SENATOR JOHN HOEVEN

Celebrating Veterans on Fourth of July

The Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church hosting its first Fourth of July celebration in honor of veterans.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Last year this time things were a bit different with the beginning of the pandemic, but people are out and about celebrating the holiday. “As the Fourth of July for me as a veteran is all about optimism and happiness and the future of this country for us as the community, for the state, for Fargo,…

Sen. Hoeven discusses drought with producers in Argusville

Senator John Hoeven and members from the Risk Management and Farm Service Agencies making their final stop on their tour discussing drought conditions across North Dakota.

ARGUSVILLE, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota is just one of many states seeing major drought conditions. “We have bad drought in North Dakota and so we need to help our farmers and ranchers and particularly our ranchers are feeling it now. They need feed, forage to take care of their cattle and of course, it affects our farmers too,” North…

Air National Guard Director Tours Fargo’s 119th Wing

They reviewed the base Reaper mission, as well as efforts to establish a new operations center

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Air National Guard director was in Fargo to hear about the important role the 119th Wing plays in supporting military operations around the globe. While in Fargo he heard about opportunities to enhance the base and strengthen the educational benefits. “The senator is right, we need smart people in the National Guard,” Lieutenant General Michael…

New law enforcement center in Camp Grafton will train Indian Affairs law officers

Hoeven helped secure two and a half million dollars for BIA law enforcement training.

CAMP GRAFTON, N.D. – Federal, state and tribal officials join Senator John Hoeven for the opening of the new U.S Indian Police Academy Advanced Training Center in Camp Grafton. Senator Hoeven says more than 60 percent of the Bureau of Indian Affairs law enforcement positions on reservations in the upper great plains states are vacant. He adds they need law…

Climate Change Activists March To Demand Action From City Leaders

The organizer says about 150 people attended the march.

FARGO-MOORHEAD.-  Climate change activists in the Fargo-Moorhead area take to the streets to bring awareness to what they call a climate crisis. September 25th is the Global Day of Climate Action. Climate change activists in the metro want to make a stop in every location they say holds an important part in making true change. “People are paying attention. It…

Sen. John Hoeven visits F-M Diversion inlet concrete pour

The Tuesday visit was the first time Senator Hoeven has been on site since construction began.

HORACE, N.D. — Progress is being made on part of the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project and North Dakota Senator John Hoeven was in town to see it firsthand. Construction on the Red River inlet began in spring of 2017. The $46 million inlet is the first of three structures being built as part of the F-M Area Diversion Project. It will…

Sen. Hoeven Hosts Roundtable To Help Farmers And Producers Amid COVID-19

You have until September 11th to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program.

UNITED STATES – North Dakota Republican Senator John Hoeven talked with North Dakota agriculture producers, commodity groups and Farm Service Agency officials. He talked with North Dakota agriculture producers, commodity groups and Farm Service Agency officials. One of the key efforts mentioned is to get more assistance for farmers and ranchers. Another is making sure the 14 billion dollars in Commodity…

U.S. Senators Join Forces To Call For Meat Price Fixing Investigation

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and ten other state attorneys general earlier called for an investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota leaders are continuing to push for an investigation into price fixing in the cattle industry. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska and 18 Senate colleagues, including North Dakota Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, are working together. They wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice requesting they investigate potential anti-competitive activities in the beef…

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Burgum Holds Daily COVID-19 Press Briefing

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is holding his daily press briefing to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in North Dakota. Burgum will be joined by Senator John Hoeven. Hoeven will provide an update on the latest federal actions taken to combat COVID-19. The North Dakota Department of Health reported a total of 709 positive cases, 18 current hospitalizations, 269…

ND Colleges Receive Second Half of Cares Act Funding

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and universities.

NORTH DAKOTA–The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the second half of funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to colleges and universities in North Dakota. The funding was awarded to higher education institutions to fund IT programs which support remote learning. The U.S. Department of Education awarded a total of $11,438,044 to North Dakota colleges and…