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Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
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Ward to retire from MN House after 2018 session
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East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
Eagles felled by last-second shot
Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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TCF National Bank vs. Russicha Deloach
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Commerce Drive Bruegger's Bagels closes
Crafty Chicks on the Loose opens in Woodbury
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January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 20, 2017
Can Franken preserve his legacy? He made his first try Wednesday
WASHINGTON—Minnesota gets a new U.S. senator on Jan. 3. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Al Franken said on Wednesday, Dec. 20, that the senator...
December 20, 2017 - 7:42pm
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 30, 2017
New misconduct allegation leveled against Franken on USO tour
An Army veteran from Ohio says U.S. Sen. Al Franken cupped her breast in 2003. Stephanie Kemplin, 41, told CNN about a USO tour photo opportunity...
November 30, 2017 - 9:35am
November 17, 2017
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
ST. PAUL — Some of the strongest comments against U.S. Sen. Al Franken's inappropriate 2006 behavior toward a female entertainer came from members of his own Democratic-Farm-Labor Party. "We are incredibly disappointed in Sen. Franken," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said after West...
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
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 24, 2017
Lewis pledges support for Yucca Mountain nuclear repository
A bill that would accelerate the construction of a federal nuclear repository at a former nuclear testing site in Nevada experienced its first...
July 24, 2017 - 11:28am
July 11, 2017
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
Former Department of Defense official and Army veteran Dan Feehan announced his run for Minnesota's first congressional district July 11. The...
July 11, 2017 - 9:57am
January 14, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Standing up for Minnesota values in the 115th Congress
I was honored to be sworn-in this week as the 115th Congress convened in Washington. I am very grateful to the families of Minnesota's 4th District...
January 14, 2017 - 1:07pm
November 17, 2016
McCollum keeps up the fight
Congresswoman Betty McCollum won 10 of 16 precincts in Woodbury, lost three of four in Afton, won in Newport, and won everywhere in Oakdale...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
November 8, 2016
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
WASHINGTON - Republicans maintained their majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress in a momentous election on Tuesday in which Republican...
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
Afton projects on hold because of tribes' concerns
Four major projects in downtown Afton are on hold after representatives of tribal governments expressed concerns about possible ancient American...
November 8, 2016 - 12:30pm
November 6, 2016
Ryan says in his business 'perfect is close enough'
Greg Ryan stands by his record — of treating people with respect. At his St. Paul plumbing company, the U.S. Congressional District 4...
November 6, 2016 - 6:15pm
McCollum hasn't lost a race since 1985
Betty McCollum talks politics with her children as much as any mother. "We just agree to disagree, just like any family should," said the U.S....
November 6, 2016 - 6:14pm