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HIBBING — Iron Range officials expressed their concerns to U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Friday about the lack of federal funding for multi-million dollar projects to replace aging wastewater treatment facilities, as well as millions of dollars needed to update treatment facilities to meet changing discharge limits on mercury.
Mining hadn't even been proposed yet. There was still just mineral exploration in far Northeastern Minnesota, the drilling down into the Earth to see what was there, to see if there was enough to help satisfy our nation's hunger for the copper and other metals that power our everyday existence, our necessities like cell phones, cars and lights.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Tuesday joined Republican Congressman David McKinley of West Virginia to introduce legislation allowing employees of federal prisons to carry firearms while commuting to and from work. The bill, H.R. 613, requires that a secure storage area be provided for employees to store their personal firearms while on the job, a release said.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is dead, and the North American Free Trade Agreement already appears to be on life support. Better known as TPP and NAFTA, much has been written and said about the national implications of these trade deals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KDAL) - After President Trump's announcement earlier this week to clear the way for Keystone XL and the Dakota Access oil pipelines, Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan was glad to hear the President say that the lines should be built with American made steel.
Six Crow Wing County youths trekked to Washington, D.C. along with 500 other 4-H students from across the country for President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, Jan. 20.
Jack Kimbler, sophomore at Pequot Lakes High school, and Aaron Sopelle, sophomore from Baxter, were among the Crow Wing County students who took part in the memorable experience.
WASHINGTON – The new era of trade restrictions signaled by President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will not be good news for some of Minnesota’s major corporate players and industries, but comes as relief to others.
Six Crow Wing County teens were among the thousands to experience the inauguration of Pres. Donald Trump Friday on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.