Press Releases

Oct 14, 2009

Pioneer Home to receive USDA loans for new construction

Congressman Collin Peterson and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA Rural Development is providing $21.5 million for Pioneer Home, Inc. in Fergus Falls, through the Community Facilities program

Oct 6, 2009

Peterson assists TRF Hospital with dialysis unit

Issues: Health

With a long list of dialysis patients in the Thief River Falls area waiting to receive care closer to home, Congressman Collin Peterson is pleased to announce that the Merit Care Dialysis Unit in Thief River Falls will be open soon.

Aug 12, 2009

Peterson To Host Health Care Meetings

Issues: Health

Congressman Collin Peterson will host two public roundtable discussions on how to control health care spending while improving access to quality care.

Jul 10, 2009

Glencoe Airport Receives Federal Designation

Issues: Transportation

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced that the Glencoe Municipal Airport has received designation from the Federal Aviation Administration to be included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).

Jul 9, 2009

Peterson Introduces Legislation To Name Alex VA Clinic After Max Beilke

Issues: Health, Veterans

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson today introduced legislation that would name the Alexandria, Minn. VA outpatient clinic after Alexandria native Max J. Beilke.

May 22, 2009

Peterson Announces Rural Emergency Responder Funding in Climax, Deer Creek and Sunburg

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the cities of Climax, Deer Creek and Sunburg have been awarded USDA Rural Development funds designed to help support rural communities' efforts to protect and serve their residents with essential public safety services.

Apr 28, 2009

Peterson Announces Red River Basin Commission Awarded Agricultural Water Enhancement Funds

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the Red River Basin Commission has been awarded $1.38 million in Agricultural Water Enhancement Program funds to provide financial and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers to conserve ground and surface water and improve water quality on agricultural lands.

Apr 28, 2009

Peterson Announces Becker County DAC will get new bus

Issues: Transportation

Congressman Collin Peterson announced that the Becker County Developmental Achievement Center (DAC) in Detroit Lakes has been awarded a low-interest loan through USDA Rural Development to purchase a new bus to transport clients.

Apr 28, 2009

Roseau Flood Control Project Will Move Forward With Stimulus Funds

U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson announced that the Roseau River East Diversion project has been allocated $4.6 million as part of the Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.