Klobuchar-Sponsored Bill Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Moves ForwardThe Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act includes provisions to expand prevention and educational efforts , as well as strengthen the programs that track prescription drugs.
Klobuchar Pushing For Solutions To Student Debt CrisisKlobuchar hosted a forum in Washington Wednesday. It included Southwest Minnesota State University student Chelsey Jo Herrig, who worked all through college, but still faces $45,000 in loans when she graduates in December.
96-Year-Old Fights For Women Airforce Service Pilots To Be Buried At ArlingtonA Minnesota woman who served as an Air Force service pilot in World War II has a new fight. The 96-year-old wants women Air Force Service Pilots to be able to be buried at Arlington Cemetary.
Klobuchar Calls For Crackdown On Companies Jacking Up Drug PricesMinnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar called Monday for a federal crackdown on pharmaceutical companies that are raising the prices of lifesaving drugs to record levels.
Minn. Politicians Respond To Trump's Controversial Muslim RemarksRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent plan to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the United States has spurred a lot of negative reaction, including here in Minnesota.
New York Times Throws Shade At Minnesota's Beloved Honeycrisp AppleThe New York Times is once again taking aim at Minnesota cuisine, this time attacking the beloved Honeycrisp apple.
Politicians Gather In D.C. To Honor Walter MondaleSome of America's top public leaders -- including Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter -- are in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to honor former Vice President Walter Mondale. The day-long event, sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs, credits Mondale for changing the vice presidency from a ceremonial political office to an important part of the presidency.
10 Years After Vandalism, Hindu Temple Builds 'Garden For Peace'Ten years after vandals desecrated Hindu sculptures, a community is coming together to commemorate that day. The Hindu Temple in Maple Grove broke ground for the Garden for Peace & Reflection.
Brainerd’s Mayor James Wallin DiesJames Wallin, the longtime mayor of Brainerd, has died. Sen. Amy Klobuchar released a statement Saturday afternoon about the mayor's passing. "I was saddened to hear of the passing of Brainerd Mayor James Wallin, and my thoughts and prayers are with his wife Minna, the Wallin family, and the entire Brainerd community," Klobuchar said.
Volkswagen Stock Plummets As CEO Admits To Software CheatThe scandal at Volkswagen is growing. The German car manufacturer admitted Tuesday that software designed to cheat emissions tests was installed in 11 million cars worldwide. The scandal prompted an apology from Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn. "Our company was dishonest with the EPA," Horn said.
Minn. Woman's Business Wins Part Of $20 Billion IT ContractA Minnesota mother of two is part of a very elite group. Her business is one of 65 in the United States that will split $20-billion worth of contracted IT work. In her Minnetonka office of Ideal System Solutions ...
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.