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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…

Blasey Ford’s Testimony Raises Questions About Sexual Abuse: Fargo Professionals Give Insight

Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted...some of who take years to tell their story

FARGO, N.D. — All eyes and ears across the country were on the Kavanaugh hearing. Many people on social media say the stories told on Capitol Hill have triggered their own past experiences. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen learned more from professionals about victims coming forward. Every 98 seconds an American is sexually assaulted…some of who take years to tell their story….

Former North Dakota Governor’s Mansion To Be Demolished On Friday

The former mansion was completed in 1960 and has been home to nine governors

BISMARCK, N.D. — The old North Dakota governor’s mansion will meet the wrecking ball on Friday. The ranch-style home has been replaced by an adjacent $5 million mansion that’s 13,500 square feet. The former mansion was completed in 1960 and has been home to nine governors. The new home is the third official residence built for North Dakota’s governors. The…