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U.S. inflation reaches new 40-year high

WASHINGTON – The prices of gas, food and most other goods and services jumped in May, raising inflation to a new four-decade high and giving American households no respite from rising costs. Consumer prices surged 8.6% last month from 12 months earlier, faster than April’s year-over-year increase of 8.3%. The new inflation figure, the biggest yearly increase since December 1981,…

Highway blockade gains ground as it inches toward Pembina, N.D.

EMERSON, Mb. (KVRR) – Royal Canadian Mounted Police say at least 50 vehicles are being used to block Highway 75 at the Emerson, Manitoba Port of Entry. It leads to I-29 in Pembina, North Dakota. People are protesting Canadian vaccine and mask mandates during the so called “Freedom Convoy.” Truck drivers have been setting up blockades along several ports of…

ND & MN congressional delegations describe what they saw during the capitol insurrection

WASHINGTON (KVRR) – One year ago former President Trump held a “Stop The Steal” rally. Some of his supporters broke into the U.S. capitol while the Senate was certifying election results. “I have vivid memories of being on the Senate floor and watching the Vice President being quickly moved off of the Senate floor trying to understand what was happening…

Gov. Burgum & ND adjutant general observe Nat’l Guard’s mission on U.S.-Mexico border

BurgumBorder2 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office Burgum Border1 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office BurgumBorder3 Courtesy: Gov. Doug Burgum’s Office NEAR THE RIO GRANDE, TEXAS (KVRR) – North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota National Guard adjutant general Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann met with 125 soldiers from the Bismarck-based 957th Engineer Company serving along the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. The…

Woman Involved In Jamaican Lottery Scam Is Sentenced To Prison

At least 90 Americans lost over $5.7 million in the scheme which funneled money between the U.S. and Jamaica

FARGO, ND — It’s sentencing day for a Rhode Island woman convicted in North Dakota as part of a major lottery fraud. Judge Daniel Hovland sentenced Melinda Bulgin of Providence to four years in prison and restitution of around $330,000. At least 90 Americans lost over $5.7 million in the scheme which funneled money between the U.S. and Jamaica. The…

McKenzie County Horse Tests Positive For EHV-1

In the last few months, cases have been identified in several U.S. states and Canadian provinces

MCKENZIE, ND — A horse in North Dakota has confirmed positive for the neurologic disease associated with equine herpes virus 1, or EHV-1. The horse is receiving veterinary care in McKenzie County. In the last few months, cases have been identified in several U.S. states and Canadian provinces. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says owners should take care when…