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U.S. Sen. Tina Smith stopped at Take 16 Brewing Thursday evening for a meet and greet following her “rural economy” tour of southwest Minnesota. She discusses agriculture challenges with (from left) crop insurance agent Josh Teune, Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian, County Commissioner and Magnolia farmer Gary Overgaard, and Rock County Farm Bureau president and Beaver Creek farmer Peter Bakken.
U.S. Sen. Tina Smith spent time in southwest Minnesota Thursday, May 30, on a “rural economy tour” of outstate communities. She boarded the Luverne Trolley that afternoon and visited Midwest Dry Cast, Premium Iowa Pork and Dragonfly. “It’s good to be here today,” she said. “To see what’s happening...
When I first came to Congress, my No. 1 ask was to be on the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. The reason was simple: I wanted to work on behalf of the communities and people of rural Minnesota It's no secret that Minnesota farmers have had a rough couple of years and are facing...
It’s no secret that farmers in Minnesota and across the country have been rocked by low crop and dairy prices, and a crippling trade war that has blocked billions of dollars in sales of U.S. farm products abroad.  So, the last thing our farm economy needs as we move into the new year is to have the...
Sen. Bill Weber, Luverne, receives the Legislator of Distinction in Economic Development award on July 26 in St. Paul from Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski who is president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities.
State Sen. Bill Weber was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 26 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Mankato for his positive impact on economic development in Greater Minnesota. Sen. Weber, a Republican from Luverne, is serving his second term in...
Amy Klobuchar
In Minnesota we understand the importance of a free press. It’s hard to forget in our state — Minnesotans are among the most engaged citizens in the country. Last year we again ranked first in the nation in voter turnout. Minnesotans volunteer at the second highest rate in the country. And we...
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