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LIVE: Veterans Honor Flight Prepares To Take Off

Around 100 Veterans Flying To Washington, D.C. This Weekend

  About 100 veterans will get the trip of a lifetime this weekend on the latest Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN. They’re leaving on Sunday, May 19th for a trip to Washington, D.C. The veterans will visit war memorials honoring their service, then get a banquet in their honor. This flight includes 16 World War II veterans, including vets up…

Klieman’s Absence Mars Otherwise Exceptional Trip to Washington D.C.

North Dakota State met with President Trump at the White House on Monday

WASHINGTON D.C. —¬† The North Dakota State football team is about to make its return flight to Fargo after a full day in the nation’s capital. They met with the President and got to explore a lot of what Washington D.C. has to offer. Players say it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and something they’ll never forget. President Trump fed the…

Korean War Veteran To Go On First Honor Flight

Andy Anderson was in the Air Force and in the Army

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Andy Anderson was trying to avoid dating a girl his friend wanted him to start seeing so on the day he turned 17, he decided to fix that. “I joined the Air Force. That ended that,” Anderson said. The decision Anderson made may have gotten him out of a sticky situation but it was only the…

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…

Minnesota, North Dakota Senators React to Franken Accusations

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Franken’s counterpart, Minnesota U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, strongly condemned her colleague without mentioning him by name. Klobuchar released a statement saying: “This should not have happened to Leeann Tweeden. I strongly condemn this behavior and the Senate Ethics Committee must open an investigation.” Senator Heitkamp says she’s “very concerned and disappointed” with Franken. Senator Hoeven says…

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,…

Eclipse is So Yesterday…Today, the Corpse Flower Blooms in Washington D.C.

As the corpse flower blooms, it gives off an odor of rotting flesh for seven to eight hours

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It only blooms once every few years to once a decade and if you like the smell of death, then it’s the flower for you. Three corpse flowers are blooming at the United States Botanic Garden in Washington D.C. It’s the first time in North America three of these plants are blooming at the same time in…

Rep. Cramer Heading to Kazakhstan

Members of the presidential delegation will attend an energy expo in the country later this month

  WASHINGTON D.C. — North Dakota U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer said he’ll join federal Energy Secretary Rick Perry and others on a trip to Kazakhstan. Members of the presidential delegation will attend an energy expo in the country later this month. Cramer said he’ll work to promote American energy at the Expo 2017 global fair. The Republican is a member…

St. Paul Woman Protesting in Washington D.C. on President Trump’s Deportation Policies

YINGYA VANG SAYS HER FAMILY HAS BEEN DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY DEPORTATION AND HOPES HER STORY CAN HELP ANOTHER FAMILY. OUR WASHINGTON D.C. CORRESPONDENT, ALEXIS WAINWRIGHT REPORTS

WASHINGTON D.C. — One St. Paul woman traveled all the way to Washington, D.C. to protest Trump administration policies on deportation. She¬†hopes her story can make a difference. “My dad was actually affected by deportation,” said Yingya Vang, of St. Paul. “In 2012, he was detained.” Vang has seen deportation first hand. “At that time, my brother was five-years-old and…