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Steve Censky, who in 2017 President Donald Trump nominated to be deputy U.S.Department of Agriculture secretary.
Minnesotan headed to USDA: Dealing with climate change a priority
45 min 26 sec ago
July 21, 2017
More rural America scenes like this is a goal of rural congressmen. This is Minnesota 371 construction work in the summer of 2017 between Nisswa and East Twin Lake. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
June 30, 2017
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon
Minnesota, other states, reject administration request for voter lists
June 30, 2017 - 2:11pm
May 5, 2017
President Roger Johnson of the National Farmers Union speaks at southwest Minnesota's Farmfest in August 2016. After the U.S. House passed a health insurance overhaul bill Thursday, May 4, 2017, he said it would hurt farmers. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Rural America target of federal health care discussion
May 5, 2017 - 3:01pm
April 11, 2017
Federal budget cuts could impact UND research
April 11, 2017 - 2:55pm
March 3, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., March 2, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Photo Courtesy / Bismarck Tribune
Federal government moves to close protest camps
February 3, 2017 - 9:12pm
February 1, 2017
Rick Nolan
Minnesota Democratic representatives square off over Boundary Waters
February 1, 2017 - 7:08pm
January 30, 2017
David Moody, Willmar, Minn., Unitarian Universalist Church congregation president, makes an annoucement Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at Bihi's Restaurant. Moody wanted to let everyone at the restaurant know they were there to talk to peole in the Somali community and maintain unity. Briana Sanchez / Forum News Service
Travel ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 19, 2016
Minnesota officials plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs after learning ti will receive $2.5 million from the federal government to fight heroin and prescribed pain killers such as morphine, codeine, methadone, OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, Fentanyl and buprenorphine.
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
September 19, 2016 - 2:53pm
May 11, 2015
Energy Department enters agreement with EERC
May 11, 2015 - 10:24pm
March 31, 2015
North Dakota seeks to join suit against federal fracking rule
March 31, 2015 - 2:21pm
May 12, 2012
Betsy Perkins, Grand Forks, letter: Critic gets info from unreliable source
May 12, 2012 - 1:05am
April 22, 2011
OUR OPINION: Of the people, by the people and on the Internet
April 22, 2011 - 12:15am
October 12, 2010
Jerry Nagel, Lake Park, Minn., letter: 'The N.D. Way' depends an awful lot on fed
October 12, 2010 - 1:30am