Author: Jim Monk

Video: Multiple fireball sightings reported in Minnesota, North Dakota

FARGO (KVRR) – A large meteor that appeared as a fireball with a bright tail lit up the skies across North Dakota, Minnesota and Canada. According to the American Meteor Society, the fireball was reported by at least 32 people at around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Witnesses reported  seeing the fireball in southern, central and northwestern Minnesota, eastern North Dakota and…

Minnesota GOP lawmakers silent on blame for Capitol siege

MINNEAPOLIS – The four Republicans in Minnesota’s congressional delegation split on whether to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Electoral College. But they remained silent on whether President Trump and other GOP leaders bear any blame for the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Minnesota Democrats held little back on a day when top Democratic leaders called for Trump’s removal…

Heitkamp: Remove Trump now

MANDAN, N.D. (KVRR) – Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says President Trump needs to be removed from office. “Absolutely” Heitkamp said in an interview with KVRR News. “This is not a normal time. Anyone who thinks this is a normal time, recalculate your thinking and think about whether that person should be allowed to sit behind the resolute…

Cramer, Hoeven, Armstrong safe after violence breaks out at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (KVRR/KFGO) – Sen. Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong say they are safe after violence broke out inside the U.S. Capitol. Both declined further comment as protesters surrounded the US Capitol and some entered the building. Early on, Sen. Cramer said he was trying to avoid external communications to maintain the secrecy of his location and other members of…

Walz loosens Minnesota’s COVID-19 restrictions

INDOOR DINING CAN RESUME JAN. 11

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) – Gov. Tim Walz has announced several changes to a long list of coronavirus-related executive orders. The loosened restrictions will go into effect Jan. 11. “The situation in Minnesota is undeniably better than it was last month,” Walz said. “We have reasons to be optimistic, and Minnesotans’ sacrifice and commitment to their communities helped change the…