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Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 27
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Egg hunt focus of FBA's Easter event
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
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Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
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December 16, 2008
Board set to examine Senate ballots
ST. PAUL - The state Canvassing Board begins what is expected to be a four-day meeting today, with the goal of determining who won Minnesota's...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Senate race loses some significance
ST. PAUL - Al Franken no longer can be considered the potential 60th vote. A runoff election Tuesday in Georgia left Minnesota with the only...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Court may decide Senate race
ST. PAUL - More than 3,000 Minnesota campaign volunteers and official election workers are wrapping up recounting 2.9 million ballots from U.S....
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Candidates trade barbs in final debate
ST. PAUL - The country's costliest U.S. Senate campaign left those at the candidates' final debate Sunday thinking it could be the nastiest,...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Gun issue fires up Senate hopefuls
ST. PAUL - Al Franken suggested he and Republican Sen. Norm Coleman agree on gun rights. "I support the 2nd Amendment," Franken said. "I don't...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
Senate race a fiscal record-setter
ST. PAUL - The candidates likely will spend more than $30 million on Minnesota's U.S. Senate race. That's just the half of it - literally. Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and his Democratic challenger Al Franken have raised more than $32 million, but experts predict that much also...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Pick an issue and the top three candidates seem to be on another page
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. Senate race pits a former war protester against two candidates who protest continuing the Iraq war. Pick a major...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
2 run quiet Senate campaigns
ST. PAUL - More than just the "big three" are seeking Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat, although the "other two" are mostly invisible. Two far lesser-known candidates will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot with Republican Sen. Norm Coleman, Democrat Al Franken and the Independence Party's...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Senate candidates lay out differences
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Sen. Norm Coleman said he has demonstrated the courage to make difficult decisions while building a record of bipartisan accomplishment. "Measure folks by the results," he said. Democrat Al Franken said Coleman's results have not benefitted most in his home...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Senate candidates agree to debates
ST. PAUL - Candidates in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race will debate five times before the Nov. 4 election. Democrat Al Franken, Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley agreed Friday to two debates in Greater Minnesota - in Duluth and Rochester - and...
September 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 15, 2008
Ventura out of Senate race
ST. PAUL - One of the country's most expensive U.S. Senate races may not be quite as entertaining as it could have been, with former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura declining to run. Ventura, who turns 57 today, told CNN's Larry King on CNN Monday night that he will stay out of the...
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Minnesota race part of fight for Senate
WASHINGTON -- Huddled in the Ronald Reagan Republican Center near Capitol Hill, GOP staffers pore over Al Franken's three decades of work as a satirist and liberal author, searching for politically lethal material. Meanwhile, just a few blocks south in a converted townhouse, Democratic...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Senate candidates kick off campaign season
ST. PAUL - On the day Senate candidate Al Franken kicked off a recent campaign tour around Minnesota, Sen. Norm Coleman hopped a flight to Washington for his job on Capitol Hill. Yet as Franken was traveling the state to tout his Democratic candidacy, Coleman announced a TV advertising...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
May 6, 2008
Senate backs foreclosure delay
ST. PAUL - Senators said they were responding Monday to reckless residential mortgage lending practices when they approved a plan giving some homeowners facing foreclosure temporary reprieve. The Minnesota Senate passed 34-29 a bill allowing some mortgage borrowers on the verge of...
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 5, 2008
Senate approves public works plan
ST. PAUL - The march toward confrontation continued Tuesday when senators overwhelmingly passed a public works funding bill $140 million richer than Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants. Sen.
March 5, 2008 - 12:00am