Congressman Rick Nolan

Representing the 8th District of Minnesota
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Dec 14, 2016 In The News

The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday announced it has issued a so-called presidential permit giving federal approval for Minnesota Power's plan to bring electricity into Minnesota from northern Manitoba hydroelectric dams.

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Dec 14, 2016 In The News

Imagine you were just put in charge of a corporation with a $6 billion budget and more than 20,000 employees that had the ability to control $4 trillion in market activity. Now imagine that you find out that members of your senior management team are spending half their time doing something other than their jobs.

Dec 14, 2016 In The News

BREEZY POINT—"I'm not a deer hunter, but after this, I could be," commented Tim Terrill of Breezy Point.

He was one of about 500 browsing the offerings of the 14th annual Minnesota Governor's Deer Opener in Breezy Point Thursday night. It was hard not to feel like part of the hunting party among all the orange and storytelling floating around the room.

Nov 1, 2016 In The News

After Vice President Joe Biden spoke publicly to a crowd at the University of Minnesota Duluth on Friday, he met briefly and privately with a group on a topic that's close to his heart.

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Nov 1, 2016 In The News

On Friday afternoon, Don Rowe and other past crew members of the USS Duluth returned a silver set to Ben Boo, who as the then-mayor of Duluth bestowed it on their now-decommissioned ship nearly 50 years ago.

Though then the figurehead of the city, Boo stressed that the gift did not come from him.

Oct 20, 2016 In The News

It may look like a parking lot, and in some ways, that's what the rehabilitation of Docks C & D at the Clure Public Marine Terminal has created.

But it's kind of a bigger deal than that.

Oct 20, 2016 In The News

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- Two U.S. lawmakers are giving Duluth high marks when it comes to improvements to mental health care in the state.

Senator Al Franken and Representative Rick Nolan have been fighting for the changes in Minnesota.

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Oct 20, 2016 In The News

ORR — What started a year and a half ago as an idea to better connect the many miles of ATV trails in and around the Orr and Crane Lake areas has turned into one of the fastest growing clubs in northern Minnesota.

And the 18-month effort has lead to an expanded trail system for riders across the area.

Oct 20, 2016 In The News

AURORA — In politics, it’s a bad thing to have dirt on your hands.

But one could probably forgive those leaving Habitat for Humanity on Thursday if some grit and grime was hard to get off.

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