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Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
Sheriff’s office taking steps in case DAPL-type protests come to area
'No reason' for inaction: Minn., N.D. leaders add to gun debate
Data: Feb. 23, 2018
4 arrested after drug bust on central Minn. reservation
Girls Basketball: Trojans edge Eagles on senior night
Thursday sports roundup: Luverne breezes through Section 3A quarterfinal game
Birkie basks in the glow: Skiing event gained unrivaled exposure as part of Minneapolis' Super Bowl experience
College men's hockey: Battered Broncos to face healthy Bulldogs
Wild power past Devils with big second period
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
How wine tastings transport you
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Esther Zavala de Adame
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Church turns garbage into good night's sleep through 'Mat Ministry'
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
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Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 16, 2015
Franken wants oil safety study
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants a study about the safety of carrying western North Dakota crude oil through Minnesota. The Minnesota Democrat pressed the Federal Railroad Administration to make the oil less volatile before it is shipped.
March 16, 2015 - 8:46pm
February 5, 2015
As others see it: Time for Minnesota senators to support Keystone
President Barack Obama showed last week that he’ll reverse course on an issue when key people from his own party tell him that the time has come. Now, Minnesota’s senators should join the chorus of Democrats who are sending exactly that message on the Keystone XL pipeline. As...
February 5, 2015 - 3:47pm
January 15, 2015
Column: Common ground, standing up for middle class are priorities
WASHINGTON — I’m grateful to the people of Minnesota for giving me the chance to serve a second term as senator. And I’m ready to keep fighting for middle-class families and for families aspiring to be in the middle class. Republicans now control the Senate majority, and while...
January 15, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 2, 2015
Capitol Chatter: "Dayton unbound' for new session
ST. PAUL — Mark Dayton has emerged from his campaign shell. The 67-year-old governor, preparing to start his final elective term, was at times...
January 2, 2015 - 9:50pm
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
October 21, 2014 - 5:03pm