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Senator Heitkamp Working to Crack Down on Secret Campaign Spending

It's already illegal for foreign nationals or governments to contribute to campaigns in the U.S., and this bill would help make sure those laws are followed

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A group of U.S. Senators is going after secret campaign spending. Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota helped reintroduce the DISCLOSE Act. It would require tax-exempt groups and super PACs that spend money on elections to disclose their spending as well as their major individual sources of funding over $10,000. It’s already illegal for foreign nationals or…

Want an Adult-Sized Big Mac Onesie? McDonald’s to Give Them Away July 26th

On Wednesday, July 26th, customers who use McDelivery through Uber-Eats will snag the merchandise for free

NATIONAL — If you’ve ever wanted an adult-sized onesie with a Big Mac on it, your dreams have come true. McDonald’s has unveiled its new McDelivery Collection, which they describe as a selection of fashion-forward items you can wear. Wear a French-fry themed sweatsuit to the gym or dream of your next McChicken while resting your head on a hamburger…

Fargo Police Set Their Sights on Downtown Bar Bathrooms

Police are putting up ads in bar bathrooms to let people know it's not safe to fight

FARGO, ND — Police are campaigning in a place where everyone goes to at one point or another…bathrooms. After multiple bar fights have taken place in Fargo this year, including one ending with a fatality, police are posting advertising campaigns in bar bathrooms. It’s an effort to urge people to think twice before getting into a fight. Police have been…

North Dakota Highway Officials Increase Littering Fines by 400 Percent

The bill was passed during the last legislative session

FARGO, ND — You may want to reconsider tossing a cigarette out your car window from now on. Highway officials are cracking down on litter by imposing a 400 percent fine increase. Anyone caught tossing trash out on the highway will now have to pay a $500 fine as opposed to the standard $100. The bill was passed during the…

Medaria “Rondo” Arrandondo: The New Chief of the Minneapolis Police Department

The mayor's pick has 28 years of experience with the force. KMSP Fox 9's Iris Perez has this Story from Minneapolis

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — With Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau out, many people are already talking about the man Mayor Betsy Hodges has nominated to become the new chief. Medaria Arrandondo, the man many know as “Rondo” is acting the part-at least for now. “This call of an unknown trouble turned into an officer-involved shooting,” said Chief Arrandondo. During a…

Crookston Man Charged for Setting Off Fireworks in Grand Forks Bar

Ramirez is accused of endangering by fire or explosion, a felony

GRAND FORKS, ND — The man accused of setting off fireworks in a busy Grand Forks bar Saturday night has been charged. Isaiah Ramirez, 20, of Crookston, made his initial court appearance on three charges. Ramirez is accused of endangering by fire or explosion, a felony. He is also charged with giving false information to law enforcement and criminal mischief,…

Castile Family Attorney Now Representing Family of Unarmed Woman Killed by Minneapolis Police

Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved in the case to "effect real change."

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The attorney who represented Philando Castile’s family after Castile was shot and killed by a St. Anthony Police officer and helped negotiate a $3 million settlement from the city is now representing the family and fiancee of the unarmed woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis Police officer. Attorney David Bennett said he is getting involved…

Three Flavors of Bush’s Baked Beans Being Recalled

There aren't any illnesses being reported in connection with the recall

  NATIONAL — Bush Brothers and Company is issuing a voluntary recall of 28 ounce cans of three kinds of it’s popular flavors of beans. The company is asking consumers to throw away the cans after they found potentially defective side seams of the cans. The recall affects the Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and…

Minnesota Woman Killed in Boat Crash on Dinham Lake

Two others in the boat were also taken to a hospital

ELLSBERG TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Authorities are investigating a fatal boat crash on a northeastern Minnesota lake. Four people were on a boat that struck a dock and boat lift on Dinham Lake in Ellsberg Township Saturday night around 11. Fifty-four-year-old Ann Delanghe of Burnsville was thrown into the water and rescued by witnesses on shore. She was later pronounced dead…

Willmar Police Officers on Leave After Shooting

At one point during the encounter, both officers fired their weapons, injuring the man

  WILLMAR, Minn. — Two police officers are on standard administrative leave after a shooting injured a man in Willmar. The officers had responded to a 9-1-1 call of a suicidal man Sunday night around 5:30. When they arrived they found the man in the backyard holding a gun. At one point during the encounter, both officers fired their weapons,…