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Four face charges in house burglary
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Neil Daniel "Peel" Englund
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Willow Skye Forsberg
Mathew R. Veronen
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Severe Weather Announcements (5)
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his victory as his case starts in election lawsuit
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 - 6:00am
March 2, 2009
Senate election trial judges reject city official's request for more money to testify
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Senate election trial judges rejected a Duluth city official's request for more money in return for his trial testimony. The three-judge panel this afternoon ruled that Duluth Clerk Jeff Cox is not entitled to reimbursement beyond what traditionally is given witnesses. Al...
March 2, 2009 - 3:27pm
February 27, 2009
Franken drops Becker County ballot claim
ST. PAUL - Becker County officials will not have to explain their unusual handling of a group of ballots in the U.S. Senate election trial. Al Franken's campaign today dropped its objection to the inclusion of 61 ballots from the northwestern Minnesota county in the Senate recount. The...
February 27, 2009 - 1:16pm
Counties ordered to check Senate ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges in the Senate election trial want county officials' help. The court on Thursday ordered 63 counties and some cities to examine roughly 1,500 uncounted absentee ballot envelopes to determine whether voters mistakenly placed voter registration cards in the envelope. The...
February 27, 2009 - 6:00am
February 26, 2009
More information about controversial ballots unfolds Thursday at Minnesota's Senate trial
ST. PAUL - There is more to the story of St. Louis County's controversial 300 ballots. Officials in the northeastern Minnesota county said today there is a legitimate explanation for at least some of the 300 ballots Norm Coleman's campaign has described as "illegal," and they are...
February 26, 2009 - 3:40pm
February 25, 2009
Senate trial digs into voter complexities
ST. PAUL - Kay Mack only talked about a handful of ballots, but her testimony Tuesday illustrated the complexity of a major issue in the U.S...
February 25, 2009 - 3:21pm
February 24, 2009
Franken wants to toss 61 ballots found in Becker County during Senate recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign wants to remove a pile of Becker County ballots from the U.S. Senate election tally as Norm Coleman's team nears...
February 24, 2009 - 9:37am
February 21, 2009
Senate election trial intrigue lost on observers
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters - and even politically engaged college students -- have little interest in details of the prolonged U.S. Senate election trial, a professor monitoring the proceeding said. "I think they're lost," Bemidji State University journalism instructor Louise Mengelkoch...
February 21, 2009 - 10:36am
February 19, 2009
Coleman team: Judges created 'fatal flaw'
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman's legal team said judges created a "fatal flaw," claiming the jurists are making contradictory decisions in Minnesota's U.S.
February 19, 2009 - 10:02am
North Dakota Senate OKs $67 million for prison addition, remodel
BISMARCK - The North Dakota Senate this morning passed the bill that funds a $67 million construction project at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in Bismarck. Senate Bill 2030 includes replacement of a 100-year-old cell house, new medical and administration facilities and more...
February 19, 2009 - 9:56am
February 17, 2009
U.S. Senate election: Franken tours as trial continues
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign called him "Sen.-elect Franken," and on Monday he acted like a senator. The Democrat acknowledged his status...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Fargo and Devils Lake flooding discussed at Congressional hearing in Washington
Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker before the Senate Energy and Water Subcommittee, which is chaired by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., in Washington, D.C.
February 11, 2009 - 2:00pm
Senate trial judges to count 23 ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count nearly two-dozen improperly rejected absentee...
February 11, 2009 - 12:30pm
February 10, 2009
U.S. Senate trial judges order count of 24 rejected ballot
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S. Senate election trial said Tuesday they will count two-dozen improperly rejected absentee ballots. The ballot envelopes all are believed to contain votes for Democrat Al Franken, who ended the recount with a 225-vote lead over Norm Coleman....
February 10, 2009 - 3:30pm
February 6, 2009
Coleman vs. Franken
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am