Minnesota State University Moorhead
A student at Minnesota State University Moorhead is facing criminal charges after being accused of raping an 18-year-old girl during a night of drinking in a dorm. According to the Clay County Attorney’s Office, 23-year-old Angel Mario Vega is charged with one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of providing liquor to someone under 21.
A Fargo-based sporting goods company has pledged a million dollars to Minnesota State University-Moorhead in exchange for the naming rights of its football field. WDAY-TV reports Scheels All Sports has promised to donate the money in hopes of putting artificial turf on the Dragons’ stadium.
The U.S. Army has postponed dropping the ROTC program at North Dakota State University in Fargo.
Forum Communications Co. Chairman William Marcil has donated $1 million toward a new journalism education initiative at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Marcil is the fourth-generation family owner of the media company that owns The Forum and other newspapers, and radio and television stations in North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.
A North Dakota advertising agency is suing the creators of a Cartoon Network show, alleging that they copied a state marketing campaign. H2M, a Fargo-based advertising and marketing agency, filed the lawsuit against Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove in U.S. District Court in North Dakota on Monday. Boedigheimer and Grove are the creators of the animated series “Annoying Orange.”
Minnesota State University-Moorhead is doing some damage control Wednesday morning with some students who might be hoping to attend the school.
A Fargo representative says he’s proud to wear the banner as North Dakota’s first openly gay lawmaker, but his most important cause is helping to craft good legislation for all people.
Dakotas-based Sanford Health is providing $2 million for athletic scholarships at a Minnesota university.