Politics & Elections

State Rep. Nelson Pushes For Recreational Marijuana Study

NORTH DAKOTA -- In light of Measure 5 legalizing medical marijuana in North Dakota, one state politician wants to take this a step further. State Representative Marvin Nelson of Rolla wants the legislature to study recreational marijuana. Nelson says this…

First Bill of MN Legislative Session Signed into Law

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the first bill of the 2017 state legislative session into law on Friday. It will provide cuts to 200,000 Minnesotans in an effort to help teachers, college students and homeowners. But Dayton is still debating…

West Fargo Police Chief Placed on Leave

West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan has been put on administrative leave. At this time, city officials and Reitan have yet to comment on why he is on leave. Mayor Rich Mattern and city commissioners had a closed-door meeting late…

Are Police Losing a Tool with Backpage.com?

The site Backpage.com has removed its adult section after a Senate Homeland Security Investigation found it had knowingly facilitated online sex trafficking. Law Enforcement has used the site…

Broadband Internet Coming to More Rural Minnesota Communities

  Minnesota State Officials announce more grants have been secured to help households and business in the state get broadband internet access. Officials say more than 16,000 households will be given access as well as 2,200 business and more than…

North Dakota Lawmaker Proposes End to Blue Law

A Fargo lawmaker wants to do away with North Dakota's Blue Law, or Sunday opening law. Democratic Representative Pam Anderson says her bill will remove all state barriers to retail stores…

BreatheND Urges Lawmakers to Continue Funding

BreatheND asked state legislators to think twice before voting on a bill that would defund the program. In a press conference at Sanford Health in downtown Fargo, employees and advocates of the program…

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