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Education & Training

DNR exploring partnership with Minnesota Fishing Museum, Hall of Fame and Education Center

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and officials with the nonprofit Minnesota Fishing Museum, Hall of Fame and Education Center are exploring a possible move to bring the museum to the shores of Mille Lacs Lake near a proposed new DNR fisheries facility.

Register now for Community Connections Conference

Think big about the future of Minneapolis with neighbors, community members, nonprofit organizations, business leaders, members of Minneapolis’ design community, developers and City officials. Free to all participants, registration has opened for the fourth annual Community Connections Conference.

Rep. Ellison Statement on GAO Report on CDFI FHLBank Participation

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Government Accountability Office released a report providing a status update on new authority allowing nondepository community development financial institutions (CDFIs) to join a Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank)

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Neighborhood Capacity Building Initiative Kick Off Creating Communities for Change Effort...

Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, The Neighborhood Capacity Building Initiative (NCBI) and the Mayor’s Neighborhood Engagement Office announced the Creating Communities for Change campaign. The NCBI is a collaborative training program designed to enhance community development across New Orleans through training, skills development, and small grants that build neighborhood and organizational capacity.

Klobuchar Statement on Decline in Number of Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today released a statement on the decline in the number of homeless veterans. According to a new report released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of homeless veterans in the U.S. dropped by seven percent this year. Klobuchar recently passed legislation to help fight homelessness among veterans. The Helping Our Homeless Veterans Act improves homeless services outreach to rural and underserved urban veterans. Specifically, it strengthens an existing program that provides chronically homeless veterans with housing vouchers and case management services, such as help accessing counseling and job training.

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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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Sen. Franken: “Buy America” Iron and Steel Provision for Water Infrastructure...

Sen. Al Franken said he is disappointed that a job-creating provision to require the use of American-made iron and steel in major U.S. water infrastructure projects is on the chopping block next year instead of being made permanent.