Tag: Politics

Representative Steve Green Announces Candidacy for State Senate in District 2

Fosston, MN — District 2B Representative Steve Green won’t seek another term in the House, but instead hopes to make the move to the Senate. Representative Green announced Wednesday that he will be campaigning for the new District 2 Senate Seat this fall. Having served District 2B since 2012, the Fosston native initially had plans…
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February 23, 2022 0

District 4 State Senator Kent Eken Still Debating Running for Re-election

St. Paul, MN — With the release of the new District Maps in Minnesota, District 4 State Senator Kent Eken is one of the many legislators weighing the option of running for another term. Several have announced their retirement from politics, including Senator Eken’s comrade in the House, District 4B Representative Paul Marquart. With the…
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February 22, 2022 0

Rep. Marquart Previews His Final Session

St. Paul, MN — The Minnesota Legislature reconvenes today for the 2022 session and this session will be the last for long-time House member Paul Marquart of Dilworth, who was first elected back in 2000. This year’s session was intended to be a bonding year, where legislators would normally work on passing a bill to…
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January 31, 2022 0

Representative Rob Ecklund

Rep. Rob Ecklund joined us on the morning show. Some of the topics up for discussion was the construction projects that are underway here in International Falls. Rob also discussed a bit about the last edition of the Falls Journal and what that means to the community. Plenty of events scheduled over the next few…
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June 25, 2021 0

MN House Budget Proposal Expected Tuesday

St. Paul, MN — As it is a budgeting year, the highest priority for the Minnesota Legislature is to pass a new budget bill for the next biennium, which is no easy task for the only divided legislature in the nation. The Governor and the Republican controlled Senate have come out with their proposals, and…
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March 22, 2021 0