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April 19, 2018
Phifer exits District 8 DFL race after failing to secure party endorsement
The Democratic-Farmer-Labor race for the 8th Congressional District continues to reveal twists, turns and eye-opening surprises. In the beginning,...
April 19, 2018 - 10:44am
April 18, 2018
Leading candidate at DFL convention drops out of run in primary for 8th District congressman
DULUTH, Minn. -- The Democratic-Farmer-Labor race for the 8th Congressional District continues to reveal twists, turns and eye-opening surprises....
April 18, 2018 - 9:18pm
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
WASHINGTON — The 2018 federal farm bill passed its first major hurdle with a decidedly partisan split over issues not directly agriculture...
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
April 16, 2018
Leader in DFL convention delegates for Nolan seat may not file for primary
DULUTH—The leader in delegate voting throughout last weekend's 8th Congressional District DFL convention may not be moving to the primary...
April 16, 2018 - 7:04pm
April 10, 2018
Stauber touts common sense, blue-collar values in pitch for District 8
On Dec. 16, 1995, a bullet blasted into the confines of a Duluth Police Department squad car and struck the head of Officer Pete Stauber. Two...
April 10, 2018 - 6:00am
April 6, 2018
Nolan encourages interested students to attend U.S. Service Academy information night
Rep. Rick Nolan encourages students from the 8th Congressional District interested in applying for a nomination to a Military Service Academy to attend a special U.S. Military Academy information night. The event will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the Mounds View High School...
April 6, 2018 - 1:30pm
March 29, 2018
Reader Opinion: Enforce the law
I read in Monday's Dispatch the comments made by Rick Nolan comparing duck hunting to shooting people in school or church. He says we can only have three shells in our gun when we shoot ducks but you can have as many shells as you want when you are shooting children in our schools....
March 29, 2018 - 7:30am
March 24, 2018
Crosslake loon center project attracts national attention
"People protect what they know and love." It's a concept that community leaders in the Crosslake area have rallied around, according to Molly...
March 24, 2018 - 8:00am
March 22, 2018
Rep. Nolan co-sponsors introduce debt-free college bill
Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, and 22 co-sponsors introduced the Debt-Free College Act of 2018 Wednesday.
March 22, 2018 - 5:30am
March 17, 2018
House passes Nolan Bill to streamline Voyageurs National Park land management
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed by unanimous consent U.S. Rep Rick Nolan's legislation to streamline the management of land within and adjacent to Voyageurs National Park.
March 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
March 16, 2018
Bipartisan campaign of ex-lawmakers push for reform
It's rotting the system of American democracy from the inside out, starts with "M" and rhymes with "honey," typically strung out with a line...
March 16, 2018 - 9:00am
March 12, 2018
Nolan endorses fellow congressman Walz for Minn. governor
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan endorsed fellow Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz for governor of Minnesota on Monday.
March 12, 2018 - 3:34pm
March 9, 2018
Nolan announces 2018 Congressional Art Competition
U.S. Rep Rick Nolan recently announced the 2018 annual Congressional Art Competition, inviting high school students from across Minnesota's 8th Congressional District to participate and submit their work. The winning artist and a companion will be flown to Washington, D.C., for the...
March 9, 2018 - 2:30am
March 1, 2018
Metsa joins 4 others in search of 8th District DFL endorsement
DULUTH—It wasn't the only factor, but "a nudge" from the congressman Jason Metsa will vie to replace helped him decide to run for the 8th...
March 1, 2018 - 5:09pm
February 16, 2018
Reader Opinion: Rick Nolan
It is not only with personal sadness that I received the announcement of Rick Nolan's decision to retire at the end of his current term, but also sadness for the nation, Minnesota and the 8th Congressional District. He has served long and well. If you look at the legacy of Jim Oberstar...
February 16, 2018 - 7:30am