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253-unit luxury apartment complex coming to Woodbury
Todd Bol leaves lasting legacy through Little Libraries
Holiday Train will return Dec. 10
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Boys Soccer: East Ridge loses in shootout to Stillwater in section championship
Boys and Girls Cross Country: Woodbury, East Ridge, Park compete at SEC Championships
Football: East Ridge, Park finish the regular season with wins
Girls Swimming and Diving: East Ridge wins rivalry over Woodbury, Park falls to Forest Lake
Known deer disease EHD discovered in southeast Minnesota
2017 story: St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
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After 65 years in Newport, John Bartl Hardware store closing its doors
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3M funds over 90 district teacher project requests
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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
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 13, 2017
'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 7, 2017
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 27, 2017
Franken talks about remorse, but not details of groping allegations, in Q&A
U.S. Sen. Al Franken has spoken. Amid the fallout from allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, the Minneapolis Democrat on Monday, Nov....
November 27, 2017 - 10:24pm
November 23, 2017
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
ST. PAUL – Sen. Al Franken, who’s been accused of sexual harassment by four women, said Thursday, Nov. 23, that he’s not giving up on earning...
November 23, 2017 - 8:30pm
November 22, 2017
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., faces new allegations of sexual assault after two unnamed women have come forward accusing Franken of grabbing...
November 22, 2017 - 8:44pm
November 20, 2017
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
ST. PAUL -- A former Minnesota woman says U.S. Sen. Al Franken grabbed her buttocks while her husband was taking their photo at the 2010 Minnesota...
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 17, 2017 - 6:29pm
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
ST. PAUL — Some of the strongest comments against U.S. Sen. Al Franken's inappropriate 2006 behavior toward a female entertainer came from members of his own Democratic-Farm-Labor Party. "We are incredibly disappointed in Sen. Franken," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said after West...
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
ST. PAUL — Al Franken has faced allegations of improperly treating women before. In 2008, just before Franken won his first Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
July 28, 2017
Again, Klobuchar enters presidential campaign chatter
ST. PAUL — Maybe something will come of all the talk this time. We are hearing more about U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar visiting Iowa, which...
July 28, 2017 - 12:27pm
Minnesota senators look ahead on health care
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's two U.S. senators, both Democrats, are ending the week much like they started it: urging Republicans to work with...
July 28, 2017 - 12:08pm