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Camp dedicated to military kids
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
DL man sentenced for threatening cop
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Frazee's Tanner Reetz gets redemption with state wrestling title
DL advances to 8AAA basketball section final
Tuesday Matters: Everyday Talking
Monday Matters: Everyday I Should
Turning back the pages
Learn more about Babe
Park Hotel was first hotel on corner
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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December 9, 2010
Dayton, Emmer end campaign as differently as their politics
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer ended their quest for the Minnesota governor's office as differently as they were on the campaign trail. Dayton, the liberal winner, was somber. Emmer, the conservative loser, was loser light hearted.
December 9, 2010 - 8:36am
December 8, 2010
Dayton pledges to work with all
Mark Dayton promises to work with Republicans and Democrats alike now that he is Minnesota's governor-elect. "You were elected on your platforms and principles; I was elected on mine," the Democrat said to Republicans who will control the Legislature. "I believe the collective wisdom...
December 8, 2010 - 3:12pm
DELANO, Minn. -- Tom Emmer left the Minnesota governor's race at home, surrounded by family and leaving open the option of running for office again. Emmer stood outside his Delano home in a sport coat, without gloves, this morning and said he would not take the election to court,...
December 8, 2010 - 11:50am
Emmer prepares to call it quits
Tom Emmer apparently is leaving the Minnesota governor's race at his home, an appropriate ending to a campaign in which he discussed his wife and seven children more than any other topic. Numerous reports indicate that what his campaign calls a "major announcement" this morning will...
December 8, 2010 - 8:54am
December 3, 2010
Emmer admits he lacks recount votes, but presses on
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer said today that he is not gaining enough votes in a recount to win the Minnesota governor race, but said he needs more answers before ending his post-elect effort. The Republican state representative from Delano said he expects most ballot challenges his team...
December 3, 2010 - 12:00pm
December 2, 2010
Dayton numbers edge up as ballot recount nears end
More than 84 percent of the 2.1 million Minnesota governor race ballots have been counted a second time, with Democrat Mark Dayton maintaining a lead far bigger than any Minnesota recount ever has overturned. Short of a major surprise, Republican Tom Emmer cannot find enough recounted...
December 2, 2010 - 8:36am
November 30, 2010
Counties continue to finish recount as Dayton gains
Just 14 of Minnesota's 87 counties continued to recount governor race ballots this afternoon as the Mark Dayton camp claimed that he continued to gain votes. After saying the Democrat gained 177 votes on Monday, the first day of the statewide recount, today his recount team said...
November 30, 2010 - 4:46pm
Dayton gains a bit as quiet recount starts
Recount 2010 started quietly Monday, with one exception, as Mark Dayton picked up a mere 24 votes in the Minnesota governor race. Democrat Dayton extended his lead over Republican Tom Emmer to 8,794 votes out of 2.1 million ballots cast. Dayton picked up 20 votes while Emmer lost...
November 30, 2010 - 9:57am
November 29, 2010
Smaller counties begin wrapping up recount
Minnesota's least-populated counties wasted no time today recounting their portion of 2.1 million ballots in the governor's race. Cook, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Wilkin, Jackson, Norman, Cottonwood, Wadena, Watonwan, Rock, Red Lake, Lincoln and Traverse counties wrapped up their work by...
November 29, 2010 - 2:27pm
Ballot counters hope Minnesotans learned their lesson
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans remember all too well the days, weeks, months of squabbling over ballots two years ago. There were ballots with stray...
November 29, 2010 - 9:44am
November 10, 2010
Dayton into transition deeper than Emmer
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton leads Tom Emmer in the Minnesota governor vote count and also leads in getting ready to serve. Even though it probably will be more than a month before a winner is known, Dayton is beginning the process of picking top aides with a lead of less than 9,000 votes...
November 10, 2010 - 8:46am
November 6, 2010
Republicans must prove themselves
ST. PAUL -- Republicans are used to saying they could do a better job of legislating if Democrats would just get out of the way. When the Minnesota Legislature becomes GOP controlled in January, they need to walk the talk. "It is time for the Republicans to step up and get some...
November 6, 2010 - 8:30am
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Rural America helps GOP wave
ST. PAUL -- Rural districts gave Republicans much of the boost they needed to take control of the U.S. House. Bill Bishop and Julie Ardery of the Daily Yonder online newspaper, which covers rural issues, reported that "two-thirds of the 60 House seats switching from Democrat to Republican...
November 6, 2010 - 8:23am
November 5, 2010
Senate Democrats pick Bakk as leader
ST. PAUL -- Tom Bakk will be Minnesota Senate minority leader, in charge of Democrats in the chamber. The northeast Minnesota senator takes over a caucus shrunk by Tuesday's election and out of the majority for the first time since legislative candidates were on partisan ballots....
November 5, 2010 - 12:15pm