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Democratic Leaders Host Summerfest for Metro Area

The event is focused on getting to know their voters while also discussing their plans for the 2018 election

FARGO, ND — Democratic lawmakers for North Dakota are grilling brats and burgers at Rheault Farm in Fargo. The event is focused on getting to know their voters while also discussing their plans for the 2018 election. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from the farm with more. NICK BROADWAY: I’m at Dem-NPL’s Summerfest 2017. They’ve got burgers and brats…

West Fargo Park District Celebrates 60th Birthday

It is a party over here for sure!

WEST FARGO, ND — The West Fargo Park District is celebrating 60 years of service. They have been providing the community with endless opportunities to get out and play since 1957. KVRR’S Maria Santora is live from the Rustad Recreation Center where the party is taking place. MARIA SANTORA: It is a party over here for sure! They have bouncy…

Newberger Announces Run Against Senator Klobuchar

State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, says he's up for the challenge

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — A Minnesota Republican became the first to announce plans for taking on U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar in the next election. State Representative Jim Newberger, a three-term house member in Becker County, said he’s up for the challenge. If he wins party endorsement at next year’s state convention, he’ll take on the Democrat who beat her…

Minnesota Lawmakers Talk Proposed Health Care Bill in Detroit Lakes

It's a campaign promise which is taking months to surface

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Minnesotans in Detroit Lakes are getting the chance to bring their health care reform concerns directly to the politicians. The leaders of our community involved with health care changes are hearing from the people. Democratic Representative Collin Peterson and other local health care leaders met with Minnesotans at the Holiday Inn by Highway 10. “I was…

Senator Franken Says GOP Health Care Bill is a Really a Tax Cut

It comes after delaying a vote on the initial draft

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican senators are taking time to draft a new version of its health care bill that all members of their party can agree on. It comes after delaying a vote on the initial draft. Senate Democrats, including Minnesota Senator Franken, want the bill’s negotiations to be done in open committees. Franken sees the bill as something more…

West Fargo’s Viola Toppin Celebrates 103 Years at Twins Game

Viola has been following the Twins ever since they moved to Minnesota in the early '60s

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Viola Toppin’s 103rd birthday wish came true! We first told you last night that Viola planned to celebrate turning 103 by watching her favorite baseball team, Minnesota Twins, in person. The West Fargo woman was there in the stands today along with her family, enduring the rain and even made the jumbotron. Viola has been following the…

West Fargo Community Throws Block Party to Help Family After Losing Their Home

The Westport Beach Community threw a block party for a family who lost their home to a fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After a West Fargo family lost their home to a fire, neighbors and friends came together to help them bounce back. “They lost everything. They had their clothes on their back is and that’s all that they had,” said Tony Nickles. Tony Nickles is a neighbor and friend of the Connor family. He says he would…

Rep. Cramer Concerned About Intelligence Leaks at the White House

Congressman Kevin Cramer is weighing in on the latest President Trump controversy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer is weighing in on the latest President Trump controversy. He says he’s concerned about intelligence leaks and a lack of communication discipline coming out of the White House. “Regardless of whether it’s contrived, fake news, some truth, somewhere in the middle, whatever the case may be, it is becoming a distraction…

Police Split College Party of Hundreds: Sparks Online Debate

Officers said parties of this size are not unusual, but the circumstances were

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo gave multiple citations and arrested one person after they said a college party with hundreds got out of control. Multiple neighbors said they were upset, but one man who lives at the home said he tried to cooperate with officers. “There was a lot of music coming from the house,” said Devan Thomas, a…

F-M Comic Con Transports Fans to a Sci-Fi Fantasy World

The sci-fi and pop culture festival is held at the Baymont Inn all weekend

FARGO, N.D. — If you’re looking to indulge in some sci–fi we have just the event for you. Comic–Con will kick–off this weekend at the Baymont Inn & Suites in Fargo. The two-day event is a celebration of pop culture and comic books. The event will have different guest speakers, including writer and artist Erik Burnham of Marvel Comics. There…