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FEMA chief was on verge of quitting amid feud
Trump feels angry, unprotected amid mounting crises
Massachusetts families file class-action lawsuit days after gas explosions, fires shocked towns
Another bog -- not nearly as big -- floats across same northern Minnesota lake
Trump son plans fundraising visit to Minnesota next week
crime and courts
3 more longtime staffers fired from 'Prairie Home' successor show
Tapping Duluth's brewing history
'PAW Patrol Live' coming to Alerus Center
Netflix sets record with 23 Emmys, tying HBO for TV awards
Children's book tackles racism in age of Colin Kaepernick
Looking to catch Minnesota's fall colors? Here's your interactive guide
ND insurance commissioner cautions about short-term insurance plans
Flu cases already being reported in North Dakota
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
Marilyn Hagerty: Everyone loves a parade
Tom Johnson re-signs with Vikings, chooses to wear Brian Robison's old No. 96
Gophers guard Blaise Andries from southwest Minnesota learning that perfection isn't paramount
WATCH: Fighting Hawks look forward to Potato Bowl/Homecoming crowd
Cousins, new receiver Robinson go 'way back'
Commentary: Without Jimmy Butler, Timberwolves on path back to square one
Michael L. Tunseth
Randall "Rand" Awes
Bonnie J. Cormican
Bryce W. Hoime
Benny Huebner youth deer season buck
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS/ DOUG LEIER: Fall hunting preview highlights habitat partnerships
American woman pedals 184 mph, smashing record held by men for more than 100 years
Expect big sturgeon on Big Stone Lake someday
North Dakota's Youth Pheasant Weekend set for Sept. 29-30
Mayor Mike Brown: A great week in ND's 'best college town'
Our view: Put on a green shirt and enjoy a unique week
Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
Letter: Sacrifice means putting lives on the line
Letter: Sacrifice comes in all shapes, sizes
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September 15, 2018
Battle lines drawn in Minnesota's Senate race
DULUTH — It has all the makings of a typical Senate race — incumbent touts her achievements while challenger attacks her record and...
September 15, 2018 - 12:35pm
August 5, 2018
Our view: Franken back in politics? It could happen.
Herald editorial board The next new name to take the political stage in Minnesota may be a familiar one: Al Franken. During a conversation last week with WCCO, the former U.S. senator hinted he may not be done with politics. When asked whether he had plans to run again for office,...
August 5, 2018 - 6:10am
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