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Harvey Teacher Named 2022 North Dakota Teacher of the Year

State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler, Bret Dockter & Gov. Doug BurgumBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) —  North Dakota’s 2022 Teacher of the Year is…Bret Dockter! He is a sixth-grade teacher at B.M. Hanson Elementary School in Harvey. The award was announced in Bismarck by Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler. Dockter was one of four finalists for the honor….

Feds charge St. Cloud man tied to violent boogaloo movement

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota man whom authorities describe as a self-proclaimed member of the anti-government “Boogaloo Bois” movement and had an interest in killing police is charged with illegal possession of a machine gun. Michael Dahlager,27, of St. Cloud, was ordered to remain in custody until a detention hearing Friday. The complaint states that Dahlager told a confidential informant he…

Sen. Cramer reacts to idea of Biden possibly pardoning President Trump

WASHINGTON – Should President-Elect Biden consider pardoning President Trump in the interest of the nation? Senator Kevin Cramer was asked if that would be a good idea. “Wow. I hadn’t thought about that. Here’s what I do think. I think Joe Biden has a wonderful opportunity to play the pastoral role really. Nobody has that opportunity like the President of…

Following FBI alerts, ND legislators prepare for possibility of violence at State Capitol

North Dakota lawmakers are working with state and local authorities

BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Capitol is one of many across the country preparing to respond to possible armed demonstrations. “We know that just because we’re in North Dakota or Bismarck, North Dakota, doesn’t make us immune from potential acts of violence,” says House Minority Leader Josh Boschee of Fargo. Boschee and Speaker of the House Kim Koppelman of…

Local members of Congress react to insurrection at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON — Politicians from both sides of the aisle across Minnesota and North Dakota took to social media to condemn the actions of those who stormed our nation’s Capitol. Congresswoman Michelle Fischbach of Minnesota wrote: “Respectful disagreement is fundamental to our democracy. The violence that we’re seeing, especially toward law enforcement, is unacceptable.” Sen. John Hoeven and Congressman Kelly Armstrong of…

LIVE COVERAGE: National Guard deployed as Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – One person has been shot at the U.S. Capitol as dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building and violently clashed with police. They have forced lawmakers to be rushed from the building and interrupted challenges to Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Trump issued a restrained call for peace but did not call on his supporters…

Entire NDSU Bison Football Team Heading To The White House On Monday

KVRR's Keith Albertson Is In Washington, D.C. To Cover The Team's Trip And Meeting With President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. — You can bet the majority of NDSU’s football team is heading to bed or already sound asleep at this hour. That’s because the entire team and coaching staff is heading for Washington, D.C. around 4:30 Monday morning to meet the president. We sent KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson there a day early to cover the trip. Keith said:…

88 Veterans Experience Day One of the Honor Flight: KVRR’s TJ Nelson is Live from Washington D.C.

These 87 men and one woman chosen for this flight served their country and this is just one more way to say "Thanks"

WASHINGTON D.C. — Eighty-eight veterans from North Dakota and Minnesota are in Washington, D.C. on the latest Honor Flight. KVRR Anchor TJ Nelson and Chief Photographer John Hanson are traveling with the veterans as they visit the memorials in their honor. It has been a whirlwind day of travel, sightseeing and getting to know one another. These 87 men and…