Press Releases

May 10, 2013

Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson, Announce $2 Million Loan for New Assisted Living Facility in Mahnomen

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Collin Peterson today announced that Mahnomen Area Assisted Living Center, Inc. has received a $2,080,000 million loan to help fund the construction of a new assisted living center. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Program.

May 3, 2013

A valley-wide plan for flood control needs more options

The minimal flooding we will experience this spring is due in large part to the dry weather we experienced through the fall, which left room for the moisture from the winter snow and spring rain. I believe that through modern, controlled tiling systems we can create the same situation Mother Nature did this past year.

Apr 24, 2013

Henderson Fire and Rescue awarded $600,000 grant for Sibley County radio project

The grant will be used to purchase communications equipment for emergency responders throughout Sibley County, including law enforcement, hospitals and public works departments, according to Tom Phillips, who has worked on the project since 2007.

Apr 17, 2013

Peterson honored by U.S. Chamber

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented Congressman Peterson of Minnesota with the annual Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of pro-jobs, pro-growth policies during the second session of the 112th Congress

Apr 12, 2013

Peterson reminds small businesses of SBA drought deadline

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is reminding small businesses, small agriculture cooperatives and private non-profit organizations that May 13 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans that are available as a result of the drought that began on July 17, 2012.

Mar 25, 2013

Warroad's Penny Turgeon Kimball honored by SBA

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson congratulated Penny Turgeon Kimball of Warroad for being named the Women in Business Champion of the Year for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Minnesota District Office.

Feb 28, 2013

Peterson to co-chair Mississippi River Valley and Tributaries Caucus

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will be a co-chair of the bipartisan Mississippi River Valley and Tributaries Caucus.

Feb 26, 2013

Peterson seeking submissions for Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to submit their artwork for the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.