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Update 9 p.m.: Peterson leading in early returns in 7th District

November 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune

At the time this story went to print Tuesday night, the race for Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District seat was undecided between incumbent Democrat Collin Peterson, Republican challenger Lee Byberg and Independence Party candidate Adam Steele. Continue Reading

Editorial: Peterson is choice for the 7th District

October 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

The 7th Congressional District, including much of west central Minnesota, faces the same choice in 2012 as two years ago: Collin Peterson, a Democrat from Detroit Lakes, or Lee Byberg, a Republican from Willmar. Continue Reading

Peterson, Byberg spar on farm, health care policies

October 17, 2012 in DL-Online

Candidates for Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District seat stuck to familiar campaign themes in a debate taped Tuesday for Prairie Public television and radio. Continue Reading

Peterson endorsed for re-election in 7th Congressional District

April 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MAHNOMEN U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson was endorsed Saturday at the 7th Congressional District DFL Convention in Mahnomen. Continue Reading

Minnesota’s Rep. Collin Peterson questions federal biofuels plan

August 18, 2011 in DL-Online

Minnesota’s senior congressman fears the Obama administration has fired a shot over the ethanol industry’s bow in seeking a home-grown fuel for the Navy. Continue Reading

Class of 2011: Collin puts his own spin on senior year

April 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Will Collin claims to be the long-suffering victim of the affliction that typically only strikes students during their final year of high school.
“I’ve had senioritis since Hi-Ho,” he quipped, referring to his preschool days. Continue Reading

DFLer Peterson wins again 7th District, defeats Willmar’s Byberg

November 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS Democrat Collin Peterson has beaten Republican Lee Byberg for another term in his northwestern Minnesota congressional district. Continue Reading

Editorial: Peterson is the best choice for 7th Dist.

October 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Collin Peterson has been re-elected by the voters of the 7th District every two years since he was first elected to Congress in 1990. It should happen again in 2010.
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Letter: Collin Peterson’s elitism

October 12, 2010 in West Central Tribune

“If they didn’t hear all this negative stuff from the national press, if they would’ve been isolated from everything the last three to four years, they wouldn’t have even known anything was going on.” That’s a fresh quotation from Collin Peterson, referring to the 7th Congressional District.
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A ‘bright spot’ for a weak economy

August 25, 2010 in West Central Tribune

BENSON If you’re looking for some good economic news, it’s here.
“Agriculture has been one of the bright spots in the last couple, three years here that we’ve been going through some hard times,” U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., told a gathering of employees Wednesday at the Case IH facility in Benson. Continue Reading