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GOP Convention Wraps Up in Minnesota: Latest on the Nominations

EARLIER TODAY, THE G–O–P ENDORSED JEFF JOHNSON  FOR GOVERNOR...

MINNESOTA — The Minnesota Republican Party  wrapped up their convention in Duluth. Earlier today, the GOP endorsed Jeff Johnson for Governor and candidates for the state’s constitutional offices. “Are we a party of the political class, the wealthiest donors, the lobbyists, or are we a party of grass roots republicans?” Johnson said. The Minnesota GOP endorsed Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff…

Democratic Convention Nominates Heitkamp for U.S. Senate

She has held her seat since 2013

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Heidi Heitkamp has secured the Democratic Party’s endorsement for U.S. Senate. She beat opponent Dustin Peyer in a landslide, earning almost 500 delegate votes. Heitkamp has held her Senate seat since 2013. She highlighted several bills she’s sponsored during her time in the Senate, from the farm bill to an anti–LGBT discrimination bill and a bill to…

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…

Gackle Man Re-Elected President of the ND Stockmen’s Association

Zenker has been a Stockmen's member for 24 years

NORTH DAKOTA — Warren Zenker of Gackle will lead North Dakota’s largest rancher organization for another year. The Logan County rancher was re-elected president of the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association at the group’s recent 88th annual convention and trade show in Fargo. Zenker has been a Stockmen’s member for 24 years. His family runs a farm, ranch and feedlot. The…

Fargo Corecon 2017 Kicks Off

Corecon takes place once a year and gives people a chance to embrace their inner geek

FARGO, ND — People from all over the country are gathering right here in Fargo for an “out of this world” convention. Corecon takes place once a year and gives people a chance to embrace their inner geek. It is an opportunity to meet people with similar interests, a chance to craft the craziest costume and enter into a different…

New Convention Center in the Works for West Fargo

A new space for shows and conferences may be coming to the metro

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A new convention center is in the works for West Fargo. The Red River Valley Fair and the city are working on this $20 million project. In the midst of a growing community, some say the Fargodome is not enough. “Which is a great problem to have, the Fargodome is busy,” said Charley Johnson with the…