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Update: Missing White Bear Lake teenager found safe
Preparing for kindergarten: Committee helps child care providers get kids ready
Be proactive against Grinch-like porch pirates
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
Hastings City Council briefs: Highway 316 project receives support
crime and courts
Girls' Hockey: Hastings goes 1-1-1 over the last week
Hastings wrestling wins Park Invitational, Tartan Quad
Basketball: Boys beat rival Park, girls still in search of first win
Boys' Hockey: Raiders ride offensive tidal wave to three-straight wins
Host Hastings goes 2-1 at Raider Duals
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
DOUGLAS TOWNSHIP: Ordinance No. 2018-01 12/05/18
ISD 917: 12/04/18 School Board Meeting Minutes
Ravenna Twp. Filings Open
Nininger Township filings open
PROBATE OF WILL- Beverly M Schoolmeesters 19HA-PR-18-924
Prescott's Freedom Park turns 90 with celebration this weekend
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
Alzheimer’s added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
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Marion T. "Dolly" Crane (nee Iverson)
James H. "Jim" Gores
E. JoAnn McNamara
Helen C. Hiniker
Nash George Allan Perry
Libby Jean Moin
50th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: Opioid legislation could endanger patient access
Column: Handling holiday parties
Viewpoint: Latest budget surplus brings good news to Capitol
Viewpoint: Who all is responsible for misused funds?
Letter: Reauthorize funding for conservation initiatives
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November 17, 2017
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
May 26, 2017
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020 ST. PAUL—U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he won't run for president in 2020. The Minnesota Democrat has been among several high-profile Democrats seen as likely candidates. But in an interview with People Magazine, the former comedian ruled...
May 26, 2017 - 10:35am
April 19, 2017
Franken: New farm bill should address dairy struggles
FARMINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken ranked dairy farmers' struggles among his top priorities for a new federal farm bill Franken, a Democrat,...
April 19, 2017 - 10:01am
August 3, 2009
Franken proclaimed a star; and other state briefs
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's new U.S. senator has received rave reviews from many in his nearly a month in Washington. One of the most recent was a contributor to a prominent political blog. "A Senate star is born" reads the headline on Doug Kendall's Huffington Post Web site contribution. Kendall...
August 3, 2009 - 7:08am
July 13, 2009
Franken staff to hold open house at Hastings City Hall
U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff will be at Hastings City Hall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 16, to listen to residents' thoughts and concerns. In one of his first actions as Minnesota's second Senator, Franken will take his state office on the road. Franken's staff will hold...
July 13, 2009 - 1:22pm
July 7, 2009
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...
July 7, 2009 - 1:24pm
July 5, 2009
Different outcomes, different views
ST. PAUL - In politics, it is all about winning. Take, for instance, Al Franken's razor-thin victory over Norm Coleman in the Minnesota U.S. Senate race. The day after the state Supreme Court ruled in Franken's favor, making him Minnesota's newest senator, Brian Melendez, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
July 5, 2009 - 5:11pm
July 2, 2009
Franken returns to his roots
ST. PAUL - "Live, from Washington, it's Sen. Al Franken!" That may not be Minnesota senator-elect's line, but on Wednesday hundreds of supporters...
July 2, 2009 - 7:26am
GOP chair takes on Franken
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's new Republican chairman used his first day on the job to come out swinging against Sen.-elect Al Franken. Shortly after Democrat Franken's supporters rallied at the Capitol Wednesday, Tony Sutton accused Democrats of fixing Franken's election against Republican...
July 2, 2009 - 7:14am
July 1, 2009
Franken wins longest election
ST. PAUL - Nearly 3 million Minnesotans voted for a U.S. Senate candidate eight months ago, but in the end only five votes counted, those state...
July 1, 2009 - 7:18am
Franken and Coleman: not typical Minnesotans
ST. PAUL - Al Franken and Norm Coleman are not exactly typical Minnesota politicians. Both are New York natives and Jewish, not the demographics of most Minnesotans. Neither sounds Minnesotan to this day, although that did not prevent party loyalists from giving them enthusiastic...
July 1, 2009 - 7:10am
June 30, 2009
Supreme Court: Franken won election
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in as the state's second senator. In an...
June 30, 2009 - 1:49pm
March 3, 2009
Franken looks to protect his vote margin
ST. PAUL - Now it is Al Franken's turn. Franken's campaign starts its case in Norm Coleman's U.S. Senate election lawsuit today. The Democrat...
March 3, 2009 - 8:00am