Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in the last week. Stories are presented in chronological order.

The Vinyl Revival: Why Music Lovers Are Going Back, KVRR: “Vinyl: a comeback few people saw coming. Many music hobbyists here in the Valley are trading in their newer CDs for older records. It is nostalgia, or does it really sound better?” Hear from MSUM professor and music engineer Ryan Jackson about the vinyl revival.

Defending Yourself…On and Off the Internet, KVRR: “You can never be too prepared when it comes to protecting yourself on and off the internet. We talked with different professionals (including alumna, MMA fighter and MSUM’s Coordinator of Fitness and Specialty Programs Mariah Prussia) throughout the F-M area on how college students can better prepare themselves.”

Group plans to revitalize downtown Moorhead, considers online forum, WDAY: “Downtown Moorhead is going back to the past as it looks to the future. Moorhead community and education leaders announced an initiative to revitalize downtown.”

New effort launches to revitalize downtown Moorhead, Inforum: “A new effort to revitalize downtown Moorhead is just beginning, but there are high hopes already for what it could mean. Civic, business and higher education leaders gathered Thursday, Feb. 16, at The Rourke Art Gallery + Museum to announce a yet-unnamed project that has raised nearly $500,000 of pledges from 28 investors to fund the effort for the next three years.”

‘Miley’s Miracle’ benefit to help Moorhead girl’s RAD treatment, WDAY: “A chance this weekend to help a young Moorhead girl and learn more about a complicated disorder that at times ‘paralyzes’ her family … Miley’s mom knows all about it. Kim (Larson) lived in foster care. While Kim was a student at MSUM studying social work, she took in Miley as a foster child. Kim later adopted Miley, knowing about her reactive attachment disorder.”

Bare Necessities: MSUM’s ‘Full Monty’ Promises Raucous Fun, HPR: “The MSUM School of Performing Arts version of ‘The Full Monty’ is an Americanized pop-rock musical stage version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name. And they are bringing it to local audiences February 15 – 18 at the Hansen Theatre. All shows start at 7:30 p.m.”

MSUM Students Raising Awareness for Mental Health, Valley News Live: “A group of students are hoping to end the stigma of seeking help for the mentally ill. Seniors at MSUM, Katelyn Thompson and Sarah Deyonge, discussed their mental health awareness project.”

After 32 years, veteran teacher and coach still loves his job, Morrison County Record: “Randy Thielges can count on one hand the number of seasons he has not coached during his nearly 32 years at Royalton Middle School and High School. Life is indeed good … Thielges grew up in Walnut Grove and earned his bachelor’s degree in math education with a physics minor at Minnesota State University Moorhead.”

Dragon women defeat St. Cloud State in overtime, Inforum: “It took overtime but the Minnesota State Moorhead women’s basketball team held off upset-minded St. Cloud State 81-77 Saturday night, Feb. 17 at Halenback Hall.”

MSUM Men and Women end regular season with wins, WDAY: “No. 21-ranked Minnesota State Moorhead ended the regular season on a seven-game win streak with a 62-56 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball win over Minnesota Duluth Saturday.”

Dragon Men and Women each earn overtime wins over SCSU, WDAY: “The 21st ranked MSUM Dragon Men won their 23rd game of the season, beating SCSU 104-97 in overtime. The 12th ranked Dragon Women also needed overtime to beat the Huskies. Drew Sannes scored 22 points, adding 13 rebounds as MSUM won 81-77. Karla Nelson earned her 300th win in the process.”