ENDORSEMENT

Rep. Keith Ellison Speaks with Voters in Moorhead During AG Campaign Stop

He wants to take on a variety of issues, from economic fairness to the fight against opioids

MOORHEAD, Minn. —┬áRep. Keith Ellison stopped by Moorhead for a town hall event in his campaign for Minnesota’s Attorney General. Ellison is also the Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee. He says he hopes the DNC will be more focused on listening to the people. As AG, he says he wants to take on many issues from economic fairness…

North Dakota GOP Endorses U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer for U.S. Senate

Cramer will face incumbent North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp in November election

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — During his speech to delegates at the Republican convention in Grand Forks, Cramer said “Washington has forgotten how to listen” and that there’s been too much taxation and too much regulation. With the endorsement secured, Cramer is now focused on the long campaign ahead. “There’s nothing like being with 1600 of your closest friends. Getting their…

Clay County Sheriff Makes Endorsement For His Replacement

Sheriff Bill Bergquist has endorsed Mark Empting to become the next Clay County Sheriff

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist has endorsed Mark Empting to take his job. In a statement, Bergquist said Empting has the experience and enthusiasm desired to be sheriff. Empting has been with the sheriff’s office nearly 16 years and has risen to the rank of lieutenant. Other declared candidates for sheriff include Mark Hendrickson, Scott Steffes and…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, says he's up for the challenge

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he’s up for the challenge. If he wins party endorsement at next year’s state convention, he’ll take on the Democrat who beat her…

Iron Eyes Makes Plea on Riot Charges in Morton County

Protesters maintain they were peacefully assembling on land they believe rightfully belongs to American Indians

  MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — An American Indian activist accused of inciting a riot during the Dakota Access protests has pleaded not guilty. Chase Iron Eyes and 73 others were arrested February 1 after setting up teepees on land that authorities say was owned by the pipeline developer. Protesters maintain they were peacefully assembling on land they believe rightfully belongs…