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Bismarck-Mandan Region Working to Raise Money for Emergency Housing

The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance

  BURLEIGH COUNTY, N.D. — The Bismarck-Mandan region is closer in meeting the funds needed to help the homeless with emergency housing. The Burleigh County Commission has put together $6,000 to help with assistance. This is in addition to the Bismarck City Commisson’s $10,000 and the United Way’s raising of $292,000. City leaders say they need about $325,000 to keep…

Carnahan Gets Commission Request on Large Donations for the Minnesota GOP

Carnahan is bringing in a salary of $67,000 a year

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Republican Party leaders have agreed to their chairwoman’s demands of seeking a cut in large donations to the party. Jennifer Carnahan requested a 10 percent commission on any large donations that come in for the party because one of the major parts of her job is fundraising. Carnahan is bringing in a salary of…

Minnesota’s Republican Party Chairwoman Seeking Commission on Large Donations

Carnahan says her annual salary of 67,000 isn't enough and fundraising is the most important thing she does

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s Republican Party chairwoman wants a personal cut from large donations to the party. Jennifer Carnahan is seeking a 10 percent commission on big donations, though she doesn’t specify what size donations would qualify. Carnahan says her annual salary of 67,000 isn’t enough and fundraising is the most important thing she does. Ted Lovdahl says…

President Trump Appoints New Member to Sen. Heitkamp’s Commission on Native Children

The commission was created to find strategies to help Native American Children overcome poverty, substance abuse and domestic violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp says she wants Native American children to be given every opportunity to succeed, regardless of the odds stacked against them. President Trump has appointed another member of the Commission on Native Children, which was created by Heitkamp’s bipartisan bill that became law last October. The commission was created to find strategies to…

Mayors’ Blue Ribbon Commission Hopes to Educate People on Struggles with Addiction

The commission is getting out into the community because members say addiction shouldn't be a closet discussion

FARGO, ND — The Mayors’ Blue Ribbon Commission is trying to educate more people in the Metro about what it means to struggle with addiction. More than 10 people died from an opioid overdose in Fargo-Moorhead from January to September 2017. The commission is getting out into the community because members say addiction shouldn’t be a closet discussion. They say…

Positive News for Former Fargo Police Officer

The board voted 6 to 2, saying Boelke did not violate the group's code of conduct

  BISMARCK, ND — North Dakota’s Peace Officers Standards and Training Board has voted in favor of a former Fargo officer who was fired in August for his poor work performance. David Boelke says he is satisfied with the state’s decision and while it will not allow him to get his job back, he is still able to apply for…

Bismarck City Officials Working to Find Ways for Help the Homeless

The United Way has been helping since the closure

  BISMARCK, ND — Bismarck city officials are trying to find new ways of helping the homeless population after the closure of the men’s shelter. The City Commission is working with its budget committee to see how much money they would need to get a shelter up and running. They are hoping to be able to find between $5,000 and…

Former Fargo Police Officer’s Appeal Denied By Full City Commission

The Fargo Civil Service Commission Also Denied His Appeal In September

FARGO, ND — Former Fargo Police Officer David Boelke appealed his termination to the Fargo Civil Service Commission, but was denied.  His latest attempt was in front of the Fargo City Commission. The mayor says it wasn’t an easy decision. “Everybody wanted to very much make sure they thoughtfully talked about this termination and gave Dave Boelke a real opportunity…

Days After Oil Spill, Construction Approved for TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline

After nine years, two presidential orders and dozens of lawsuits, the pipeline is being built. Fox News reporter, Mike Tobin, has more.

NEBRASKA — The Keystone pipeline is finally approved for construction by Nebraska regulators, but it comes just days after a devastating oil spill. After nine years, two presidential orders and dozens of lawsuits, TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline has finally cleared its last regulatory challenge with Public Service Commissioners in Nebraska voting to approve the pipeline’s route through their state. Some…

Former Fargo Police Officer Appealing Termination

Commissioners on Monday approved the notice of appeal filed by Dave Boelke's attorney

  FARGO, ND — A fired Fargo police officer is appealing his termination to the city commission. Commissioners on Monday approved the notice of appeal filed by Dave Boelke’s attorney. Chief Dave Todd fired the 15-year police department veteran in August. Todd said Boelke made “intentional and willful decisions” not to respond to calls, not to collect evidence and showed…