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LIVE: Organizers Hope To Resume Veterans Honor Flight Next Spring

Honor Flight Hosting Fundraiser This Saturday In Anticipation Of Resuming Flights

  The people behind the Veterans Honor Flight of North Dakota/Minnesota hope they can start taking veterans to Washington, D.C. once again early next year. They don’t have a date set yet, but the hope is to start flights again in the spring of 2022. There hasn’t been a local honor flight since October, 2019. They’re waiting to see how…

North Dakota National Guard soldiers returning from Washington

BISMARCK, N.D. – Members of a Bismarck-based North Dakota Army National Guard unit who were called to active duty in Washington, D.C. late last year have begun returning home. About 70 soldiers with Company C, 2nd Battalion of the 285th Aviation Regiment were deployed last November to the nation’s capital. The unit flies the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, and the…

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…

Board Suspends All Honor Flights Through June

The Honor Flight program to fly our nation’s military heroes to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials in their honor remains on hold. The national Board of Directors has decided to suspend all Honor Flights through June 30. They cited a number of factors in making the decision including the status of the vaccine rollout and group gathering restrictions in…

Unprecedented security in Washington for Biden’s inauguration

By: Amanda Rooker WASHINGTON – Following attacks on the U.S. Capitol last week. The FBI has issued a bulletin warning of threats to state capitols as well as the potential for further violence in DC. An unprecedented level of security in the nation’s capital. Road closures, seven foot fencing and boarded up buildings are all part of a downtown security…

FBI Warns of Protests in all 50 State Capitols

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (AP) State capitols across the country are under heightened security after the siege of the U.S. Capitol last week. The FBI has warned of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitols and in Washington, D.C., ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. State capitols were reinforced with extra police officers and National Guard units Monday as…