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Sheriff department's opioid overdose training sees some success in early stages
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MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
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Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
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Jean Ekern, 91
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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 19, 2008
Washington County begins U.S. senate recount
It has begun. Washington County joined with counties across the state to begin the process of hand counting the votes cast in the recent Minnesota...
November 19, 2008 - 5:00pm
November 12, 2008
Washington County to begin recount Nov. 19
One hundred thirty seven thousand, three hundred and twenty three. That's the number of votes cast in Washington County during the Nov. 4 election. It's also the number of votes Washington County elections teams will be recounting by hand as it participates in a statewide recount...
November 12, 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
October 29, 2008
Candidates get help on trail
INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. - The guest was just as popular as the candidate when Sen. Norm Coleman and Gov. Tim Pawlenty walked into the restaurant. Minnesota's two top Republicans worked the dining room, greeting supporters, signing autographs and chatting up school children. But...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Franken highlights rural plans
ST. PAUL - Two E's -- energy and education -- are key to keeping rural Minnesota vibrant, Al Franken said. The Democratic U.S. Senate candidate said Wednesday that investing in alternative energy projects and addressing challenges facing schools will help keep young people and families...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
A second term for Sen. Coleman
Senator Norm Coleman, R-Minn., has earned a second term in the U.S. Senate. The moderate Republican has demonstrated the ability to reach across the political aisle and remain true to his core principals. His opponent, Democrat Al Franken, is a sincere, intelligent candidate, but...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Campaign no joke for Franken
ST. PAUL - Al Franken was in the Mideast when he decided to run for Senate in the Midwest. In late 2006, the comedian-satirist-writer-talk show...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Letter: Al Franken does get it
As a survivor of domestic abuse I'm appalled at a recent letter implying certain things about Al Franken, the only U.S. Senate candidate in this race who I know will work to end the pervasive cycle of domestic violence. Norm Coleman voted against $9 million worth of funding for...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Research preceded tight Senate race
ST. PAUL - The books are dog-eared, marked up and full of paper tabs holding certain pages. The Al Franken best-sellers sitting on a shelf in a Minnesota Republican Party office were key materials GOP staffers turned to as they started compiling information about the comedian-turned-Senate-candidate. While...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Letter: Al Franken still doesn't get it
A recent letter states that Al Franken "will work to end domestic violence and for policies which are supportive of women and children." How do we know this? This is the man that for years earned money by putting down women and joking about violence, rape, pornography and moral...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Letter: Franken knows difference between satiricist and senator
While we can argue about jokes or satire what we need are individuals supporting policies and change for middle class families like (Julie) Bunn and (Al) Franken. Franken will work to end domestic violence and for policies which are supportive of women and families. Unlike Norm...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Letter: The Bunn/Franken connection
Endorsed U.S. Senate Candidate Al Franken and his "Midwest Values PAC" contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars electing Democrats in 2006. Locally, Rep. Julie Bunn benefited from taking Franken's money to help her win a close election. Why did Al Franken spend all that money...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Senate candidates kick off campaign season
ST. PAUL - On the day Senate candidate Al Franken kicked off a recent campaign tour around Minnesota, Sen. Norm Coleman hopped a flight to Washington for his job on Capitol Hill. Yet as Franken was traveling the state to tout his Democratic candidacy, Coleman announced a TV advertising...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Franken wins Senate endorsement
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Satirist-turned-candidate Al Franken convinced Democratic activists to look beyond controversies about his past Saturday as he locked up the party's U.S. Senate endorsement. "I'm not a perfect person and I'm not going to pretend to have all the answers, but I'll...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am