their red state get even redder at the Republican watch party in Fargo Tuesday night. Calvin Benson, a senior at North Dakota State, and Raheem Williams,…

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Polling on Public Opinion

The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley hosted an event called “Public Opinion Polling” Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at the Kringen Lodge 25 Sons of Norway. The event was free and open to the public. The…

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Grim Outlook for Soybean Market

Plummeting soybean prices could have long-term economic impacts on North Dakota. As a result of tariffs enacted by the Trump administration, China has greatly reduced soybean imports from the United States. Since North Dakota is one of the largest…

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Political Notes

Sierra Heitkamp Sierra Heitkamp is running for the North Dakota District 21 Senate seat. Heitkamp is a North Dakota State student who is studying economics, politics and agriculture. Heitkamp is a chairwoman for the NDSU and National College Republicans….

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden joined other democrats at the kickoff event for the “Bring it Home, Heidi!” rally that took place Nov. 1 at the Fargo Air Museum. The North Dakota Democratic candidates in attendance included Warren Larson, Dem-NPL…