Northern Minnesota awarded millions in federal funding for airport, electric service upgrades
Published 09/16/2011, Grand Forks Herald
Nearly $3 million to improve northwestern airport infrastructure; $6.1 million loan to help build, upgrade electric distribution lines
In written statements, Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Rep. Collin Peterson said strengthening airport infrastructure “helps strengthen the economy” in the communities, provide new construction jobs and improve the condition of the rural airports.