Politics & Elections

Senator Hoeven Asking for More Help for Officers at DAPL Site

Senator Hoeven is encouraging the new director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide more officers to help local authorities clear out the remaining pipeline protesters. Hoeven also met with Interior Department nominee Ryan Zinke to talk about the…

Council Member Hopeful for Railroad Underpass

A $42 million railroad underpass project south of Moorhead High School is included in Governor Dayton's bonding bill. A city council member says this project is crucial to maintaining public safety. A…

DAPL Opponent Refusing to Testify in Grand Jury Investigation

A federal grand jury is looking into the violent clash between Dakota Access pipeline opponents and officers in November. Pipeline opponent Steve Martinez has been ordered to testify regarding Sophia Wilansky's arm injury due to an explosion. Protesters say the…

Will Moorhead Get Their $42 Million Railroad Underpass?

  Gov. Dayton is asking the Minnesota Legislature to pony up for public construction projects. He has unveiled his $1.5 billion wish list of infrastructure upgrades, new buildings and early learning centers. A long sought after railroad underpass for Moorhead…

Minnesota House Begins 2017 Session

Minnesota's newly renovated capitol also held its first legislative session of the year. Gov. Dayton will give his State of the State on January 23. Republicans dominate both the House…

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven Sworn in for Second Term

Congress is also back in session and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was sworn into office for his second term. Vice President Biden administered the oath to Hoeven who was joined by his wife, Mikey. The Republican senator has been…

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