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North Dakota Governor Burgum Talks DAPL, Discrimination and About Those Jeans

Part I of II: The first-time political office holder is facing budget issues and a potential environmental disaster at the DAPL protest site

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has had a very busy first couple of months in office. The first-time political office holder is facing budget issues and a potential environmental disaster at the DAPL protest site. We sat down for an interview with the governor on Friday. Alison Voorhees: Governor Burgum, thank you for joining us to answer…

Governor Burgum: Sunday, February 19th on KVRR Local News at 9

Governor Burgum talks with KVRR about a number of topics...and on a lighter note, addresses his now "famous" denim

FARGO, N.D. — KVRR’s weekday anchors TJ Nelson and Alison Voorhees had a sit down interview with Governor Burgum. A number of topics were discussed, including the cleanup at the Dakota Access pipeline protest camps. The governor said crews already cleared out 120 dumpster loads of trash which in his words, “barely puts a dent,” in what’s needed. He said…

Scammers Targeting Cass County Electric Customers

Some customers are also reporting fake representatives showing up at their door

FARGO, N.D. — Cass County Electric Cooperative officials want to warn their customers of a recent string of phone scams. The scammers allegedly call customers and threaten to disconnect their service if immediate payment isn’t made. Officials said if you get these calls, hang up, and let your service providers know. Legitimate providers will usually ask for payments by mail…

Governor Burgum Asked to Leave Senate Floor

Burgum's spokesman said the governor "meant no disrespect to the chamber rules"

  BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum was asked to leave the Senate floor Wednesday for wearing jeans. His attire was in violation of chamber rules. Burgum had just finished posing for a photo with some students on the Senate floor when he was asked to leave. His spokesman says the governor “meant no disrespect to the chamber…

Rink Report: UND Hockey Returns for Visit to Western Michigan

Hawks Head to Kalamazoo for Crucial Top-15 Tilt

Watch the video to see this week’s Vance Thompson Vision Rink Report with the UND Hockey team, as shown on KVRR Sports. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Brad Berry, Broncos, College hockey, Fighting Hawks, Jeremy Klein, NCHC, north dakota, Shane Gersich. Western Michigan, Trevor Olson, UND Hockey

Jamestown Teen Injured in One-Car Crash on I-29 in Fargo

The 18-year-old driver hit a tree after going down into the ditch and had to be cut out of the vehicle

  FARGO, N.D. — A driver is injured after a one-vehicle crash on I-29 after they drove off the on ramp in Fargo. The state patrol said the 18-year-old female driver from Jamestown was attempting to exit I-94 eastbound and enter I-29 southbound. They say the driver went off the shoulder of the road, over-corrected and went into the ditch,…

Gov. Burgum Appoints Grand Forks Doctor, Instructor to Board of Higher Education

Dr. Ryan said he found out through a friend because Gov. Burgum phoned his office phone in Altru's evacuated clinic

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Governor Burgum has appointed Dr. Casey Ryan of Grand Forks to the State Board of Higher Education. Dr. Ryan was the president of Altru Health Systems from 1997 to 2014. He was selected for his experience as an instructor, course director and assistant dean at the UND School of Medicine. He said he found out yesterday…

South Dakota Considers Lawmaker Approval on Refugee Resettlement

States across the country are looking into similar bills after President Trump issued the travel ban earlier this year

  SOUTH DAKOTA — South Dakota lawmakers are considering taking more control of refugee resettlements in the state. The Senate State Affairs Committee approved amending a bill that would require state lawmakers’ seal of approval on refugee resettlements. The bill would require private refugee resettlement groups to provide certain information about the process, like services provided, demographics and the number…