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State Sen. Mary Olson, DFL-Bemidji, thanks U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, DFL-8th District, for speaking Saturday at her fundraiser featuring a walleye dinner at Northern Lights Casino near Walker. Olson is seeking a second term and is challenged by Bemidji Republican John Carlson. Pioneer Photo/Brad Swenson

Oberstar touts federal aid to create jobs

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WALKER -- Federal stimulus funding continues to work, says U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, citing transportation, wastewater treatment plants and education.

Nearly 35,540 lane miles of road have been improved under last year's $873 billion federal stimulus bill, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It provided 1.6 million construction jobs.

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