CAPITOL CHATTER Coleman out of 2014 campaigns
By Don Davis
Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman will not run for office in 2014, meaning there will be no rematch with Al Franken that many Republicans wanted.
In a series of Tweets late Thursday, Colema... Posted on 3/7/13 at 11:30 PM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE The election is over... now what?
It's funny how things work.
You prepare for something so long that it consumes your thoughts.
And then it's over.
Well, that's about where I'm at right now.
For weeks and weeks and wee... Posted on 11/13/12 at 5:44 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT Stress farm survives election night
Theres no denying a reporters job is stressful. We have daily deadlines - sometimes multiple daily deadlines - and are under constant pressure to gather all of the facts, write concise, detailed, well... Posted on 11/7/12 at 7:38 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Election Day!
It's primary election day in North Dakota, and for a newsroom that means an evening of fun, togetherness and a bit of last-minute stress as the deadline approaches.
The polls close at 7 p.m. tonight,... Posted on 6/12/12 at 5:22 PM
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are.
Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed.
WORTHINGTON — Three candidates ran unopposed Tuesday for Worthington City Council positions. Scott Nelson, who earned 1,930 votes, is an incumbent, and Diane Graber (3,222 votes) and Rod Sankey (1,244) are new to serve.
Benson ousted; Demuth, Zylstra return
WORTHINGTON — Two of the three incumbents who faced reelection in the Nobles County Board of Commissioners race will keep their seats, with board chairman David Benson ousted by a mere 32 votes by his opponent, Matt Widboom, in District 3.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh carried his own county, 4,322 votes to 4,071 for Bill Weber in Nobles County, but it wasn’t enough to send him to St. Paul as the District 22 state senator.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and winning four more years in office despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and prevailing despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions.
Mock election at WMS yields quick results
WORTHINGTON — At Worthington Middle School (WMS) on Tuesday, a trip to the “election booth” followed lunch for 557 of the school’s 773 students — making for an impressive 72 percent voter turnout.
WORTHINGTON — U.S. Congress candidate Allen Quist pledged he would work aggressively to slash the mounting national deficit, repeal the Affordable Health Care Act and curb regulations harmful to businesses during a roundtable discussion Monday afternoon at Worthington’s Travelodge Hotel.
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