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CuddleMutt founder wants to bring comfort to shelters
Minn. roundup: Nikko, North America's oldest snow monkey, dies at Minnesota Zoo; Minneapolis music venue Triple Rock closing
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
From comfier seats to a more open feel, Target Center takes on a 21st-century look
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
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Farmington's Brooke Hapuku qualifies for state tennis tournament
Farmington soccer teams are section 1AA runners-up
Turnovers, penalties and big plays hold Tigers back
Tiger soccer teams fight their way to section championship games
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
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Farmington PHN 102317 PHN Wellhead Protection Plan
FARMINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - Fire Alarm System Replacement
FARMINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - Exterior Wall Repairs
DAKOTA COUNTY BOARD: 9/26/17 Board Proceeedings Summary
EMPIRE TOWNSHIP: Ordinance No. 400-C
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A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Letter: City pool a staple of the community
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July 28, 2017
Again, Klobuchar enters presidential campaign chatter
ST. PAUL — Maybe something will come of all the talk this time. We are hearing more about U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visiting Iowa, which...
July 28, 2017 - 12:27pm
July 5, 2017
How Al Franken learned to stop being funny and love the Senate
Sen. Al Franken writes about "The Funny" like it's a dangerous disease his political career has been perennially at risk of falling victim to....
July 5, 2017 - 2:34pm
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020 ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won't run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats seen as likely candidates. But in an interview with People Magazine, the former comedian ruled...
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
May 25, 2017
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won’t run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats...
May 25, 2017 - 8:02am
April 19, 2017
Franken: New farm bill should address dairy struggles
FARMINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken ranked dairy farmers' struggles among his top priorities for a new federal farm bill Franken, a Democrat,...
April 19, 2017 - 10:01am
August 3, 2009
Franken proclaimed a star; and other state briefs
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's new U.S. senator has received rave reviews from many in his nearly a month in Washington. One of the most recent was a contributor to a prominent political blog. "A Senate star is born" reads the headline on Doug Kendall's Huffington Post Web site contribution. Kendall...
August 3, 2009 - 7:08am
July 7, 2009
Franken takes oath of office
Al Franken became Minnesota's second U.S. senator today, his hand holding the Bible that Paul Wellstone used when he was twice sworn into the...
July 7, 2009 - 1:24pm
July 5, 2009
Different outcomes, different views
ST. PAUL - In politics, it is all about winning. Take, for instance, Al Franken's razor-thin victory over Norm Coleman in the Minnesota U.S. Senate race. The day after the state Supreme Court ruled in Franken's favor, making him Minnesota's newest senator, Brian Melendez, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
July 5, 2009 - 5:11pm
July 2, 2009
Franken returns to his roots
ST. PAUL - "Live, from Washington, it's Sen. Al Franken!" That may not be Minnesota senator-elect's line, but on Wednesday hundreds of supporters...
July 2, 2009 - 7:26am
GOP chair takes on Franken
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's new Republican chairman used his first day on the job to come out swinging against Sen.-elect Al Franken. Shortly after Democrat Franken's supporters rallied at the Capitol Wednesday, Tony Sutton accused Democrats of fixing Franken's election against Republican...
July 2, 2009 - 7:14am
July 1, 2009
Franken wins longest election
ST. PAUL - Nearly 3 million Minnesotans voted for a U.S. Senate candidate eight months ago, but in the end only five votes counted, those state...
July 1, 2009 - 7:18am
Franken and Coleman: not typical Minnesotans
ST. PAUL - Al Franken and Norm Coleman are not exactly typical Minnesota politicians. Both are New York natives and Jewish, not the demographics of most Minnesotans. Neither sounds Minnesotan to this day, although that did not prevent party loyalists from giving them enthusiastic...
July 1, 2009 - 7:10am
June 30, 2009
Supreme Court: Franken won election
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in as the state's second senator. In an...
June 30, 2009 - 1:49pm
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his vote margin
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...
March 3, 2009 - 8:00am