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Charge: Minnesota baby dies after abuse; father looked on Google for excuses
Minnesota primary features plenty of twists
Swing set collapses, killing Zumbrota child
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
crime and courts
Ninja Zone empowers confidence
Photos from Rosemount Legion Blue's summer season
Rosemount boys' lacrosse holds summer alumni game
Legion Baseball: Area teams end season in sub-state tournament
Girls' Swimming and Diving: Irish swimmers named All-Americans
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
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Chuck Brooks: Teachers getting ready to change lives
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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 13, 2017
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Mrs. Smith is going to Washington. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will replace U.S. Sen. Al Franken once he resigns after eight sexual...
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 7, 2017
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
The announcement will be carried on all Forum Communication websites. U.S. Sen. Al Franken will address the Senate at 10:45 a.m. Central...
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
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 27, 2017
Franken talks about remorse, but not details of groping allegations, in Q&A
U.S. Sen. Al Franken has spoken. Amid the fallout from allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, the Minneapolis Democrat on Monday, Nov....
November 27, 2017 - 10:24pm
November 20, 2017
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
ST. PAUL -- A former Minnesota woman says U.S. Sen. Al Franken grabbed her buttocks while her husband was taking their photo at the 2010 Minnesota...
November 20, 2017 - 11:24pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 17, 2017 - 6:29pm
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 5, 2017
How Al Franken learned to stop being funny and love the Senate
Sen. Al Franken writes about "The Funny" like it's a dangerous disease his political career has been perennially at risk of falling victim to....
July 5, 2017 - 2:34pm
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 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