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TINA SMITH

United State Sen. Tina Smith took a tour of Onamia Public Schools with first grade teacher Sarah Lancaster, the 2022 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith heard a wide range of concerns about the farm bill at a roundtable discussion Monday in west-central Minnesota
U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith announced the funding Monday that will be used for updating tower radio equipment and other projects at the regional airport
Following the tour, Smith participated in a roundtable discussion, where the senator sought to learn more about the challenges of the region and community efforts to address the child care shortage.

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These projects will support the construction of a new dining facility at Camp Ripley and increase access to affordable child care in Brainerd and Little Falls.
The new electric buses will replace six aging buses which travel an estimated 173,300 miles annually, consuming over 30,000 gallons of fuel.
Minnesota Sen. Tina Smith, as well as Reps. Angie Craig and Dean Phillips, all Democrats, reported transactions involving companies influenced by committees they sit on. Republican North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven also reported potential conflicts.
The tour provided a chance to show how the facility was working to address health care needs in rural areas.
The center is already actively advancing nationally significant loon and freshwater research and education as it prepares for a scheduled opening in 2024.
State and federal lawmakers, as well as the state's agriculture commissioner and director of the state Board of Animal Health, came to Kandiyohi County on Tuesday to speak to area poultry producers and industry officials about how the avian flu has impacted them. Discussion was also had on how the state has been responding to the latest outbreak.

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Funding includes public safety equipment upgrades for Aitkin County Sheriffโ€™s Office; Morrison County United Way Childhood Literacy Program.
Charles P. Nord, James A. Rogers Jr. and Kort M. Plantenberg were killed on Dec. 5, 2019, after the Blackhawk helicopter they were riding in experienced engine failure.
The funds will go toward the construction of an air rescue and firefighting building at the airport. Officials hope to build out a fuller Emergency Operations Center there.

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