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  1. Minnesota Democrat Governor Candidate Visits DuluthRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 14 | WDIO

    Thissen was the former speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives and represents the district 61-B in south Minneapolis. He has been a part of the Minnesota Legislature for 15 years.


  2. Franken Formally Resigns from SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 2 | WDIO

    The Minnesota Democrat formally resigned Tuesday afternoon. It comes nearly a month after he announced his plans to leave Congress after a swirl of sexual misconduct allegations that began in November.


  3. Superbowl Experience Heading to Minneapolis Convention CenterRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 30 | WDIO

    With Minnesota hosting the Super Bowl this year there will be a number events to attend during the week of the game. The Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis is the NFL's interactive theme park located at the Minneapolis Convention Center.


  4. Franken says He's Leaving Senate but Not Giving Up VoiceRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 28 | WDIO

    Outgoing U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he may be leaving office, but he's not giving up his voice. The Minnesota Democrat thanked supporters and friends in Minneapolis Thursday night as his eight years in the Senate are set to come to an end.


  5. Gov. Mark Dayton Defends Agency Probing Police ShootingRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2017 | WDIO

    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is defending a state agency that probes officer-involved shootings after a prosecutor criticized those investigating the death of an Australian woman. Justine Ruszczyk Damond was killed by a Minneapolis officer on July 15. On Wednesday, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman was recorded telling activists that he doesn't have evidence to charge Officer Mohamed Noor yet and investigators haven't done their job.


  6. Timeline of Events Related to Franken Misconduct AllegationsRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | WDIO

    NOV. 16 A Los Angeles radio anchor accuses Franken of forcibly kissing her while they were rehearsing during a 2006 USO tour. KABC anchor Leeann Tweeden also made public a photo that shows Franken smiling, with his hands over her chest as if to grope her, as she slept.


  7. 'Embarrassed and Ashamed' Franken Says He Will Return to WorkRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2017 | WDIO

    The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Sen. Al Franken : 1:40 p.m. Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is telling a local newspaper that he plans to return to work on Monday and is "embarrassed and ashamed" by the groping allegations levied against him. The Democrat spoke with the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday, marking his first interview since being swept into a nationwide tide of sexual harassment allegations.


  8. Two More Women Accuse Franken of Inappropriate TouchingRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | WDIO

    Two women are alleging that Minnesota Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken touched their buttocks during events for his first campaign for Senate. The women spoke to Huffington Post on condition of anonymity.


  9. Woman Found Dead in Minneapolis Has Twin Ports TiesRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2017 | WDIO

    On Wednesday, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office identified the woman as 34-year-old Reidun Marie Henrickson. The report said Henrickson had no permanent address, but a Facebook page in her name lists her current city as Superior and shows a profile picture taken in Canal Park.


  10. DFL Governor Candidates Talk Mining, Jobs at Grand Rapids ForumRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2017 | WDIO

    We have a few months to think about it, but DFL candidates for governor debated the issues in Grand Rapids Friday night, vying for votes. It wouldn't be a debate on the Iron Range without some discussion of mining.


  11. Minnesotan Among Hundreds Killed in Somalia BlastRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | WDIO

    A 50-year-old man who lived in Minnesota is among the more than 300 people killed in a powerful bomb blast in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. The executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations told a news conference Sunday that Eyow was in his hotel room when the bomb went off.


  12. Apology to Miners from Becky Rom and Reid CarronRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | WDIO

    Environmental advocates, Becky Rom and Reid Carron were interviewed for a story about the mining community for Sunday's New York Times Magazine. During the interview with Minneapolis-based writer, Reid Forgrave, the couple made some disdainful comments about miners on the Iron Range.


  13. Denny Hecker Back in Duluth Federal PrisonRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | WDIO

    Ex-auto mogul Denny Hecker has been transferred back to Duluth federal prison as part of a 10-year-fraud sentence. A former Minnesota auto dealer has been transferred back to Duluth federal prison after serving time in several prisons nationwide.


  14. Leech Lake Band Granted $3 Million for Veterans CemeteryRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | WDIO

    The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe has a $3 million federal grant to construct a veterans cemetery in Cass Lake. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says Leech Lake Veterans Cemetery will be developed on three acres and serve nearly 3,000 tribal veterans and their families.


  15. 64th North Star Expo Aims to get Students Interested in Logging CareersRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | WDIO

    Friday morning, a group of nearly 100 Northland high schoolers learned logging is about more than big trucks and wheels. "Hearing from people who actually do that job everyday and their point of view is really cool," said Lindsey Bocht, a Sophomore at Chisholm High School.


  16. Northland Sees Job Growth as Logging, Mining SurgeRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2017 | WDIO

    The logging and mining category is leading Minnesota in job growth, and employment in the greater Twin Ports area is growing more quickly than other parts of the state. The greater Twin Ports area saw a 2.2 percent growth in employment over the past year as logging and mining led the state in job growth.


  17. 6 Hurt when Air Reserve Bus, Semi Crash in Central Minn.Read the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | WDIO

    Six people aboard an Air Force Reserve bus were hurt when a semi collided with the bus on Interstate 94 in central Minnesota. A spokesman for the 934th Air Lift Wing in Minneapolis says the bus was on its way to a training site near Fargo, North Dakota, when the semi apparently rear-ended the bus near Monticello around noon Thursday.


  18. Trump's DACA Decision Sparks Alarm, Rallies in Minn.Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2017 | WDIO

    Minnesota officials and immigrants' rights organizations say they'll fight to defend thousands of young residents brought to the United States illegally as children. President Donald Trump's administration announced Tuesday it would rescind the Obama-era program protecting those children called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.


  19. NTSB: Worker Urged Evacuation Before Minnesota School BlastRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | WDIO

    A preliminary report about an explosion at a Minneapolis school says a maintenance worker smelled natural gas and used a radio to tell others to evacuate just a minute before the blast. The preliminary report into the Aug. 2 explosion at Minnehaha Academy was released Monday by the National Transportation Safety Board.


  20. Minnesota Test Results in Reading, Math See Little ChangeRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | WDIO

    The Star Tribune reports scores for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments had no significant improvements in reading or math this year. Officials had hoped to cut the achievement gap in half.


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