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“You Gotta Stay Active”: 102-Year-Old Man Continues To Farm

Harwood man wont be retiring anytime soon

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Farmers of all ages were packing in at West Fargo’s Big Iron Farm Show to talk about the latest crop yields and to check out the newest technology. For one Harwood man, this isn’t his first time at the show. “Well Big Iron has been 30 years now,” Earl Mallinger Says. He’s also not new to…

Calling for Action on Two-Year-Anniversary of Savanna Greywind’s Disappearance, Murder

Savanna's Act was blocked in the House in December

FARGO, N.D. — The memory of 22-year-old Savanna Greywind still lives on, as well as the pain that comes along with her tragic story. “My heart hurts a lot when I think of her and her family and that baby and the longing her spirit probably has for her daughter. And I never want to see that again for any…

Senate Passes Massive Defense Bill, House Takes Up Consideration Next

The bill includes a 3 percent pay raise for members of the Armed Forces

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate has passed a massive $750 billion defense bill on a bipartisan vote of 86 to 8. The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizes spending and provides policy outlines for the Pentagon. The bill includes a 3 percent pay raise for members of the Armed Forces. It authorizes $350 million in funding for upgrades to…

Rep. Armstrong Tackles Addiction, USMCA & 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund

WASHINGTON – Criminal justice reform, addiction and farming. What’s being done in Washington to address these issues? North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong is working on a bipartisan bill to give $5 billion over five years to fight the opioid epidemic. At least $4 million would be given to each state to reduce overdose deaths through prevention, treatment, and recovery. “If…

State Representative Was Drunk And Unable To Answer Questions Before Trespassing Arrest

State Rep. Matt Grossell of Clearbrook, Minnesota was arrested for trespassing at a St. Paul hospital

ST. PAUL, MN — We are learning new information about the arrest of a Minnesota legislator in St. Paul early Saturday morning. State Rep. Matt Grossell of Clearbrook was arrested for trespassing at a St. Paul hospital after a drunken night at a downtown hotel according to police. They say Grossell was drunk and pushed security guards at the Best Western…

Northwestern Minnesota Lawmaker Arrested For Trespassing

Rep. Matt Grossell of Clearbrook was arrested about 3:30 a.m. Saturday

ST. PAUL, MN — A Minnesota lawmaker who is a former law enforcement officer was arrested by St. Paul police for trespassing. Rep. Matt Grossell of Clearbrook was arrested about 3:30 a.m. Saturday and released a couple of hours later on a promise to appear in court. The circumstances surrounding the arrest are unclear. Grossell, a Republican, has represented his northwestern…

You’ll Be Able To Give To Veterans Group On North Dakota Tax Forms

The fund assists qualifying veterans with unmet medical needs

BISMARCK, ND — Governor Doug Burgum signs a bill to allow North Dakotans to contribute to the Veterans Postwar Trust Fund while doing their taxes. You’ll find a box starting on next year’s state income tax form to make a contribution. The fund assists qualifying veterans and their eligible dependents with unmet medical needs, including dentures, eyeglasses and hearing aids. The…

MN Dems Put Gun Restrictions in Must-Pass Bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Minnesota House Democrats slid two controversial gun control measures into a must-pass spending bill Thursday, daring Senate Republicans to hold a vote. Democrats said they had little choice but to include both measures – universal background checks and extreme risk protective orders – because the Senate would’ve blocked standalone bills. By putting them in a…

House Democrats Add To Walz’s Transportation Budget, Senate Republicans Vote Down Tax Increases

Democratic governor's proposals include a 20 cent gas tax increase

ST. PAUL, MN — Democrats who control the Minnesota House unveil a transportation budget expanding on Gov. Tim Walz’s spending and taxing proposals. At the same time, a Republican-controlled Senate committee votes down his transportation tax increases. The House Democratic transportation budget mostly mirror’s the Democratic governor’s proposals, including a 20 cent gas tax increase. There are some differences on license…

Packed Minnesota House Committee Discusses Proposed Gun Control Measures

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – A Minnesota House committee has opened a hearing on the contentious issue of gun control. More than 300 people packed the hallway outside a Capitol hearing room ahead of the event. The first bill on the agenda would require universal criminal background checks for gun purchasers. The second would let families and police petition the courts to…