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Protesters with opposing viewpoints take to Veteran’s Memorial Bridge

Activists on different sides of issues like vaccine mandates and police brutality take to the streets in Moorhead to voice their opinions.

Moorhead, MN, (KVRR)- “You can tell with what’s going on in our country it continues to build on both sides, so we’re just taking a stand for freedom,” said Ed Hirchanson of the Freedom Rally. “Right now they’re screaming freedom, they’re saying that they’re against fascism, they’re against government, but they’re saying they’re against government while holding the American flag…

Brooklyn Center mayor blasts police tactics to control crowds

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – The mayor of a Minneapolis suburb that’s seen nightly protests after a white police officer fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright contends police are overreacting to demonstrators and should scale back their tactics. Brooklyn Center Mayor Tim Elliott said at a news conference that he doesn’t agree with police using pepper spray, tear gas and paintballs…

Protesters demand change to NDSU’s hate speech policy

"I really feel now that it is up to administration to actually listen but until actions are taken then we don't feel heard," says one NDSU student

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters take to the streets for the second day in a row, after several racist social media posts made by a group of NDSU students resurface. The MSUM Black Student Union continues to show its solidarity for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. BLM protesters gathered outside NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s home to demand a change within…

OneFargo, BLM Organizers Say City Of Fargo Forced Them Into Wednesday Meeting

Organizers of the rally say the Mayor approached them demanding the meeting at City Hall.

FARGO, N.D. — Those with Black Lives Matter and One Fargo say they were blindsided when hearing about the upcoming Wednesday meeting with the City Of Fargo. Organizers of the rally say the Mayor approached them demanding the meeting at City Hall. They also say the city would not allow both Black Lives Matter and One Fargo to be a…

Line 3 Protesters Rally at Enbridge’s Bemidji Office

Protesters say that six members of their group chained themselves to a gate early Monday.

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) _ Dozens of people rallied outside the Bemidji office of Enbridge Energy to protest the company’s proposed Line 3 oil pipeline replacement. Protesters say that six members of their group chained themselves to a gate early Monday. Enbridge’s Bemidji office closed for the day. Enbridge spokeswoman Juli Kellner says that over the weekend, a vehicle drove through…

Protesters Disrupt 1st Meeting on Minnesota Police Shootings

Protesters filled the room and prevented the hearing from starting as scheduled.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Protesters are calling for more family representation on a new state panel examining police use of force in Minnesota. Demonstrators disrupted the start of the working group’s first public meeting Saturday at the state Capitol. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and Public Safety Commissioner John Harrington are leading the 16-member group, which was announced last…

Trump Supporters, Protesters Verbally Clash Outside Scheels Arena

The two groups chanted at each other with police separating them

FARGO, N.D. — While President Trump spoke inside Scheels Arena, several Trump supporters and protesters went head to head outside the arena. The two groups exchanged chants and barbs about topics ranging from Trump’s proposed border wall to his treatment of families detained on the border. Protesters set up outside the Cash Wise in West Fargo around 4:00 in the afternoon,…

South Dakota Legislator Not Reprimanded for “All Lives Splatter” Post

Representative Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder is not losing her job in politics

SIOUX FALLS, SD — A Republican South Dakota legislator is not being reprimanded for her “All Lives Splatter” post on Facebook. Representative Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder posted a meme on September 7th which shows protesters getting run over by a vehicle. It reads, “All Lives Splatter, nobody cares about your protest.” The GOP state chairman said in a statement,…

“All Lives Splatter” Facebook Post on Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally Brings SD Legislator Under Fire

It was posted after a woman was killed at the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville

  SOUTH DAKOTA — A Republican South Dakota legislator under fire for a Facebook post has apologized for a “lack of judgement.” Rep. Lynne DiSanto of Box Elder shared a meme September 7 depicting protesters being hit by a vehicle under the caption “All Lives Splatter.” It was posted after a woman was killed at the white nationalist rally in…

President Trump’s Visit to North Dakota: Protesters, Supporters and a lot of North Dakota Love

Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator

MANDAN, ND — In his first visit to North Dakota as president, Donald Trump gave his speech on tax reform in front of a crowd of 700 invited guests in Mandan. The backdrop was the Andeavor Corporation Oil Refinery, formerly Tesoro. Every high-ranking North Dakota politician was in attendance including our Democratic U.S. Senator. An audience of North Dakotans from…