CAMPAIGN

Fargo School Board Candidate Hosts Virtual Campaign Event

Seth Holden says he is running a platform on teacher morale

FARGO , N.D. — A candidate for the Fargo School Board is doing some digital campaigning. Seth Holden held a virtual campaign discussion to explain why he’s running for the board. Holden says he is running a platform on teacher morale. The candidate is advocating for more collaborative work between the board with state and local leaders to help increase…

Minnesota DFL Shifting to Virtual Conventions and Campaign Events

The Minnesota DFL Headquarters will be closed to the public.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party has postponed all conventions between March 14 and May 1 in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. Beginning in April, the Minnesota DFL will attempt to hold virtual conventions. All campaign events, including direct voter contact, is shifting online. Chairman of the Minnesota DFL, Ken Martin, said, “This was not an easy decision…

Pete Buttigieg Ends Presidential Campaign

It further narrows the field of Democrats less than a month after he declared victory in the contested Iowa caucuses.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Pete Buttigieg, who rose from relative obscurity as an Indiana mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, ended his campaign on Sunday. The decision came just a day after one of Buttigieg’s leading rivals, Joe Biden, scored a resounding victory in South Carolina that sparked new pressure on the party’s moderate wing to…

Staff in place at Bloomberg Fargo campaign office

The presidential candidate is trying to drum up support before Minnesota's Super Tuesday and North Dakota's caucuses

FARGO, N.D. — Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg is getting his field staff in place ahead of Minnesota’s primary on Tuesday and North Dakota’s caucuses on March 10th. The downtown Fargo campaign office houses 11 field organizers for North Dakota and western Minnesota. Staff members say voters are looking to elect a strong leader with a proven success record. They…

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar makes campaign stop in Fargo

Over 500 people were in attendance

FARGO, N.D. — A warm welcome from the Red River Valley for Sen. Amy Klobuchar as she took the stage at NDSU’s Memorial Union. It’s her first campaign stop following the Nevada caucuses, where she came in 5th with 4.8 percent of the votes. In a sea of green signs and buttons, Klobuchar was greeted warmly not only by local…

Congressman Kelly Armstrong Launches Re-Election Campaign

His campaign promises to address many bipartisan issues, as well as what he says matters most to North Dakotans.

FARGO, N.D. – Congressman Kelly Armstrong launched his re-election campaign with the same slogan from the last campaign, ‘Let’s Get To Work’. “As somebody who served on the judiciary committee, we have done no work in two years on the judiciary committee. All we have done is partisan impeachment. That’s it. That’s all we’ve done for two years. ‘Let’s Get…

Andrew Yang ends presidential campaign

CHICAGO (AP) – Democrat Andrew Yang is suspending his 2020 bid for president. Yang made the announcement Tuesday after expecting a disappointing finish in New Hampshire’s primary. The 45-year-old entrepreneur created buzz for his presidential campaign by championing a universal basic income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month. He was one of the breakout stars of the…

Grand Forks Is Looking For Funds To Build A Memorial In Honor Of Fallen Officers

They launched a campaign in hopes of meeting the goal of $250,000

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -“My entire career, I’ve been thinking, we should have something in the Northern Valley to represent officers that have died in the line of duty to protect their communities,” says Bob Rost the Grand Forks County Commissioner. Four years ago Bob Rost started to think more and more about the idea of building a memorial, and decided…

United Way of Cass-Clay Is Moving Locations

The organization has been in this same location since 1998.

CASS & CLAY COUNTIES- The organization want’s to be able to help more people in the community by allowing for more resources and volunteers. They say this project will have no impact on the current grants they are making to any of their current non-profit partners. United Way will not be using any of the dollars that were raised through…

FM Area Foundation Launches Online Caring Catalog

The campaign runs through December 31.

FARGO, N.D.–The FM Area Foundation’s online crowdfunding campaign titled The Caring Catalog launches today. The Caring Catalog supports 86 local nonprofits and community initiatives in the F-M area, and 100 percent of donations go to the organizations. The FM Area Foundation is also offering opportunities for those making donations to win prizes. On December 3 also known as Giving Tuesday,…