Politics / Elections

N.D. U.S. House Candidates Address Abortion Issue at Prairie Public Debate

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — Prairie Public hosted a debate Tuesday between the candidates for North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat. Former Miss America and Harvard Law School graduate Cara Mund is running as an Independent. She is taking on Republican. Rep. Kelly Armstrong, an attorney and former state party chairman who cruised to re-election victory two years ago. When Mund…

Audit finds discrepancies associated with building leased by ND Attorney General’s office

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFGO) – An audit requested by the Legislature’s Audit and Fiscal Review Committee has shed more light on a nearly $2 million cost overrun on a building in Bismarck leased by the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office. The audit found that Republican State Rep. Jason Dockter of Bismarck is a co-owner of the building, which was leased while…

Former President Trump Weighs In On Death of Teen At Hands of SUV Driver

FOSTER CO., N.D. — (AP/KVRR/FOX) — There is little indication that an 18-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in McHenry, North Dakota in Foster County was a political extremist like the driver claimed. And now former President Donald Trump is weighing in. Shannon Brandt is accused of hitting Cayler Ellingson with his vehicle on September 18th following…

Walz, Fischbach & state DFL & GOP candidates push voters to get to the polls

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – DFL and Republican leaders come to Moorhead on the first day of early voting in Minnesota to let people know they have options to cast their ballot. “Today is the first day of early voting which is pretty much a holiday,” DFL Minnesota House District 4B candidate John Hest said. “Forty-six days, and I’ll keep saying…

Rep. Fischbach selling items with ‘Let’s go, Brandon’ on them on campaign website

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach doesn’t believe it’s a controversy that she’s selling seven items on her website with the term “Let’s go, Brandon” on them. At an October 2021 NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway, Brandon Brown won his first Xfinity Series. The crowd behind him chanted “F*** Joe Biden.” An NBC reporter suggested they were cheering…

Walz fights to give frontline bonus pay to Minnesotans working in other states

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Governor Tim Walz said, if elected to a second term, he will fight to allow Minnesotans working in other states to get frontline worker bonus pay. Walz’s original plan gave $1 billion to those workers and $1 billion to workers and businesses in the hospitality industry. That was modified by the Legislature. Only workers living in…

MN AG Keith Ellison visits Red River Women’s Clinic

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison tours the Red River Women’s Clinic’s new facility in Moorhead saying it’s up and functioning well. He calls the staff “vibrant” and ready to help women during a difficult time. Ellison says if a state tries to file criminal charges against a women getting an abortion in Minnesota, he will file…

Fargo Public Schools looks into building a new middle school & high school

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo School Board approves the first reading of a 10-year long-range facilities plan. It looks into building a new middle school and high school since Bennett Elementary is nearing capacity. A middle school could be built on eight acres directly east of Davies High School. It could have children in grades five through nine to…

Judge orders appointment of special master to review seized Trump records

FLORIDA (FOX NEWS) A federal judge ordered Monday that an independent special master be appointed to review the records seized by the FBI during its raid of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home and ordered the Justice Department stop its own review of the material for investigative purposes. U.S. District Judge from the Southern District of Florida Judge Aileen M. Cannon ordered that…

Democrat Mark Haugen Suspends Campaign For U.S. House In N.D.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Democratic backed candidate for North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat is dropping out of the race, just months before the election. Mark Haugen put out a Tweet saying, “Effective immediately, I am suspending my campaign. Thank you to all my supporters.” Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong, the incumbent, thanked Haugen for throwing his hat in the…