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President Trump Invites NDSU Football Team To The White House

Following the Bison’s seventh FCS national title in eight years, Hoeven and the President discussed honoring the team at the White House and the President has extended an invitation.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Hoeven today announced that the President Donald J. Trump has invited the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bison football team to be honored at the White House.  Senator Hoeven made the announcement via a press release Friday afternoon. Following the Bison’s seventh FCS national title in eight years, Hoeven and the President discussed honoring the…

President Trump Announces End To Government Shutdown For Three Weeks

Trump's action would end what has become a record, 35-day partial shutdown.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he’ll sign legislation shortly to reopen shuttered government departments for three weeks until Feb. 15. Trump’s action would end what has become a record, 35-day partial shutdown. Some 800,000 federal workers have had to work without pay or have been kept from doing their jobs as Trump and congressional Democrats were locked in a stalemate…

President Trump Signs Massive Nearly $900 Billion Farm Bill

Senator John Hoeven says the bill maintains strong crop and sugar policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump was joined by the vice president and congressional leaders, including Congressman Collin Peterson, as he signed the new farm bill. The nearly $900 billion bill will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes to the SNAP program which serves nearly 40 million low-income Americans. Senator John Hoeven says…

Massive Farm Bill Is Passed By Congress, President Trump Is Expected To Sign It

The bill includes safety nets for producers and funding for the SNAP program

WASHINGTON — The massive nearly $900 billion farm bill is headed to President Trump. Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota chaired the Senate vote and said, “The vote on the conference committee report is 87 yea 13 nay. The conference report is agreed to.” The Senate passed the bill yesterday and this afternoon it passed the House. Senator Hoeven is chairman of…

Plea Deal Reached For Man Accused Of Trying To Attack President Trump In Mandan

Prosecutors say he planned to harm the president by flipping his limo with a forklift

Gregory Leingang/President Trump in Mandan(2017)BISMARCK, ND — A Bismarck man has pleaded guilty after admitting to stealing a forklift to attack President Donald Trump’s limousine. 42-year-old Gregory Leingang stole the forklift and entered the presidential motorcade route in Mandan prior to Trump’s arrival at a Mandan refinery in September of 2017. The forklift got stuck in a gated area and Leingang…

Former President George H.W. Bush Has Died at Age 94

Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored with a state funeral at Washington's National Cathedral.

Former President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94. Family spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush died shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. The nation’s 41st president served from 1989 to 1993, and eight years later watched his son George W. became the 43rd president. The elder Bush…

U.S. Ambassador To United Nations Haley Quits

Trump calls Haley a ``very special'' person ``who gets it,'' adding that she told him six months ago that she might want to take some time off.

Washington, D.C. — President Donald Trump says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will be “leaving” his administration “at the end of the year.” Trump and Haley confirmed Tuesday in the Oval Office that the president had accepted her resignation. Trump calls Haley a “very special” person “who gets it,” adding that she told him six months ago that she might want…

Fired Veterans Affairs Secretary Lands Job With Sanford Health

David Shulkin will become Sanford's chief innovation officer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Veterans Affairs Secretary fired by President Trump in March has landed a job with Sioux Falls-based Sanford Health. David Shulkin will become Sanford’s chief innovation officer. He will work on proposals to advance research and be a director on Sanford’s International Board. President and CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft says Shulkin is one of the most talented health…

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For Flood Relief In MN

The declaration announced late Wednesday, which was requested by Gov. Mark Dayton , makes funding available to state, local and tribal governments and certain nonprofits for emergency work, repair or replacement of damaged facilities, and reducing risks from natural hazards.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ President Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for parts of Minnesota hit by severe storms and flooding from June 15 to July 11. The declaration announced late Wednesday, which was requested by Gov. Mark Dayton , makes funding available to state, local and tribal governments and certain nonprofits for emergency work, repair or replacement…

Donald Trump, Jr. To Follow His Dad And Appear In Fargo

He is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25 at Delta Hotels by Marriott

FARGO, N.D. — Donald Trump, Jr. is coming to Fargo. He will talk about “Unleashing America’s Economy ” during the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s annual meeting. Trump, Jr. is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 25 at Delta Hotels by Marriott. The event will also include appearances by Republicans Rep. Kevin Cramer and Kelly Armstrong who is…