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ND Senators, Mayors from Fargo-Moorhead Push for Federal Support of F-M Diversion

The budget the Trump administration released last week included a 16 percent cut to the Army Corps

  REGIONAL — North Dakota’s senators and mayors from Fargo and Moorhead are trying to keep the F-M Diversion on track. Senators Heitkamp and Hoeven along with Fargo Mayor Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Williams met with White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to urge him to continue federal support for the diversion. The budget the Trump administration released last week…

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KVRR LOCAL NEWS @ 9 — Here are some of the stories we are working on bringing you at 9! KVRR Reporter Shiina LoSciuto says North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands boundaries for campus police in the state. KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway brings us his full report on trash on the highway.  If you choose to litter,…

North Dakota Lawmakers One Step Closer to “No Permit Carry and Conceal” Law

Gov. Burgum hasn't said whether he would support the bill

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Carry and conceal without a permit is closer to becoming law in North Dakota. The Senate has approved the measure by a vote of 34 to 13. The House last month passed the proposal that allows people 18 and older to forgo background checks and classes that are now required. Supporters say the bill promotes constitutional…

Have Some Produce? Prairie Roots Co-op Wants You!

They're also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions

FARGO, N.D. — A new co-op soon to open up in Fargo is looking for new employees and farmers. Prairie Roots Co-op is looking for farmers to partner up with to get local produce. They’re also looking to fill spots for a marketing coordinator, department managers and other part time positions. They have seven positions open at this time and…

Moorhead Judge Loses Battle Over Retirement Age in Minnesota

A Ramsey County district court judge ruled that the Minnesota Constitution gives the legislature authority to impose the mandatory retirement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Judge Galen Vaa of Moorhead has lost his legal challenge to a Minnesota law that forces judges to retire at the age of 70. Judge Vaa claims the mandatory retirement age for district court judges is discriminatory and unconstitutional. A Ramsey County district court judge ruled that the Minnesota Constitution gives the legislature authority to impose the…

North Dakota Man Sentenced in Copper Theft in Afghanistan

In February 2013, Guidry was working for a local Afghan company and was arrested after a sting operation was set up

  NATIONAL — A North Dakota man accused of stealing copper wire from Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan is sentenced. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Benjamin Guidry was sentenced to nearly three years in prison following his conviction for theft of government property. In February 2013, Guidry was working for a local Afghan company and was arrested after a sting operation was…

Energy Transfer Partners Report Coordinated Attacks at DAPL Construction Site

Company officials say the project remains on track to start moving oil this week between North Dakota and Illinois

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — The company building the Dakota Access pipeline claims that there have been coordinated physical attacks along the line. The brief court filing late Monday from Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn’t detail the attacks, but said they “pose threats to life, physical safety and the environment.” Company officials say the project remains on track to start…

What’s Got Reporter Nick Broadway So Startled? Find Out on KVRR Local News @ 6!

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KVRR LOCAL NEWS @ 6 — Here’s what we’re working on to bring you at 6: KVRR Reporter Nick Broadway says lawmakers in North Dakota are considering raising the penalty when it comes to motorists who toss trash outside the car while driving down state highways. How much does law enforcement pay attention to the fines in place now?  Find…

FPD Annual Report: Violent Crimes on the Rise, but so are Efforts to Fight Them

Major crimes in the city increased by 12 percent while petty crimes dropped by four percent

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Police Department has released its 2016 Annual Report to the public. Police Chief David Todd said 2016 proved to be a “difficult and challenging year” as the department continues to work through the death of one of their own, Officer Jason Moszer. Officers responded to 78,784 calls in the city, which are up by about five percent…

Fargo City Commission Learning Ways to Boost City’s Economic Growth

Ecenomic Development expert comes to Fargo to discuss successful business incentives

FARGO, N.D. — Economic development has been a hot topic at Fargo City Hall for several months. Fargo City Commissioners said the economic growth over the last two to three decades in the city has been consistent. They said this is all thanks to business incentives and how they play a crucial role in the economy. “If you don’t have…