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Jazz concert in HHS auditorium March 23
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Dayton says refusal to send officers to ND not political
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
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City of Hastings
Raider gymnasts finish season on a high note
Raiders look to continue strong MEC play, improve against section opponents next year
Raider boys' hockey lays foundation for years to come
Alpine Ski teams receive awards at end-of-season banquet
HHS boys' basketball falls to Rosemount in first round of section playoffs
Organization urges: ride a bike every day in April
Dueling piano players share Hastings roots
Library books go head-to-head this month
HFS to host city-wide food fight
Hastings Reads main event fills HAC
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Letters to the editor for March 16
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June 25, 2009
Nevis pig race will decide Coleman/Franken Senate race
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Minnesota's long-running U.S. Senate will be decided July 5 in Nevis. Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken will see their battle decided by surrogates -- pigs -- in a race tp the finish. The "pork barrel race" to end the Coleman/Franken election is part...
June 25, 2009 - 7:18am
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
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
January 13, 2009
Franken request rejected; trial judges named
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman went to the state's high court and Al Franken may do the same. Franken's campaign hinted Monday it could go to the...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Franken vote certified, but court to decide
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman declared victory the morning after the Nov. 4 election. Al Franken claimed victory Monday, when a statewide U.S. Senate...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Franken leads; ballots remain
ST. PAUL - A new leader emerged Friday in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, but new electoral wrinkles kept the outcome unknown. Democrat Al Franken...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Board rejects Franken absentee ballot request
ST. PAUL - They should be considered, but not by us. That was the state Canvassing Board's message Wednesday when it turned down a request...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Judge: Franken gets ballot data
ST. PAUL - Al Franken won an interim victory Wednesday, and hopes that provides him enough votes to win the U.S. Senate race. As election officials...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Franken won't waive recount
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's position is as firm as the election results are fluid. The Democrat said Thursday he will not waive a recount in Minnesota's...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am