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Destination Downtown Launch Party set June 20
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Myers: In praise of the 17-inch walleye
A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people, too?
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October 9, 2018
EPA chief liked a blatantly racist meme about the Obamas; he says he doesn't remember
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency liked a racist post about the Obamas a few years ago and engaged with prominent far-right conspiracy...
October 9, 2018 - 7:12pm
July 7, 2018
Nolan applauds EPA administrator's decision to resign
Congressman Rick Nolan, D-Crosby, issued a statement applauding Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to resign his office after months of allegations, scandals and controversies surrounding Pruitt's ethics and management of the agency.
July 7, 2018 - 4:30am
July 6, 2018
Incoming EPA chief: 'This is the right job for me.'
WASHINGTON - In some ways, Andrew Wheeler - former Environmental Protection Agency career staffer, Republican Senate aide, energy lobbyist -...
July 6, 2018 - 8:14pm
Lawmakers offer mixed views of Scott Pruitt's mark on EPA
GRAND FORKS — After President Donald Trump accepted Scott Pruitt's resignation as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency...
July 6, 2018 - 7:18pm
Pruitt steps down as EPA head after ethics, management scandals
WASHINGTON - Scott Pruitt, the former Oklahoma attorney general who relentlessly pursued President Donald Trump's promises of deregulation at...
July 6, 2018 - 6:33am
July 5, 2018
Minnesotans' reactions mixed on EPA chief departure
ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar left no doubt about what she thought of the federal Environmental Protection Agency administrator's resignation:...
July 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 29, 2018
Farmers look to Washington with concern
WASHINGTON—Farmers usually worry about the weather and how much they will be paid for crops and livestock, but this summer many have a...
June 29, 2018 - 5:58pm
June 13, 2018
Two-hour, private visit by Pruitt to SD farm included roundtable event
RELIANCE — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt visited a central South Dakota farm on Wednesday, and state farmers...
June 13, 2018 - 9:25pm
SD ag groups scrutinize EPA Administrator Pruitt's visit
SIOUX FALLS — While Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was elsewhere in the state Wednesday, agricultural advocates...
June 13, 2018 - 9:23pm
June 12, 2018
SD Corn Growers plan to give Pruitt the cold shoulder during visit
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt will visit South Dakota on Wednesday, June 13, but the...
June 12, 2018 - 4:08pm
May 8, 2018
Obtained EPA memo shows argument for Pruitt's first-class travel
The memo is just 87 words. But in that single paragraph, dated May 1, 2017, the head of Scott Pruitt's personal security detail made the argument...
May 8, 2018 - 10:38am
April 26, 2018
EPA's Pruitt admits role in aide's pay raise but calls attacks on him politically motivated
WASHINGTON - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt was unapologetic about his leadership during the first of two Capitol...
April 26, 2018 - 4:35pm
April 24, 2018
Pruitt unveils controversial 'transparency' rule Tuesday limiting what research EPA can use
WASHINGTON - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed a rule Tuesday that would establish new standards for what science...
April 24, 2018 - 9:22am
April 17, 2018
Pruitt upgraded to a larger, customized SUV with bullet-resistant seat covers
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt upgraded his official car last year to a costlier, larger vehicle with bullet-resistant...
April 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
April 6, 2018
Lobbyist tied to Pruitt's condo had roster of clients facing EPA
The energy lobbyist whose wife leased a bedroom to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt last year had a roster of clients...
April 6, 2018 - 11:03am