Labor activists hold rallies at four senators’ offices to gain support for Pro Act

. We came here to tell you that it's good for all Americans, all working people in this country, union or not."

FARGO, N.D. & MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) — Community activists are fighting for a change to labor laws in Minnesota and North Dakota. After receiving support from Minnesota Democratic Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar, community activists are asking North Dakota Republican senators Kevin Cramer and John Hoeven to join forces and stand with the working people. “Speaking about basic working…

Sen. Klobuchar expects to hear if Canadian border is opening up soon

U.S. & CANADA (KVRR) — As COVID-19 restrictions ease up across North Dakota and Minnesota the question remains on when Canada will open its border. The northern neighbor has only allowed essential travelers to enter the country. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar says an announcement is expected within the next week. She has been working alongside 15 other senators to push…

Sen. Amy Klobuchar stops in Moorhead to address scams targeting seniors

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MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Moorhead Mayor Shelly Carlson address a problem that’s grown exponentially throughout the pandemic: scams targeting seniors. “This is on the rise once again and it could get worse,” Klobuchar said at a press conference Thursday morning. Older Americans lose an estimated $3 billion every year from financial scams, according to AARP. The…

Klobuchar, McCain host virtual “Minnesota Women for Biden”

Klobuchar and McCain discussed why they think Biden is the best candidate for women, veterans and working families.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and Cindy McCain connected virtually to hold a Minnesota Women for Biden virtual event. The two talked about why they thought Joe Biden would be the president for all Americans. That included talking about his support for veterans, women and working families. Klobuchar also said she is confident Biden is the candidate that…

Senator Klobuchar, Mayor Judd to speak at Bluestem Amphitheater Wedensday

Klobuchar will be speaking at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead Mayor Jonathan Judd will be joined by U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar at Bluestem Amphitheater on Wednesday to discuss the need to support independent music venues amid the coronavirus pandemic. Klobuchar will discuss the Save Our Stages Act which would provide grants for independent live music venues. The Act was introduced by Klobuchar and Senator John Cornyn in July…

Sen. Klobuchar & health experts address decline in immunizations & possible dangers

A CDC report showed a "notable decrease" for childhood vaccinations in the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic.

MINNESOTA – There are many things that have taken a backseat since the pandemic started. One of those is some parents not keeping up to date with their children’s vaccines. “During those heavy months of pandemic time, the end of March, April and May, we had a significant decrease in the number of kids that were coming in for well…

Fargo National Cemetery hosts virtual Memorial Day ceremony

The cemetery honored fallen soldiers on the holiday with the help from North Dakota and Minnesota politicians

FARGO, N.D. — This Memorial Day is the first since the Fargo National Cemetery opened it’s gates in September of last year. It is the first and only national veterans cemetery in North Dakota. The cemetery had big plans to hold it’s inaugural Memorial Day celebration this year, but things were forced to change amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Still, they…

MSUM Professor: Klobuchar’s Midwestern Background Could Help in Possible Presidential Run

Headrick thinks Klobuchar's Midwestern background and overall positive image will attract voters

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Senator Amy Klobuchar plans to make an announcement this Sunday in Minneapolis, which has many people expecting her hat in the ring for the 2020 presidency. Dr. Barbara Headrick, a political science professor at MSUM, expects Klobuchar to announce her goal for the democratic nomination. Headrick thinks Klobuchar’s Midwestern background and overall positive image will attract voters….

Welcome To The United States Senate, Mr. Cramer

Kevin Cramer was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence for the 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. —┬áNorth Dakota’s new junior United States Senator has been sworn in. Kevin Cramer was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence for the 116th Congress. The Republican defeated Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp for the seat back in November. Senator Cramer said he’s ” honored to work ” on the behalf of North Dakotans. Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and…

Senator Klobuchar Urging the NFL to Combat Ticket Fraud

The Super Bowl will be held in Minneapolis on February 4

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Senator Amy Klobuchar is encouraging the NFL to combat ticket fraud in advance of the Super Bowl. In a letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell, Klobuchar encourages the NFL to take steps to address common fraud schemes. Last December, the Klobuchar-backed bipartisan Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016 was signed into law by the President. It…