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Political frenzy followed Wellstone crash

November 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

A decision Paul Wellstone made 10 years ago may have cost him his life, but it was typical for the U.S. senator.
While running for his third U.S. Senate term representing Minnesota, Wellstone opted against appearing with former Vice President Walter Mondale and U.S. senators Edward Kennedy and Tom Daschle in the Twin Cities to instead attend the funeral of a friend on the Iron Range. Continue Reading

Remembering Wellstone: On anniversary of tragedy, late senators’ son invokes his legacy

November 1, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The name Wellstone is still seen in Minnesota on the iconic green signs no campaign slogan or other information necessary and 25 buildings and programs bear the family name. Continue Reading

Wellstone legacy survives 10 years after crash

October 25, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Paul Wellstone lives on.
A decade after he died in a northeastern Minnesota airplane crash, the U.S. senator’s legacy remains strong and his namesake son is looking to make it stronger. Continue Reading

Snow, sorrow blanket Wellstone memorial event

October 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

FAYAL TOWNSHIP Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, of Iowa, stood in the snow for a moment Thursday afternoon away from the rest of the crowd, his face somber, his umbrella dripping. Continue Reading

Wellstone legacy survives 10 years after crash

October 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Paul Wellstone lives on. Continue Reading

Event to commemorate 10th anniversary of Wellstone plane crash

October 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

EVELETH (AP) An event next week will commemorate the 10th anniversary of a plane crash that killed U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and seven others. Continue Reading

Event to commemorate 10th anniversary of Wellstone plane crash

October 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

EVELETH (AP) An event next week will commemorate the 10th anniversary of a plane crash that killed U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone and seven others. Continue Reading