The Mandan Kachinas and the Mandan Motion both placed at the state dance tournament Jan 26-27 in Grand Forks.

The Kachinas placed fourth in the state dance competition and fourth in both the hip hop and kick divisions of small varsity.

This is the first time in Mandan High School's history that the Kachinas have placed in the hip hop division.

The Mandan Motion dance team placed fifth in the dance competition and is the first Mandan middle school team to place in a state tournament.