PRESS CONFERENCE

Eight ND counties upgraded to moderate risk level for Covid-19

BISMARCK, N.D. – As the COVID-19 positivity rate continues to rise in North Dakota, Governor Doug Burgum is making some changes, and requests. North Dakota now ranks first in the country in the number of new COVID-19 cases per capita in the last two weeks. “Our active cases and positvity rate have gone up even higher. These increases in actives…

LIVE: Governor Walz, health leaders provide COVID-19 update ahead of Labor Day weekend

The press conference will be held Thursday at 3:15 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and state health officials will be providing an update on the COVID-19 pandemic as Minnesotans prepare for the long Labor Day weekend and the coming fall. Joining Walz will be Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm, Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University…

Minnesota Governor announces state’s learning plan for 2020-21 school year

Gov. Tim Walz to announce state's back-to-school plan Gov. Tim Walz announcing the state’s learning plan for the upcoming 2020-21 school year in Minnesota. https://bit.ly/3105oZDGov. Posted by Fox 9 on Thursday, July 30, 2020   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Minnesota state officials on Thursday unveiled a plan to reopen schools this fall that gives districts some flexibility to toggle between in-person…

WATCH LIVE: Otter Tail County Sheriff to discuss tornado aftermath

The press conference will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Ashby tornado 2 Ashby tornado 3 Ashby tornado 4 Ashby tornado DALTON, Minn.–Otter Tail County Sheriff Barry Fitzgibbons is holding a press conference to discuss the aftermath of the tornado that tore through Dalton and Ashby Wednesday evening. Sheriff Fitzgibbons will be joined by Emergency Management Director Patrick Waletzko and County Commissioner John Lindquist. The man who died during the…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to highlight importance of police accountability and reform during press conference at 10 a.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press conference to discuss passing strong police reform and accountability measures during Minnesota’s special legislative session. The press conference is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday. Walz will be joined by Lt. Gov. Peggy flanagan, Attorney General Keith Ellison, legislators and public safety officials. KVRR will stream the conference on…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to discuss Local Jobs and Projects Plan at 2 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the Local Jobs and Projects Plan. The plan consists of four packages aimed at creating affordable housing options for Minnesotans. Walz will be joined by Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan who said, “Every Minnesotan deserves a place to call home. That’s why our Local Jobs…

WATCH LIVE: Governor Walz to discuss police accountability and Minnesota’s economic recovery at 3 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press conference to discuss police accountability and Minnesota’s economic recovery on Wednesday. The press conference is expected to begin at 3 p.m. Walz will be joined by Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan. KVRR will stream the press conference on KVRR.com and our Facebook page. Categories: Minnesota News Tags: economy, GOV. TIM WALZ, police…

WATCH LIVE: City of Fargo hosting ‘One Fargo’ press conference at 1:30 p.m.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo and the One Fargo Celebration organizers are holding a press conference at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The City of Moorhead and the Fargo Police Department will also partake in the conference. The One Fargo Celebration organizers, Wess Philome and Anyiwei Maciek, will provide details about their event on Friday. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney, Moorhead Mayor…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to discuss Minnesota’s response to George Floyd’s Death at 2 p.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is hosting a press conference to discuss Minnesota’s response to George Floyd’s death. Walz will be joined by Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, Department of Human Rights Commissioner Rebecca Lucero, Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington and Major General Jon A. Jensen. The press conference will begin at 2 p.m. KVRR will stream the conference…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Walz to address Minnesota’s response to protests over George Floyd’s death at 10:30 a.m.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Gov. Tim Walz is holding a press conference at 10:30 a.m. on Friday to address the state’s response to the protests over George Floyd’s death. Walz will also discuss public safety concerns that occurred in the Twin Cities Thursday evening. Department of Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington will join Walz at the press conference. KVRR will have a…