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U of M president: We need more money than Dayton provides
Man killed in farm accident on Monday
Tiger Cub Beat - Morris Area Elementary School 030814
Looking Back 030814
Community Calendar 030814
Ostby, Smith wrestle at state
Cougars swept by Scots
Cougar PR's ruled at Ole Open
Cold snap costs Cougars
Cougars claw their way to UMAC Championship
Linda Schmidgall Yackley
Paul A. Stark
Letter: Make our youngest citizens a priority in greater Minnesota
Letter: Vaccines will be offered as part of preparedness program
Sen. Torrey Westrom: Capitol filled with buzz at beginning of session
Talking it over: Tax season
Gov. Mark Dayton and Gov. Terry Branstad: Don’t mess with the RFS
Open Houses 030814
Jaina Beth Felton
Bailee McCall Mohs
Landon Joel Hoiland
Area Student Accomplishments 030114
Farm Bill: Initial assessment on commodity programs
Franken takes oath of office
Al Franken became Minnesota's second U.S. senator today, his hand holding the Bible that Paul Wellstone used when he was twice sworn into the Senate. Vice President Joe Biden swore in Franken 246 days after the Nov. 4 election and 183 days since the 2009 Senate convened. The scene...
July 7, 2009 - 7:21pm
June 30, 2009
Supreme Court rules for Franken
By Don Davis St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in...
June 30, 2009 - 1:55pm
June 2, 2009
Justices examine rural-urban Senate vote differences
ST. PAUL - Five Minnesota Supreme Court justices must decide whether thousands of greater Minnesota voters' absentee ballots were unfairly rejected...
June 2, 2009 - 10:43am
April 24, 2009
Senate OKs $2.2 billion income tax increase
ST. PAUL - Senators opted to raise nearly every Minnesotan's income tax as a way to help fill a massive budget state budget deficit. The bill that passed 35-31 Friday night would increase the percentage paid in all three existing Minnesota income tax brackets and add a fourth tier...
April 24, 2009 - 11:02pm
Talking Points -- Coleman gets voters' ire but feels appeal is appropriate
Norm Coleman is doing some lobbying, which might be a career in his future should Minnesota's former U.S. Senator fail in his attempt to get a 312 vote defeat to Al Franken reversed by the Minnesota Supreme Court. Coleman spent some time this week getting in touch with media outlets...
April 24, 2009 - 6:26pm
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...
April 24, 2009 - 11:12am
April 17, 2009
UPDATE: Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman says a constitutional principle, ensuring all voters are treated equally, drives his continuing U.S. Senate election...
April 17, 2009 - 12:55pm
April 13, 2009
Judges say Franken won election
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sent to Washington, a three-judge panel unanimously ruled Monday evening, but Minnesota is at least a few weeks away from having two senators. Republican Norm Coleman plans to appeal the decision, which follows a seven-week...
April 13, 2009 - 9:57pm
April 7, 2009
Franken increases lead in recount
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Al Franken took a lead of more than 300 votes Tuesday as a three-judge panel counted U.S....
April 7, 2009 - 4:18pm
April 6, 2009
Alexandria voter part of Senate recount saga
When Ole Nyland of Alexandria voted last fall, he did what he's been doing for the last three or four elections. He got an absentee ballot and visited his wife, Eleanor, at Knute Nelson nursing home. Together, they went through their ballots and decided who to vote for. Because...
April 6, 2009 - 3:12am
March 31, 2009
Senate race heads to high court
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman will appeal his U.S.
March 31, 2009 - 11:00pm
March 13, 2009
Missing Clay ballots end Senate trial testimony
ST. PAUL - Lori Johnson was a fitting final U.S. Senate trial witness because, like many other issues in the case, she left unanswered the main...
March 13, 2009 - 2:26pm
March 6, 2009
UMM students: Senate votes vital even as race drags on
By Karrah Anderson St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Minnesotans may be sick of hearing about the seemingly never-ending U.S. Senate election, recount and, now, trial, but many say that in the end it may produce more confidence in the electoral system. "Knowing how close it is,...
March 6, 2009 - 4:02pm
March 3, 2009
Franken opens case looking to protect victory
By Scott Wente St. Paul Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL - Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign started its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit Tuesday. The Democrat hopes to build on his slim, 225-vote victory and become Minnesota's next senator. Coleman's attorneys...
March 3, 2009 - 4:33pm
February 26, 2009
Weeks of Senate trial remain
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman's campaign said it is close to wrapping up its case in the U.S. Senate election trial. That means this trial, nearing...
February 26, 2009 - 11:54am