Proposed Bill Gives ND School Districts Option of Online Learning on Snow Days

With virtual learning, school districts don't have to make up days from bad weather

NORTH DAKOTA –  A proposed bill offers online learning on days where school is called off because of bad weather. If the bill becomes law in North Dakota, school districts across the state would be able to decide whether or not they want to put the plan in place. The bill was introduced by Rep. Jim Grueneich of Jamestown. KVRR reached…

Proposed Citizenship Question Causes Concern for 2020 Census

Officials say an accurate count is essential for federal grant allocation

FARGO, N.D. — A proposed addition to the 2020 census is causing concern for the accuracy of data on people in the country. A possible question on citizenship has opponents worried certain populations will be discouraged from answering in fear of potential consequences. The Trump administration argues that the citizenship question is essential for enforcing the Voting Rights Act. “I can’t…

Southern Minnesota Blasted with Winter Weather

One hundred flights have been canceled

MINNESOTA — Flights from Fargo to Minneapolis have been canceled after the runways in Minneapolis were closed by a major winter storm. One hundred flights have been canceled. North and southbound lanes of I-29 from Sioux Falls south to the Iowa border are also closed because of heavy snow and strong winds. Numerous vehicles, including jackknifed semis, are stuck along…