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Cass County Deputy Jumps Into Race For Sheriff At Last Minute

SHERIFF JESSE JAHNER FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Cass County Sheriff Jesse Jahner has an opponent in his re-election bid and it’s someone from within the sheriff’s office. Cass County Deputy Matthew King of Arthur filed his paperwork to run for sheriff just before the filing deadline on Monday. King has been with the office since 2011. Jahner was first elected…

Rep. Fischbach Running for 2nd Term In MN’s 7th District

LITCHFIELD, Minn. (KVRR) — Rep. Michelle Fischbach is running for a second term in Minnesota’s 7th District. The Republican was first elected in 2020 defeating longtime Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson. Democrats Mark Lindquist and Reed Olson and Libertarian Travis Johnson are also running. Fischbach previously served as Lieutenant Governor and was the first woman to serve as President of the…

North Dakota term limit backers submit signatures

BISMARCK, N.D. – A change to the state constitution that would place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature is a step closer to bringing the issue before voters. Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Tuesday that backers submitted about 46,000 signatures, or more than the 31,164 signatures needed to put the measure to voters in November. Jaeger…

Voters reject bond for new school, approve levy increase in Breckenridge

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – Supporters say they have mixed feelings as voters in the Breckenridge School District approved an operating levy increase but rejected a bond for a new school in Tuesday’s referendum. The levy increase means the school district will have increased per-pupil funding to stabilize finances and continue with student programming, staff, and funding for the technology program….

Minneapolis voters decide to keep police department

MINNEAPOLIS – Minneapolis voters have rejected a proposal to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety. The initiative would have changed the city charter to remove a requirement that the city have a police department with a minimum number of officers. Supporters of the proposal said a complete overhaul of policing was necessary to stop…

Minneapolis voters deciding whether to abolish police department

Police Chief Medaria ArradondoMINNEAPOLIS – Voters in Minneapolis are deciding whether to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety. The election comes more than a year after George Floyd’s death launched a movement to defund or abolish police across the country. Mayor Jacob Frey is also in a tough fight for a second term. He’s…

Grand Forks Public Schools showcases buildings needing improvements ahead of Tuesday’s election

"Our intent is to combine the dollars that we receive to address HVAC issues, to address accessibility issues with bathrooms, to address just general disparity where we have locker rooms that aren't next to gymnasiums,"

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) — The Grand Forks school board is calling on people to vote in a special election that will help fund improvements throughout the district. After failing to pass an 86 million dollar referendum in June, the Grand Forks school district is inviting parents and community members to take an up close look at why the facilities…