Recall effort for GOP lawmaker halted due to redistricting

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s top election official says an effort to recall a state legislator can’t occur now that a new redistricting map has been approved. Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Thursday announced that he rescinded the petition to recall GOP Rep. Dwight Kiefert because an election will be held in his district in less than a year….

Fargo School Board recall effort fails due to insufficient number of signatures

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo Public School district officials say there aren’t enough valid signatures to hold a special election to recall four members of the Fargo School Board. A spokesperson for the recall effort tells KVRR that they are looking at their options and will not be addressing the media at this time. The school district says business Manager Jackie…

Watch: Fargo School Board member facing recall vote receiving national media attention

FARGO (KVRR) – Fargo School Board member Dr. Tracie Newman has been getting national media attention regarding her support for students to wear masks to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in schools. Newman, a pediatrician, is one of four board members being targeted by a recall effort.  She was recently profiled by the Wall Street Journal and has appeared on CNN…

“Amputation Hazard” Recall Issued Over Toro Power Max 826 Snowblower

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Bloomington, Minnesota-based Toro is recalling close to 6,700 snowblowers due to an amputation hazard. There have been reports of the auger continuing to spin even after the control lever is deactivated. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is asking anyone who owns a 2021 Toro Power Max 826 snowblower to stop using the machine. They should contact their…

Filing Deadline Set For Recall Election In Horace

Council members David Fenelon and Bryan Schmidt are being recalled

HORACE, N.D. — A filing deadline is set in the Horace Special Recall Election. Council members David Fenelon and Bryan Schmidt are being recalled. They are accused of not representing the popular interests and opinions of the people of Horace. Candidates for the seats have until January 4 by 4 p.m. to turn in the proper paperwork. Cass County officials…

Dozens in MN, ND sick with intestinal illness linked to bagged salads

More than 200 people in the Midwest have been infected with Cyclospora

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA — An outbreak of Cyclospora has hit eight Midwestern states, including both Minnesota and North Dakota. According to the CDC, 25 Minnesotans and six North Dakotans have been infected. “Cyclospora is a parasite that causes a diarrheal illness, and it is transmitted by consuming food or water contaminated with feces that contains the parasite,” says Essentia…

Cass-Clay Recalls Limited Quantity of 1% Low Fat Gallon Milk

Cass-Clay says drinking the milk may result in a temporary burning sensation.

FARGO, N.D.–Cass-Clay of Fargo is recalling a limited number of one percent low-fat gallon milk after determining that sanitizer was accidentally added to the milk during production. The recall is for milk gallons with a best by date of March 19 and a time stamp between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. This information can be found on the back of…

Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls Over 37,000 Fireworks

It claims the products are "overloaded" with explosives.

Fargo, ND–The Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a recall on over 37,000 fireworks. It claims the products are “overloaded” with explosives with the possibility of being a burn or explosion hazard to users. Customers are being urged not to use them and to return any of the products in question for a refund. The full list of fireworks in…

THE BIZ: Recalls, Comebacks, Free Grand Slam Breakfasts and Possibly the End of Orca Shows

The Ford Ranger is making a comeback in 2019

NATIONAL — Fiat-Chrysler is recalling nearly 170,000 minivans over an engine stall issue. The company states the recall includes 2017 Chrysler Pacifica vans with gas engines that have been sold across the country. A software issue is causing the engine to stall and the company says at least one crash has been reported that may be related to the recall….