North Dakota Democratic Party Endorses Zach Raknerud For Congress

He will challenge Republican Rep. Kelly Armstrong

FARGO, N.D. — In a virtual convention due to coronavirus concerns, the North Dakota Democratic Party endorsed Zach Raknerud of Minot to run for the U.S. House of Representatives. The House seat is currently occupied by Republican Representative Kelly Armstrong, who is seeking reelection. Raknerude unsuccessfully ran for state legislature in 2018. He says from that experience and over the…

Census Committee Meets With Faith Based Organizations To Discuss 2020 Census

They are trying to find ways to target the audience that is usually missing from the census.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- They talked about why it’s important to fill out the census and how it impacts the community as a whole. The Federal funding that comes back to the state is determined by the count and the  money is used for a number of things including roads and schools. They are trying to find ways to target the audience…

Cass County Asking Voters To Help Decide On New “I Voted” Sticker

The Winner Will Be Decided In April

FARGO, N.D. – Cass County is asking people to vote for the newest “I voted” sticker for the 2020 primary. The over 100 submissions crafted by the young artists of fourth grade classrooms across the county are being used to encourage voter registration. The winning vote will get passed onto the state government to compete against other counties with the…

First Babies Born In FM Metro In 2020 Are Cousins

Aubree Was Born At Essentia While Katalaya Was Born At Sanford

Aubree Joy & Kaytlynn Hoekstra FARGO, N.D. — There is a great twist in the story of the first babies born in the FM metro in 2020. Aubree Joy was the first newborn in 2020 at Essentia Health just before 8 a.m. Thursday. Her parents are Kaytlynn Hoekstra and Shawn Peterson. Kaytlynn’s brother Devan Foley and his girlfriend Cathy Krejci…

Sanford Health Medical Center Welcomes Its First Baby Born In 2020

Katalaya Selena Foley was born at 12:51 weighing 6 pounds and 10 ounces.

FARGO, N.D.- The couple met when they were just 12-years-old. They were overjoyed when they found out that they were expecting their first baby. “She came up to me and I was grabbing something out of the fridge. She came up and just started smiling and I was like, no way. And we went to the hospital and she sent…

North Dakota Gov. Burgum Announces Plans to Seek Reelection

Burgum defeated Democrat Marvin Nelson and Libertarian Marty Riske in the November 2016 gubernatorial election.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum has announced his plans to seek reelection in 2020. In a video announcement posted on YouTube Thursday, Burgum highlights accomplishments since he and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford took office three years ago. Burgum says they are “reinventing government with modern business efficiencies” and have “turned a budget shortfall into a budget surplus and cut government spending…

St. Louis Park City Leaders Reinstate Pledge of Allegiance After Backlash

President Trump Even Tweeted That The Pledge Was Under Siege And He Vowed To Win Minnesota in 2020

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption ST. LOUIS PARK, MN — The St. Louis Park City Council has voted to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance. After recently voting to reduce the recital of the Pledge, the council received significant pushback from community members and from President Donald Trump. Council member Thom Miller started the meeting by moving to reinstate the pledge….

President Trump Vows To Win Minnesota In 2020 Election In Latest Series of Tweets

He is tweeting again about the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump is tweeting again about the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The president wrote that the pledge is under siege and, “That is why I am going to win the Great State of Minnesota in the 2020 Election. People are sick and tired of this disloyalty to our wonderful…

2020 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener Heading To Otter Tail County

Thumper Pond Resort Will Serve As Event Headquarters

OTTER TAIL CO., MN — Next year’s Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener has already been announced and it’ll be a lot closer to our neck of the woods. The governor and others will head to Thumper Pond Resort in Otter Tail County. Thumper Pond will serve as the event headquarters from May 7 -10 in 2020. The 73rd annual Governor’s Fishing Opener…

Klobuchar During Town Hall: President Should Govern “From Opportunity & Not Chaos”

MILWAUKEE – Minnesota Senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar strikes a contrast between herself and President Trump at a Fox News town hall. The Democrat says governing from the oval office should come from opportunity and not chaos. Klobuchar says that means seizing challenges and having solutions for real problems. That includes a workforce that shares in the economic prosperity she…