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Versatile Majewski commits to Miami
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Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
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Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
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April 18, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members...
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
July 14, 2009
Franken staff to hold open house at Hastings City Hall Thursday
U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff will be at Hastings City Hall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 16, to listen to residents' thoughts and concerns. In one of his first actions as Minnesota's second Senator, Franken will take his state office on the road. Franken's staff will hold...
July 14, 2009 - 12:52pm
July 2, 2009
Franken returns to his roots
ST. PAUL - "Live, from Washington, it's Sen. Al Franken!" That may not be Minnesota senator-elect's line, but on Wednesday hundreds of supporters...
July 2, 2009 - 7:55am
FRANKEN NOTEBOOK: GOP chair takes on Franken
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's new Republican chairman used his first day on the job to come out swinging against Sen.-elect Al Franken. Shortly after Democrat Franken's supporters rallied at the Capitol Wednesday, Tony Sutton accused Democrats of fixing Franken's election against Republican...
July 2, 2009 - 7:53am
June 1, 2009
Coleman: Smaller counties skipped counting ballots
ST. PAUL - If all Minnesota elections officials followed the lead of the state's largest counties - such as St. Louis, Hennepin and Ramsey - thousands more absentee ballots would have been counted in last November's U.S. Senate election, Norm Coleman's attorney told state Supreme...
June 1, 2009 - 11:11am
May 28, 2009
Afton city attorney is a major player in Senate recount
Afton city attorney Fritz Knaak may have his work cut out for him in Afton, but there is another case currently commanding his attention -- Minnesota's...
May 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
April 24, 2009
Senate case to stretch into June
ST. PAUL - Minnesota will go at least until June without a second U.S. senator. The Minnesota Supreme Court's schedule to hear Norm Coleman's Senate election appeal sets oral arguments for June 1. In the meantime, Coleman's and Democrat Al Franken's campaigns will submit written...
April 24, 2009 - 12:26pm
April 22, 2009
Coleman seeks longer appeal schedule
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman proposes that his and Al Franken's campaigns have until mid-May to file written arguments in the U.S. Senate election case headed for a Minnesota Supreme Court appeal. Attorneys for Coleman wrote to the high court Wednesday that "the parties, and the court,...
April 22, 2009 - 1:56pm
March 6, 2009
High court rejects Franken bid
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court today rejected Al Franken's demand to immediately become a U.S. senator. In January, Franken asked the high court to order Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to sign an election certificate so he could take office, even while...
March 6, 2009 - 3:15pm
Date miscues raise ballot questions
ST. PAUL - Al Franken wants 60 rejected St. Louis County absentee ballots added to November's election tally even though dates on related paperwork...
March 6, 2009 - 8:23am
February 11, 2009
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 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Candidates plan differently for Senate
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken says he is getting in the know, but Norm Coleman says he already knows. Each U.S. Senate candidate says he is poised...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Campaigns seize on man's testimony
ST. PAUL - Attorneys for Norm Coleman and Al Franken each claim one man's testimony boosted their case, but he said the court, not a campaign,...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
Senate Democrats hint they may seat Franken before court action
ST. PAUL - Al Franken may be a U.S. senator before a Minnesota election lawsuit is resolved. "Al Franken will soon be the next senator from...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Frustrated voters turn to courts
ST. PAUL - June Srok doesn't understand why a minor error prevented her vote from being counted. Srok, 75, said she voted absentee last year...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am