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House votes to end government shutdown, sending legislation to Trump
January 2, 2018
How a SD turkey processing plant saw opportunity in the exodus from Puerto Rico
HURON, S.D. - The airport terminal doors slid open and out came 22 people from Puerto Rico, walking a few weeks ago into the whipping South Dakota...
January 2, 2018 - 9:17am
December 26, 2017
Opinion: GOP tax bill treats Puerto Rico as a foreign country
WASHINGTON—President Trump awarded himself a 10 out of 10 score two months ago for his response to Hurricane Maria, which leveled Puerto Rico. "If you look at a real catastrophe like Katrina, and you look at the tremendous hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people that died,"...
December 26, 2017 - 8:30am
October 30, 2017
Commentary: The Whitefish contract in Puerto Rico shows the real cost of bad government
The controversy over the hiring of Whitefish, a small Montana-based company, to restore electrical service in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria...
October 30, 2017 - 2:07pm
October 29, 2017
Franken pushes for 'resilient' Puerto Rico rebuild
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is joining with other senators in making a bipartisan push to ensure that infrastructure in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is rebuilt in a resilient and sustainable way that will reduce the threat of damage from future disasters....
October 29, 2017 - 6:30am
October 24, 2017
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on
For the sprawling effort to restore Puerto Rico's crippled electrical grid, the territory's state-owned utility has turned to a two-year-old...
October 24, 2017 - 11:01am
October 21, 2017
Reader Opinion: Citizenship
The principle behind citizenship in a democracy is based on equality and respect, like members of an extended family. People are still part of the family even if you do not agree with all of their opinions, if they have been more or less successful than you, or even if they are different...
October 21, 2017 - 10:05am
October 16, 2017
Reader Opinion: Dreadful
My God, I am feeling kind of ashamed of myself for reposting Jon Stewart on the Colbert Show and chuckling but not for the reasons one might think. I listened about the crisis in Puerto Rico and more deaths there due to no clean water in many areas. You cannot live without water so...
October 16, 2017 - 9:30am
October 12, 2017
Three weeks since Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico still dark, dry, frustrated
YABUCOA, Puerto Rico-- Late each night, Rafael Surillo Ruiz, the mayor of a town with one of Puerto Rico's most critical ports, drives for miles...
October 12, 2017 - 7:18am
October 10, 2017
Paul Ryan to tour Puerto Rico's hurricane devastation Friday
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., plans to visit Puerto Rico on Friday, Oct. 13, to tour the devastation from recent hurricanes, according to...
October 10, 2017 - 11:18am
October 9, 2017
Opinion: It shouldn't take a hurricane to learn that Puerto Rico is part of America
CHICAGO—Puerto Ricans are Americans. However, a recent survey by The Morning Consult, a research company, found that only 54 percent of...
October 9, 2017 - 8:30am
October 8, 2017
CLC club seeks donations for Puerto Rico
The Central Lakes College student association for civic engagement is sponsoring a donation drive for Hurricane Maria victims in the town of Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. This town was especially hit hard by the hurricane and is located in a difficult-to-access interior part of the island....
October 8, 2017 - 10:30am
October 6, 2017
FEMA removes statistics about drinking water access and electricity in Puerto Rico from website
As of Wednesday, half of Puerto Ricans had access to drinking water and 5 percent of the island had electricity, according to statistics published...
October 6, 2017 - 7:13am
October 3, 2017
Trump says Puerto Rico officials should be 'proud' more haven't died like in Katrina
President Donald Trump on Tuesday told Puerto Rican officials they should feel "very proud" they haven't lost hundreds of lives like in "a real...
October 3, 2017 - 4:38pm
President Trump praises himself for administration's 'great job' in Puerto Rico
President Donald Trump praised himself for the "great job" he claims his administration has done in responding to the hurricane that decimated...
October 3, 2017 - 10:49am
October 1, 2017
Going a long way to lend a hand: BPU lineworkers help in Florida
Three lineworkers from Brainerd Public Utilities earlier this month helped turn the lights back on for Floridians rocked by Hurricane Irma. Brad...
October 1, 2017 - 6:00am