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.
Klobuchar Oversees Chopping Down Of Capitol Christmas TreeFor the first time in 20 years, Minnesota is providing the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree. And Jim Scheff, who is the state's top logger, will do the honors. Sen. Amy Klobuchar told WCCO Radio's Dave Lee that it is a bright spot during a difficult time of year.
Minn. Democrats Hope A Visit From Clinton Will Help Poll NumbersUpbeat music played while Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered an upbeat message to a crowd of 2,000 at St. Paul's Macalester College Thursday. "I'm still feeling that grandmother glow," Clinton said. The new grandma touted Minnesota's economic recovery as a model for all states.
Ebola Screening Urged For Minn. Airport Gov. Mark Dayton and Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken wrote to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asking that Minneapolis be added to the five international airports that began screening this past weekend.
Klobuchar: No Interest In US Attorney General Job Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she's not interested in taking over as U.S. attorney general. Klobuchar's name is being mentioned in political circles as a possible successor after current Attorney General Eric Holder's surprise resignation Thursday.