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Senate Passes Massive $867 Billion Farm Bill, Now Headed To The House

The mammoth package will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years

WASHINGTON — The Senate has passed a massive new farm bill and it’s now headed to the House. The measure bears a price tag of $867 billion over 10 years. The bill passed in the Senate on a bipartisan vote of 87-13. The mammoth package will fund key farm safety net programs for the next five years without making significant changes…

Former VP Biden: “There’s No Better Example of Character” than Heidi Heitkamp

The election is on Tuesday, November 6th

FARGO N.D. — Former Vice President Joe Biden comes to Fargo to kick off the Bring it Home Heidi Bus Tour across the state. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us what he has to say about what needs to be done to keep democracy alive in this country. “Hello Fargo. Are you ready to win an election? Are you ready to…

Sharing War Stories: 88 Local Veterans Spent Two Days In Washington, D.C.

They were selected for the latest North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight

FARGO, N.D. — They were a group of 88 of our area’s finest service members. They were just the latest heroes to take the North Dakota-Minnesota Veterans Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. We went along for the ride and it was a 2-day whirlwind of activity as we took in memorial after memorial, shared lunches and snacks and more importantly shared…

Veterans See Memorials Made Because of Their Sacrifices During Honor Flight

WASHINGTON – 88 of our area’s finest veterans are all tuckered out. They are just wrapping up the latest Honor Flight. From the Washington Monument all the way to the Lincoln Memorial veterans are checking out memorials and heading to the Vietnam memorial, Korean Conflict Memorial and World War II Memorial. Day two started bright and early with a police escort to the…

88 Veterans Experience Day One of the Honor Flight: KVRR’s TJ Nelson is Live from Washington D.C.

These 87 men and one woman chosen for this flight served their country and this is just one more way to say "Thanks"

WASHINGTON D.C. — Eighty-eight veterans from North Dakota and Minnesota are in Washington, D.C. on the latest Honor Flight. KVRR Anchor TJ Nelson and Chief Photographer John Hanson are traveling with the veterans as they visit the memorials in their honor. It has been a whirlwind day of travel, sightseeing and getting to know one another. These 87 men and…

Wounded War Veteran From Hawley, Minnesota Prepares For Honor Flight

Curtis Johnson Was Wounded During The War In Korea In 1952

HAWLEY, Minn. — On Sunday, another group of our local war heroes will board a plane for our nation’s capital. Veterans from World War Two, Korea and Vietnam are taking the Honor Flight to see the memorials in their honor. KVRR anchor TJ Nelson and chief photographer John Hanson are going on the trip. They had the privilege of meeting just…

Farmers And Ranchers Head To D.C. To Push For Action On New Farm Bill

National Farmers Union's Legislative Fly-In, September 12-14

BISMARCK, N.D. — More than 100 North Dakotans will be in Washington, D.C., this week to draw attention to the farm bill. The delegation is part of 350 family farmers and ranchers from across the country that will be participating in National Farmers Union’s Legislative Fly-In, September 12-14. They will meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill and Trump administration officials talk…

UND Finds Positive Takeaways After 45-3 Loss to (9) Washington

UND's John Santiago rushed for a game-high 139 yards on just 18 carries

SEATTLE, W.A. — (UND Athletics) Visiting North Dakota stood tall among the ninth-ranked Washington Huskies and their 68,093 fans at Husky Stadium, dropping a 45-3 decision Saturday afternoon. The Fighting Hawks were electric through three quarters on the defensive side of the ball, collecting a pair of interceptions and forcing five punts. UND did not allow Washington to convert a first…

Round Table: UND Football’s Chances against No. 9 Washington

The Fighting Hawks are calling this one of the biggest games in program history

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota has nothing to lose as the team prepares for a powerhouse from the FBS. Washington is hosting the Fighting Hawks on Saturday in what UND is calling one of the biggest games in program history. KVRR Sports anchors Keith Albertson and Maria Santora break down North Dakota’s chances. Categories: College, KVRR Sports…

UND Football to Face Toughest Opponent in Program History

(9) Washington will be the highest-ranked team that North Dakota has ever faced

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —UND football is just three days away from what many are calling the toughest match up in the programs’ history. The fighting hawks will face the Washington Huskies, who rank 9th in the FBS heading into Saturday’s tilt. Washington dropped from 6th to 9th in Tuesday’s AP poll after their loss to Auburn in week one, but…