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Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
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January 19, 2009
Three Woodbury High School students to attend Obama inauguration
For three Woodbury High School students the 2008 election is going to be extra memorable -- despite the fact that they didn't have the opportunity...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Minnesotans disagree on Obama team
ST. PAUL - The initial phases of president-elect Barack Obama's economic plan met a mixed Minnesota reaction. The state's two U.S. senators did not agree. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said that Obama "is putting together the best and brightest" economic experts to lead the country...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Judy Spooner: An inside look at the White House tour
President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were invited to tour the White House last week. Most of us can imagine what President Bush and Obama talked about, but, outside of the obligatory photo of Michelle and the First Lady that shows them chatting, I wondered what was...
November 19, 2008 - 7:59am
November 3, 2008
Obama comments upset GOP farmers
ST. PAUL - A comment Barack Obama made to Time Magazine has upset Republican farmers, who use it as proof he does not understand agriculture.
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Arne Carlson backs Obama
Minnesota's maverick Republican Thursday endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president. Two-term Gov. Arne Carlson said he picked Obama in part...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Bachmann denies Obama remarks
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, in the center of a national controversy and finding her re-election in danger, tells the Web site Politico...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Ag payments divide McCain, Obama
ST. PAUL - John McCain was talking to reporters on his Straight Talk Express bus earlier this year, speeding past Minnesota corn fields while saying the federal government has no business subsidizing farmers who grow that crop, or any other. He also said he opposes tariffs designed...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Minnesota votes 78-8 for Obama
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Democratic convention delegates said they are united behind presidential candidate Barack Obama, but some Hillary Clinton backers took advantage of their last chance to formally express their support for the New York senator. Eight delegates threw their support...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 25, 2008
Obama rallies crowd, heads to Denver
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. -- Barack Obama was speaking to a Wisconsin barbecue Sunday afternoon, but that is not who one Minnesotan saw. "Every time I see him, I see Paul Wellstone," Komi Kdopre-Doh of Minneapolis said after Obama spoke to nearly 400 Wisconsin and Minnesota Democrats for...
August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
August 20, 2008
Obama losing ground in the Gopher state
A new poll shows Barack Obama's Minnesota lead is shrinking. The Democratic presidential candidate a month ago held a 12-point lead over Republican John McCain. Rasmussen Reports says that has fallen to a 46 percent to 42 percent advantage. Other polls also show the Minnesota race...
August 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 11, 2008
Obama snubs FarmFest
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, a Democrat who serves a vast area of western Minnesota, invited presidential candidate Barack Obama to southwest Minnesota's FarmFest, but Obama declined. Peterson said: "I gave my advice to them as I did with Nancy Pelosi." But Obama campaign officials...
August 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Democrats say they are united behind Obama
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Democrats left their state convention rallying behind Barack Obama, but the party remained divided about whether Hillary Clinton should fill out the presidential ticket. Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party activists gathered at Rochester's Mayo Civic Center for a three-day...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am