Group Gathers At Minnehaha Park To Welcome Syrian RefugeesThousands of refugees are arriving in Austria and Germany after those countries agreed to let them in. Most are fleeing civil war in Syria. A small group held signs at Minnehaha Park Sunday morning in support of those refugees. Members of the group say they're thankful for help from Minnesota politicians.
Esme's Blog: Review Of Klobuchar's New BookNo one in Minnesota underestimates Sen. Amy Klobuchar these days, and her new memoir reveals what has led to her remarkable political success.
Klobuchar Bolsters Support For Iran Nuclear DealU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she'll vote for the Iran nuclear deal. The Minnesota Democrat threw her support behind the plan in a Monday statement. She says it's imperfect but it offers the "best available option to put the brakes on Iran's development of a nuclear weapon."
Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar To Speak To Nebraska Democratshe Nebraska Democratic Party will host U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota at its annual Morrison Exon Dinner. Klobuchar will be the keynote speaker at the dinner on Aug. 1 in La Vista.
Spectators Flock To Lock Before Carp Force Permanent ClosureStanding shoulder-to-shoulder spectators soaked up one last look. They came down to the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock before midnight Tuesday, when the 53-year old river gateway closes for good.
Women In Agriculture Is Focus Of Discussion In FargoWomen in agriculture is the focus of a discussion at the Fargo campus of the North Dakota State College of Science. U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden will lead the discussion on Thursday at the College of Science Skills and Technology Auditorium.
Klobuchar Presents Bronze Star To Family Of World War II VetU.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has presented the Bronze Star and other war medals to the family of a World War II veteran. Warren Reyburn was a staff sergeant stationed in the Pacific with the 25th Infantry Division nicknamed "Tropic Lightning."
Sen. Klobuchar Seeks Broader Compensation For Poultry FarmersU.S. Senator Klobuchar met with poultry producers Monday morning in Litchfield. She says some producers have lost everything all in one week. Klobuchar said it was very emotional with several of them breaking down.
Klobuchar To Return Contributions From Indicted SenatorA Minnesota senator will return campaign contributions she received from her newly indicted colleague, New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez, a campaign aide to the Minnesota lawmaker said Wednesday.
Partisan Fight Threatens To Shut Down Homeland SecurityJust days after a terror threat against the Mall of America, a partisan standoff in Washington threatens to shut down the Department of Homeland Security.
Klobuchar, In Cuba, Says Opportunity For MinnesotaSen. Amy Klobuchar says the Cuba market is ripe for increased exports from Minnesota farms and businesses. The Democratic senator was part of a Senate delegation visiting the island nation this week to talk about expanding trade relationships.
Minnesotans With Disabilities Pleased With New LawThe ABLE Act is hoping to help people with disabilities "Achieve A Better Life Experience" by setting up tax advantages savings accounts, similar to college savings plans.
Senate Passes Bill Renaming Minnesota Post OfficeA bill that would rename the Cold Spring post office after slain Officer Tommy Decker has passed the U.S. Senate and is heading to President Barack Obama's desk to be signed into law.
New Washburn Center For Children Unveiled In N. Mpls.Dozens of community members attended a grand opening event for the Washburn Center for Children on Friday. The new 55,000 square foot building is located in North Minneapolis and is twice the size of the old building, which was located off Nicollet Avenue.
Unemployment Rate Down For Minnesota VeteransMinnesota honored its veterans with a special state program Tuesday in Inver Grove Heights. State military leaders honored Minnesota's 370,000 veterans, including 26,000 who were deployed for extended periods of time after 9/11.