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Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
Dayton touts transportation during Duluth/St. Louis County Day
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
State wrestling: Trojans tough, but not tough enough
State wrestling: Trojans go 0-2; JCC to wrestle for third
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Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
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Sagas of missing pets can have happy endings
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December 29, 2014
Minnesota’s delegates discuss priorities for the coming year
ST. PAUL — Health care and immigration will continue to divide Minnesota’s congressional delegation along party lines in the upcoming year. Responses to Pioneer Press questions from Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, Reps. John Kline, Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison and Rep.-elect...
December 29, 2014 - 9:06pm
December 15, 2010
Emmer campaign stiffs county out of $1,400 during recount
politics / news
December 15, 2010 - 10:58am
December 9, 2010
Torch passed to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt the election is over: Democrat Mark Dayton, Minnesota's governor-elect, and Republican Tim Pawlenty, who holds...
December 9, 2010 - 7:47pm
December 8, 2010
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer ended their quest for the Minnesota governor's office as differently as they were on the campaign trail. Dayton, the liberal winner, was somber. Emmer, the conservative loser, was lighthearted.
December 8, 2010 - 8:49pm
3 p.m. Update: Emmer concedes; Dayton pledges to work with all
DELANO, Minn. -- Mark Dayton promises to work with Republicans and Democrats alike now that he is Minnesota's governor-elect. "You were elected on your platforms and principles; I was elected on mine," the Democrat said to Republicans who will control the Legislature. "I believe...
politics / news
December 8, 2010 - 3:50pm
Emmer prepares to call it quits
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer apparently is leaving the Minnesota governor's race at his home, an appropriate ending to a campaign in which he discussed his wife and seven children more than any other topic. Numerous reports indicate that what his campaign calls a "major announcement" this...
news / politics
December 8, 2010 - 9:10am
December 3, 2010
Recount concludes, but Emmer still seeks answers
ST. PAUL -- A recount that ended Friday night did not deliver Tom Emmer the votes he needs to win Minnesota's governorship, but he is not giving up until he gets a few more answers. Depending on those answers, he could take the election to court. When Hennepin County election officials...
news / politics
December 3, 2010 - 9:43pm
November 30, 2010
Dayton, Emmer camps take different routes
ST. PAUL -- One of Minnesota's two governor hopefuls is in Washington, D.C. today, meeting with governors and White House officials, while representatives of the other are challenging ballots and thinking about challenging the election in court. Democrat Mark Dayton, holding his...
November 30, 2010 - 9:46pm
No major changes in area counties' recounts
WORTHINGTON -- Six southwest Minnesota counties started -- and finished on the same day -- their required recounts for the still-unresolved Minnesota governor's race. Ashley Kurtz, deputy auditor/treasurer in Rock County, said the recount in her county was completed by 11:30 a.m....
November 30, 2010 - 9:44pm
November 29, 2010
Dayton gains in recount
ST. PAUL -- Recount 2010 started quietly Monday, with one exception, as Mark Dayton picked up a mere 24 votes in the Minnesota governor race. Democrat Dayton extended his lead over Republican Tom Emmer to 8,794 votes out of 2.1 million ballots cast. Dayton picked up 20 votes while...
November 29, 2010 - 9:39pm
November 22, 2010
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 22, 2010 - 9:12pm
Court sets Emmer ballot hearing
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court this afternoon will hear arguments in Tom Emmer's case that claims not all 4,136 precincts' election judges made sure the number of ballots cast in the Nov. 2 election matched the number of people who voted. However, Chief Justice Lorie Gildea's...
politics / news
November 22, 2010 - 1:43pm
November 17, 2010
Emmer signs petition on votes
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer said he wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to make sure that the concept of one person, one vote was followed in this month's governor election. "There are pools of votes where there are irregularities," Emmer told Forum Communications Co. Wednesday, his first...
November 17, 2010 - 8:03pm
November 15, 2010
Legal battle over election data may be avoided
Tensions are easing as lawyers for St. Louis County and Minnesota Republicans work toward an amicable settlement to the party's lawsuit demanding fast access to election data. Both sides said Monday that a resolution was at hand without any legal proceedings. Republicans filed...
November 15, 2010 - 11:08pm