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Dakota Access Pipeline Makes $15 Million Donation to Help with Protest Costs

The state has approved $43 million in loans to cover the costs of the pipeline protests

  BISMARCK, ND — Governor Burgum has announced a major donation by Dakota Access Pipeline to help with costs incurred during the protests. The governor said the pipeline company wired $15 million to the state-owned Bank of North Dakota this afternoon to help pay down loans taken out by the Department of Emergency Services. The state has approved $43 million…

“Injustice On a Stick” Protest At Minnesota State Fair

Temporarily Shut Down One of The Main Routes To Fairgrounds

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — One of the main routes to the Minnesota State Fair re-opened after police temporarily shut it down for a protest march. The march, billed as “Injustice On a Stick,” included Black Lives Matter groups and several other organizations. They protested police brutality and white supremacy. After hearing speeches at a St. Paul park, a crowd of…

North Dakota Awarded $10 Million for DAPL Protest Costs

The state has already paid out over $28 million dollars to outside agencies who helped during the protests

BISMARCK, ND — The U.S. Department of Justice is awarding the state of North Dakota $10 million to help with the costs of the Dakota Access pipeline protests. The state has already paid out over $28 million dollars to outside agencies who helped during the protests. Gov. Burgum has requested at least $38 million in federal disaster aid for the…

Charlottesville AltRight Rally Hits Home in Fargo

A native from the area, Pete Tefft, joined in on the rally advocating for white supremacy

FARGO, ND — The chaos and uproar that sprung from the rally in Charlottesville is spreading throughout the country. Now it is hitting home for the people of Fargo. A native from the area, Pete Tefft, joined in on the rally advocating for white supremacy. “I don’t think that’s how we really feel here in Fargo and it’s sad. I…

Circumcision Protesters on a Midwest Tour Line 13th Avenue in Fargo

Circumcision protestors are on a 17 city tour and made a stop in Fargo on 13th Ave

FARGO, ND — Protesters took to 13th Avenue in Fargo, hoping to spread the word about the harmful effects of circumcision. The organization ‘Bloodstained Men’ and their supporters took their signs to the streets as they protested the dangers of circumcision procedures. They are on their 17 city tour stopping all over including Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Protesters…

Senator Heitkamp on Health Care Vote; Protesters Rally at Senator Hoeven’s Fargo Office

Heitkamp said politics dictates legislation far too often in Congress

FARGO, ND — North Dakota U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp was one of many Democrats who voted against the health care reform. She said if the bill passed, tens of thousands of North Dakotans would lose their health care. Heitkamp said politics dictates legislation far too often in Congress. She claims she’s offered many solutions to help the current health care…

St. Paul Woman Protesting in Washington D.C. on President Trump’s Deportation Policies

YINGYA VANG SAYS HER FAMILY HAS BEEN DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY DEPORTATION AND HOPES HER STORY CAN HELP ANOTHER FAMILY. OUR WASHINGTON D.C. CORRESPONDENT, ALEXIS WAINWRIGHT REPORTS

WASHINGTON D.C. — One St. Paul woman traveled all the way to Washington, D.C. to protest Trump administration policies on deportation. She hopes her story can make a difference. “My dad was actually affected by deportation,” said Yingya Vang, of St. Paul. “In 2012, he was detained.” Vang has seen deportation first hand. “At that time, my brother was five-years-old and…

U.S. Army Corps Leaders Get Their First Look at the F-M Flood Diversion

Leaders with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are happy with the Diversion project so far

FARGO, N.D. — Leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers came all the way from Washington, D.C. to get their first look at the FM Flood Diversion construction. The project, which will take at least six and a half years to finish, recently started near Horace, North Dakota. Army Corps Major General Ed Jackson saw it in person for…

DAPL Protesters Not Backing Down, March on Nation’s Capitol

THE PEACEFUL PROTEST QUICKLY EXPANDED INTO THE STREET NEAR THE NATION'S CAPITOL, BLOCKING TRAFFIC FOR NEARLY HALF AN HOUR. OUR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT, ALEX WHITTLER BRINGS US THIS STORY

WASHINGTON D.C. — Just days before President Trump will reach his milestone 100 days in office, a group of protesters staged a peaceful march on the nation’s capitol, many of them from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Singing, dancing and holding up traffic, protesters say they’re not backing down in the pipeline fight. The pushback has lasted more than a year…

Washington D.C. Group Protests NDSU, Sanford Health’s ATLS Program

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Held at Protest Against the Use of Animals for NDSU and Sanford's ATLS Program

FARGO, N.D. — A Washington D.C. group is at NDSU, protesting the university’s Advanced Trauma Life Support training program. The group says the university is promoting cruelty to animals by using live pigs for their testing when other options are available. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and supporters stood in solidarity on 12th Avenue North and University Drive, holding…