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Scientists still waiting for clear signs of ozone hole healing
AT&T to join Verizon in government data-request disclosures
Latest delay adds to chaotic rollout of Obama's health law
Becker County Land Atlas now available
Investigation finds no widespread misconduct at U.S. Secret Service
Bison roll past New Hampshire 52-14; head to Frisco for chance to win third straight national title
Young come off bench to spark Lakers past Timberwolves
Lakes Area Boxing on Wadena card
Twins agree to deal with C Suzuki
Rookie's penalty shot seals Penguins' win over Wild
In the Zone
Canadian Pacific Holiday Train made its annual stop in DL Monday
Caught up in the gifts: Thankfulness, gratitude should last through Christmas, not just stop after Thanksgiving
Jessica Karley: Masala Chai provides delicious spin on familiar dessert
Howard Kossover: Social Security benefits did not originally include cost-of-living adjustment
Friends & Neighbors
Watching the bobber sink
Get a Great Minnesota Ski Pass to access state trails
Turkey stamp entries accepted through Dec. 27
Brad Laabs: New products help drive ice fishing industry
Blane Klemek: Minnesota’s resident wildlife tough it out through the winter
Larson certified in compliance program
Manufacturers to hold annual meeting
MnDOT selects new District 2 engineer
Foltz Trucking coordinates local toy drive
Gervais moves stylist chair to Personal FX
Letter: Thanks to NCT volunteers
Letter: Keep ‘Christ’ in Christmas
Letter: Thanks to Frazee Fire and Rescue Squad
Our Opinion: FDA acts to curb farm antibiotics
Lynn Hummel: Lessons on standing in line
Dances with ‘The Nutcracker’
Longest Night Festival Saturday in NYM
'Anchorman 2' revives cult classic, but has Ron Burgundy sold out?
Lonestar’s holiday show is Friday at Shooting Star
Rock & Roll Christmas Spectacular tonight at Historic Holmes Theatre
Christmas Schedule of Services
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
December 12, 2013
Franken recognized for energy legislation
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) was honored for his work on energy efficient technologies by the Combined Heat & Power Association. Franken has introduced legislation to help industries, universities, hospitals, and communities reduce their energy costs by giving them tools...
business / business briefs
December 12, 2013 - 11:00am
October 5, 2013
Franken to donate salary
U.S. Sen. Al Franken announced that he would be donating the salary he receives while the federal government is shut down to Second Harvest Heartland, a hunger relief organization that works throughout Minnesota. Franken chose this organization because he said people who rely on...
news / government
October 5, 2013 - 4:00pm
August 31, 2013
Franken bill links skills to new jobs
U.S. Senator Al Franken toured Detroit Lakes Thursday with Mayor Matt Brenk and other city officials. After visiting the Detroit Lakes Municipal Airport and Veterans Park, as well as viewing local infrastructure and affordable housing developments, Franken met with local education...
news / Detroit Lakes
August 31, 2013 - 2:00pm
June 18, 2013
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
ST. PAUL -- A moderate Minnesota Republican known for his work on health care legislation plans a U.S. Senate campaign. State Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka Tuesday announced his intention to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken. “Minnesota needs a senator from Minnesota who has...
news / legislative
June 18, 2013 - 12:50pm
March 8, 2013
Coleman says he won’t challenge Franken
ST. PAUL - Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman will not run for office in 2014, meaning there will be no rematch with Al Franken. In a series of tweets late Thursday, Coleman said he wants “to mentor a new generation of optimistic, limited government focused leaders who aren’t afraid...
news / government
March 8, 2013 - 9:12am
October 22, 2008
Clinton urges Democrats to work
MINNEAPOLIS - Sen.
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 12, 2008
U.S. 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 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Norm Coleman to pull his negative advertising
Sen. Norm Coleman said today he will pull his negative advertising in the race against Democrat Al Franken and Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley. He promised to keep his negative commercials off the air for the rest of the campaign.
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
U.S. Senate race: One Al to help another
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's Senate campaign is getting a boost from another well-known Al. Former Vice President Al Gore will campaign for Franken and other Democratic candidates next month. Gore, who lost the 2000 presidential race, will speak at the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am