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November 30, 2017
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies Nov. 30. Other Minnesota counties also are suing. Pictured with Orput are Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove and Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Minnesota counties to sue opioid manufacturers
November 30, 2017 - 4:32pm
November 27, 2017
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., apologizes at a news conference Monday after several women accused him of unwanted touching. Melina Mara / Washington Post
Franken talks about remorse, but not details of groping allegations, in Q&A
November 27, 2017 - 10:24pm
The Farmington School District conducted an online graduation survey that resulted in 1,165 responses from parents and students who answered questions about venue, number of tickets and if they would pay more in fees if there was a need for graduation at another venue. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Graduation survey: Most OK with ceremony fee
November 27, 2017 - 8:45am
November 26, 2017
Sibley Park Apartments, a 60-unit complex in Mankato, Minn., is one of many buildings constructed in recent years to help reduce a shortage of homes for greater Minnesota workers. (Submitted photo)
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
November 26, 2017 - 11:22am
November 24, 2017
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Farmington School District moves forward with boundary change study
November 24, 2017 - 8:45am
November 23, 2017
FILE-- Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
November 23, 2017 - 8:30pm
Paul Rogosheske, the attorney representing Sen. Dan Schoen, addressed members of the media following the senator's resignation announcement. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
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Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
November 23, 2017 - 8:14am
November 22, 2017
Construction crews excavating a basement for a proposed home in Nininger Township prompted an investigation when they discovered human remains. Researchers and neighbors have since identified the property as the former Rose Hill Cemetery site. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
November 22, 2017 - 10:47am
Since 2010, the Minnesota Department of Human Services identified nearly 100 violations at the day care center. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
November 21, 2017
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Minn. roundup: Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
November 21, 2017 - 9:30am
November 20, 2017
CNN says this photo is from the Facebook account of former Minnesotan Lindsay Menz of her and Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken. After a radio host on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, accused Franken of 2006 sexual harassment, Menz came forth with her own claim that Franken grabbed her buttocks when this picture was taken during the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesota House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers says on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, that she knows of no more sex harassment allegations that may arise in the House. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
November 17, 2017 - 6:29pm
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville and House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown get in a laugh before a Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, meeting in which legislative leaders discussed the goveror's veto of Legisalture funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
November 17, 2017 - 2:45pm
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
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