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Recent Rain is Holding Back North Dakota’s Drought Conditions

Escalating drought conditions are still prominent but not getting worse thanks to recent rain

NORTH DAKOTA — Our much needed rain over the past week has keep drought conditions in North Dakota from getting worse. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows 82 percent of the state in some stage of drought, unchanged from last week. Most of central and western North Dakota remains in extreme or exceptional drought. There was a small area…

Local Reaction to President Trump’s Tweets on Banning Transgenders from the Military

President Trump says transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U–S Military

FARGO, ND — President Trump said transgender people are no longer accepted or allowed to serve in any capacity in the U.S. military. People in the metro and officials nationwide have shared their opinions. “When we see a move like this from the administration, from way high up, from the top of the administration, it gives me a lot of…

UPDATE: Mapleton Woman Apologizes for Alleged Death Threats Towards Somali Americans at Fargo Walmart

They said the woman began yelling at them to go "back to their own country"

FARGO, ND — The woman who is at the center of a social media controversy over alleged death threats she made to three Somali Americans at a Fargo Walmart reached out to KVRR to explain why she said what she said. Amber Hensley said she is sorry things got out of control in the heat of the moment and takes…

People Line Up Outside Sen. Hoeven’s Office Protesting Senate Health Care Bill

Indivisible FM held a pop–up protest to encourage him to vote against the Senate health care bill

FARGO, ND — Concerned citizens gathered in front of Sen. Hoeven’s Fargo office to make their voices heard about the Republican health care bill. Voting on the bill has been delayed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The Senate health care bill is causing concern for people in North Dakota and they are reaching out to their senators for answers….

President of the National Farmers Union Objecting to Health Care Proposal

Two out of three farmers and ranchers have a pre-existing condition

NATIONAL — The president of the National Farmers Union is voicing his objections to the latest health care proposal. Roger Johnson is a native of Turtle Lake, North Dakota. He was asked to speak at a Senate event on how the Republican health care bill would impact farmers, ranchers and rural communities. Two out of three farmers and ranchers have…

Thousands Honor Jason Moszer and Other Fallen Officers at the National Mall

National Police Week in Washington, D.C. to honor fallen law enforcement heroes including Officer Jason Moszer

WASHINGTON D.C. — It is a time to respect, honor and remember. National Police Week events are underway in Washington, D.C. to honor fallen law enforcement heroes, including Officer Jason Moszer of Fargo. Moszer’s name was among the 394 fallen United States law enforcement officers honored at the 29th Annual Candlelight Vigil. Thousands of people filled the National Mall Saturday evening. Chief…

MN & ND U.S. Senators React To Comey Firing

Democrats likened Tuesday's ouster to President Richard Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre" and renewed calls for appointment of a special prosecutor.

WASHINGTON  – President Donald Trump’s stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey throws into question the future of a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible connections to Russia. It also raises suspicions of an underhanded effort to stymie a probe that has shadowed the administration from the outset. Democrats likened Tuesday’s ouster to President Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre”…

Pipeline Protests Outside Trump Hotel

Protesters are still rallying against the Dakota Access Pipeline and other controversial pipeline projects.

Protesters are still rallying against the Dakota Access Pipeline and other controversial pipeline projects. Including shutting down traffic in our nation’s capital. Singing, dancing and holding up traffic, protesters say they’re not backing down in the pipeline fight. The push back has lasted more than a year, and indigenous people and allies are still protesting the Dakota Access and Keystone…

President Trump Approves Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Critics say a finished Keystone pipeline threatens one of the world's largest underground fresh water deposits along with other environmental problems

  NATIONAL — Construction on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline was officially approved by the Trump administration. This reverses President Obama’s previous decision to block construction on the pipeline which feeds oil from Canada to a network of other pipelines in Nebraska. Critics say a finished Keystone pipeline threatens one of the world’s largest underground fresh water deposits along…

MSUM Transgender Professor Speaks Out on Bathroom Rights

Raymond Rea, an MSUM professor and transgender man said this has long term effects

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An MSUM professor, who identifies as a transgender man, is against President Trump’s withdrawal of transgender protections. The Trump Administration lifted a set of Obama-era guidelines which allowed transgender students to use the bathroom based on their gender identity. What happened has not yet affected any laws. This instead rejects the inclusion of gender identity in the…