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Minnesota law officers make 424 St. Patrick’s weekend DWI arrests, up 28 percent
Amtrak quietly ends student, AAA discounts
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
A 9-year-old wanted the video game controller from his sister - so he shot her, police say
Devils Lake man accused of forcing child to perform oral sex on him
crime and courts
Eatbeat: Caribou a good spot for longtime breakfast partners
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Fargo woman aims for the stars in the world of quilting
Little Big Town brings big sound to the Ralph
ArtWise show opens next week at Alerus
Marilyn Hagerty: Hey, Mother Nature, it's spring
So many cartons, so little time: A guide to grocery store eggs
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
'I'm not afraid': What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism and his own death
Carson Wentz posts video of himself throwing in Eagles' facility
Twins' Dozier on Polanco's suspension: 'No one wants to cast judgment by any means'
Report: Vikings to open season against Super Bowl champion Philadelphia
NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Paul offers to pay Green's fine for skirmish with Timberwolves
Jeannette Ste. Marie
New Willie Walleye on tap for Baudette
St. Louis River muskies on the move
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: A tide of birds sweeps through the valley
Brad Dokken: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New North Dakota fishing regulations, Game and Fish clarifies shed antler regulations, Deer feeding ban remains in effect for 16 Minnesota counties etc.
Commentary: Anti-corruption ballot measure activists, flush with out of state money, Looking to hire professional signature collectors
Their view: A high school diploma should mean something
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Lloyd Omdahl: Addressing immigration with crocodile tears
City leaders: We hear concerns about potholes
February 23, 2018
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
ST. PAUL — Al Franken, what's next for you? "It's a good question, and one I'm not quite ready to answer yet." That's how the former U.S....
February 23, 2018 - 5:53pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
Michele Bachmann tells televangelist she might run for Al Franken's Senate seat
Former congresswoman Michele Bachmann recently announced on a televangelist's show that she is mulling a run for Al Franken's U.S. Senate seat...
January 2, 2018 - 2:04pm
December 30, 2017
Commentary: 2018 to be politically busy, busy, busy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The year now ending was unpredictably busy in Minnesota politics, but 2018 will be predictably busy. It could set a busy record....
December 30, 2017 - 7:32am
December 28, 2017
Franken bids farewell to supporters
December 28, 2017 - 9:22pm
Franken plans event for supporters as poll suggests voters want him to stay
MINNEAPOLIS — Hours before Sen. Al Franken makes an appearance to publicly thank “supporters and friends,” one new poll states the majority...
December 28, 2017 - 9:51am
December 24, 2017
Sexual harassment, opioids lead list of top MN stories in 2017
Allegations of sexual harassment and the #metoo movement gained momentum, causing a storm of controversy that ended the careers of Minnesota...
December 24, 2017 - 8:30am
December 23, 2017
Commentary: 'New' Minnesota Capitol, enlarged political divide
ST. PAUL—Oh, what a year 2017 was in Minnesota politics. It all started innocently enough, with the state Capitol re-opening after years...
December 23, 2017 - 8:02am
December 22, 2017
Fischbach advised to quit Senate: Minnesota solicitor general says state senator can’t also be lieutenant governor
ST. PAUL — You can’t be a Minnesota state senator and the state’s lieutenant governor at the same time. That’s the opinion, issued Thursday,...
December 22, 2017 - 12:09am
December 21, 2017
'We're losing the war for truth': Sen. Franken denounces Trump, GOP in final floor speech
WASHINGTON - Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., bade farewell to Capitol Hill on Thursday with a lengthy broadside against the policies of the Trump administration...
December 21, 2017 - 3:11pm
December 20, 2017
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
WASHINGTON—Minnesota gets a new U.S. senator on Jan. 3. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Al Franken said on Wednesday, Dec. 20, that the senator...
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
Tax bill support divided along party lines in North Dakota, Minnesota
Politicians from North Dakota and Minnesota split their support along party lines for a broad overhaul of the American tax system, with Republicans...
December 20, 2017 - 12:26pm
December 18, 2017
Analysis: Could Al Franken un-resign? Sure.
WASHINGTON - When Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., reluctantly said this month he would resign over multiple groping allegations, he did it in a way...
December 18, 2017 - 1:10pm