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Sen. Franken Teams up with Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley to Protect Midwest Family Farmers Who Fall on Hard Times

In Display of Bipartisanship, Family Farmer Bankruptcy Bill Passes Unanimously in U.S. Senate   WASHINGTON, D.C. [09/15/17]—The Senate unanimously approved a key piece of bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Sens. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) that will enable … Continue reading

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No, sportsmen don’t support erasing national monuments

  BY ANDREW BLACK, GARRETT VENE KLASEN, JOHN OLIVAS AND JIM BATES, OPINION CONTRIBUTORS – 09/01/17 02:40 PM EDT     Supporters of President Trump’s review of over two dozen national monuments argue rolling back public lands might be good for the sportsmen community and wildlife. … Continue reading

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Air quality alert issued due to wildfire smoke, now through Saturday, September 2

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is issuing an air quality alert for southwest, western and central Minnesota, effective through 6 a.m. Saturday, September 2.The affected area includes Alexandria, Brainerd, Marshall, Ortonville, St. Cloud, and Worthington. Also impacted are the … Continue reading

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