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Second woman accuses Sen. Franken of sexual harassment
Three-year-old girl accidentally shot with .22 rifle
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
Investigators find rifle was hidden from view
DL man must pay $55K restitution after bilking elderly woman
All-section football teams announced in 6A and 8AA
Frazee alums place at Grinaker Cobber Open
Gulon, Tracy reach state swimming championship podium
Payne continues point streak against EGF
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Dressed to 'The Nines'...kids: The Nines owner opens kids' clothing store across the street
Humane Society of the Lakes assistant manager promoted
Limited number of free MANNA memberships available: BC Energize challenges community to match Essentia donation to JOCAL JEWEL program
Aspen Institute recognizes M State as one of nation's top 150 community colleges
LendEDU's look inside the class of 2017's plan for student loan repayment
Happy Thanksgiving from the DL library
Christmas show at Ulen's Top Hat Theatre Dec. 2
Things to do in the lakes area this weekend
DLMS Fall Band Concert is Thursday, Nov. 16
Country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch at Shooting Star this Friday
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Arlo & Neva Bodin
Joe and Karen Merseth
Roger (Ben) Nelson
Teddy R. Millage Sr.
James "Jim" Hermanson
Franklin "Bud" Heisler
Linda S. Severson
Will tax cuts pile up more debt?
Knowing these ABCs can save a baby's life
House tax bill hurts charitable giving
A heartfelt thanks
Letters: Farmers need tax reform that helps middle class
Lake ice still treacherous due to weather ups and downs
How birds and mammals survive the winter
Monster white-tailed deer taken in northern ND
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
DL team places first in sporting clays at Fort Thunder
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Pine to Palm champ signs NLI with BSU
Late string of birdies gives Hoge fourth straight PGA Tour card
Bison golf no longer that other minor sport at NDSU
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
March 4, 2009
Coleman hints at new election
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman says it may not be possible for the U.S. Senate election trial judges to determine who won the race, adding there is a chance judges might need to order a new election. There are more "illegal" votes in the tally than the 225 votes that separate him from Al...
March 4, 2009 - 9:00am
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