VOTES

Winners elected to Grand Forks City Council Ward 2 and 4

Rebecca Osowski and Tricia Lunski will take over seats on the city council

GRAND FORKS, N.D (KVRR) —¬†Grand Forks voters are picking two new members for the city council. There are open races in Wards 2 and 4. Rebecca Osowski beat out Mathew Ternus with 59 percent of the votes for the seat being vacated by Katie Dachtler in Ward 2. Ward 4 incumbent Jeannie Mock opted not to run for re-election. Ward…

North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Still Undecided

Justices Lisa Fair McEvers and Jon Jensen advance to final ballot

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota is still in limbo for a new chief justice. None of the three justices running received the majority votes needed to get the position. There will now be a runoff election. Justices Lisa Fair McEvers and Jon Jensen were the top vote-getters, followed by Daniel Crothers. The state’s 52 district court judges and each of…

Measure 3 Voted Down in North Dakota

Measure 3 would legalize recreational marijuana in the state

NORTH DAKOTA — With 378 out of 424 precincts reporting, 162,862 ‘No’ votes and 108,366 ‘Yes’ votes are being reported. Measure 3 would legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota. If passed, North Dakota would have been the tenth state to legalize marijuana. Two years ago, North Dakota voters agreed to pass a measure to allow medicinal marijuana. Categories: Local News,…

New GOP Health Care Proposal Could Mean $1 Billion Loss in North Dakota Federal Funding

The bill would shift health care money and power from Washington to states

  NORTH DAKOTA — North Dakota could lose $1 billion in federal funding for health insurance over seven years. That is the finding of a report on the new Republican bill in Congress to replace Obamacare. The bill would shift health care money and power from Washington to states. President Trump and Republican Senate leaders are trying to rally 50…

TOWN OF THE YEAR: Abercrombie Shatters Voting Records with More Than 150,000 Votes

The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round

ABERCROMBIE, ND — Abercrombie, North Dakota shattered all previous voting records to win our Town of the Year Contest. The town of around 280 people received more than 150,000 votes in the final round. Chief Meteorologist Rob Kupec spent the day getting to find out what make this town tick. Rob met one of the nominators of Abercrombie for Town…

Bison Meadows Plan Approved by Fargo City Commission

Construction is expected to begin by the fall of 2017

  FARGO, ND — Fargo City Commissioners are approving a new plan for the housing project near Davies High School. The first plan was rejected after it failed to get enough votes but the developer revised the number of homes from 393 to 347 and added greenspace. Some nearby homeowners say they are still not happy about the project because…

Fargo City Commission Unanimously Votes for Student Housing Complex

Monday night, all commissioners voted in favor of the same plans

FARGO, ND — A student housing complex near NDSU is set to move forward after a unanimous vote from the Fargo City Commission. Plans for the four-story student apartment went over a nearby public alley. This move requires a super majority vote of 4-1 from the city commission and it failed earlier this month. Monday night, all commissioners voted in…

Minnesota House Passes Bill Increasing Restrictions on Abortions

The Senate is planning to take up the permitting bill next week

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota House has passed legislation that would increase restrictions on abortions. The bills, passed on the strength of Republican votes, require abortion providers to obtain permits from the state’s health department and would ban the use of state funds for abortions. The Senate is planning to take up the permitting bill next week. Democratic…