RESIGN

South Central District Judge to Resign

Hagerty plans to step down March 16.

BISMARCK, N.D.–South Central District Judge Gail Hagerty says she is resigning in March after more than three decades behind the bench. Hagerty sent a letter to Gov. Doug Burgum and state Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle Monday to inform them she plans to step down March 16. Hagerty says she’s not retiring and plans to pursue a call to…

Red River Valley Fair Manager Resigns

Bryan Schulz says he decided it was time to do something else

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Red River Valley Fair Association is looking for a new manager. Bryan Schulz has resigned after 12 years. He says he decided it was time to do something else. Schulz says he has a couple of other job prospects he’s considering. The former West Fargo City Commissioner previously worked for the FM Convention and Visitors Bureau…

North Dakota Democrats Urge Resignation Over Fake Omar Photo

Democratic senators wrote a letter Thursday to the Minot Republican.

BISMARCK, N.D.–North Dakota Senate Democrats have joined the call for state Sen. Oley Larsen to resign his leadership position in the wake of his Facebook posts targeting a Muslim congresswoman. Democratic senators wrote a letter Thursday to the Minot Republican asking that he relinquish his position as president pro tempore. Their letter comes after Larsen sent an email to his…

Fargo Park Board Violated State’s Open Meetings Laws During Vettel Departure

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says notice of the July 2 meeting was insufficient

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Fargo Park Board violated the state’s open meetings laws. He says the board failed to give adequate notice about a special meeting regarding the departure of Park District Executive Director Joel Vettel. Stenehjem says notice of the July 2 meeting was insufficient to adequately inform the public of the…

Responding To President Trump’s Call To Resign, Rep. Omar Asks “When Will You?”

The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has "trafficked in hate" his whole life

WASHINGTON, D.C. —┬áMinnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is firing back at President Trump after he called on her to resign over tweets seen as anti-semitic. The Minneapolis Democrat tweeting that Mr. Trump has “trafficked in hate” his whole life. She also asked when he plans to resign. In a pair of tweets over the weekend, Omar criticized the American Israel Public…

ND Commerce Commissioner Resigns Over Email Describing ‘Perfect Man’

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s commerce commissioner has resigned over an email to agency staff describing “a perfect man” as one who doesn’t touch alcohol or indulge in night life. Jay Schuler resigned Monday, hours after the email was sent. Gov. Doug Burgum called the email “unacceptable” in a statement from his office. Schuler apologized in the same statement,…

MN Dept. of Health Commissioner Resigns Amid Abuse Reports

His resignation follows reporting by the Star Tribune on serious oversight lapses of the state's senior care facilities

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s Department of Health commissioner is resigning in the wake of reports of abuse at senior care facilities. Commissioner Ed Ehlinger had been head of the state’s health oversight board since 2011. His resignation follows reporting by the Star Tribune on serious oversight lapses of the state’s senior care facilities. They previously documented that hundreds of…

Some Lawmakers Asking Franken to Reconsider Resigning from Senate

Congressman Peterson said he would have preferred that the Ethics Committee looked into the matter and released a report

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Collin Peterson is joining the chorus of people suggesting that Sen. Al Franken acted too quickly when he announced his plans to resign. Franken announced that he plans to leave the Senate after several Democratic colleagues urged him to step down amid accusations of inappropriately touching women. Since then, some of those senators have asked…

Sen. Franken Will Speak From Senate Floor at 10:45 a.m.

A high-ranking Democrat says he expects Franken to resign in the wake of another sexual harassment allegation. Fox's Garrett Tenney reports from Washington.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A tweet on Senator Franken’s account says he is with his family and plans to make an announcement in D.C. Thursday and quote: “Any reports of a final decision are inaccurate.” A high-ranking Democrat says he expects Franken to resign in the wake of another sexual harassment allegation. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp issued a statement on Twitter writing…

West Fargo Police Lieutenant, Former Chief Candidate Resigns

It has been a rocky year for the force

  WEST FARGO, ND — A candidate for the top job at the West Fargo Police Department has decided to resign three months after he didn’t get the job. Lieutenant Duane Sall turned in his resignation early last month after 25 years with the department. In his resignation letter, Sall said it was in the best interest of his family,…