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N.D. U.S. House Candidates Address Abortion Issue at Prairie Public Debate

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — Prairie Public hosted a debate Tuesday between the candidates for North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat. Former Miss America and Harvard Law School graduate Cara Mund is running as an Independent. She is taking on Republican. Rep. Kelly Armstrong, an attorney and former state party chairman who cruised to re-election victory two years ago. When Mund…

State Rep. Rick Becker To Run As Independent For U.S. Senate in N.D.

BISMARCK, N.D. — State Representative Rick Becker of Bismarck is running for the U.S. Senate as an independent. The Republican challenged Senator John Hoeven at the state convention, narrowly losing the nomination. North Dakota GOP Chairman Perrie Schafer issued a statement saying that it is unfortunate that Becker has decided to leave the Republican Party. He also said Becker said…

Former Miss America Jumps Into ND Congressional Race as an Independent

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/AP)¬† — Former Miss America Cara Mund is running for Congress as an independent. Mund making the announcement Saturday on her Facebook page saying she wants to be North Dakota’s first female in the U.S. House of Representatives. She plans to start gathering the 1,000 signatures she needs to get on the ballot to face incumbent Republican Rep….

Former Minnesota Governor Considers Independent Run For President in 2020

Jesse Ventura wants to legalize marijuana and put an end to U.S. military involvement in the Middle East

LOS ANGELES — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he’s considering running for president as an Independent. Ventura told Fox 11 in Los Angeles he plans to spend the winter in Mexico and make a decision on whether to run in the spring. “I don’t want a religious person telling me about government,” said Ventura. “I don’t want a government…

What You Need to Know About Your ND House Candidates Before Heading to the Polls

Kelly Armtrong is the GOP candidate from Dickinson, Mac Schneider is the Democratic-NPL candidate from Fargo

  FARGO, N.D. —¬†Election Day is less than three weeks away. While North Dakota’s Senate race has gained most of the attention there’s also an important Congressional race. KVRR’s Danielle Church sat down with both major party candidates. Kelly Armstrong and Mac Schneider may be on different sides of the political spectrum, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have plenty…

ND Secretary of State Files Petitions To Be Placed On November Ballot

Republican Secretary of State Al Jaeger has turned in signatures to his own office to be placed on the November ballot as an independent candidate.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ Republican Secretary of State Al Jaeger has turned in signatures to his own office to be placed on the November ballot as an independent candidate. Will Gardner beat Jaeger for the GOP endorsement for the seat but withdrew after news surfaced of a 2006 disorderly conduct conviction for peeping through windows at the North Dakota State…

Republican Secretary of State Gets Back Into The Race As An Independent

74-year-old Al Jaeger is the longest-serving Republican official in the North Dakota Capitol

BISMARCK, N.D. — Secretary of State Al Jaeger has decided to step back into the race for his office as an independent. Will Gardner had beaten Jaeger for the Republican Party endorsement for the office in April. But on Sunday, Gardner withdrew from the race over his 2006 disorderly conduct guilty plea for peeping in widows at NDSU. The 74-year-old…

United Way is Teaching the Community About Mental Health Awareness

They are opening up a public panel for the community to learn more about the traumatic experiences children are living with

FARGO, ND — United Way of Cass Clay is looking for ways to invest dollars to improve resources for students with mental health issues. They are opening up a public panel for the community to learn more about the traumatic experiences children are living with. The organization has two programs that focus on student mental health and are bringing in…