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Litchfield ends DL Babe Ruth season
Cold Spring sends DL Babe Ruth to state elimination bracket
Kate Smith victorious at Minnesota Women’s Amateur Championship
All-City Golf third round results
Smith leads by three after second round of 75th Women’s Amateur
Sign up now for Puppet Pageant workshops: Performances set for Aug. 18 in NYM, Aug. 19 in Perham
Local students earn dean's list honors at Concordia
Frazee's Bade honored for career and technical skills at national event
Lake Park's Teigen earns master's degree at Marquette University
Adams earns academic honors at UW-Stevens Point
friends & neighbors
BBB says to watch out for unclaimed property schemes
Ag finance experts to talk strategic business planning and economic expectations
Governor Mark Dayton proclaims July "Hire a Veteran Month" in Minnesota
LREC's natural gas subsidiary moves forward with support of PUC
Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Arts and culture boost Minnesota, North Dakota economies, studies show
Friendship Day is July 30
Here's a sneak peek at some of the music coming to F-M area this fall
29 movies that scream summer
'Hardcore Troubadour' Steve Earle comes to Shooting Star this Friday
Nettie Jane Momb
Arnold "Barney" Barnhart
Jon Hall Christensen
Letter: School boards should ignore gender identity 'toolkits'
Lynn Hummel column: The historic watermelon rollover
Tribune Editorial: DL City Council got it wrong this time, but that's not all they've done
Letter: Kudos to Becker County Landfill
Other Opinions: Restoring faith in representative democracy
Brad Laabs column: Weeds can be an angler's best friend
The intelligent, friendly gray jay
Designs being accepted for Minnesota Trout and Salmon Stamp
Purple martins faring well in parts of Minnesota
Brad Laabs column: Best lake? Best time to fish? No easy answers
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Israelson siblings highlight field of Birchmont returning champions
Hanson in the hunt at Minnesota State Open
Hoge catches leaders to share first-round lead at PGA's Barbasol
Beau Hanson gets fresh start after injury layoff
Pine to Palm Senior Division turns 50
July 12, 2017
Minn. Sen. Al Franken, David Letterman to collaborate on climate change video series
Longtime late-night host David Letterman hit pause on his retirement - he joined Sen. Al Franken for several videos on climate change that debuted...
July 12, 2017 - 10:28am
June 14, 2017
Klobuchar, Franken announce millions of dollars in AmeriCorps funding for Minnesota
WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken recently announced that Minnesota has received nearly $25 million in AmeriCorps funding. The grants are from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for service initiatives and...
June 14, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 22, 2017
Franken’s rising national profile is no joke: But comedian-turned-senator keeps people laughing
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members of the U.S. Senate. Which says a lot, considering the chamber boasts former presidential hopefuls like John McCain, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio,...
April 22, 2017 - 11:26am
February 10, 2017
Franken says President Trump is 'at war with everybody'
February 10, 2017 - 10:19am
February 26, 2010
Editorial: More protection needed for workers in corporate bankruptcies
Cheers to U.S. Sen. Al Franken for supporting legislation to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses collapse. The "Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act" would make several changes to Chapter...
February 26, 2010 - 5:02pm
July 17, 2009
Franken staff stops in Detroit Lakes
Although his office isn't quite set up, Sen. Al Franken's staff is already hard at work. On Day 3 of a 66-city tour, one of the three teams of Franken's staff members stopped in Detroit Lakes Thursday to see what is on constituents' minds. In Detroit Lakes, they found topics varying...
July 17, 2009 - 6:24pm
July 14, 2009
Franken staff to hold town hall meeting in Detroit Lakes Thursday
In one of his first actions as Minnesota's second Senator, U.S. Sen. Al Franken will take his state office on the road. Franken's staff will hold 66 Open Office Hour sessions across Minnesota over the next three weeks. "I came to Washington to work for the people of Minnesota. I'm...
July 14, 2009 - 10:38am
April 17, 2009
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election fight. The former senator said his appeal to the Minnesota Supreme Court about the 2008 election outcome, which he plans to file Monday afternoon...
April 17, 2009 - 3:00pm
April 14, 2009
Franken declared winner - for now
Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sent to Washington, a Minnesota three-judge panel ruled Monday evening. It still may be months before a new senator is seated, however. Norm Coleman plans to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court. The loser at that level...
April 14, 2009 - 9:34am
April 7, 2009
Franken takes bigger vote lead in ballot recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken took a lead of more than 300 votes today as a three-judge panel counted U.S. Senate absentee ballots that had not been...
April 7, 2009 - 1:19pm
Minnesota's contentious, tedious Senate trial could end today
ST. PAUL - What could be the final day of Minnesota's U.S. Senate trial is receiving more attention than it did during seven weeks of testimony. Today's activities drew a packed crowd of reporters, campaign staff, family of court staff and some members of the public into a courtroom...
April 7, 2009 - 11:21am
April 3, 2009
Alexandria voter part of Senate recount saga
ALEXANDRIA - When Ole Nyland of Alexandria voted last fall, he did what he's been doing for the last three or four elections. He got an absentee ballot and visited his wife, Eleanor, at Knute Nelson nursing home. Together, they went through their ballots and decided who to vote...
April 3, 2009 - 3:01pm
April 1, 2009
Senate race heads to high court
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman will appeal his U.S.
April 1, 2009 - 11:02am
March 31, 2009
In blow to Coleman, court orders just 400 ballots be examined
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S.
March 31, 2009 - 3:06pm
March 7, 2009
Minnesotans tired of Senate race, but know votes count
ST. PAUL - Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "It's gotten to the point where even the diehards are burned out," said...
March 7, 2009 - 9:45am