Pete Stauber

Rep. Stauber Meets With Northland Law Enforcement Officials Over Fentanyl Crisis

HERMANTOWN, Minn. — Fentanyl has become an increasing problem in the Northland with 26 overdose deaths just alone this year. Wednesday, Congressman Pete Stauber met with St. Louis County Sheriff Gordon Rasmay, Lake County Chief Deputy Timothy Louma, Hermantown Chief of Police Jim Crace, and other law enforcement officials to discuss the problems, roadblocks, and possible solutions. As of August…

8th District Candidates Hold Virtual Debate

The Hibbing Chamber of Commerce hosted the virtual debate between the candidates.

HIBBING, Minn. – One of the other high profile political races in the Northland involves the Congressional seat in the 8th District. On Monday, incumbent Republican Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom took part in an online debate. The Hibbing Chamber of Commerce hosted the virtual debate between the candidates. Stauber and Nystrom fielded questions on topics ranging from…

Rep. Pete Stauber Announces Iron Workers Local 512 Endorsement

Union members stood beside Stauber as the spoke about his support for the Line 3 pipeline project and mining in the Northland.

HERMANTOWN, Minn.-U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber announced he is being endorsed by the Iron Workers Local 512. Union members stood beside Stauber as he spoke about his support for the Line 3 pipeline project and mining in the Northland. He vowed to bring more jobs to the area if he continues to serve the 8th district. “We’re a mineral rich natural…

Gov. Walz Issues Executive Order to Help First Responders

The Order Provides COVID-19 Information from Minnesota Department of Health to First Responders

DULUTH, Minn. – Local first responders continue to risk not only their own but the lives of family and loved ones as we continue to live in this new era surrounding COVID-19. Congressman Pete Stauber (R-MN) is now making sure they can continue to work safely with peace of mind. Area police, fire, and various other first responders have been…

Protestors Rally in Duluth to Support Trump Impeachment

Protestors voiced disappointment with Republican Congressman Pete Stauber.

DULUTH, Minn.- As the House of Representatives is set to vote on President Trump’s impeachment Wednesday, some in Duluth voiced their support for his ouster. The “No One is Above the Law” Rally was one of the more than 500 protests planned in all fifty states Tuesday. According to organizers, they want to ensure Congress holds President Trump accountable for…

Congressman Stauber Holds Roundtable in Duluth

Congressman Stauber invites business leaders to discuss federal grants.

DULUTH, Minn.- Congressman Pete Stauber held a Roundtable discussion at the Kitchi Gammi Country Club on Monday. The meeting was held to discuss how to make federal grants more accessible to organizations in rural communities. Media was only allowed in for the first five minutes of the meeting. They talked issues like rural broadband and housing, and how they can…

Bell of USS Duluth Now Hangs in Depot

After 5-6 years Bell makes it back to the city the ship is named after.

DULUTH, Minn.- The second piece of the USS Duluth, the bell, has made its way back to the city the ship was named after. The first piece of the ship, the anchor, can be seen from the Lakewalk. Crewmembers of the ship could not be more proud to have the bell back in the ship’s namesake. The ship’s bell signaled…

Rep. Pete Stauber Visits IPS Cranes

He got an up close look at IPS Cranes, a local business that builds, rebuilds and refurbishes locomotive cranes.

DULUTH, Minn. – Congressman Pete Stauber stopped in Duluth this weekend to visit a local manufacturing facility. Representative Stauber says Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District has every form of transportation from rail to air. Stauber got a chance to meet some transportation workers this weekend. He got an up close look at IPS Cranes, a local business that builds, rebuilds and…

Stauber Declares Win For 8th Congressional Dist.; Radinovich Thanks Supporters

Republican Candidate Gives Victory Speech

PROCTOR, Minn.-Pete Stauber, Republican candidate for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, declared victory Tuesday night in a speech to his constituents at Blackwoods restaurant in Proctor. In his speech, he thanked his family, especially his wife, for supporting him along the way, while also apologizing for missing some of his sons hockey and volleyball games: “But that’s what you have to do, when you want…

UMD Political Science Professor Discusses 2018 Midterm Elections

UMD Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Cindy Rugeley Breaks Down the Heated Political Races in Minnesota and Wisconsin on Election Day 2018

DULUTH, Minn. – Election Day 2018. On Tuesday, November 6, millions of Americans are heading out to the polls to determine the winners of key races from coast to coast. Locally, Minnesotans and Wisconsinites have a jam packed ballot. Both Governor seats are up for grabs, and many House and Senate seats are also in the headlines. Dr. Cindy Rugeley,…

Judge’s Decision on Stauber’s Emails Pushed to Next Week

Hearing Held on Lawsuit Between DFL and St. Louis County

DULUTH, Minn.- The fate of Commissioner Pete Stauber’s emails rests in the hands of a St. Louis County Judge, who won’t make a decision about whether they should be released until next week. The Minnesota DFL is suing St. Louis County, to try and get those emails between Stauber and the National Republican Congressional Committee made public. This comes after…

8th Congressional District Candidates Participate In First Joint Debate

The midterm election is Nov. 6 and this just like other topics will be fresh on the voters minds.

DULUTH, Minn. – Election Day is getting closer and there’s no clear front runner in the race for the 8th Congressional District. On Wednesday, for the first time, the three remaining candidates squared off in a debate at the Duluth Playhouse. The forum was meant for the public to learn where the candidates stand on some issues, but at times, it turned…

St. Louis County Employee Files Complaint, Wants Investigation on Commissioner Pete Stauber

Dennis Frazier believes Stauber is using his platform as a county commissioner to run for higher office.

DULUTH, Minn.  – A 30–year employee with St. Louis County is calling for an investigation into Commissioner Pete Stauber who is running for the 8th Congressional race on the republican side. Dennis Frazier believes Stauber is using his platform as a county commissioner to run for higher office. One example, Frazier says happened at an opioid round table in August where Stauber identified himself as a 8th District Congressional candidate….

Pete Stauber’s Email Controversy

8th District County Commissioner Found Emailing GOP Group from County Email Address

DULUTH, Minn.- Tension and skepticism is high as Republican Congressional Candidate and St. Louis County Commissioner Pete Stauber has been accused of violating a county policy, by emailing a GOP group using his government email address. Now, some Democrats say they want answers. “It’s clear that Pete Stauber thinks that he has one set of rules, for himself, and one set…

Spotlight On the Opioid Epidemic In St. Louis County

In 2016, an average of 116 people died every day in the U.S. from opioid related drug overdoses, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

DULUTH, Minn. – A woman whose son told her I just don’t want to die, but I can’t stop using. Those are some of the personal stories shared during a round table on the opioid epidemic led by St. Louis County Commissioner Pete Stauber. He wanted to bring experts together who can help determine where federal funding could go for…

Pasta Over Pence

'Penne Not Pence' Dinner for those Against Administration

Duluth, Minn.- While Vice President Pence was entertaining crowds and raising funds for Pete Stauber, a completely different type of fundraiser happened at the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center in Duluth. The Loaves and Fishes Community hosted a “Penne Not Pence” Dinner. Open to the public, they served a plate of pasta for only 10 cents. Organizers said the small,…

Stauber Starstruck as Pence Endorses

Pete Stauber is Now Endorsed by the President and Vice President

Duluth, Minn.-Vice President Pence visits Duluth just days before Minnesota’s Primary Election. Republicans have their sights set on flipping the Democratic state to Republican next year. Pence made it clear during his visit that he’s supporting Pete Stauber’s campaign for the 8th Congressional District. President Trump stopped in Duluth in June to Endorse Stauber. The candidate says he’s extremely humbled…

Michelle Lee Kicks Officially Announces Campaign for 8th Congressional District

Congressman Rick Nolan has represented Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District since 2013.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former news anchor Michelle Lee officially made her campaign announcement for the 8th Congressional District. Lee and some of her supporters were at Fon du Lac Tribal Community College in Cloquet. She says her 30 years of covering the news will help her focus on the issues like gun control, mining and education. “I will go to…

Rep. Nolan Retirement Announcement Surprises Northland

Many Candidates Have Announced Running for the 8th District Congressional Seat

DULUTH, Minn.- Minnesota’s 8th District Congressional Representative Rick Nolan announced he’s retiring at the end of his term and will not be a candidate for re-election. Rep. Rick Nolan has spent 16 years in elective office devoting a lot of time to Minnesota. In a statement released Friday Nolan says there’s a time and a purpose for everything and now is the…

Midday Update 12-8-17

Local News and Weather Making Headlines in the Northland

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