Politics / Elections

Valley City Loses City Attorney

The City Commission and City Attorney Russ Myhre Come to a Separation Agreement

  It’s another shake-up for Valley City. Officials say they are officially hiring a new City Attorney. City Attorney Russ Myhre says he will stay on for six months or until the city commission hires someone for his job. The commission and Myhre reached an agreement with a payout of $150,000¬†over two years. Former Police Chief Fred Thompson resigned earlier…

Heitkamp “Likely” To Stay In The U.S. Senate

Met With President-Elect Donald Trump Earlier This Month

The odds of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp being appointed agriculture secretary by President-Elect Trump appear to be dwindling. In an interview on KFGO’s “News and Views”, Heitkamp was asked whether she intends to remain in the Senate. She said “it’s likely that that’s going to be the outcome from all of this”. Heitkamp met with Trump earlier this month in New…

Presidential Electors Cast Ballots Monday

The race for the White House is almost over. North Dakota’s Presidential Electors will cast their ballots Monday. The meeting will be convened by Governor Burgum at 1 p.m. in the Governor’s Conference Room. The three electors are Beverly Clayburgh of Grand Forks, Duane Mutch of Larimore and John Olson of Bismarck. Secretary of State Al Jaeger will collect the…