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Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
Malaysian PM says probe into killing of North Korea's leader's half-brother will be fair
Farm bill process starts again: What could go wrong?
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Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
MW basketball: Lady Jays top A-R, Bluejays fall
Section 3A wrestling: Pipestone Area makes history
Section 3A gymnastics: Trojans edge JCC to return to state
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
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Column: The coverup in search of a crime
Column: A case of smart people doing dumb things
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Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
Looking Back: 1942 -- Worthington taking part in 'salvage for victory' program
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January 30, 2017
Muslim ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL -- They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message changed: "The kids are fine. ... But mom will be sent back." Still more hours later, the final message became good news: "Congratulations!...
January 30, 2017 - 8:24pm
January 5, 2017
Column: In new year, I’ll put Minnesota first
WASHINGTON — In the wake of last year’s dramatic and surprising presidential election, there’s a lot of uncertainty about what the new year will bring.
January 5, 2017 - 10:57pm
December 23, 2016
Capital Chatter: Ludeman back as top Senate administrator
December 23, 2016 - 9:09pm
December 9, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minneapolis could stop Wells Fargo dealings due to pipeline finances
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis City Council members want the city to stop doing business with Wells Fargo, a bank founded in the Twin Cities, over its funding of a controversial pipeline. The council unanimously told city staff to look into how the city could quit dealing with institutions...
December 9, 2016 - 8:34pm
November 6, 2016
Franken, Larson stump for Clinton at UMD
DULUTH -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken isn’t taking anything for granted heading into the home stretch of the election, even though Richard Nixon was the last Republican presidential candidate to carry Minnesota in 1972. During a campaign stop at the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Kirby...
November 6, 2016 - 8:39pm
October 28, 2016
Capital Chatter: State leaders don't communicate on insurance problem
ST. PAUL -- "What we've got here is a failure to communicate." The famous quote from the 1967 movie "Cool Hand Luke" would seem to fit the Minnesota health insurance premium situation. All four legislative caucuses and the governor have released plans to help keep rising premiums...
October 28, 2016 - 8:08pm
October 27, 2016
Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken announced Thursday that the administration has released $101,494,836 in critical heating assistance for Minnesota seniors and families through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which many Minnesotans rely...
October 27, 2016 - 9:42pm
October 20, 2016
Franken staff offers help with federal agencies
WORTHINGTON — Members of Sen. Al Franken’s office hosted an event in Worthington Thursday to meet with Nobles County residents and leaders....
October 20, 2016 - 9:47pm
October 17, 2016
Franken's staff to host Worthington event Thursday
WORTHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be in Worthington on Thursday to meet with people who need help working with a federal agency, such as United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Medicare, Social Security or the Passport Agency. Franken’s staff...
October 17, 2016 - 9:29pm
September 21, 2016
Franken staffer discusses federal program in Adrian
ADRIAN -- Members of Minnesota Sen. Al Franken’s staff met with local U.S. Department of Agriculture employees, farmers and experts Wednesday...
September 21, 2016 - 10:00pm
Franken staff member to visit Adrian today
ADRIAN -- Staff from U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s office and officials from USDA Rural Development will be at Adrian Care Center in Adrian today as part Franken’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Tour. Local farmers and businesses are invited to discuss the impact of federal...
September 21, 2016 - 12:00am
August 25, 2016
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- People in line complained too few shuttle buses were scheduled. A political party chairman complained about members of another party. Lines built quickly, and well before lunch, at the most popular food concessions. And then there was Ryan Hinkeldey. "It's...
August 25, 2016 - 9:42pm
Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
BENA -- Eighteen years ago, John Parmeter -- a safety compliance officer with the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School -- was found unconscious in his office due to some sort of toxic fumes inside the building. On Wednesday, after years of fighting for a new, safer high school, he was able to...
August 25, 2016 - 6:44am
July 26, 2016
Franken mocks Trump in opening night DNC remarks
PHILADELPHIA -- He was back in his old "Saturday Night Live" satirist mode Monday evening as he addressed a national TV audience. “I’m Al Franken, Minnesotan, senator and world-renowned expert on right-wing megalomaniacs: Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly and now Donald Trump,”...
July 26, 2016 - 6:31am
July 18, 2016
Franken pushes bills to help rural health
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: -- One would provide more ways to get to health-care services,...
July 18, 2016 - 8:48pm