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DFL Backed Keeler Projected Winner of 4A House Race in Minnesota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — There is a projected winner in the Democratic primary race for Minnesota State House in District 4A which serves Moorhead and Oakport. Heather Keeler grabbed 1,872 votes to Chuck Hendrickson’s 956 with all precincts reporting. Some last minute absentee ballots are still expected be added to the final count. Keeler is an activist and was endorsed by…

County GOP Board Member Resigns Over Social Media Post

WABASHA CO., Minn. — The Republican Party of Wabasha County in far southeastern Minnesota says an image on its Facebook page that compares Minnesota’s mask mandate to Jewish people in Nazi death camps was maliciously posted. But Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says that the picture was posted by a Wabasha County GOP board member, who has since resigned…

Military Pay Raises And Funding For ND Military Missions Passes Senate

Bill Now Goes To The U.S. House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Service members are closer to getting a three percent pay raise. It’s included in the latest National Defense Authorization Act which was just passed by the Senate. The bill includes funding for a number of North Dakota defense missions. It restricts the retirement of the global hawk at Grand Forks Air Force Base and provides for B-52…

Mandatory Masks Coming To Minnesota?

Gov. Walz will announce the next steps in the state's response to COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Tim Walz says he is close to announcing a decision on whether to require people across Minnesota to wear face masks as a way to slow the spread of the coronavirus. He will announce the next steps in the state’s response to COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon. Last week Walz said that he is “seriously considering” requiring…

Republican Supporters and Politicians Celebrate Opening Of New Trump Victory Office In Moorhead

They say it's going to be a long fight through November but are confident in their supporters leading them to victory

MOORHEAD, MINN. — “When we do it right here in the 7th it’s going to push us over the finish line to finally get a conservative in the United State Senate to help Senator Cramer, Minnesota Senate Republican Candidate Jason Lewis said. Minnesota Republican Senate candidate Jason Lewis, Minnesota Republican House candidate Michelle Fischbach and North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer…

“Gotham City on steroids” Alexandria Republican describes law enforcement being eliminated

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – State Representative Mary Franson of Alexandria tried to amend the proposed Minnesota Police Accountability Act Thursday night to prevent cities and towns from disbanding their police departments. The Republican referenced a movement within the Minneapolis City Council to do so. Groups in other cities want to defund police by shifting some money from law enforcement’s budgets…

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Confronts COVID-19 In State Of The State

The Governor Says Limiting Face To Face Interactions Can Reduce The Virus's Spread By Up To 80 Percent

ST.PAUL, Minn. — Governor Tim Walz lays out the groundwork for how the state is pushing back against the coronavirus outbreak that continues to grow. “Many of you are out of work. Businesses, large and small, are shuttered across the state. The companionship we normally lean on to get through difficult times—a hug from a grandparent, coffee with a friend, or…

Sen. Kevin Cramer Offers Apology For “R-word” Tweet Against Speaker Pelosi

He was responding to her comments about the economic stimulus package

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Sen. Kevin Cramer is apologizing for a tweet that used an unacceptable term against Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. He was responding to her comments about the economic stimulus package. The Republican claims the autocorrect failed on his phone, changing the word ridiculous to the offensive R-word, a description of someone with limited intellectual…

State Treasurer Candidate Comes Forward While Democrats Cancel State Convention

Mark Haugen says he wants to restore integrity and accountability to the office

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Bismarck Democrat is running for State Treasurer. Mark Haugen says he wants to restore integrity and accountability to the office. The North Dakota native works as a student success adviser at the University of Mary. Republican State Treasurer Kelly Schmidt is not seeking another term. State Democrats are also calling off their state convention next weekend…