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Insurance rates may climb 25 percent; more reports due later
Fastest turkey in the Midwest
Fire at Okabena Towers; eight tenants displaced
Local family organizes Oct. 7 benefit
Minnesota GOP hires security experts to protect events from protesters
College volleyball: Jays fight hard, fall to powerful Rochester
Cross country: Windom Area's Irwin sharp in Mountain Lake
Prep football: Trojans hope to make their own breaks this year
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Area prep volleyball roundup
Column: Will Putin spring an October surprise?
Letter: Memorable exchange student experience wrapping up
Column: Trump and 'the blacks'
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Donna Mae Johnson
Joan E. Mork
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Column: "Dusting" off the memories
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
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March 24, 2010
Gallagher to retire from post
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioner Norm Gallagher will officially retire from his post at the end of this month. Gallagher, 69, had...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Senate case will drag on into June
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will go at least until June without a second U.S. senator. The Minnesota Supreme Court's schedule to hear Norm Coleman's Senate election appeal sets oral arguments for June 1. In the meantime, Coleman's and Democrat Al Franken's campaigns will submit written...
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election fight. The former senator said his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court about the 2008 election outcome, which he plans to file Monday afternoon...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am
April 16, 2009
Letter: Coleman, GOP opposing democratic values
Senate Republicans support Coleman's hopeless election challenge only to preserve their ability to obstruct the Senate through filibuster. These same Republican Senators once threatened to ban the use of filibusters in order to force judicial appointments opposed by the then Democrat...
April 16, 2009 - 12:00am
April 14, 2009
Editorial: Coleman should heed latest ruling
Is it time to say enough is enough yet? Apparently not for Norm Coleman, despite Monday's ruling by a Minnesota three-judge panel that followed...
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 17, 2009
Letter: Coleman contributions delay inevitability
Why are Congressional Republicans paying big bucks to keep up Norm Coleman's recount challenge against Al Franken? According to Texas Senator John Cornyn it's all about keeping Minnesota's Senate seat empty for as long as possible, and, in the process stall President Obama's plan...
March 17, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Missing Clay ballots end Senate trial testimony
ST. PAUL -- Lori Johnson was a fitting final U.S. Senate trial witness because, like many other issues in the case, she left unanswered the main...
March 13, 2009 - 12:20am
March 9, 2009
Minnesotans tired of Senate race
Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "It's gotten to the point where even the diehards are burned out," said Pat Donnay,...
March 9, 2009 - 9:16am
March 7, 2009
Franken denied on election certificate request
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court Friday rejected Al Franken's demand to immediately become a U.S. senator. In January, Franken asked the high court to order Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to sign an election certificate so he could take office, even...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his victory
ST. PAUL -- Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign starts its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit today. The Democrat hopes to build on his slim, 225-vote victory and become Minnesota's next senator. Coleman's attorneys wrapped up their case Monday after...
March 3, 2009 - 10:15pm
February 27, 2009
Counties ordered to check ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges in the Senate election trial want county officials' help. The court on Thursday ordered 63 counties and some cities to examine roughly 1,500 uncounted absentee ballot envelopes to determine whether voters mistakenly placed voter registration cards in the envelope....
February 27, 2009 - 12:49am
February 25, 2009
Trial digs into voter complexities
ST. PAUL - Kay Mack only talked about a handful of ballots, but her testimony Tuesday illustrated the complexity of a major issue in the U.S....
February 25, 2009 - 11:15pm
February 24, 2009
Coleman nears end of case
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken's campaign wants to remove a pile of northwestern Minnesota ballots from the U.S. Senate election tally as Norm Coleman's...
February 24, 2009 - 10:22pm
February 23, 2009
Senate trial intrigue lost on observers
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters - and even politically engaged college students - have little interest in details of the prolonged U.S. Senate election trial, a professor monitoring the proceeding said. "I think they're lost," Bemidji State University journalism instructor Louise Mengelkoch...
February 23, 2009 - 9:19am
February 19, 2009
Coleman team: Judges created a 'fatal flaw'
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman's legal team said judges created a "fatal flaw," claiming the jurists are making contradictory decisions in Minnesota's...
February 19, 2009 - 10:25pm