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March 11, 2019 Newsletter
Letter to EPA on Wood Heaters, Letter to Education Secretary DeVos on Argosy University Closures, Detroit Lakes Veterans Town Hall, Meeting with Veterans in Willmar and Hutchinson, Chairman’s Corner (Bob Fox, Barnes-Aastad, Midwest Dairy, Jim Fisher, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota Extension, Tri-Societies, National Sunflower Association), Students United, Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars, Minnesota National Guard, 340B Health, TSC Advocates, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Medical Association, SHAPE America, Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund of Minnesota, Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Minnesota Humanities Center, Motorcycle Riders Foundation, Minnesota Census Mobilization Partnership & the Minnesota Council on Foundations, Virtual Dementia Tour, Winter in Minnesota, Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.
February 25, 2019 Newsletter
Melrose Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Tom Emmer, Warrior Boats, Todd County Commissioners, University of Minnesota Crookston Chancellor Mary Holz-Clause, Red River Watershed Management Board, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, USDA Agriculture Outlook Forum, Letter to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Rettig on March 1st Filing Deadline for Farmers, Rural Hospital Frontier Fairness Act, AARP Foundation Tax Aide Assistance Locations in Minnesota, NCAA Final Four.
February 11, 2019 Newsletter
Dear Friends, This week, the House Agriculture Committee adopted its rules for the 116th Congress, so that it can begin addressing the important issues facing America’s farmers, ranchers, and consumers.
November 13, 2018 Newsletter
Meeting with Veterans in 2018, Blue Ribbon School Awards, Livestock Hauling Petition, Farm to Table Dinner in Crookston, Grow Our Own Summit in Marshall, UMC Campus Advisory and Advancement Board Meeting, Retirement Plan and IRA Contribution Limits Increase for 2019.
November 5, 2018 Newsletter
Grygla Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Tariff Relief Approved for Digi-Key Corporation, Action for Farmers with Delayed CRP Payments, Northwest Manufacturers Celebration, Redwood Area Rotary Club, Dakota Immersion School, Peterson, Klobuchar, Smith Call on FEMA to Ensure Accurate Flood Mapping for Halsted and Hendrum, Opioid Town Hall, Tour of Economic Development Projects in Marshall, USA Today’s America’s Best Cities to Live 2018, 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamp, State of Minnesota Seeks Information on Internet Speed, Deer Season Opener.
October 29, 2018 Newsletter
Detroit Lakes High School Visit, Farm Bill Update at American Crystal Sugar Company, Textron / Arctic Cat Tour, Lakeshirts Tour in Detroit Lakes, Thief River Falls Airport Meeting, Headwaters School of Music & Arts, Delta Waterfowl Big Stone Lake Area Chapter Dinner, Border to Border Broadband, Association of Minnesota Counties District 3 Meeting, Discussing Workforce Issues with Senator Amy Klobuchar, Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association (CMMA) Bayer Build Tour, Highway 23 Coalition, Northwest Private Industry Council Meeting, Minnesota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Forest Products Week, Farm Bill Update, Combatting the Opioid Crisis, Open Enrollment for 2019 Health Care Coverage, 2018 Eating Disorders Champion.
October 22, 2018 Newsletter
Blue Ribbon Schools, Flood Mitigation Meeting with Tracy Officials, Local Parents Share Experience Raising Diabetic Children, Highwater Ethanol, Local and County Officials in Bemidji, Talking Crop Insurance with ProAg and Noah Insurance, New Flyer Bus Company, AgriTalk with Chip Flory, Northwest Minnesota Council of Collaboratives Meeting, Groundbreaking for Apex Townhomes in Detroit Lakes, Head Start Facility Opens in Thief River Falls, Bemidji Area Forestry Affairs Council, Capitol Police Officer from Alexandria, World Food Day, American Pharmacists Month, Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.
October 18, 2018 Press Release


From left to right: Class President Noah Pankonin, Principal Phil Goetstouwers, and State Senator Bill Weber

The U.S. Department of Education has selected Red Rock Central Secondary School in Lamberton as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School. This prestigious distinction recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools for their overall academic performance and progress in closing achievement gaps among students.

October 15, 2018 Newsletter
Year-Round E15 Sales, Adams on Agriculture, Counting for Dollars: Census-Guided Financial Assistance to Rural Areas, Uponor Hutchinson Facility Ribbon Cutting, Social Security Administration Announces 2018 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, North Star Electric Coop, Day at Home Event in Alexandria, Rural Minnesota Concentrated Employment Program, Germany / Minnesota Energy Partnership, Southwest Area Transportation Partnership, A Musical Tribute to Norway, National Farmers Day, Welcome Kaelib!.
October 9, 2018 Newsletter
Dam 4 Trail Opening in Beltrami Island State Forest, Complete Streets Celebration in Glenwood, Bipartisan Progress on the Farm Bill, 2019 Health Insurance Rates, Addressing Teacher Shortages Act of 2018, Minnesota Air National Guard, Advocating for Biodiesel, Combating the Opioid Crisis, National Eating Disorders Association, Urging FDA to Reclassify Pulse Crops as “Grain”, National Association of Trailer Manufacturers, Highway 2 West Manufacturers Association, League of Minnesota Cities, National Manufacturing Day, National Cooperatives Month, AGRI Milk Cooler Grants Available.

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