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Protesters Demostrate Against Rep. Cramer’s Healthcare Vote

The U.S. House voted to pass the healthcare bill on this day last year

FARGO, N.D. — One year after Rep. Kevin Cramer’s vote for the American Health Care Act, North Dakotans gathered to protest against his stance. Protesters gathered at the North Dakota Republican’s Fargo office to bring awareness to what they say is the need for healthcare. The demonstration was organized by the North Dakota Democratic–NPL party. People who participated say Cramer’s stance…

Will Recreational Marijuana Soon Be Legal in North Dakota?

Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, approved the petition for circulation on Friday and says about 13,500 qualified signatures are needed to put it to a statewide vote next year

NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota may see a future with legal recreational marijuana if supporters can get enough signatures. Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, approved the petition for circulation on Friday and says about 13,500 qualified signatures are needed to put it to a statewide vote next year. According to sponsors the petition is looking to make it legal to…

Get Ready to Vote for the New Oreo Flavor

The new flavors will be available and open to voting by May

  NATIONAL — Three finalists have been named in Nabisco’s “My Oreo Creation” contest and you’ll have a chance to vote on which one you think should stick around for good. Pina Colada, Cherry Cola and Kettle Corn are the top three contenders. The Pina Colada Oreo is described by Nabisco as having a pineapple-coconut crème filling. The Cherry Cola…

President Trump Pardons Alexandria, Minnesota Turkey

In a national poll to see which of the two birds would get the pardon, Drumstick got 60 percent of the vote.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — One lucky turkey from a turkey farm near Alexandria, Minnesota has gotten a presidential pardon. “Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned,” President Trump said as the crowd applauded. Drumstick and his alternate, Wishbone, were raised by Carl and Sharlene Wittenburg, who were on hand for the pardoning. In a national poll to see which of the two birds…

Moorhead School District Votes for School Board Candidates

The person elected will serve just one year on the board

MOORHEAD, Minn. — If you live in Moorhead, it’s time to cast your ballot and vote. The Moorhead School District is holding a special election for an open seat on the school board. Thirteen candidates are vying for the position. The person elected will serve just one year on the board. The seat was vacated by Laurie Johnson in late…

City of Fargo Extends Contract with Longtime City Attorney

The contract is worth between $4 and $5 million

  FARGO, ND — Fargo is extending its contract with longtime City Attorney Erik Johnson and his firm for millions of dollars. Fargo City Commissioner Tony Gehrig cast the only “no” vote on the five-year contract extension. He said the city should have an open process to hear from other law firms interested in the position. Commissioner John Strand says…

Nine of Thirteen Moorhead School Board Candidates Attend Forum

Voters got a chance to meet the several people running for a single one-year school board seat

MOORHEAD, Minn — Thirteen people are running for a single one-year seat on the Moorhead Public School Board. To help with the decision, voters are getting a chance to meet the candidates in person. About one year after Laurie Johnson resigned from Moorhead’s school board, voters have their choice of 13 candidates to fill the last year of her term….

On KVRR Local News at 9: Moorhead School Board Forum for 13 Board Candidates

A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Voters in Moorhead are about to meet the 13 people running for one seat on the Moorhead School Board. A forum for the special school board election will show us where they stand on local issues. KVRR’s Nick Broadway joins us live from Moorhead with more. NICK BROADWAY, REPORTING: I’m LIVE here at the Moorhead Public Library…

City of Wahpeton Votes in New Mayor

He will fill out the rest of Hansey's term which expires in June

WAHPETON, ND — Wahpeton officially has a new mayor. The city council voted eight to zero on Monday to appoint Ward 1 City Councilman Steve Dale as mayor. Dale had been handling the duties since Mayor Meryl Hansey resigned in late summer in the midst of a battle with cancer. He will fill out the rest of Hansey’s term which…

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,…