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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Philippines to extradite ex-priest accused of abusing two North Dakota boys
Dayton: Shouldn't take long to elect two new legislators
Lawyer: Schoen was warned sexual harassment claims could become public during potential state auditor bid
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
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WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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February 21, 2009
Senate trial intrigue lost on observers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters -- and even politically engaged college students -- have little interest in details of the prolonged U.S. Senate...
February 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Election official criticizes Coleman, Franken campaigns
ST. PAUL -- A local election official blamed the U.S. Senate campaigns for trying to count favorable votes and block others that could help the...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 19, 2009
Coleman legal team says judges created 'fatal flaw'
ST. PAUL -- Norm Coleman's legal team said judges created a "fatal flaw," claiming the jurists are making contradictory decisions in Minnesota's...
February 19, 2009 - 12:00am
February 18, 2009
Court will not rethink ballot ruling
ST. PAUL - Judges presiding over the U.S. Senate election trial will not reconsider a decision to block some rejected absentee ballots from being reviewed for possible counting. The three-judge panel this morning rejected Norm Coleman's request that the court reverse its ruling last...
February 18, 2009 - 10:05am
Signatures are key Senate trial issue
ST. PAUL -- The absentee application was signed "B Weitenbach" and the ballot envelope was signed "William Alan Weitenbach." With that difference -- one a full name, the other shorthand for Bill Weitenbach -- the Elk River man's vote was excluded from Minnesota's November election. "I...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
U.S. Senate recount trial judges will 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 ballots. The 23 ballot envelopes all are believed to contain votes for Democrat Al Franken, who ended the recount with a 225-vote lead over...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 7, 2009
Candidates plan differently for eventually joining 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 7, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Franken makes argument for election ticket
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken awaits word whether he will get a ticket to the U.S.
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Justices question Franken request
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Supreme Court justices asked why they should order that Al Franken be given an election certificate before the U.S. Senate race is resolved. In a hearing this morning, the high court strongly questioned whether state law allows for an election certificate to...
February 5, 2009 - 10:45am
U.S. Senate ballot recount could take weeks
ST. PAUL -- A note to Minnesotans: Get comfortable, as the U.S. Senate election trial is going to some time. There is no trial timeline, but a brief courtroom comment Wednesday by one of three judges hearing the election lawsuit confirmed that the case is far from over. Judge Denise...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Judges to examine all disputed ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges deciding Minnesota's U.S.
February 4, 2009 - 12:15pm
Judges set limit to the number of ballots for counting in U.S. Senate trial
ST. PAUL -- A judicial panel could review at least 5,000 uncounted absentee ballots for counting in the U.S. Senate election trial. Judges ruled Tuesday that Norm Coleman can argue to include in the election tally absentee ballots it believes were wrongly rejected in the Nov. 4 ...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Senate trial looks at Washington County
ST. PAUL - A Washington County official testified in the U.S.
February 3, 2009 - 1:15pm
Millions spent on 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 31, 2009
Voters at center of trial's early days
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am