Politics & Elections

Minnesota House Passes Bill Increasing Restrictions on Abortions

  ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota House has passed legislation that would increase restrictions on abortions. The bills, passed on the strength of Republican votes, require abortion providers to obtain permits from the state's health department and would ban…

Gov. Burgum Signs "Andrew's Law"

  BISMARCK, N.D. -- Gov. Burgum has signed "Andrew's Law" to establish protections for confidential drug informants. The action comes more than three years after 20-year-old college student Andrew Sadek was found dead in a river with a bullet in…

Grand Forks Politician Accused of Domestic Violence

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A frequent political candidate and member of the Libertarian party is accused of domestic violence. Roland Riemers, 73, of Grand Forks made his first court appearance this afternoon on one count of simple assault, a…

ND Senate Kills Gun Measure Endorsed by House

  BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Senate has killed a measure that would allow any elected official to carry a hidden firearm in a government building or at a public gathering. The House had overwhelmingly endorsed the bill earlier…

Friday, April 21st Declared "Prince Day" Across Minnesota

  MINNESOTA -- Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as ``Prince Day'' across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations…

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