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November 21, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, will resign Wednesday amid sexual harassment allegations, his attorney said. Forum News Service file photo
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
9 hours 53 min ago
November 20, 2017
CNN says this photo is from the Facebook account of former Minnesotan Lindsay Menz of her and Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken. After a radio host on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, accused Franken of 2006 sexual harassment, Menz came forth with her own claim that Franken grabbed her buttocks when this picture was taken during the 2010 Minnesota State Fair.
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesota House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin of Rogers says on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, that she knows of no more sex harassment allegations that may arise in the House. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
November 17, 2017 - 6:29pm
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach of Paynesville and House Speaker Kurt Daudt of Crown get in a laugh before a Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, meeting in which legislative leaders discussed the goveror's veto of Legisalture funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
November 17, 2017 - 2:45pm
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
November 14, 2017
State Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in Minnesota politics, according to a MinnPost report published Nov. 8. A Senate staff also filed a complaint against him Nov. 14. Forum News Service file photo
Female Senate staffer charges that Schoen sent her sexual photo in 2015
November 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
November 13, 2017
Major Gen. Jon Jensen was installed as 31st Adjutant General of Minnesota National Guard on Nov. 4, at a special ceremony in St. Paul. He was sworn in by Gov. Mark Dayton. Jensen served as Commanding General of the 34th Red Bull Infantry Division in Rosemount. He succeeds Major Gen. Richard Nash. Photo courtesy of Minnesota National Guard
Rosemount leader sworn in to lead Minnesota National Guard
November 13, 2017 - 7:17am
November 10, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen, D-St. Paul Park. Courtesy photo / Dan Schoen
Sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish erupt at Minnesota Capitol
November 10, 2017 - 9:57am
State Representative Matt Dean, from left, one of 11 Republican gubernatorial candidates for the state of Minnesota, and Noah and Nate Hultgren, managers of Hultgren Farms, test out a corn combine at Hultgren Farms in Raymond Nov. 7th. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 9, 2017
Dan Schoen is being placed in an administrative position with his job as a Cottage Grove police officer following allegations he sexually harassed multiple women in his work as a state representative and senator. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Sen. Dan Schoen pulled from streets as police officer in light of sexual harassment allegations
November 9, 2017 - 1:25pm
November 8, 2017
State Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in Minnesota politics, according to a MinnPost report published Nov. 8. Forum News Service file photo by Don Davis
Sen. Dan Schoen pressured to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
November 8, 2017 - 11:50pm
November 1, 2017
(left to right) Kim Christensen, Kelsey Waits, Dave Pemble, Scott Gergen.
Meet the Hastings School Board candidates
November 1, 2017 - 8:45am
October 20, 2017
A group is pictured during the Bike with a Ranger event this past summer. Photo courtesy of Hastings Parks and Recreation
Community survey to help fine-tune Hastings pavilion programming
October 20, 2017 - 5:24pm
October 14, 2017
State Rep., Erin Murphy, met with members of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, including farm owner Les Anderson in Cannon Falls on Friday, Oct. 13. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimedia
The race is on: Gubernatorial candidates visit with local farmers
October 14, 2017 - 5:51pm