Politics / Elections

Fargo City Commission drafts an action plan to improve Fargo Police

The city administration team would work with police human resources to come up with the plan and they would bring to the commisison.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo City Commission makes the decision to put in motion an action plan to improve the police department. The city administration team would work with police human resources to come up with the plan and they would bring to the commission. Mayor Doctor Tim Mahoney says the Fargo Police Department Performance Action plan involves six…

$60 million to go towards repairing Minnesota bridges in 2022

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Minnesota officials tout $60 million going towards bridge repairs this year. The money is from the infrastructure law signed by President Biden last year. The state’s Department of Transportation says 660 bridges in Minnesota are in poor condition. The state knows all too well how important it is to have updated infrastructure. In 2007, the Interstate 35W…

Dershowitz joins Lindell legal team, calls Jan.6 Committee actions ‘great danger’

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Prominent defense attorney Alan Dershowitz has joined the legal team representing MyPillow founder and Minnesota resident Mike Lindell in a civil rights lawsuit against the congressional committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The Jan. 6 Committee wants Verizon to turn over Lindell’s cell phone records between Nov. 1, 2020 and Jan. 31, 2021.¬† Dershowitz…

ND & MN congressional delegations describe what they saw during the capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – One year ago former President Trump held a “Stop The Steal” rally. Some of his supporters broke into the U.S. capitol while the Senate was certifying election results. “I have vivid memories of being on the Senate floor and watching the Vice President being quickly moved off of the Senate floor trying to understand what was happening…

Drew Wrigley Announces Bid For ND Attorney General

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — The former U.S. Attorney for North Dakota jumps back into politics. Drew Wrigley is seeking the Republican nomination for North Dakota Attorney General. “I’ve established a proven record of Conservative, accountable, law-and-order leadership. And that’s a record on which I stand today as I announce my candidacy for North Dakota Attorney General.” His announcement comes two…

A look back at issues Fargo faced in 2021 with Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The pandemic, permanent flood protection and filling hundreds of open jobs. There have been a lot of difficult issues Fargo has faced this year.¬†Austin Erickson spoke with Mayor Dr. Tim Mahoney to see how the city fared amidst the obstacles. “The biggest thing that’s really happened for Fargo is F-M Diversion is now going through. So,…

LIVE: Creating the Capitol Christmas Tree

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Think your Christmas tree is a tough job to tackle every year? Check out this one. North Dakota’s state capitol is hosting its annual “Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony” Monday night at 5:30. Staff members started work on the 26-foot tree about six weeks ago, when the First Lady chose this year’s theme, “Share Your Story.” It takes 4 to 5…

Former Senator and Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies at 98

North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer Pays Tribute to Dole

Sen. Bob Dole & Kevin Cramer (Undated photo)WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are remembering Bob Dole, a man who defied the odds in war, only to fall short of his ultimate goal in politics. Dole died Sunday. He was 98. After paralyzing wounds in World War II, Dole willed himself to walk again, and ran for Congress with a right arm…