Politics / Elections

Elizabeth Warren Campaigns for a 2nd Day in Minnesota

Warren will visit Better Futures Minnesota on Tuesday.

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N.–Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is campaigning for a second day in Minnesota, the home turf of fellow candidate Amy Klobuchar and a state that President Donald Trump hopes to flip into the GOP column next year. Warren will visit Better Futures Minnesota on Tuesday. The Minneapolis nonprofit helps men with a history of imprisonment, homelessness and poverty achieve…

Calling for Action on Two-Year-Anniversary of Savanna Greywind’s Disappearance, Murder

Savanna's Act was blocked in the House in December

FARGO, N.D. — The memory of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind still lives on, as well as the pain that comes along with her tragic story. “My heart hurts a lot when I think of her and her family and that baby and the longing her spirit probably has for her daughter. And I never want to see that again for any…

Israel Bans Minnesota’s Omar, Tlaib from Entering Country

It is in keeping with a policy of denying entry to those who advocate boycotts of Israel.

JERUSALEM – Israel’s deputy foreign minister says the government has decided to bar two U.S. Democratic congresswomen who support the international boycott movement from entering the country. Tzipi Hotovely told Israel Radio that “Israel has decided not to allow” Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota to visit as planned. She says it is in keeping with…

Sen. Tina Smith Creates Rural Economic Working Group

the goal of the group is to take innovative ideas from small communities and incorporate them to ones who need more help throughout the U.S.

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Taking innovative ideas from rural communities in Minnesota and incorporating them at the federal level. Senator Tina Smith says that’s what can really help some change places across the country need. She announced she is starting a bipartisan Senate “Rural Economic Working Group.” And she’s doing it alongside Republican South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds. “Our…

Jeffrey Epstein Has Died Overnight By Suicide

CNN — Jailed multimillionaire financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein died overnight by suicide, according to two law enforcement sources. He was taken from New York’s Metropolitan Correctional Center at 3:30 a.m. Saturday in cardiac arrest and died at an area hospital, the sources told CNN. Epstein, 66, had been jailed since early July, when he pleaded not guilty to…

HUD Secretary Ben Carson Tours Housing Facility in Grand Forks

He says local, state and federal officials must work together to implement more "housing-first" projects

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Sometimes, life throws you one curve ball after another.  “I worked at Canad Inns for eight and a half years, then my wife passed away and I kind of lost it. Ended up at the Northlands Rescue Mission. I lost my job at Canad Inns. Just couldn’t handle my wife passing away,” said LaGrave on First…

Trump Heads to Dayton Hospital, Protesters Await

Trump will be visiting Miami Valley Hospital to thank first responders and hospital staff, as well as meet with victims and their families.

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Donald Trump is visiting Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas on Wednesday. President Donald Trump and the first lady are heading to the hospital in Dayton, Ohio, where many of the victims of Sunday’s attack were treated. The White House says Trump will be visiting Miami Valley Hospital to thank first responders and hospital staff, as…

Sen. Hoeven Hosts Roundtable Discussion Around Market Facilitation Program Payments

The USDA is Providing Assistance to Eligible Farmers Impacted by Tariffs

FARGO, N.D. — With tariffs, trade negotiations and low commodity prices, farmers are still struggling. The USDA is providing eligible farmers nationwide with $14.5 billion in Market Facilitation Program payments. But North Dakota producers have a unique set of challenges. “Certainly some crop diversity that we don’t see everywhere across the country. Weather challenges, obviously, too that compound the situation that…