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Hamilton meets with local health officials to discuss concerns
Teenager identified in rest stop shooting
Holidays present challenges for people with diabetes
Mother claims innocence in cannabis case
U.S., Cuba to restore ties
College football: West's Oldham headed for UTEP
Scott Rall: Summit elements are big and small
Prep girls basketball: Marshall rolls past Jackson County Central
Prep boys basketball: Hot-shooting Westbrook-Walnut Grove edges Adrian
Prep boys basketball: Murray County Central rules second half, tops Worthington
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Column: Talk about a wildfire
Cyril F. Gengler
Katherine Lynette Knigge
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Column: Preservation -- the gift that keeps history alive
Genuine Author: Doug Wolter celebrates publication of first novel
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Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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Notice of Hearing for a Change of Name of a Minor Child
December 5, 2014
Franken hosts forum on rural health ideas
MINNEAPOLIS — Perhaps some rural hospitals could just provide emergency room services, and drop full hospital services. Maybe medical schools could recruit more rural students and government could increase money available to forgive student loans to people who practice in rural...
news / politics
December 5, 2014 - 9:42pm
Minnesota voters split their picks
ST. PAUL — Minnesota retains its reputation for being, well, unpredictable when it comes to elections. In Tuesday’s election, the state’s voters gave two Democratic former recount survivors relatively easy victories, but turned over control of the state House to Republicans....
November 5, 2014 - 8:32pm
Franken win comes easier this time
ST. PAUL — Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken is no laughing matter to Minnesota Republicans after winning his re-election contest Tuesday, and doing it much easier than his first election in 2008. With more than 87 percent of precincts reporting, returns showed the former “Saturday...
November 5, 2014 - 2:00am
November 4, 2014
Media projects Franken wins
ST. PAUL -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken is no laughing matter to Minnesota Republicans as major news networks projected him to win his re-election contest Tuesday night less than five minutes after polls closed. As of press time, no vote totals were available, but national...
news / politics
November 4, 2014 - 8:32pm
November 2, 2014
McFadden praises Klobuchar, attacks Franken in final debate
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate held up Sen. Amy Klobuchar as a model senator in his final debate of the campaign. But the GOP’s Mike McFadden was highly critical of his Democratic opponent, Sen. Al Franken, during Sunday night’s public radio debate. “I...
November 2, 2014 - 9:15pm
October 31, 2014
McFadden makes campaign stop in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — A small group of supporters met U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden on Friday during a campaign stop in Worthington. McFadden has toured all 87 counties in Minnesota while on the campaign trail. The Republican candidate is confident in his chances to unseat incumbent...
news / politics
October 31, 2014 - 10:46pm
A word Minnesotans don't want to hear -- recount
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may not want to hear the word, but it needs to be said: recount. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie said that his office is ready to count ballots a second time if needed, as has been the case in recent Supreme Court justice, U.S. Senate and governor races....
news / politics
October 31, 2014 - 10:32pm
October 28, 2014
Minnesota Senate campaigns wind down
ST. PAUL — Mike McFadden is making as much noise as he can in the waning days of the 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, holding frequent news conferences filled with enthusiastic gestures. Al Franken stays quiet and does not seek out the media. He mostly leaves it to his campaign staff...
October 28, 2014 - 7:20pm
October 21, 2014
Franken leads by 15 points
A KSTP-SurveyUSA poll shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken leading Republican challenger Mike McFadden 53 percent to 38 percent. The rest of the voters were either undecided or support another candidate. Two weeks ago, Franken had an 18-point lead in the same poll. The survey...
October 21, 2014 - 8:54pm
Letter: Veteran thankful for Franken's work
By Sgt. Robert Fuchs, U. S. Marine Corps, Savage “Mike McFadden and the GOP may be entitled to their own opinions, but they are not entitled to their own facts,” says U.S. Army 1st Lt. Trista Matacastillo. “Senator Al Franken has been a champion and true advocate for Minnesota...
opinion / letters
October 21, 2014 - 5:03pm
October 19, 2014
Franken campaigns in Red Lake, White Earth
RED LAKE — U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., along with Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., visited two northern Minnesota American Indian reservations Sunday. In Red Lake on Sunday, Franken and Tester met with the Tribal Council, followed by a brief campaign meet-and-greet for Franken, who...
October 19, 2014 - 8:10pm
October 15, 2014
Opponent sees Franken as yes-man
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s Republican opponent says that in five years in the U.S. Senate Franken has become the poster child for a do-nothing, superpartisan Congress. Franken disputes the portrait painted by first-time candidate Mike McFadden. The Democratic incumbent...
October 15, 2014 - 8:38pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
DULUTH — Minnesota’s leaders want federal help to ease railroad delays. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Monday to the head of the Surface Transportation Board, saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. “As we...
October 13, 2014 - 8:38pm
October 2, 2014
Forum Communications Co. Editorial: McFadden for U.S. Senate
If Mike McFadden brings the enthusiasm and focus to the U.S. Senate that he has brought to his candidacy, Minnesotans will be well served. Republican McFadden is challenging first-term Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and on balance the challenger is making the case for change. That’s...
opinion / editorials
October 2, 2014 - 1:54pm
October 1, 2014
McFadden, Franken trade jabs at debate
DULUTH — Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden, his challenger in the race for U.S. Senate, would make a good “Odd Couple,” if their debate at the Duluth Playhouse Wednesday was any indication. When McFadden congratulated Franken and his wife on their pending wedding anniversary...
October 1, 2014 - 8:46pm