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Rep. Collin Peterson says USMCA would fail in House

At a Glyndon farm Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence urged Congressman Collin Peterson to get House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to bring up the USMCA for a vote. The Democrat says he’s happy to make the request. The House Agriculture Committee Chairman says Pence, quote, “knows full well” the Trump Administration still needs to submit the USMCA to the house to…

VP Mike Pence Pressures Democrats to Pass USMCA at Glyndon Farm

GLYNDON, Minn. — Vice President Mike Pence spoke with dozens of farmers at R & J Johnson Farms in rural Glyndon to hear their concerns. Those farmers have been entrenched in a trade war for months. “Rural America is bleeding right now as far as agriculture, we need some good news, we need something to stop that,” Shayne Isane with…

LIVE: Vice President Mike Pence Arrives In Fargo

Pence is scheduled to begin his day Thursday at a farmstead 10 miles east of Fargo, in Glyndon, MN.

FARGO, ND — Vice President Mike Pence plans two tour stops in Minnesota to talk about the stalled trade deal with Mexico and Canada. He’s likely to hear differing opinions on part of the plan to replace NAFTA. Pence is scheduled to begin his day Thursday at a farmstead 10 miles east of Fargo, where some agriculture leaders plan to…

Sale of Duluth-Based Retailer Maurices Finalized

DULUTH, Minn. – Maurices has announced that its sale to private equity firm OpCapita is complete, marking a new era in the Duluth-based women’s fashion retailer’s 88-year history. The headquarters of the company will remain in downtown Duluth. “This is an exciting day for our Maurices family,” said Maurices President and Chief Executive Officer, George Goldfarb. “We’ve had strong holiday…

Minnesota lawmakers break off budget talks

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota House Democrats are blaming Senate Republicans and their refusal to increase state spending for a collapse in budget negotiations. Senate Republicans are blaming House Democrats for standing by their tax increase proposals. “Coming forward with zero change in their net position was extremely disappointing. At that point in the negotiations there really was nothing else to…

VP Mike Pence Coming To Glyndon, MN Thursday

GLYNDON, Minn. – (AP) White House officials say Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Minnesota to talk with farmers and steelworkers about the status of a trade deal with Mexico and Canada. Pence is scheduled to begin his day Thursday at R & J Johnson Farms in Glyndon. Officials say he will tour the facility and talk to producers…

Classes canceled after officer-involved shooting outside school in Douglas County, MN

KENSINGTON, Minn. (FOX 9) – An elementary school in the west central Minnesota town of Kensington is closed Tuesday following an overnight officer-involved shooting near the school property. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has asked the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to investigate the shooting, which happened just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, May 7. According to the sheriff’s office, three Douglas…

Man Dies After Being Electrocuted in Becker County

NEAR FRAZEE, Minn. – The Becker County Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Dillon Wilson was electrocuted Monday morning in rural Frazee. Friends performed CPR on Wilson but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say a long pole he was using while finishing a cement pouring job touched an overhead power line Categories: Local News, Minnesota News Tags: Becker County,…