This is Obama’s first trip to North Dakota as president. He will be the 14th president to visit North Dakota.
Air Force One is expected to land in Bismarck early this afternoon. Following their arrival, the President and First Lady will travel immediately to Cannon Ball to visit the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. They are expected to attend a powwow and meet with tribal leaders. The president also will speak at an event during a Flag Day Ceremony. The speech is expected to include steps his administration will take to support job and education growth for American Indians.
WDAY will provide live coverage beginning with the President’s arrival in Bismarck through his speech this afternoon in Cannon Ball.
You can find that live coverage at:
- WDAY Channel 6 in Fargo.
- WDAZ Channel 8 in Grand Forks.
- KMCY Channel 14 in Minot.
- KBMY Channel 17 in Bismarck.
- And mobile device users can use the “Watch WDAY App.”
WDAY and WDAZ reporters also will give live reports during the news at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts. Reporter Drew Trafton will bring you reaction from local residents to Obama’s visit, while reporter Adam Ladwig will talk with Spirit Lake Tribal leaders about their meeting with the President.
WDAY and WDAZ are owned by Forum Communications Co., a multimedia information company based in Fargo, N.D., which owns dozens of newspapers, websites, television and radio stations, and commercial printing plants in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.