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Bismarck-Mandan Region Working to Raise Money for Emergency Housing

The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance

  BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck-Mandan region is closer in meeting the funds needed to help the homeless with emergency housing. The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance. This is in addition to the Bismarck City Commisson’s $10,000 and the United Way’s raising of $292,000. City leaders say they need about $325,000 to keep…

Carnahan Gets Commission Request on Large Donations for the Minnesota GOP

Carnahan is bringing in a salary of $67,000 a year

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Republican Party leaders have agreed to their chairwoman’s demands of seeking a cut in large donations to the party. Jennifer Carnahan requested a 10 percent commission on any large donations that come in for the party because one of the major parts of her job is fundraising. Carnahan is bringing in a salary of…

Former Home Where Man Shot Officer Jason Moszer Becomes A New Beginning For One Family

now that the home is rebuilt, the new homeowners will move in during April

FARGO, N.D. — A brand new two-story, dark blue home now sits at 308 9th Avenue North in Fargo. But it’s no ordinary home. It’s one specifically built for heroes. “Every single person in that room, every single person in this house tonight is a hero in one way, shape or form even if all they did was show up tonight,”…

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hits Some Slopes For Sledding

it was a way for all the families that are in the organization to get to know each other

FARGO, N.D. — Sometimes young kids need additional adult mentors, which is why Big Brothers Big Sisters exists. The program pairs children with a big brother or sister and tonight, they got the chance to know other families throughout the community by sledding with one another. KVRR’s Adam Ladwig and his little brother, Garrin, were a few familiar faces participating in…

Flood Diversion Task Force Releases Report on Construction Recommendations

The future of the greater Fargo–Moorhead area has been in question since the destructive flood of 1997

FARGO, ND — The Flood Diversion Task Force has released its recommendations, but does that mean construction will continue for the Red River diversion project? The future of the greater Fargo–Moorhead area has been in question since the destructive flood of 1997. But now, those fears may come to an end with new protections. “It gives people an opportunity to…

Fashion for Men: Thigh-High Ugg Boots Now Available

The boots debuted during men's Fashion Week in Paris and will be available in the fall for over $1,000

INTERNATIONAL — It’s the gift that many say is for the man who has everything…but others may say it’s the gift that just won’t stop giving. French designer, Y-Project, has unveiled his newest creation: Thigh-high Ugg boots for men. The boots debuted during men’s Fashion Week in Paris and will be available in the fall for over $1,000. One Y-Project…

Fargo Civic Center to Host 2nd Women’s March on Saturday

The Fargo Moorhead 2018 Women's March Will Be Held Saturday January 20th

FARGO, N.D. — The Women’s March is back for a second year in the metro and this year they’re saying they want to go a step beyond the march. The event, which will take place this Saturday at the Fargo Civic Center, hopes to encourage more women to participate in politics, both locally and nationally. Eight speakers will kick off…

Salvation Army Announces Final Tally for its 2017 Red Kettle Campaign

The organization rasied over $850,000 during the holiday season

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army fell short of its goal in the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign. According to the organization, they raised over $850,000, which was just short of their $900,000 goal. Cold, snowy weather and the fact that Christmas Eve fell on a Sunday were factors in seeing lower than expected donations. Regardless, the money collected will go…

Governor Burgum Unveils “Vision Zero” Traffic Safety Intiative

The campaign's slogan is "Zero Fatalities. Zero Excuses.''

  NORTH DAKOTA — Gov. Doug Burgum has unveiled the “Vision Zero” traffic safety initiative aimed at preventing deaths on North Dakota roads. The campaign’s slogan is “Zero Fatalities. Zero Excuses.” Burgum says the state Highway Patrol and health and transportation agencies will help educate the public and look at new laws to improve traffic safety. Officials say more than…

Minnesota’s Rep. Emmer Seeking Re-Election to Sixth Congressional District

He was first elected to the House in 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Rep. Tom Emmer will not run for governor or Al Franken’s former Senate seat. Emmer says instead he’ll seek re-election to Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. The Republican and former gubernatorial candidate says he appreciates the support and encouragement he’s received to run for the Senate or for governor. But Emmer says he wants to continue representing…