DULUTH — Calling from his new office in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 9, Rep. Pete Stauber continued to strike a chord for cooperation roughly one week into his term serving the 8th Congressional District. The Hermantown Republican attended a bipartisan retreat last weekend in Williamsport, Pa., sponsored by the Congressional Research Service, which supplies members of Congress with impartial policy and legal information.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Barring action in Washington, D.C., before the end of the year, Congressman-elect Pete Stauber plans to take up legislation early in 2019 that would stem a series of legal challenges to copper-nickel mining in northern Minnesota, he said Monday, Dec. 10, in a news release. Stauber, R-Hermantown, encouraged the current Congress to pass legislation ratifying a land exchange between PolyMet Mining Co. and the U.S. Forest Service. If not, Stauber said he would take up the mantle from predecessor Rick Nolan and try to press the land swap into law.
DULUTH, Minn. - The first winter storm of 2017-18 came in a fury Friday, Oct. 27 — causing mayhem for municipalities and travelers across the Northland and dousing a warm fall in a coat of snow and slush.