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Federal Charges and Arrests Tied To Fargo-based Construction Company

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska-based airman and the owners of a construction company face federal conspiracy, bribery and money laundering charges related to contracts awarded at two Alaska bases. Ryan Dalbec and Raihana Dalbec of Virginia and Brian Lowell Nash II of Washington were arrested Tuesday. The indictment alleges the three conspired to award millions of dollars in contracts…

VP Mike Pence rallies supporters on jobs & economy in Duluth

DULUTH, Minn. – One day after ending the Republican National Convention, Vice President Mike Pence makes his first appearance back on the campaign trail in Duluth. Pence is hoping to gain the support of Minnesotans as the administration makes an effort to build a stronger economy. Hundreds of supporters rallied together at the Clure Public Marine Terminal to solidify their…

Fargo Teen Wants Answers About Her Father’s Death

Next month is the 18th anniversary of Lionel Lewis' death.

FARGO, N.D. – “Just tell him that I’m sorry. That was a horrible way to pass, it shouldn’t have happened. He was only 26 years old, and he definitely deserved a longer life than what he was given,” says Aniliese Meyer. George Floyd’s death has re-opened some old wounds for Aniliese Meyer. Her dad, Lionel A. Lewis died while in…

Inmate Walks Away From Centre Inc. In Fargo

U.S. Bureau of Prisons says 30-year-old Juan Martinez walked away from the transitional living facility early Sunday morning

FARGO, N.D. — An inmate walks away from Centre Inc. in Fargo and his whereabouts are unknown. U.S. Bureau of Prisons says 30-year-old Juan Martinez walked away from the transitional living facility early Sunday morning. He was serving a federal sentence for a 2015 conviction of felon in possession of a firearm. Martinez was transferred from Lee United States Prison…

ND Governor Directs All Government Agencies to Fly Flags at Half-Staff

Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and state flags at half-staff until sunset Tuesday. Burgum is encouraging North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses to show respect for the victims of Friday’s shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Twelve people were killed and several others wounded when a…

Retiring House Judiciary Chairman Calls Savanna’s Act “unfair to law enforcement”

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte of VirginiaWASHINGTON – A retiring Republican Virginia Congressman blocking Savanna’s Act from passing in the house says the measure is unfair to law enforcement. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte says he agrees with the intent of North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s plan to improve the federal government’s response to violence against Native American women….

Nine Volunteers Deploy to East Coast for Hurricane Florence Relief

Volunteers will help distribute food and bulk supplies

FARGO, N.D. — Hurricane Florence is a Category Four storm expected to reach landfall in the Carolinas and Virginia by Thursday. While evacuation orders are in place, brave volunteers heading into the storm. All it took was one ad in the paper. “Red Cross needed help so we said we can do this and then we started taking classes and then…

CNN: GOP Senate Candidates Rep. Kevin Cramer and Corey Stewart Sought Support of Anti-Gay Group

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Two Republican Senate nominees sought and received the support of an anti-LGBT group that links homosexuality to pedophilia and defends conversion therapy. North Dakota’s Kevin Cramer and Virginia’s Corey Stewart who both won the Republican nomination in their respective states on Tuesday, filled out a “Senate Candidate Survey” for the group Public Advocate of the United States. The survey asks…

House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, Returns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Majority Whip, Steve Scalise, has returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since he was shot while at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise was greeted by standing ovation from the House as he walked in. He participated in Thursday’s vote series and addressed his colleagues on the House floor, thanking Rep. Brad Wenstrup,…

Charlottesville AltRight Rally Hits Home in Fargo

A native from the area, Pete Tefft, joined in on the rally advocating for white supremacy

FARGO, ND — The chaos and uproar that sprung from the rally in Charlottesville is spreading throughout the country. Now it is hitting home for the people of Fargo. A native from the area, Pete Tefft, joined in on the rally advocating for white supremacy. “I don’t think that’s how we really feel here in Fargo and it’s sad. I…