politics

Burgum rival chosen by GOP to fill dead candidate’s seat

BISMARCK, N.D. – A powerful Republican North Dakota lawmaker who lost his seat after being targeted by Gov. Doug Burgum has been chosen by party activists to return to his old seat to replace a candidate who died before the election. Rep. Jeff Delzer was named by Republican district activists at a nominating convention Wednesday night to succeed David Andahl,…

OneFargo ND hosts Celebration of Unity following election

Election of Biden/Harris gets community talking about the future of the United States

FARGO, N.D.– OneFargo hosts what they’re calling a “celebration of unity” following the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Due to rising COVID cases in North Dakota, the event was on Facebook Live and features members of the community. Participants discuss the current political climate, election results, and their thoughts on the country moving forward. Despite the group’s positivity…

“I’m beholden to the people of the district” Dr. Noel Collis describes primary race against Michelle Fischbach

MINNESOTA – Doctor Noel Collis is running to unseat Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota’s seventh congressional district. He’s running against former Lieutenant Governor Michelle Fishbach in the GOP primary on August 11. He calls flattening the curve delaying the diagnosis of a virus there’s a lot of uncertainty about. Collis says wearing a mask is like “putting a chain link…

LIVE: Breaking Down The Midterms

MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick Breaks Down Races In ND & MN

  Dr. Barbara Headrick, MSUM Political Science professor, breaks down the biggest races in North Dakota and Minnesota with Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker. She talks about whether or not there’s enough polling data to accurately predict the Heidi Heitkamp/Kevin Cramer Senate race in North Dakota, and why she thinks the results will be closer than the polls say. Dr….

Unite for Justice Rally Gathers Advocates Come to Fargo: Why they are Against Judge Kavanaugh

They feel with Kavanaugh in office,  human rights and the rights of workers, women and natives are in danger

FARGO, N.D. — Unite for Justice rallies are happening all over the country and two groups brought one to Fargo. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen explains why those who attended are trying to prevent Brett Kavanaugh from getting on the Supreme Court. “What do you have in a country if you don’t have a rule of law and if you don’t have…

Remembering Ed Schultz: Local Broadcast Legend Who Made it National

From local play–by–play and sports shows to national politics, commentary and his very own prime time show

FARGO, N.D. – After passing away at the age of 64, people are remembering local broadcast legend, Ed Schultz for his unique personality and success. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen joins us live to tell us about his journey from co–workers and people from the community. This radio building off of 25th street in Fargo is where Ed Schultz’s once small broadcast…

Voices for Change: Parkland Students Meet with Supporters in Moorhead

The March for Our Lives Tour continued on Tuesday at Woodlawn Park

MOORHEAD, Minn. — When their bus pulled into Woodlawn Park, the students who came all the way from Florida were welcomed as if Minnesota was their home. From there, the students joined in a celebration filled with singing, dancing, and discussion about the need for gun control. It all started with the March for Our Lives in Washington DC on March…

C-SPAN Bus Makes Stop in West Fargo

Students, teachers, and elected officials can all explore what it has to offer

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The C-SPAN Bus made a stop in West Fargo as part of its cross–country tour of state capitals. C-SPAN is a cable TV network that broadcasts federal government proceedings live. Students, teachers, and elected officials all got to explore what it has to offer. Those at Sheyenne High School got to play with the bus’s interactive elements and…