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5 candidates selected to interview for NDSU president's post

Jan. 18, 2022 14:49 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Five candidates have been selected to interview for North Dakota State University president, the state Board of Higher Education announced Tuesday. The prospects will visit Fargo campus later this month. In addition to interviews with the search committee, they...

Judge: Rodriquez can't use intellectual disability as factor

Jan. 09, 2022 13:24 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge says defense attorneys cannot use intellectual disability as a factor in the second death penalty debate for a man convicted in the killing of University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin. Judge Ralph Erickson last year ordered a new sentencing...

Free, reduced tuition program expanded to all UMinn campuses

Nov. 02, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota will offer free or reduced tuition to many Native American students attending its five campuses starting next fall. The cost waiver program had previously been offered only at the Morris campus, but now will be expanded to...

Prosecutors begin round 2 of arguing Rodriguez death penalty

Oct. 31, 2021 11:09 AM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Dakota's first and only death penalty case say defense attorneys are wrong by claiming the judge didn't go far enough in explaining why he threw out the sentence for the man convicted of kidnapping and killing University of North Dakota student Dru...