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Threat at Cheney Middle School Deemed Not Credible

The school is not releasing specific details about the incident at this time.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–An investigation at Cheney Middle School concluded there is no danger to the school after a threat of school violence was found in a bathroom. The handwritten note was found Thursday morning and immediately brought to the administration who began an investigation. The school says a significant amount of misinformation circulated regarding the incident, and the administration wants…

ND Congressional Candidate Schneider Wants Congress To Have A Say With Tariffs

The congressional candidate and former state senate minority leader says he is truly disappointed in the administration's actions

FARGO, N.D. — Mac Schneider says the trade war with China is affecting North Dakota farmers and ranchers. The congressional candidate and former state senate minority leader says he is truly disappointed in the administration’s actions. He says it is extremely harmful to be in a trade war, not just with China, but with our allies. Schneider is letting the…

Small Business Week Puts Small Businesses in the Spotlight

Small businesses make up over 98 percent of businesses in North Dakota

FARGO, N.D. — National Small Business Week, which runs from April 29 to May 5, celebrates the role that small businesses have throughout the nation. Small businesses have a huge impact on the local economy, making up over 98 percent of all businesses in the state and employing over half of employees in North Dakota. “From a North Dakota economy…

Proposed Citizenship Question Causes Concern for 2020 Census

Officials say an accurate count is essential for federal grant allocation

FARGO, N.D. — A proposed addition to the 2020 census is causing concern for the accuracy of data on people in the country. A possible question on citizenship has opponents worried certain populations will be discouraged from answering in fear of potential consequences. The Trump administration argues that the citizenship question is essential for enforcing the Voting Rights Act. “I can’t…

Trump Administration Takes Back Sodium Restrictions for School Lunches

The new rule also allows schools to have sweetened milk and are not required to served grain-rich products

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Agriculture is putting off reducing the amount of sodium in school lunches. The Obama Administration set the reduced sodium targets to take place in 2018, but the White House now says they don’t have to change through 2019. The food and nutrition service of the Ag Department says allowing the targets to remain…

National and Local Advocates of Planned Parenthood Host Progress on the Prairie Event

Defunding programs and removing access could change the future of millions

FARGO, ND — Advocates of Planned Parenthood gathered downtown to show their support for the organization at their annual Progress on the Prairie event. Former Senator Olympia Snowe says possible changes to Planned Parenthood from the new administration could affect thousands. “‘Where will I get my birth control if you’re not here? What happens if you close your doors?’” asked…

Sheyenne High School Teacher Resigned Over Allegations of Sex, Drugs and “Conduct Unbecoming”

The report stated Doster was drinking with her 18-year-old former students and was highly intoxicated and had trouble standing on her own. KVRR's Erin Wencl contributed to this report.

WEST FARGO, ND —  A West Fargo teacher resigned hours before the start of school on August 29 for an investigation involving alleged sexual conduct with a student/former student, providing alcohol to minors and having alcohol in her classroom. The school district’s personnel file on Elizabeth Doster reveals the investigation began August 9th after a student and parent informed a…

North Dakota Company Awarded Contract to Make President Trump’s “Wall” Prototype

Fisher Sand & Gravel Company was founded 60 years ago and has their headquarters in Dickinson.

DICKINSON, ND — A long standing North Dakota company is one of four firms awarded contracts to make a prototype for the Mexico border wall. Fisher Sand & Gravel Company was founded 60 years ago and has their headquarters in Dickinson. Officials with the U.S. Customs and Border Protections said the prototypes will be built along the San Diego border….

Local Reaction to President Trump’s Tweets on Banning Transgenders from the Military

President Trump says transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U–S Military

FARGO, ND — President Trump said transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military. People in the metro and officials nationwide have shared their opinions. “When we see a move like this from the administration, from way high up, from the top of the administration, it gives me a lot of…

Sen. Hoeven Accuses Obama Administration of DAPL Delays

Senator John Hoeven says the Trump Administration should approve the final easement on DAPL immediately

  Senator Hoeven claims the Obama administration is again trying to delay the Dakota Access Pipeline project by changing the rules. He says a new environmental impact study will impose months and perhaps years of additional delay and difficulty on the people who live and work in the pipeline area. He says the company has complied with all federal and…