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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce More Than $1.5 Million for Infrastructure Improvements at Sauk Centre...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Sauk Centre Municipal Airport a grant of $1,530,855 for infrastructure improvements.

Sens. Franken, Brown, and Warren Push to End Local Nuisance Ordinances that Endanger Domestic...

U.S. Sens. Al Franken (D-Minn.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)—along with over 20 of their colleagues—urged the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for action to combat unfair and discriminatory nuisance ordinances that disproportionately affect survivors of domestic violence.

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Nearly $350,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Willmar Municipal-John L. Rice...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Willmar Municipal-John L. Rice Field Airport a grant of $348,766 for infrastructure improvements.

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $215,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Baudette International Airport

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Baudette International Airport a grant of $217,413 for infrastructure improvements

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $350,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Elbow Lake Municipal Airport

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Elbow Lake Municipal Airport a grant of $357,570 for infrastructure improvements

Open House offered for people considering becoming foster parents

The need for loving foster homes in St. Louis County remains at an all time high. To make it easier for people considering serving as foster parents to learn what it takes to be a foster parent, county social workers are hosting an open house and information session on Thursday, August 11, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Government Services Center, 320 West 2nd Street in Duluth

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $110,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Benson Municipal Airport

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Benson Municipal Airport a grant of $111,345 for infrastructure improvements

DNR completes strategic acquisition for Mill Towns State Trail in Rice County

The Department of Natural Resources has acquired nearly 6 miles of railroad property for the Mill Towns State Trail between Faribault and Dundas in Rice County. “We haven’t had an opportunity like this — to acquire such a long segment of trail at one time from a single landowner – since we purchased 6.5 miles of railroad corridor for Brown’s Creek State Trail in 2012,” said Erika Rivers, director of Minnesota state parks and trails. “Once completed, the Mill Towns State Trail is going to be very popular because of its scenic beauty and its proximity to the Twin Cities.”

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $165,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Windom Municipal Airport

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Windom Municipal Airport a grant of $166,160 for infrastructure improvements.

KLOBUCHAR INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP MORE CHILDREN FIND HOMES THROUGH INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION AND CHILD...

The United Nations Children’s Fund estimates that 13 million children across the globe have lost both parents and as many as eight million children are living in institutional care; Despite the clear need for more permanent homes for these children, the number of international adoptions in the U.S. has decreased by 72 percent since 2004

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Nolan Announce Over $1.3 Million for Infrastructure Improvements at Bemidji Regional...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representatives Collin Peterson and Rick Nolan, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Bemidji Regional Airport a grant of $1,394,200 for infrastructure improvements.

City appraisers reviewing properties throughout Minneapolis

Appraisers from the City of Minneapolis Assessor’s Office are currently conducting an official review of residential properties in the Powderhorn, Diamond Lake, Downtown East, Downtown West, Folwell, Webber-Camden, Willard-Hay and Lynnhurst neighborhoods

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $265,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Hector Municipal Airport

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Hector Municipal Airport a grant of $265,500 for infrastructure improvements.

Karlstad Fire Department receives fire truck through DNR Rural Fire Program

The Karlstad Fire Department in northwestern Minnesota now has a significant upgrade to its fire fleet courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources’ Department of Defense Firefighter Property Program

HUD ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE RULES AGAINST MINNESOTA LANDLORD CHARGED WITH DISCRIMINATING AGAINST PERSONS WITH...

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that a HUD Administrative Law Judge ruled against a northern Minnesota landlord charged with refusing to rent an apartment to prospective tenants because of their disabilities. Landlord Deane Woodard of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota was ordered to pay $27,000 to one woman, a $16,000 civil penalty, and $1,000 in other court sanctions. Read the ruling.

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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $165,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Windom...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Windom Municipal Airport a grant of $166,160 for infrastructure improvements.

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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce More Than $1.5 Million for Infrastructure Improvements...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Sauk Centre Municipal Airport a grant of $1,530,855 for infrastructure improvements.