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Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot Justine Damond turns himself in; charged with 3rd-degree murder
Twin cities cop admits to driving drunk, crashing pickup
District 518 superintendent a finalist in superintendent search of another Minnesota school district
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Minn. arts legacy funds
Don Lucia out as Gophers men’s hockey coach, school announces
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
Irvin R. Swanson
Patricia Eileen Mills
Rubie M. Buller
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
Disheveled Theologian: It's your choice
Change in ‘milestone’ announcements takes effect March 31
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Birth: Hailey Jean DeGroot
Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
December 30, 2017
Franken's tenure in Senate nears its end: He’s likely Minnesota’s biggest political celebrity, but legislative legacy is less clear
ST. PAUL — When U.S. Sen. Al Franken officially resigns from the Senate on Tuesday, Jan. 2, he will end his tenure as Minnesota's biggest-name...
December 30, 2017 - 10:00pm
December 9, 2017
With Franken out, Minnesota politics just became the focus of the nation
ST. PAUL — We're gonna be lavished with attention. And maybe lathered with negative campaigning. Thursday, Dec. 7's, announcement by Sen....
December 9, 2017 - 4:43pm
November 26, 2017
Franken says he doesn't remember photos, plans return to Senate
WASHINGTON — Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, his future in the U.S. Senate in doubt after allegations he groped women, told a home-state...
November 26, 2017 - 6:25pm
April 16, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members of the U.S. Senate. Which...
April 16, 2017 - 10:30pm
November 14, 2016
Klobuchar, Franken announce judicial selection committee
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken announce the formation of a judicial selection committee to assist them in making recommendations to the president to fill two vacancies on Minnesota’s federal district court. The vacancies were created by Judge Ann Montgomery’s...
November 14, 2016 - 8:52pm
November 6, 2016
Column: Keeping our promises to veterans
WASHINGTON -- Each year on Veterans Day, I think about the military men and women I had the honor to meet when I took part in several overseas USO tours before I became a U.S. Senator. Those tours not only gave me the chance to help entertain our troops stationed in places like...
November 6, 2016 - 9:02pm
June 28, 2016
Franken staffer hears infrastructure concerns
WORTHINGTON -- Regional officials convened Tuesday at the Biotechnology Advancement Center in Worthington to take part in U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s Rural Infrastructure Listening Tour. The discussion was led by Jake Schwitzer, Franken’s policy advisor. He was accompanied by Bree...
June 28, 2016 - 9:55pm
June 2, 2016
Column: Why I oppose the Trans-Pacific Deal
WASHINGTON — In the coming months, Congress will likely face a vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade deal covering 12 countries and 40 percent of global trade. It’s the largest trade deal the United States has ever negotiated, and would have an enormous effect...
June 2, 2016 - 9:42pm
May 15, 2016
Hotdish heaven: The recipes from the Congressional casserole contest
WASHINGTON — “Working together to improve the lives of Minnesotans, one hotdish at a time.”
May 15, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 11, 2016
Rep. Walz wins state congressional delegation’s hotdish competition
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz’s “Turkey Taco Tot Hotdish” took top honors Wednesday in the sixth annual “Hotdish-Off” among Minnesota’s...
May 11, 2016 - 9:09pm
March 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of southwest Minnesota school administrators attended a meeting with two of United States Sen. Al Franken’s advisers Wednesday afternoon to discuss a new federal law and district issues in rural Minnesota.
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm
March 28, 2016
Franken staffers to meet with area educators
WORTHINGTON — Members of Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be in Worthington Wednesday to meet with rural education leaders from southwest Minnesota. They will discuss the unique challenges educators face to ensure students in rural communities have the best schools and education possible...
March 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 5, 2016
Franken talks rural health care woes
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken is taking on rural health care in his second term. The Minnesota Democrat is co-chairman of the Senate Rural Health Caucus and has traveled the state discussing the topic. “The conversations were vivid and personal, but also immensely practical,”...
February 5, 2016 - 9:47pm
February 3, 2016
Jackson student speaks on college debt during Klobuchar forum
WASHINGTON — A southwest Minnesota native explained her struggle in handling student debt during a Wednesday morning forum mediated by Sen....
February 3, 2016 - 9:49pm
December 11, 2015
Capitol Chatter: Democrats seek to stop rural legislative losses
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democrats hope the flip-flopping of state House control continues through one more election. Democrats mostly dominated the House for years, until Republicans held control from 1999 to 2006. Since then, Democrats controlled two two-year sessions, Republicans...
December 11, 2015 - 9:36pm