Oberstar Announces Funding for Mississippi River Overlook Project
WASHINGTON--The City of Baxter will benefit from a grant for $260,123 awarded by the National Park Service (NSP), announced Congressman James L. Oberstar. The funding, which was awarded to and will be administered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), comes from the NPS’s Land and Water Conservation Fund. MDNR will subgrant the funding to Baxter to acquire 63.1 acres of forested land along the Mississippi River.
Thursday, November 09, 2006
WASHINGTON--Congressman James L. Oberstar announced today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded funding to several local fire departments through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
WASHINGTON--Today, Congressman James L. Oberstar held a press conference in his Duluth office to discuss his priorities in the 110th Congress, which will see the return of Democrats as the majority party in the House of Representatives. Oberstar, who is the longest-serving Representative in Minnesota’s history, was elected to his 17th term by a wide margin last night.
Monday, November 06, 2006
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has decided to extend certain timber sale contracts for one year, according to Congressman James L. Oberstar.
Wednesday, November 01, 2006
WASHINGTON--Congressman James L. Oberstar announced today that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded Assistance to Firefighters Grants to several fire departments in Minnesota, which will be used for Fire Operations and Firefighter Safety.