Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Jan 25, 2017 In The News
Jan 25, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises.

Jan 25, 2017 In The News

The U.S. Forest Service on Monday backed a major land trade that will give PolyMet Mining Co. access to the land where it plans to build an open-pit copper-nickel mine.

The Forest Service announced its final “record of decision’’ on the land swap that will see PolyMet receive access to 6,650 acres at the mine site.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

KEEWATIN — Keewatin Taconite will end a near 20-month closure within the next few weeks, resulting in hundreds of employees returning to work.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

KEEWATIN — Keewatin Taconite will end a 20-month closure within the next few weeks, resulting in hundreds of employees returning to work.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Steel announced Thursday that it will reopen its shuttered Keetac taconite iron ore mine and processing center and sell taconite pellets to a third party.

The Keewatin operations closed in May 2015 amid a downturn in the U.S. iron and steel industries, leaving more than 400 people laid off.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

A delegation of Minnesota's federal lawmakers is calling for a Duluth store used by Northland veterans and service members to reconsider plans to close.

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Jan 3, 2017 In The News

The first Cirrus Vision Jet produced for commercial sale was presented to its buyer Monday during an elaborate ceremony at the company’s new production facility near Duluth International Airport.

Jan 3, 2017 In The News

Christmas came early for Joe Whisenhunt and his family on Monday as they picked up a shiny new jet in a shiny new building in Duluth.

“It’s a day we get to celebrate with Joe and his family,” said Cirrus Aircraft CEO Dale Klapmeier. “Most of you have seen Joe around. This is Cirrus number 11 for Joe.”

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