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Big Iron Brings Ag Leaders and Policy Makers Together to Discuss the Effects of the Farm Bill and Trade

Many saying there is not one order for soybeans this year giving them no destination to move their harvested crops

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The largest farm show in the upper Midwest is bringing hundreds from across the region and around the world to West Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the farm bill and trade are affecting agricultural business and the products being harvested this fall. As they check out some of the new machinery, farmers and ranchers…

North Dakota CPA Firm Lands On Inc. 500 List

Inc.'s list features the nation's fastest-growing private companies

FARGO, N.D. — A North Dakota based CPA firm has been included on Inc. magazine’s ranking of the nation’s fastest growing private companies. Haga Kommer is No. 333 on the 37th annual Inc. 500. The company has offices in Fargo, Bismarck, Mandan and Arthur, North Dakota and is one of the largest single owner CPA firms in the country. Inc.’s…

IKEA Issues Recall on Furniture After Reports of Eighth Child Death

The items being recalled are from the Malm line of dressers and chests and are being called unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption NATIONAL — IKEA is recalling more than 17 million dressers after the Consumer Product Safety Commission confirms eight children have died after the furniture fell on top of them. The items being recalled are from…

Fargo Police Warn of Another Ticket Scam Hitting the Metro

Fargo Police said it is not their policy to issue "e-cites" and to "disregard or delete" the scam email.

  FARGO, ND — Fargo Police said if you receive an email, stating you have to pay a fee or a fine for any kind of violation, please do not click on any links or go to pay the ticket. The department put out a warning on social media to warn people this is not a ticket issued through them….

Understanding DACA and Why it Affects People in the Valley

More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program

FARGO, ND — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, affects more than 800,000 people in the United States. With President Trump’s announcement that he will rescind the program, people all over the country are reacting, including here in Fargo. They’re called DREAMERS. More than 800,000 of them are about to be affected by President Trump’s decision to end the…

Fargo School Board Votes to Issue Contracts to Teachers; Some Unsure of Future

Classes begin in less than two weeks and teachers do have the option to reject their contract, however, if they do not sign, they will be out of a job

FARGO, ND — After months of failed negotiations, the Fargo School Board voted to issue contracts to teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. Board members voted 6-2 to offer teachers a one-year contract and a $500 raise. Classes begin in less than two weeks and teachers do have the option to reject their contract, however, if they do not sign,…

Sen. Franken Getting Back into Comedy with David Letterman for “Years of Living Dangerously”

The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series "Years of Living Dangerously'' and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discuss everything from carbon emissions to Letterman's retirement beard.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota Senator Al Franken is getting back into comedy and he’s bringing retired late night talk show host David Letterman along for the ride. The two men have teamed up with the Emmy Award-winning series “Years of Living Dangerously” and Funny or Die to create a series of shorts in which they discuss everything from carbon emissions…

Supporters of Legalized Recreational Marijuana Working to Get Issue to North Dakota Voters

Supporters of legalizing marijuana fell short on petition signatures in 2016

  GRAND FORKS, ND — Proponents of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota are planning another attempt to get the issue to voters. Dave Owens, of Grand Forks, said they’re finalizing a draft of a proposal to be filed with the Secretary of State’s office this fall. Once the petition is approved, signatures for a ballot measure can be gathered…

Oil Patch Workers Failing to Register Vehicles in North Dakota

People are given a 90-day grace period for registering their vehicle after moving to the state

  NORTH DAKOTA — The oil boom has slowed, but oil patch workers failing to register their vehicles in the state is still an issue. From February of last year through January of this year, the Highway Patrol wrote more than 3,000 citations. People are given a 90 day grace period for registering their vehicle after moving to the state….

Minnesota Gun Permits Hit All Time High

The state began issuing permits to carry guns in 2003

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota issued more gun carry permits in 2016 than in any year since it began distributing the permits. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says sheriff’s departments granted 71,156 permits last year. That’s nearly 60 percent more permits than given in 2015. The state began issuing permits to carry guns in 2003. The BCA’s report says sheriff’s…