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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Made His First Public Statement About the Russia Investigation

Mueller said charging the president with a crime was not an option.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in his first public statement about the Russia probe that charging the president with a crime was not an option due to the longstanding Justice Department opinions that say a president cannot be indicted while in office. Mueller made the comments Wednesday as he ended an almost 10-minute statement about his two-year investigation into Russian…

Rep. Collin Peterson: Asylum Issue “Out of Control”

Peterson says we need to find out who is financing the caravans

FARGO, ND — Congressman Collin Peterson says the asylum issue involving refugees on the U.S.-Mexico border is growing out of control. During an interview on KFGO’s “News & Views,” the Minnesota Democrat called for a closer examination of a growing number of refugees traveling in caravans heading to the southern border. Peterson says we need to find out who is financing…

What a National Christmas Tree Shortage Means for Fargo-Moorhead

Part of the shortage is because less people were planting trees during the 2008 recession

  FARGO, N.D. — A national tree shortage means a real Christmas tree could be harder to come by in parts of the U.S. this year. KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us what it means for both sellers and shoppers in the metro who are looking to bring the outdoors inside this holiday season. For some Christmas tree shoppers, buying a real…

President Donald Trump Meets North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Historic Summit Between The Two Leaders Begins In Singapore

SINGAPORE — History is being made this hour in Singapore. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have opened an unparalleled summit. The two leaders are reaching for an ambitious deal to resolve global concerns about the isolated nation’s nuclear weapons program. It’s the first meeting in history between a sitting American president and a North Korean…

Reflecting On Times of War: Honor Flight Helps Veterans Find Peace

Their trip to D.C. also helped them to create some new memories that'll last a lifetime

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The wars may be over, but the memories live on for the veterans who fought in them. You could see it in more than 80 of them who went on this year’s honor flight to D.C. Joe Jimenez was just 20 years old when he enlisted as an Army clerk serving in Vietnam. Little did he know he…

F-M Metro Honors Fallen Officers

129 law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty last year

FARGO, N.D. — There’s only one thing law enforcement officers say they fear when they wake up every morning. “It is the fear every morning you kiss your kids goodbye, that you know that could be the day you don’t come home to your family. It’s something that we think about every day,” said West Fargo Police chief Heith Janke….

Import Tariffs on China Could Spell Trouble for North Dakota Farmers

North Dakota farmers have 7 million acres of farmland devoted to soybean production

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. — President Trump recently enforced $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. With China quickly putting its own tariffs on American goods, one field that could be in trouble is agriculture. “We’re long term going to see some kind of impact in agriculture partly because it’s the easiest thing for them to do quickly and partly because of…

Toys R Us To Close Fargo Store And All 800 Locations Across The U.S.

Closings Impact 33,000 Jobs Across The Country

FARGO, N.D. — Toys R Us’s management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its 800 U.S. stores. That’s according to a toy industry analyst who spoke to several employees who were on the call Wednesday. Jim Silver, a toy industry expert, says Toys R Us’s CEO told employees the plan is to liquidate all…

Three More Native American Tribes Join Opioid Lawsuit

Allegations include deceptive marketing and fraud

  REGIONAL — Three more Native American tribes in the Dakotas are suing opioid manufacturers and distributors. The tribes allege that they concealed and minimized the addiction risk of prescription drugs. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate sued 24 opioid industry groups in federal court on Monday. The lawsuit follows more than 70…

Need a Gift for Your Millennial? Think Student Loan Payment

The average monthly payment comes out to be about $350

  NATIONAL — Are you wondering what to get the millennial in your life for Christmas? Consider picking up the tab of one of their student loan payments. A new survey by the Student Loan Report states nearly 70 percent of borrowers want a loan payment this holiday season instead of that high-tech gadget or gift card. In another survey,…