8th District Representative Chip Cravaack says the legislation, which will expedite TSA screenings for service veterans, is a small gesture for their service. Others worry it may help facilitate terrorists posing as military members.
Vikings' defense could get reinforcements against Steelers
Several starters could return for a critical Thursday night matchup.
High schooler in coma, fighting for his life after ATV crash
Family members found the teen on the ground and unresponsive.
Angler officially breaks 64-year-old state muskie record
The muskellunge he caught on Nov. 22 weighed a whopping 55 pounds, 14 ounces.
4th teen COVID-19 death reported in MN is the 2nd in as many weeks
All four teenage COVID-19 deaths in the state have been reported in the past two months.
Minnesota native named to NASA's new astronaut class
When he's done training, he could be sent to the space station or the moon.
Gallery: Original Broadway Pizza auctioning off everything
Get your hands on some classic Broadway signage, train-themed decor and more.
Ex-hockey standout from Minneapolis reported missing
She was last seen December 1.
Art Shanty Projects to return to Lake Harriet this winter
The festival has made some creative changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
After 'extraordinary' revenue growth, MN projects $7.7B surplus
But finance officials note there is still "significant risk" due to economic uncertainty.
Deputy Chief Amelia Huffman named interim chief of the Minneapolis PD
She lives in Uptown and has been with the MPD for 27 years.
Twin Cities radio DJ who worked extensively with Prince dies
He was an icon in the Twin Cities hip-hop scene.
Cravaack tells TSA ground security is weak link at airports
At a Congressional hearing, Minnesota Republican Chip Cravaack told a Transportation Security Administration official that ground security around airport gates is "a joke." Cravaack, a former airline pilot, predicted the next terrorist attack in the U.S. will come from the shadow of an airplane.
Cravaack bill would allow soldiers to get through airport screening faster
The proposal would require the TSA to develop a new screening process for soldiers and their families. The bill passed its first committee today and now heads to the House floor for consideration.
Cravaack unveils first TV ad
There are now dueling get-to-know-you ads in the 8th District congressional race between Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., and DFL challenger Rick Nolan. In his newly released spot, Cravaack focuses on how he reached his goal of becoming a Naval aviator like his father – and how he is now a father who wants to help his children achieve their dreams.
Outside groups flood Cravaack-Nolan race with cash
Minnesota’s 8th District race between incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan is among the nation's closes House races. It's also among the most expensive – No. 6 on a list of races ranked by spending by outside groups. About $5.6 million has been dumped in the race as of Monday, the Duluth News Tribune reports.
Cravaack, White House bicker over arming pilots
U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack, R-Minn., is in a showdown with the Obama administration over potential cuts to a program that arms airline pilots as the last line of defense against hijackers. Cravaack, a former pistol-packing pilot, objects to proposed cuts to the Transportation Security Administration program.
Cravaack slams new federal air pollution rules
U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack says new emissions standards enacted by the Environmental Protection Agency are a threat to Minnesota's mining industry. The rules are aimed at reducing the haze over northeastern Minnesota. Cravaack calls them an assault on jobs and says the federal government should let the state enforce pollution rules.
Cravaack aims to end federal regulation on Mille Lacs
Rep. Chip Cravaack announced Saturday that he will seek to end federal authority over some outdoors activities on Mille Lacs Lake. Specifically, he's referring to Coast Guard regulations requiring a so-called “six-pack” license for fishing guides or anyone operating a boat for hire with up to six passengers.
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