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Al Franken

October 21, 2016
Led by student ambassadors, Sam Kuennen and Kendall Kohler, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, takes a tour of Alexandria Area High School Tuesday. Following behind him are Superintendent Julie Critz and Principal Chad Duwenhoegger. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Sen. Franken 'knocked out' by new high school
October 21, 2016 - 6:00am
October 12, 2016
Sen. Franken seeks young Minnesotans for U.S. Military Service Academy
October 12, 2016 - 2:00am
August 26, 2016
Ryan Hinkeldey of Windom shows a 2-year-old Holsein at on the Minnesota State Fair's opening day, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.  (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
'Awesome' State Fair opens with more security
August 26, 2016 - 9:08am
September 23, 2015
U.S. Senator Al Franken presented WWII Navy veteran Jim Clermont of Garfield with the French Legion Medal of Honor during a special presentation at Target Field on September 3. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (behind Franken) was also part of the presentation; he invited Clermont and family to attend the Minnesota Twins game that day. (Contribtued)
Clermont receives French Legion of Honor
September 23, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2015
Brent Christensen of the Minnesota Telecom Alliance talks about broadband while U.S. Senator Al Franken and Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development listen during a September 3 meeting. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Broadband ‘as important as textbooks’
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
U.S. Sens. Al Franken of Minnesota and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin host a Minneapolis forum Wednesday, Sep-tember 2, during which political and public safety leaders from both states discuss issues they have with oil train safety. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Better communication may mean safer oil trains
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Al Edenloff  |  Echo Press
Douglas Scientific President and COO Dan Malmstrom showed U.S. Senator Al Franken an array tape the company developed for DNA testing. The tape contains 384 wells or tiny test tubes that require less plastic than the standard DNA testing plates and allow researchers to test samples at a faster rate. "Some of the most sophisticated technology in the world is happening here in Alexandria," Malmstrom told the senator.
Scientific breakthroughs - Franken 'jazzed' by Douglas Machine's high-tech advances
January 21, 2011 - 12:00am
November 8, 2010
Franken's staff to hold office hours in Alexandria
November 8, 2010 - 3:00pm
August 30, 2010
Franken tours Wadena tornado damage, vows D.C. help for city
August 30, 2010 - 1:17pm
August 21, 2010
Hearing draws support for net neutrality, free speech online
August 21, 2010 - 12:54pm
July 15, 2010
Sen. Franken to meet with seniors in Alexandria Friday
July 15, 2010 - 3:49pm
March 14, 2010
Al Franken is spotlighted in comic-book biography
March 14, 2010 - 10:48am
July 7, 2009
Franken takes oath of office
July 7, 2009 - 4:41pm
July 6, 2009
Senate reaction: 'System works' 'We were robbed'
July 6, 2009 - 11:34am
July 2, 2009
State Capitol Bureau photo by Don Davis
Franni and Al Franken were all smiles Tuesday afternoon following a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that made him the next U.S. senator. They talked to reporters in front of their Minneapolis townhouse.
Franken wins state's longest election
July 2, 2009 - 12:00am