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Adapted bowling: Cardinals continue to shine at the state tournament
Baseball: Panthers sit at .500 but hopeful they can rekindle some playoff magic
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The day Curt Felt died
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Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Special regulations trump new pike zone rules
John "Jack" Burns
Ervin Jerome Hagen
OUR TURN: County workers rise above stress
LETTER: Bombing explanation shelters Trump
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN
LETTER: Another nail in coffin of local business
LETTER: Quran filled with inconsistencies
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
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Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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January 5, 2018
2018 to be politically busy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The year just ended was unpredictably busy in Minnesota politics, but 2018 will be predictably busy. It could set a busy record....
January 5, 2018 - 2:07pm
January 2, 2018
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...
January 2, 2018 - 11:39am
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
December 14, 2017
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
ST. PAUL — That didn't take long. Shortly after Tina Smith was named successor to Al Franken, a legal battle erupted over control of the...
December 14, 2017 - 3:19pm
December 13, 2017
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
WILLMAR, Minn. — Seventh District U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and Minnesota's two U.S. senators weighed in Wednesday, Dec. 13, on Gov. Mark...
December 13, 2017 - 6:57pm
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Mrs. Smith is going to Washington. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will replace U.S. Sen. Al Franken once he resigns after eight sexual...
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 11, 2017
Former Minn. Gov. Carlson says Franken shouldn't resign
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson says Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken should rescind his resignation over allegations of sexual...
December 11, 2017 - 6:04pm
December 10, 2017
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
ST. PAUL — Al Franken's announced resignation from the U.S. Senate will create a rare vacancy in a crucial link between Minnesotans and the nation's highest tiers of power. Wait, it's not as rare as you might think. In the past 100 years, Minnesota had this same scenario six...
December 10, 2017 - 3:12pm
December 7, 2017
Franken denies some allegations, but plans resignation from U.S. Senate 'in a few weeks'
WASHINGTON — Al Franken was one of the most recognized U.S. senators from the day he took office in 2009, thanks to fame he gained on the "Saturday...
December 7, 2017 - 3:45pm
Tina Smith quickly rising to top of Senate speculation
PAUL — It took only minutes after the first sexual misconduct allegation was waged against Al Franken for speculation to begin about who would...
December 7, 2017 - 3:25pm
Text of Franken resignation speech
WASHINGTON — Here is a copy of U.S. Sen. Al Franken's speech, provided by his office, as prepared for delivery: A couple of months ago,...
December 7, 2017 - 12:52pm
Analysis: Franken resignation sounded strikingly similar to 2008 apology
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken apologized about how he treated women. "I've had some tough conversations this week," Franken said, adding that "it kills...
December 7, 2017 - 12:27pm
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
The announcement will be carried on all Forum Communication websites. U.S. Sen. Al Franken will address the Senate at 10:45 a.m. Central...
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 30, 2017
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
An Army veteran from Ohio says U.S. Sen. Al Franken cupped her breast in 2003. Stephanie Kemplin, 41, told CNN about a USO tour photo opportunity...
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am