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Lawmaker Ignores Call to Give Up Position after Omar Post

Larsen said he would fight any attempt to be removed from the leadership position.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Senate’s top Republican says a fellow state senator is refusing to step down from a leadership position after posting a long-debunked photo that claims to be Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. Majority Leader Rich Wardner and GOP Gov. Doug Burgum have called on state Sen. Oley Larsen to…

Photo Exhibit Celebrates Diversity in F-M Area

It's considered the local version of "Humans of New York"

FARGO, N.D. — You may have heard of the “Humans of New York” project, and there’s actually a version for the Fargo–Moorhead area. A new photo exhibit at the Fargo Public Library downtown showcases people from around the world who now live in the Red River Valley. The community photo project called “The World in Fargo–Moorhead” is made up entirely of…

Miss North Dakota Gets Special Sendoff for Miss America 2019

The competition will air September 9

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Miss North Dakota got a special sendoff before she heads off to Atlantic City to compete in Miss America 2019. Katie Olson talked about what’s in store her over the next couple of weeks and previewed her wardrobe. If you want to see the fancy dresses, you’ll have to wait until the actual competition. The send–off also…

Kids Learn To Skate with Santa and Mrs. Claus

The two traveled all the way from the North Pole to ice skate with kids and families at the Moorhead Sports Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Santa and Mrs. Claus are great at spreading holiday cheer and delivering gifts but did you know they are also talented on the ice? That’s right! The two traveled all the way from the North Pole to ice skate with kids and families at the Moorhead Sports Center. The rink was filled with cheerful holiday music and…

Army Veteran Accuses Sen. Franken of Groping Her During Photo Op

The Senator is not commenting in person

NATIONAL — An Army veteran is the latest woman to accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping her in December 2003 while she was deployed in Kuwait. She claims the Minnesota Democrat cupped her breast during a photo op. The Senator is not commenting in person. “My office has put out a statement and I’m looking forward to fighting this terrible…

Sen. Franken Says He’s “Embarrassed and Ashamed”

The democrat plans to return to work on Monday

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Senator Al Franken says he plans to return to work Monday and is “embarrassed and ashamed” of the groping allegations against him. The democrat spoke with Minnesota Public Radio this morning along with other news outlets for the first time since four women accused him of misconduct. Franken says, “The ethics committee is looking into…

Locals Say They’re Shocked and Disgusted at U.S. Senator Al Franken

Most people we asked were shocked by the allegations while others question its legitimacy

MOORHEAD, Minn. — People throughout the metro said they’re shocked and disgusted by the photo of Senator Al Franken touching L.A. talk show host Leeann Tweeden in her sleep. Many are calling for his immediate resignation while others want it to be investigated first. “Oh man, that’s not funny at all,” said Bryan Johnson, of Fargo, when he saw the…

Minnesotans in Shock Over Alleged Sexual Misconduct by Sen. Al Franken

Many of the people we asked said they didn't hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Many people in Moorhead say they were shocked by the photo of Al Franken with Leeann Tweeden. Many of the people we asked said they didn’t hear about it before we told them and are surprised to see the string of accusations reach Franken. Brad Leeser with Clay County Republicans says any investigation is dragging it out…

Charges Dismissed Against DAPL Photojournalist

She says she identified herself to law enforcement as a journalist working for The Guardian, a London-based news outlet

  MORTON COUNTY, ND — Charges against a photo journalist who was arrested during the Dakota Access pipeline protests in Morton County last year have been dismissed. Sara Lafleur-Vetter was arrested on Oct. 22 with 140 other people near the pipeline easement and was charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct. She says she identified herself to law enforcement as a…

North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest Underway

Photographers will be judged on their ability to showcase North Dakota as a Legendary travel destination

“Watching the sunset at Double Ditch” by Nick Hornbacher – 2016 Governor’s Photo Contest “Best in Show”  NORTH DAKOTA — Grab your camera and get outside. Your snapshots of the things to do and see in North Dakota could earn you cash and be published. The 2017 North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest is underway through August 31. Photographers will be…