Heather Keeler

Moorhead Mayor & Legislature candidates share their priorities at candidate forum

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Moorhead area candidates share their visions for the city and state at a League of Women Voters candidate forum. Mayor Shelly Carlson and Kevin Nese Shores shared their policies for Moorhead. Minnesota Legislative District Four Democrats Rob Kupec, Heather Keeler and John Hest shared their ideas unopposed since Republican candidates Dan Bohmer, Lynn Helmrast and Jim…

Northwest Minnesotans ask questions on surplus during District 4 town hall

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – People from Moorhead to Detroit Lakes take part in a town hall to hear from their state senator and representatives. Minnesota has the only divided Legislature in the country, so passing anything requires some comprise. People wanted to know how State Senator Kent Eken and State Representatives Paul Marquart and Heather Keeler would like the Legislature to…

Frontline workers and DFLers push for Legislature to pass pandemic bonuses

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – Minnesota frontline workers and Democrats call for immediate action in the legislature to deliver a $1 billion package giving them a pandemic bonus. The plan gives 667,000 health care, nursing home, maintenance, child care, and education workers $1,500 bonuses. To qualify, someone must have worked at least 120 hours between March 15th, 2020, and June 30th of…

NW Minnesota lawmakers discuss 2021 legislative session

MINNESOTA (KVRR) — A Minnesota Legislative wrap-up with District 4 legislators discusses actions and support they took during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the COVID-19 pandemic upended many Moorhead businesses, Minnesota State lawmakers discuss the resiliency the community had to come back from difficult times,” DFL State Representative Heather Keeler of Moorhead said. With the Cares Act that…

Keeler eager to represent Moorhead & Oakport Township in the Minnesota House

Keeler defeated Republican candidate Edwin Hahn for the district 4A seat and will represent Moorhead and Oakport Township on the state level.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — After months worth of mostly-virtual campaigning, Democratic candidate Heather Keeler won the first political race she has been in. “I am extremely humbled because it shows that the community has had my back through this,” said Keeler. “I am also really proud of my team knowing that I did not do this alone. I had a phenomenal…

DFL Backed Keeler Projected Winner of 4A House Race in Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There is a projected winner in the Democratic primary race for Minnesota State House in District 4A which serves Moorhead and Oakport. Heather Keeler grabbed 1,872 votes to Chuck Hendrickson’s 956 with all precincts reporting. Some last minute absentee ballots are still expected be added to the final count. Keeler is an activist and was endorsed by…

DFL State House candidates discuss race to represent Moorhead, Oakport Township

The primary is on Tuesday and whoever wins will go against Republican Edwin Hahn in November.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Heather Keeler is a native of Lake Andes, South Dakota and is the vice chair of the Moorhead Human Rights Commission. She says growing up not seeing people who look like her in positions of power inspired her to take matters into her own hands. “I need to have the courage to step up. We need to…

Moorhead Parents Start Community Supply Drive to Support Families

The organizers say they have already received a $1,000 donation.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–With many families working and learning from home, three Moorhead parents have started a community supply drive to support Moorhead Area Public Schools, students and families. The Moorhead Community Supply Drive is asking for donations to support the childcare services provided for essential workers and to implement distance learning at West Central Juvenile Center. Donations can be anything from…