ANNOUNCEMENT

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz Expected to Close Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

The announcement is expected to come during a news conference at 2 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn–Gov. Tim Walz is expected to announce that Minnesota schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year on Thursday. Walz closed public schools in March and has repeatedly said it was “unlikely” they were reopen. The announcement is expected to come during a news conference at 2 p.m. KVRR will livestream the conference here. Categories: Coronavirus,…

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…

Fargo to Receive $5 Million Award for Energy Efficiency

The announcement was made earlier this afternoon in City Commission chambers

FARGO, ND — Fargo is the $5 million dollar winner of a two-year national competition to promote energy efficiency in small to medium-size cities. The announcement was made earlier this afternoon in City Commission chambers. The Georgetown University Energy Prize competition selected Fargo’s energy efficiency initiative, eFargo, as the winner. The 50 communities competing for the prize were judged based…

Minnesota Governor Campaign Puts White Earth Band of Ojibwe Front and Center

Flanagan is one of two Native Americans serving in the Minnesota House

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A member of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe has been named as a running mate in the Minnesota governor’s race. State Rep. Peggy Flanagan of St. Louis Park has been picked by Congressman Tim Walz. They made a stop in Moorhead to talk with the community. Flanagan is one of two Native Americans serving in the…

Have a Drink: Krystal Company Sets Guinness World Record for Largest Frozen Beverage

The Krystal Company, a restaurant chain, makes the green apple slushie at all of their restaurants and is a favorite among many customers

SLUSHIE RECORD SLUSHIE RECORD SLUSHIE RECORD SLUSHIE RECORD SLUSHIE RECORD NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Krystal Company, with the help of Kool-Aid, made history at the Tennessee State Fair with setting a Guinness World Record for the largest frozen beverage. Nine blenders with nine operators and plenty of other staff used Kool-Aid drink mix to make the world’s largest green apple slushie,…

Understanding DACA and Why it Affects People in the Valley

More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program

FARGO, ND — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, affects more than 800,000 people in the United States. With President Trump’s announcement that he will rescind the program, people all over the country are reacting, including here in Fargo. They’re called DREAMERS. More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump’s decision to end the…

North Dakota GOP Has Concerns About Sen. Heitkamp’s Leadership

They don't agree with her choices on healthcare, jobs, the security of American people and agriculture

FARGO, ND — North Dakota’s GOP wants people in the U.S. Senate who will work in accordance with President Trump’s agenda. They held a press conference to voice concerns they have with legislation by Senator Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat. They don’t agree with her choices on healthcare, jobs, the security of American people and agriculture. North Dakota Young Republicans and…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, says he's up for the challenge

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he’s up for the challenge. If he wins party endorsement at next year’s state convention, he’ll take on the Democrat who beat her…

Allegiant Airlines Strands Passengers in Las Vegas After Flight Cancellation

Allegiant officials said the last minute cancellation was due to mechanical issues

  LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Tourists waiting to fly home out of Las Vegas on Allegiant Airlines are stranded after the airline cancels the flight and won’t make one available until Thursday. Nearly 200 passengers were waiting to fly home to Oklahoma City on Sunday when they were given the announcement. Allegiant officials said the last minute cancellation was due…

New Deal Reached by BCBS MN and Children’s Minnesota

While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A new deal has been reached by BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota Hospital Systems. The organizations made the announcement, which will keep Children’s Minnesota an in-network provider for BlueCross customers. While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years. During negotiations, each organization blamed the other, from…