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Fargo City Commissioner John Strand Encourages Climate Change Discussion

Commissioner Strand held a town hall meeting for people to voice their concerns on the issue

FARGO, N.D. –The actions we take now will likely have an effect on those who come after us. There is maybe no example where that is more true than in the case of climate change. Fargo City Commissioner John Strand wanted to give those individuals a chance to share their concerns on the issue In a town hall meeting, the…

Collin Peterson Hosts Town Hall In Moorhead

The questions ranged from topics like crop insurance, yield prices and the USMCA

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation next stopped in Moorhead to meet with growers. Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson hosted a town hall meeting. The questions ranged from topics like crop insurance, yield prices and the USMCA. The purpose of the town hall was to encourage farmers to voice their concerns and for their representatives…

Cindy Williams Featured at Lecture Series in Fargo

Award winning actress and author Cindy Williams made an appearance in Fargo.

FARGO, N.D. – You probably know her best for her role as Shirley Feeney on the comedy series Laverne and Shirley. Williams spoke to a sold out crowd at the Holiday Inn as a guest of the Fargo Town Hall Lecture series. Her lecture covered the importance of comedy in life, and she shared many comedic stories of her journey…

Klobuchar Explains Why She Doesn’t Support Free College in CNN Town Hall

MANCHESTER, N.H. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar participates in her second CNN town hall during the 2020 election season. The Democrat touched on issues from high prescription drug prices to student debt. Klobuchar says she does not support free college for students like fellow presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren. She says she does have a plan when it comes to addressing…

Rep. Collin Peterson Hosts Town Hall on Veterans’ Issues

Veterans discussed issues ranging from healthcare to rural access

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Rep. Collin Peterson hosted a town hall to hear from veterans. “I thought we’d made more progress in some of these areas, I’m leaving here with a long list of things that need to be worked on,” he said. That long list includes getting money for military funerals, healthcare and veterans’ homes. One idea proposed by State…

MN Sen. Klobuchar Says Doctors Need to Change Opioid Prescribing Habits in CNN Town Hall

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar referenced the late singer Prince in saying that doctors need to change the prescribing habits of opioids in the United States. At a CNN town hall in New Hampshire on Monday night, Klobuchar says her state still hasn’t gotten over the 2016 death of Prince, one of Minnesota’s most famous residents. He died of…

Rep. Keith Ellison Speaks with Voters in Moorhead During AG Campaign Stop

He wants to take on a variety of issues, from economic fairness to the fight against opioids

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rep. Keith Ellison stopped by Moorhead for a town hall event in his campaign for Minnesota’s Attorney General. Ellison is also the Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee. He says he hopes the DNC will be more focused on listening to the people. As AG, he says he wants to take on many issues from economic fairness…

Minnesota Lawmakers Hold Town Hall Meeting

One of the main concerns was infrastructure improvement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Democratic Minnesota lawmakers held a town hall meeting to take questions from the community and update them on the legislative session. State Senator Kent Eken, along with Representatives Ben Lien and Paul Marquart, said there is currently a budget surplus. They say one of the main concerns is infrastructure improvement and balancing maintenance with the development of new…

Children of Vietnam Vets say Agent Orange Impacts Generations

Veterans and their children shared their stories at a town hall meeting at Elks Lodge in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Tears were shed at a town hall meeting in Fargo about the life changing effects of Agent Orange. Many children of Vietnam veterans spoke about how exposure to the chemical impacts multiple generations. Families of survivors are still looking for answers more than four decades after the Vietnam War. “So it was straight Agent Orange that I…

Congressman Kevin Cramer’s Town Hall Tussle

The two men were asked to leave the town hall. Video from KXMB in Bismarck

Video from KXMB in Bismarck. MANDAN, ND — Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Town Hall in Mandan quickly escalated into a minor tussle. It started when one person approached Rep. Cramer and attempted to stuff money into the congressman’s jacket pocket in an effort to defend another person in attendance over health care. He then continued to come at Rep. Cramer, demanding…