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July 11, 2017
Too early for Mills to decide if he wants to challenge Nolan for 3rd time
As Pete Stauber entered the national political scene Monday, joining the 2018 campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District, Stewart Mills...
July 11, 2017 - 1:55pm
July 10, 2017
Duluth lieutenant joins 2018 race for Congress
HERMANTOWN, Minn.—Flanked by more than 100 supporters, Pete Stauber launched his campaign for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District on...
July 10, 2017 - 4:47pm
June 22, 2017
Battle escalates over mining moratorium near Boundary Waters
DULUTH, Minn. — Conservation, hunting and angling groups are battling back against U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's effort to undo a moratorium on...
June 22, 2017 - 5:04pm
June 2, 2017
US Rep. Nolan won't run for Minnesota governor
DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced on Friday, June 2, that he will not run for Minnesota governor in 2018. Nolan, DFL-Crosby,...
June 2, 2017 - 11:10pm
Nolan opts not to run for governor
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., Friday afternoon announced he would not be running for governor in 2018. "After much thought and consideration...
June 2, 2017 - 4:10pm
Minnesota democrats oppose Paris agreement pullout
Minnesota's governor and several Democratic members of the state's delegation to Congress each voiced their opposition to President Donald Trump's...
June 2, 2017 - 6:30am
May 21, 2017
Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
There was good news this past week for people who visit the Northwest Angle when U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced that U.S. Customs...
May 21, 2017 - 2:44pm
May 11, 2017
Nolan talks Comey firing, 2018 election
BRAINERD and LITTLE FALLS—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., played on the bombshell James Comey news as well as Obamacare repeal Thursday...
May 11, 2017 - 7:56pm
May 9, 2017
2 congressmen for governor? 'Room for everyone'
ST. PAUL — U.S. Reps. Rick Nolan and Tim Walz tried a fist bump, looking rather awkward, in front of a couple hundred people rallying in...
May 9, 2017 - 7:21pm
April 28, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Peterson wants to stay in Congress; Nolan still thinking
ST. PAUL — Collin Peterson is running for U.S. House again, but Rick Nolan is waiting to decide whether to make a re-election or governor...
April 28, 2017 - 12:55pm
April 24, 2017
'Congress Comes to You' meetings slated next week
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., Monday announced the locations of several Congress Comes to You meetings his staff will operate next Wednesday and Thursday, as well as one next month. "Hearing directly from residents makes me a better advocate in Washington for the great people of...
April 24, 2017 - 12:45pm
April 23, 2017
300 turn out to march for science on Earth Day
An estimated 300 people turned out for the Science March Brainerd Lakes Saturday, a satellite march of the March for Science in Washington, D.C....
April 23, 2017 - 10:13pm
April 21, 2017
Airport Commission: How essential is essential air service?
The Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport commission Thursday morning talked about what would happen to the airport if the federal Essential Air Service...
April 21, 2017 - 5:00am
April 4, 2017
Klobuchar's scenic trail bill advances in Senate
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., announced Friday her bipartisan legislation to improve the North Country Scenic Trail route and boost state tourism passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The trail—which currently extends from New York to...
April 4, 2017 - 6:30am
March 31, 2017
Nolan helps re-establish Lung Cancer Caucus
U.S. Reps Rick Nolan D-Minn., and Frank LoBiondo R-N.J., on Thursday announced the reestablishment of their bipartisan Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus. Nolan spearheaded the effort to create the caucus after his youngest daughter, Katherine Nolan-Bensen, was diagnosed with Non-Smoking...
March 31, 2017 - 6:00am