Sens. Klobuchar and Franken, Rep. Walz pledge support for cities, counties, businesses WORTHINGTON — More than 50 citizens and local government officials met Saturday morning at the Worthington Fire Hall to share stories of their struggles and strides in dealing with the aftermath of last week’s devastating ice storm and snowstorm.
Power back in Magnolia; focus now on additional communities
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz will visit Rock and Nobles counties today to assess the damages from this week’s ice storm.
WASHINGTON — As Congress digs into federal farm policy this year, “job one” should be enacting a five-year Farm Bill that will give farmers and ranchers in Minnesota and across the country the certainty they need to plan for the future.
WASHINGTON — When the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently recommended eliminating wrestling from the games starting in 2020, it struck me — and I’m sure a great many other Minnesotans — as not only a blow to Olympic tradition, but also as just plain wrong.
WASHINGTON — If members of Congress learned anything from the recent election, it should be this: the American people want their leaders to stop the bickering, overcome the gridlock, and work together to solve problems.
ST. PAUL - The White House acts as if the campaign continues.
Now, however, instead of public votes, President Barack Obama is looking for congressional votes to support his plans to avoid the “fiscal cliff.”
WASHINGTON — Today is neither Veterans Day nor Memorial Day — the two days each year when all Americans pause to reflect on the service and sacrifice of our soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators talk little about a White Earth Band casino proposal to increase state revenue, but the band leader says she will continue to push it as lawmakers struggle to find money for everything from a stadium to schools.
ST. PAUL — The past week was full of big news under the Minnesota Capitol dome, everything from hundreds of workers protesting a proposal that would make joining unions optional to a sex scandal to the sudden stalling of a stadium construction bill.
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