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Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Lakeside Cemetery to celebrate 150 years with community event
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS girls' golf wins first conference match to start season
HHS boys' tennis wins three matches in a row to improve to 6-1
HHS softball remains undefeated after two more MEC wins
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Hastings woman competes in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Local student excels in NDSU Innovation Challenge
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Simple Steps program encourages walking in Dakota County
HHS ceramics students to host Empty Bowls event April 12
arts and entertainment
Ridgeview Homeowners Association vs Carlson
BIDS wood cell DOOR
Francis B. Wellman
Phyllis C. Marty, 70
Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71
John "Jack" Zeverino, 71
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Letter: Jurgens, Franke helped get tax relief passed
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Letters to the editor for March 30
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Real Estate Showcase
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
February 3, 2009
Millions spent in Senate recount
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken and Norm Coleman are spending millions in the ongoing U.S. Senate fight. The campaigns raised more than $3 million and...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Coleman challenges recount in court
ST. PAUL - Norm Coleman will go to the courts in hopes of returning to the U.S.
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 15, 2008
Ballot decision prompts Supreme Court request
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken's campaign celebrated the election board's request that a controversial pile of ballots be counted. Norm Coleman's attorneys...
December 15, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
Recount's final week under way
ST. PAUL - Election officials around Minnesota this morning started the final week of the state's historic U.S. Senate recount. Officials at many of the state's 107 recount sites have completed their part of the 2.9-million-ballot recount. Two counties begin the hand recount today;...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Franken-Coleman race remains in question
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount became even murkier Monday as both candidates could claim the lead. Democratic challenger Al Franken...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Ballot confusion as recount continues
ST. PAUL - The U.S. Senate recount got off to a rough start Monday in one northwestern Minnesota county, which reported it had found dozens of...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Both sides question ballot challenges
Frivolous: (adjective). 1 a: of little weight or importance. b: having no sound basis (as in fact or law) "a frivolous lawsuit" 2 a: lacking...
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 21, 2008
Senate race rests on disputed ballots
ST. PAUL - U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman's lead dwindled and the number of disputed ballots dramatically rose in the second day of Minnesota's U.S....
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
First recount day reported mostly smooth; Coleman leads
ST. PAUL - A man who knows the subject liked what he saw Wednesday as Minnesotans began recounting 2.9 million U.S. Senate election ballots....
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
Franken campaign seeks ballots' inclusion
ST. PAUL - Al Franken's campaign warns a Minnesota board may violate state law and the Constitution if it ignores hundreds of absentee ballots...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Judges, Ritchie to settle ballot disputes
ST. PAUL - Two Supreme Court justices appointed by Republican Gov Tim Pawlenty, two District Court judges and the Democratic secretary of state...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 11, 2008
Ballot security tops Senate candidates' minds
ST. PAUL - Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken agree ballots need to be preserved for a statewide recount in their U.S. Senate race, but their campaigns struggled to work out details. As their race narrowed to a 206-vote margin late Monday afternoon, out of nearly...
November 11, 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
November 5, 2008
Recount required; Franken claims voter 'irregularities'
ST. PAUL - Al Franken says a few hundred votes will separate him and incumbent U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman once all returns from Tuesday's vote are...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am