Extension

Delegation asks IRS to extend income tax deadline due to blizzard

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – Due to severe weather, North Dakota’s congressional delegation is asking the IRS to extend the income tax filing deadline for state residents. Sens. Kevin Cramer, John Hoeven and Rep. Kelly Armstrong sent the request to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig. The delegation wants the IRS to extend the federal income tax filing deadline and waive penalties for late…

Governor Walz extends peacetime emergency

The extended declaration will last until July 13.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz has extended the COVID-19 peacetime emergency. The peacetime emergency declaration allows the state to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic strategically. According to Gov. Walz, the declaration will protect Minnesotans against evictions and wage garnishments, provide expedited PPE shipments and will protect workers from unsafe conditions. “Minnesotans’ health and safety is our top priority, and the…

Walz Likely to Extend Peacetime Emergency Wednesday

KVRR will have a live stream of the Governor's press briefing at 6 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9)–Top Minnesota lawmakers are expecting Gov. Tim Walz to extend his peacetime emergency powers to fight the coronavirus on Wednesday, the day they’re currently set to expire. By law, Walz has to extend his emergency declaration every 30 days to have the authority to close businesses, order people to shelter at home, and carry out dozens…

City of Fargo Extends Contract with Longtime City Attorney

The contract is worth between $4 and $5 million

  FARGO, ND — Fargo is extending its contract with longtime City Attorney Erik Johnson and his firm for millions of dollars. Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig cast the only “no” vote on the five-year contract extension. He said the city should have an open process to hear from other law firms interested in the position. Commissioner John Strand says…

North Dakota Ranchers Offered More Time to Apply for State Aid

The money will help them pay the cost of hauling in hay to maintain their herds through the winter

  NORTH DAKOTA — Drought-stricken North Dakota ranchers are being given more time to apply for state aid. The money will help them pay the cost of hauling in hay to maintain their herds through the winter. The state Agriculture Department is extending the application deadline for the hay-hauling aid program from November 3 to the 13. The program also…

North Dakota Granted Extension for Real ID Act

The federal government has granted the state an extension until October of 2020 to get in compliance with their driver's licenses.

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota has been granted a waiver to get in compliance with the federal Real ID law. The federal government has granted the state an extension until October of 2020 to get in compliance with their driver’s licenses. The Real ID Act was put into place to increase standards for identification requirements for boarding a plane…

MNsure Extends Open Enrollment Period

Signups for shoppers to buy coverage for 2018 on their own begins November 1

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota’s health insurance exchange is extending this year’s open enrollment period. Signups for shoppers to buy coverage for 2018 on their own begins November 1. President Trump’s administration shortened the open enrollment period to last just six weeks and end December 15. But MNsure has announced that it has secured an extension to allow signups to continue…

UND Men’s Basketball Inks Brian Jones to 4-Year Extension

Brian Jones enters 12th season as UND Head Coach.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota athletics director Brian Faison announced Thursday that head men’s basketball coach Brian Jones has signed a contract extension that runs through the 2020-21 season. With the extension, the Rock Island, Ill., native is set to embark on his 12th season as UND’s head coach in 2017-18. This past season, Jones led the Fighting Hawks to their…