Politics / Elections

Minnesota Opens Early Voting in March 3 Presidential Primary

It's Minnesota's first presidential primary since 1992.

MINNEAPOLIS–Minnesota voters became some of the first in the country to cast ballots in the presidential primaries as polls opened for the state’s Super Tuesday contest. Eligible voters can now vote at county courthouses across the state, and early voting stations in some cities, and they can also request absentee ballots for the March 3 primary. But the votes won’t…

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal

WASHINGTON – The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial. The vote was 89-10. The measure goes to Trump for his signature. It would replace the 25-year-old North American Free…

North Dakota Agriculture Leaders React To Phase One Trade Agreement

North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction.

WASHINGTON — After President Trump signed the Phase One Trade Agreement with China, markets are now being reopen after nearly two years of tariffs. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, who was at the signing, says this is a big first step in the right direction. “I really feel there is a lot of value here because it adds stability…

Nancy Pelosi Announces 7 Impeachment Managers for Senate Trial of Trump

Democrats are also preparing a vote to send the Trump impeachment articles to the Senate.

WASHINGTON–House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the impeachment managers for the trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate in a press conference on Wednesday morning. The managers include Adam Schiff of California, Jerry Nadler of New York, Val Demmings of Florida, Hakeem Jeffries of New York, Jason Crow of Colorado, Sylvia Garcia of Texas and Zoe Lofgren of California. Schiff is…

City of Fargo and Airport Authority Reconcile, Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two.

FARGO, N.D.  – “What we ended up with is what we needed, and that is an agreement, and that will carry us far into the future,” said Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Over the last couple of months, the City of Fargo and the Municipal Airport Authority have been in heated discussions regarding the Memorandum of Understanding between the two….

LIVE: Vote for Voting!

Finally! An election 2020 story that won't be met with groans of "already????"

You may have felt, over the course of the past year, it was simply too soon for all the election 2020 coverage we brought you. But you’ll probably agree it’s never too soon to get kids excited about the right to vote, and now, you can get involved. Fourth graders from around North Dakota submitted their best designs for the…

Cass County Asking Voters To Help Decide On New “I Voted” Sticker

The Winner Will Be Decided In April

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County is asking people to vote for the newest “I voted” sticker for the 2020 primary. The over 100 submissions crafted by the young artists of fourth grade classrooms across the county are being used to encourage voter registration. The winning vote will get passed onto the state government to compete against other counties with the…

Pelosi Says House is Moving to Send Impeachment to Senate Next Week

Pelosi has held on to the articles in a standoff with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House will take steps next week to send articles of impeachment to the Senate for President Donald Trump’s Senate trial. In a letter Friday to her Democratic colleagues, Pelosi said she has asked Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to be prepared to bring to the floor next week a resolution to…

Concerned Citizens Talk US-Iran Conflict

The latest escalation in the conflict comes after an airstrike authorized by President Trump killed Qasem Soleimani.

FARGO, N.D. – Missiles landed at two U.S. bases in Iraq late Tuesday evening. Another escalation in a series of back and forth attacks between the U.S. and Iran. “My first priority, as i’m sure is everybody’s, are the lives of American’s in Iraq, Iran, and the Middle East. Thankfully there were no casualties among Americans or our allies, and…

USMCA one step closer to being passed

WASHINGTON – The Senate Finance Committee approves USMCA. Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith says she will vote in favor of the trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The bill includes provisions she fought for like strengthening protections for workers and improving access to affordable medicines. Smith says it’s important to open new markets for agriculture and end unfair Canadian milk pricing…