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Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
WPD gets grants for new equipment
Aida Simon recognized for saving life of 4-year-old
District 518 board members discuss master plan options
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
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Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
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Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
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Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
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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...
October 1, 2014 - 8:46pm
September 30, 2014
Column: Minnesota needs improved rail service
By Al Franken, U.S. Senator WASHINGTON — There’s no doubt about it: Rail service in Minnesota is a mess — and it’s hurting farmers, businesses, and consumers throughout our state. I’ve met with sugar growers in East Grand Forks, grain producers and rural energy leaders...
September 30, 2014 - 10:07pm
September 25, 2014
Direct farmer payments out, new safety net in
ST. PAUL — Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy. The much-maligned practice of the federal government paying farmers, whether they needed it or not, is going away. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stopped in St. Paul Thursday to announce its...
September 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
September 19, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report shows propane shortage really cost Minnesotans
ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold. Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive. The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane — as well as farmers, businesses and others that use it — felt the...
September 19, 2014 - 9:54pm
September 16, 2014
As others see it: Franken must be smiling
If the best Mike McFadden can do in his drive to become U.S. senator from Minnesota is to stumble and bumble his way to Nov. 4, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will glide to re-election. The Republican businessman’s campaign is off to an unimpressive start. First, he said he’d be OK...
September 16, 2014 - 1:38pm
September 5, 2014
Franken, McFadden trade campaign jabs
ST. PAUL — The race for U.S. Senate heated up Friday with Sen. Al Franken releasing an ad attacking challenger Mike McFadden’s firm for “exploiting a Bermuda tax haven” and Republicans continuing to hammer Franken on foreign policy. Until he left last year to run for the...
September 5, 2014 - 9:52pm
August 29, 2014
GOP criticizes video, Franken apologizes
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s election opponent is trying to make a campaign issue out of a video shot two years ago showing the senator holding two traffic cones to his chest, apparently to imitate a woman’s breasts. “It was a thoughtless moment and I regret it,” Democrat...
August 29, 2014 - 9:51pm
Northern, western Minnesota could affect political season
FALCON HEIGHTS — Summer unofficially is in the history books, so it is Minnesota political season. It is time when voters may turn more attention...
August 29, 2014 - 9:49pm
August 22, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota House races get national notice
ST. PAUL — Two U.S. House races in Minnesota are getting far more national attention than usual. ABC News lists House district campaigns across the northern and western parts of the state as two of the five most interesting races in the country. ABC’s Noah Weiland reports that...
August 22, 2014 - 9:52pm
August 13, 2014
McFadden wins Republican U.S. Senate nod
ST. PAUL -- Well-financed Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election, and is set to face U.S. Sen. Al Franken in the Nov. 4 election. The secretary of state's office reported that McFadden had 72 percent of the vote with...
August 13, 2014 - 10:12am
August 7, 2014
Franken visits Worthington
WORTHINGTON — New light will be shed on Blue Line Travel Center in Worthington thanks to a retrofitting project through the PACE (Property...
August 7, 2014 - 8:18pm
August 6, 2014
Challengers want to link Franken with Obama
REDWOOD FALLS — Republicans want to link U.S. Sen. Al Franken with President Barack Obama, who is not popular among many farmers. College...
August 6, 2014 - 8:07pm
July 25, 2014
White House touts rural investment fund
DON DAVIS Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Obama administration says it is trying to connect people with money to those in rural America who need funds. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, announced that the administration is setting up a $10 billion...
July 25, 2014 - 10:12pm
July 18, 2014
House races bringing in big bucks
ST. PAUL — Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual. In the 7th district, taking in a huge area of western Minnesota,...
July 18, 2014 - 9:31pm
July 10, 2014
Senate candidate McFadden stops in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Mike McFadden, who Minnesota Republicans hope will unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Al Franken in four months, visited Worthington...
July 10, 2014 - 8:29pm