SENATOR JOHN HOEVEN

Hoeven and Peterson Join Forces to Help Sugar Beet Industry in Crisis

Sugar beet farmers in the valley are struggling as low crop prices and temperatures have hampered the harvest.

WHEATLAND, N.D. –  “Nobody made money raising beets this year. Regardless if you’re on the insurance side, or if you raised and delivered a crop, everybody lost money.” said one sugar beet farmer in attendance. The sugar beet industry is facing a unique and devastating set of circumstances, as a wet fall and early winter storm have made harvesting their…

Hoeven Announces New Program To Help Veterans

FARGO, N.D. — Veterans from all branches packed into the West Fargo VFW to voice their opinion on healthcare and the Fargo VA while sharing experiences, and there was a lot of expectations from the talks. “As a community veteran, it’s important that we keep on the VA doing, the senators and legislative representative out looking making their following through…

Sen. Hoeven’s State of Technology Conference Stresses Agriculture and Technology Intersection

The 9th annual conference highlighted the work of more than 70 entrepreneurs

FARGO, N.D. — Tech companies from agriculture, cyber security, elderly care backgrounds and more are sharing their work at Sen. John Hoeven’s 2019 State of Technology Conference. The event stresses the importance of converging agriculture and technology. Some say that integration should start with young people. “Working together with our universities, with our community colleges, even with our high schools,…

Remains Of Sailor Brothers From Minot Killed At Pearl Harbor Positively Identified

Calvin Palmer and Wilferd Palmer were among 429 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma who died

Calvin Palmer and Wilferd PalmerThe remains of two North Dakota brothers from Minot who were killed during World War II have been identified. The Defense P-O-W / M-I-A Accounting Agency says 23-year-old Calvin Palmer and 21-year-old Wilferd Palmer were among 429 crewmen on the USS Oklahoma who died in the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The remains…

Forbes, ND – Town of the Week 4-23-19

Don’t let its size fool you, there is a lot going on in Forbes, ND. For some more great photos of Forbes, check out the Ghost of North Dakota page. Go Hi-Liners!! Categories: Town Of The Week Tags: DICKEY COUNTY, forbes, SENATOR JOHN HOEVEN, TOWN OF THE WEEK

President Trump Invites NDSU Football Team To The White House

Following the Bison’s seventh FCS national title in eight years, Hoeven and the President discussed honoring the team at the White House and the President has extended an invitation.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator John Hoeven today announced that the President Donald J. Trump has invited the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Bison football team to be honored at the White House.  Senator Hoeven made the announcement via a press release Friday afternoon. Following the Bison’s seventh FCS national title in eight years, Hoeven and the President discussed honoring the…

Sen. Cramer & Hoeven Co-Sponsor “Savanna’s Act”

The legislation, introduced by former US Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, passed the senate last year but never came up for a vote in the house.

WASHINGTON, DC (KFGO) – Senator Kevin Cramer says he’s now a co-author of a bill known as “Savanna’s Act,” designed to improve investigations into the disappearances and murders of Native American women. The legislation, introduced by former US Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, passed the senate last year but never came up for a vote in the house after a retiring house…

Local Leaders Discuss Diversion Progress, Additional Federal Funding

Senator John Hoeven and Major General Scott Spellmon were briefed on the current status of the project

FARGO, N.D. — As the Deputy Commanding Officer for Civil and Emergency Operations for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Major General Scott Spellmon is used to dealing with natural disasters. But as he goes around the country to help out others, he looks to one day stop a catastrophe before it even happens. “He’s going from here to Florida. Now…

President Trump Nominates Drew Wrigley As U.S. Attorney for North Dakota

Christopher Myers has served as acting and interim U.S. Attorney since March of 2015

FARGO, N.D. — President Donald Trump has nominated former Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley to serve as the U.S. Attorney for North Dakota. It’s a role Wrigley served in from 2001 to 2009 before serving as lieutenant governor with Gov. Jack Dalrymple. Wrigley’s highest profile case was the 2003 murder of UND student Dru Sjodin of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. The 2006…

Senator John Hoeven Holds Round Table with Ag Leaders to Discuss Farm Bill

Hoeven is on the Farm Bill conference committee

FARGO, N.D. — Senator John Hoeven sat down with farmers and agriculture leaders at NDSU’s Barry Hall to discuss the upcoming farm bill and the impact of tariffs on local growers. The farm bill is currently in conference, where members of both the House and Senate will combine their versions before the deadline in September. Last week, Hoeven was named to…