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McFadden wins Republican U.S. Senate nod

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Well-financed Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s Minnesota primary election and is set to face U.S. Sen. Al Franken in the Nov. 4 election.

The secretary of state’s office reported that McFadd…continue reading on dglobe.com

Franken visits Worthington

August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — New light will be shed on Blue Line Travel Center in Worthington thanks to a retrofitting project through the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program. The $75,000 project will outfit the site with new lighting to replace the cur…continue reading on dglobe.com

House races bringing in big bucks

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual.
In the 7th district, taking in a h…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dahlberg rolls through Worthington

May 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — While driving down Humiston Avenue Wednesday evening, passersby may have noticed a makeshift porch (yes, a porch) at the Ground Round. The touring porch is part of Chris Dahlberg’s 17-city “Rolling Front Porch” tour. 

Da…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dayton, Franken lead GOP rivals, poll finds

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken have double-digit leads over all their announced Republican challengers, according to a Suffolk University poll of Minnesota voters released Tuesday.

Fewer than half the voters said they plan …continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: House Democrats ramp up rural campaign

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­­â€” Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.
“We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners,” House Spe…continue reading on dglobe.com

Capital Chatter: House Democrats ramp up rural campaign

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­­â€” Minnesota House Democrats want voters to know that most rural residents should pay lower property taxes on their homes after actions they took.
“We think it is good news for Minnesotans and Minnesota homeowners,” House Spe…continue reading on dglobe.com

GOP hopeful visits city in quest to defeat Franken

February 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — On Saturday afternoon, Chris Dahlberg staked out a table in the corner of the dining room at the Ground Round, put up his sign, placed his campaign literature on the table and made himself available to talk about the issues.
The turn…continue reading on dglobe.com

Franken talks Lewis & Clark in Worthington meeting

January 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON —Al Franken vowed to keep fighting.
Talking with local officials on the topic of Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, the Minnesota U.S. Senator said Friday afternoon he will continue to work to push the project forward.
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Column: Franken should be doing more for state

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

By CHRIS DAHLBERG

DULUTH — During Sen. Al Franken’s nearly five years representing us in Washington, D.C., Minnesotans have appreciated how he’s projected an image of seriousness in his transition from comedy star to a senator quietly goin…continue reading on dglobe.com