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Klobuchar talks flood damage

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on the recent flood damage as part of her three-day Growing Minnesota tour.

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Klobuchar talks flood damage

August 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on the recent flood damage as part of her three-day Growing Minnesota tour.

Klobuchar began the meeting by sa…continue reading on dglobe.com

MN legislative session ended on personal note

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators wound down their 2014 session, he made it personal.

“I had a brother who was intellectually di…continue reading on dglobe.com

MN legislative session ended on personal note

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators wound down their 2014 session, he made it personal.

“I had a brother who was intellectually di…continue reading on dglobe.com

Father of DUI victim asks senator to resign

July 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A man who became an advocate for tougher drunk driving laws in North Dakota after losing family members to a drunk driver is asking Sen. Joe Miller, R-Park River, to step down after Miller pleaded guilty to alcohol-related driving charges. Continue Reading

Former Sen. Dorgan stays busy, writes thrillers

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS In “Gridlock,” a political thriller due out in July, one of the novel’s main characters a genius scientist with the dark good looks of actress Lara Flynn Boyle drives out to the western North Dakota ranch of a friend, Ashley Borden, “brash” reporter for the Bismarck Tribune. Continue Reading

Local issues find way into Senate

May 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Sen. Weber talks ice storm cleanup, biotech center, gay marriageWORTHINGTON Sen. Bill Weber will help push for state aid to cities affected by the April ice storm. Continue Reading

Manufacturing is hot career choice, notes Klobuchar

February 26, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

It was hard to tell who was more excited Friday: Douglas Machine leaders who escorted U.S. Senator Amy Kloubchar through the company’s facilities or Klobuchar, who was impressed with what she learned. Continue Reading

Sen. Heitkamp visits Head Start

January 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Head Start/Early Head Start director Sharon Hanson, left, discusses some of the issues her program has with the influx of people coming to the area due to the oil boom with U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., on Wednesday. Continue Reading

From ‘cleanup girl’ to senator: Heitkamp talks of working class roots, large family

December 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS There is pride in Heidi Heitkamp’s eyes and voice as she talks about working construction as a teenager and tough summer jobs while a University of North Dakota student in the 1970s. Continue Reading