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Heitkamp Speaks at Central States Pension Committee Meeting

She is on a bipartisan committee aimed at solving the pension crisis

FARGO, N.D. —┬áSen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) attended the Central States Pension Committee meeting to talk about the pension crisis. Potential cuts to the current system threaten thousands of retirees across the country. Heitkamp is on a bipartisan congressional pension committee tasked with solving the problem. About 2,000 North Dakotan workers have paid into the Central States Pension Plan. Without a…

Bipartisan Committee Formed To Find Solution to Pension Crisis

Threatens 2,000 North Dakotans and 400,00 Retirees Across The Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A solution for the country’s pension crisis didn’t make it in the final budget, but a bipartisan committee has been set up as a compromise. The pension crisis is threatening 2,000 North Dakotans and 400,000 retirees across the country who paid into Central States Pension Fund and others. The committee will be required to hold at least…

UND Welcomes New Athletics Director

Chaves replaces Brian Faison who retired at the end of 2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND has officially welcomed Bill Chaves to the Fighting Hawks family. A press conference was held in Grand Forks to introduce Chaves as the 16th Athletics Director for the university. He comes to UND after more than a decade at Eastern Washington University. The football program earned seven playoff berths and won the FCS national title…

Tickets for the Super Bowl Experience Now Available

Tickets range from $20 to $35

MINNEAPOLIS — Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis is just under a month away now and final plans are being made for the biggest celebration in Minnesota in years. The Super Bowl is really a 10-day festival leading up to the big game. The events will begin on Friday January 26 with concerts on Nicolette Mall in downtown Minneapolis. It will…

NDSU Falls to No. 4 in Committee FCS Rankings

The Bison lost Saturday's game against South Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State dropped from No. 2 to No. 4 in the FCS Committee Rankings that were released Thursday. The Bison (8-1, 5-1 MVFC) dropped their first game of the season against South Dakota State on Saturday. FCS Committee Rankings 1) James Madison 9-0 2) Jacksonville State 8-1 3) Central Arkansas 8-1 4) North Dakota State 8-1…

Equifax: Top Executives Did Not Engage in Insider Trading

The decision was reached by a committee, who reviewed 55-thousand documents and found no evidence of wrongdoing

  NATIONAL — Four top executives who sold off company stock before Equifax announced its massive data breach are found not guilty of insider trading. The decision was reached by a committee, who reviewed 55-thousand documents and found no evidence of wrongdoing. The committee was not employed by Equifax. The executives admitted they sold millions of dollars’ worth of shares…

West Fargo Officers Meet an FBI Agent Who Could be their New Boss

The FBI supervisory agent works in Kansas City but his family has ties to the F-M area

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Two finalists remain in the running for West Fargo’s police chief opening. One is a North Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant and the other is an FBI supervisory agent whose ties to the FM area go back decades. It’s been four months since West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan was terminated. With complaints from staff which said…

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven Sworn in for Second Term

The Senator was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden and named to five Senate committees

Congress is also back in session and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was sworn into office for his second term. Vice President Biden administered the oath to Hoeven who was joined by his wife, Mikey. The Republican senator has been named to five Senate committees including Appropriations; Energy and Natural Resources; Agriculture; Homeland Security and Indian Affairs. Categories: Local News,…