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Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney Attends Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.

The conference brings together mayors from cities with populations of at least 30,000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney is in our nation’s capital for the annual Conference of Mayors. The conference brings together mayors from cities across the country with populations of at least 30,000 people. Some of the topics discussed include infrastructure, the opioid crisis, and obesity in young people. Mahoney says if the shutdown continues, community development grants for the…

Partial Gov. Shutdown Could Be Days Away, Sen.-Elect Cramer Provides Insight

It could start on Saturday

WASHINGTON – With January a few weeks away, the government will see incumbents as well as some new faces taking over. Cramer’s transition from the House to the Senate is pretty seamless so far. But he says it’s unlikely the current House and Senate will say they’re having an easy time coming to an agreement on the funding for President Trump’s…

Sen. Tina Smith Calls Tribute to President George H.W. Bush “Inspiring”

She also says she's confident a Farm Bill can be passed by the end of the year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) said the tribute to former President George HW Bush in Washington DC was very moving. Sen. Smith says it was special to several people, including all the living presidents, coming together to celebrate his life. She had the chance to talk with Jimmy Carter, and says the eulogy from President George W. Bush was…

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…

Volunteers Sell Flowers Outside of Riddle’s Jewelry to Support Honor Flight

The veterans are set to travel down to Washington DC Sunday

FARGO, N.D. — The parking lot of Riddle’s Jewelry in Fargo glistened with many flowers to support the Honor Flight. Volunteers sold several hanging baskets of flowers to raise funds for the next Honor Flight. The veterans are set to head down to Washington DC tomorrow to see several monuments at no cost. The idea for selling the flowers came courtesy…

Volunteers Hold Fundraising Activities for Veterans Honor Flight

There was a rummage sale, back sale, and bowling competition

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Veterans Honor Flight volunteers held a rummage sale, bake sale, and bowling competition to raise money to send veterans to Washington, D.C. next month. At the nation’s capital, they will visit the memorials dedicated to the wars they fought in. Their service will also be celebrated at a special banquet. Organizers say the flight is a great way to…

LIVE: Veterans Honor Flight Prepares to Take Off

This Year's Flight Scheduled for May 20th and 21st

  Jane Matejcek and Lory Ishaag with the Veterans Honor Flight of ND/MN join Adam Ladwig to talk about the 11th annual honor flight set for next month. The group flies dozens of veterans to Washington, D.C. every year to see war memorials and attend a banquet in their honor. Matejcek and Ishaag talk about the importance of helping veterans…

DAPL Protesters, Supporters Set Up Camp in Washington D.C.

Members of the camp say they are doing it to show solidarity with Standing Rock and to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Our Washington Correspondent Karys Belger reports

WASHINGTON D.C. — Dakota Access pipeline protests have now formed in Washington. People from all across the country are joining together to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. On the National Mall, Native Americans are pouring in to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. “We’re here to march in D.C. to remind the current administration…