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Noem bans 'un-American' vaccine passports in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (KVRR) - Gov. Kristi Noem has signed an executive order to ban vaccine passports in South Dakota. "We are not going to restrict freedom with un-American policies like vaccine passports" Noem said on social media. "We’ve resisted government…

Burgum to lift North Dakota emergency declaration April 30

BISMARCK (KVRR) - North Dakota’s COVID-19 emergency declaration will be lifted April 30 as the state continues to shift the focus of its pandemic response efforts to increasing vaccination rates. Gov. Doug Burgum declared a state of emergency in response to…

Fargo Cass Public Health to move vaccine clinic

FARGO (KVRR) - Fargo Cass Public Health says beginning April 26, COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered at its main location at 1240 25th St. South. Vaccine clinics will take place each Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and each…

Burgum signs $680 million infrastructure bonding bill

BISMARCK , N.D. (KVRR) - Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a $680 million bonding package for infrastructure upgrades including flood control, roads, bridges and water projects. Burgum says the package will be funded with Legacy Fund earnings and without raising…

Chauvin held in maximum security prison at Oak Park Heights

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX9) - The Minnesota Department of Corrections released a new mugshot of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin after he was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd and booked into the Oak Park Heights maximum security prison.…

Feds to investigate Minneapolis Police

WASHINGTON  - Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department is opening a sweeping investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis after the guilty verdict in George Floyd’s death. The announcement comes a day after former officer Derek Chauvin was found…

Hoeven, Cramer blast reintroduction of Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (KVRR) - North Dakota's U.S. Senators say the Green New Deal would cost taxpayers a fortune and force the nation's economy into bankruptcy. Members of the progressive "Squad" rallied around a new push for the Green New Deal Tuesday…

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