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Sen. Hoeven Checks On Security Along Northern Border

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption BURKE CO., N.D. — Following his trip south last month, North Dakota Senator John Hoeven is getting a look at operations along the northern border. The Republican is a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Committee. He was joined by county sheriffs from Burke, Divide and Renville counties along with Border Patrol and other…

LIVE: Ice Road Connects Northwest Angle To Rest Of U.S. During Pandemic

Part Of Minnesota Cut Off To Car Traffic Due To Closed Canadian Border

  A part of Minnesota is cut off from the rest of the country because of COVID-19. But now there’s a way to drive there without leaving the U.S. A plowed 30-mile road connects the Northwest Angle to the rest of the U.S. It opened last week. 22 miles of the road are over the ice on the Minnesota part…

Breaking News: Alex Trebek, host of Jeopardy, has died

(CNN)Alex Trebek, the genial “Jeopardy!” host with all the answers and a reassuring presence in the TV game-show landscape for five decades, has died. He was 80 years old. “Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends,” said a statement shared on the show’s Twitter account Sunday. “Thank you, Alex.” The…

Canadian Officials Visiting Fargo to Assess Flooding Risks

The Red River helps assess potential flooding in Manitoba.

FARGO, N.D.–Canadian officials are scheduled to visit Fargo and West Fargo on Tuesday to assess potential flood risks. North Dakota Representative Kim Koppelman coordinated the visit with Minister Ron Schuler, the Manitoba Minister of Infrastructure and member of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly. Due to the Red River flowing northward into Winnipeg, Manitoba and ultimately into Hudson Bay, Canadian officials closely…

Trump: New Trade Deal with Canada, Mexico to Boost US Growth

WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump has signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico. Trump says it replaces what he calls the “nightmare” of a Clinton-area agreement that governed trade among the three countries. Trump says that agreement encouraged factories to leave the United States and relocate south of the border to take advantage of…

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Advances Through More Senate Committees

Sen. John Hoeven says USMCA will provide much needed certainty for our agriculture, energy and other industries

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Our local congressional delegations are praising the advancement of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the trade deal. It has also been approved by the Finance, Energy and Public Works and Budget committees. Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Commerce and the Foreign Relations committees still have to weigh in before going to the full…

Woman Trampled By Horse In Trailer At NDSU Equine Center Dies

The incident happened just before noon on Tuesday

FARGO, N.D. — A woman who was trampled by a horse in a trailer at NDSU Equine Center has died of her injuries. That is according to WPS Transport out of Canada. In a Facebook post, the company says Kim Elliot of Alberta was loading a horse when “it kicked out and got spooked and panicked hurting her further as…

Minnesota Woman Killed By Bear Near Minnesota-Canada Border

The 62-year-old woman has been identified as Catherine Sweatt-Mueller of Maple Plain, Minnesota

ONTARIO, CANADA — A woman was reportedly killed by a bear near the Minnesota-Canada border Sunday evening. The 62-year-old woman has been identified as Catherine Sweatt-Mueller of Maple Plain, Minnesota. Police responded to a call at Red Pine Island on Rainy Lake where a woman said her daughter was attacked by a bear while checking on her dogs. Officers arrived…

McKenzie County Horse Tests Positive For EHV-1

In the last few months, cases have been identified in several U.S. states and Canadian provinces

MCKENZIE, ND — A horse in North Dakota has confirmed positive for the neurologic disease associated with equine herpes virus 1, or EHV-1. The horse is receiving veterinary care in McKenzie County. In the last few months, cases have been identified in several U.S. states and Canadian provinces. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says owners should take care when…