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'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
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Man of 1,000 voices
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The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
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'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
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Wething celebrates 88 years
Pine to Palm
April 3, 2009
Peterson opens House hearing on food safety
Food safety hearings began Thursday by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, including testimony from a major Minnesota grocer. Food safety is a top priority in the committee's oversight plan for the 111th Congress, U.S. Rep.
April 3, 2009 - 9:47am
February 20, 2009
Peterson will hold food safety hearings
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which aggressively inspects meat and poultry, should take over food processing inspections, says U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson. In response to the recent outbreak of salmonella-tainted peanut butter, "I think the solution to this is to take the inspection...
February 20, 2009 - 3:31pm
Wounded deputy's partner on leave pending investigation of his shooting of standoff suspect
MAHNOMEN - The partner of the wounded Mahnomen County deputy is on paid administrative leave, pending the investigation of Wednesday's shooting and nearly nine-hour long standoff here. Mahnomen County Sheriff Doug Krier said Deputy Chad Peterson was placed on leave after firing one...
February 20, 2009 - 3:14pm
February 17, 2009
Peterson: Stimulus package has too much in tax cuts
BEMIDJI - The $789 billion economic stimulus package President Barack Obama is slated to sign today contains too much in tax cuts, says U.S. Rep.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Kudos to Collin Peterson for voting for SCHIP
I would like to commend U.S. Representative Collin Peterson for voting in favor of SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance Program) expansion. It was great to see the new Congress begin its health care reform efforts by giving uninsured children access to health care. As a cancer...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Oberstar, Peterson split on recovery bill
ST. PAUL - Two Democratic Minnesota U.S. House committee chairmen broke on opposite sides of the economic stimulus package the House passed Wednesday night. Jim Oberstar, who serves northeast and east-central Minnesota, was one of its strongest supporters. Collin Peterson, whose...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2008
Forget the subprime mortgage mess -- Collin Peterson in Europe trying to get handle on $50 trillion annual 'credit default swaps' market
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., left for Europe this weekend to discuss ways to regulate little-known and difficult-to-understand "credit default swaps." The swaps are insurance-like contracts that financial institutions use to cover losses in bonds and other financial docum...
December 1, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Collin Peterson: Don't offer me top USDA job, I don't want it
ST. PAUL - Collin Peterson heads overseas next week to discuss a complex financial regulation issue with European leaders. In fact, he handles such difficult issues daily in his job as U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman. But one simple question has him stumped: Why do people...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 9, 2008
Recounting recounts: Candidates who have experienced them share their views
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said an election recount is not something he would wish on anybody. "It makes your election night drag on for two months," Peterson said, recalling his unsuccessful 1986 congressional bid that was settled by recount. "It's no fun." Peterson,...
November 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Endorsement: Re-elect Peterson in the 7th District
The only question about the election in Minnesota's Congressional District 7 is how large Rep. Collin Peterson's margin of victory will be.
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Ag dispute part of 7th District race
ST. PAUL - Glen Menze picks at Collin Peterson's biggest accomplishment - herding the 2008 farm bill to passage, and repassage over a presidential veto. Menze, a Republican trying for the second time to unseat western Minnesota's Democratic congressman, complained that the farm bill...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Menze again takes on Collin Peterson
Glen Menze Party: Republican Age: 49 Home: Starbuck Occupation: Accountant Political experience: Lost congressional race in 2000 Education:...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
As House Ag Committee chairman, Collin Peterson has his hands full
Collin Peterson Party: Democratic Age: 64 Home: Detroit Lakes Occupation: Accountant Political experience: State senator three terms. Congressman...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Peterson, Menze oppose bailout
Collin Peterson and Glen Menze are in agreement on at least one issue in their Seventh Congressional District race for a U.S. House of Representative seat. Both candidates are opposed to the $700 billion bailout that was passed by the U.S.
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Bailout splits MN delegation - Peterson votes no
Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am