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AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
58 min 6 sec ago
November 17, 2017
Gov. Mark Dayton, Lt. Governor Tina Smith, President of the Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council Kim Halvorson (center left), and Douglas County 4-H member Katie Kent (center right) kick off Minnesota’s Thanksgiving festivities at the Minnesota State Capitol. They are joined by a 45-pound Minnesota-grown turkey named "Truman" from Alexandria. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the first-ever National Thanksgiving Turkey Ceremony, hosted by President Harry Truman in 1947. (Contributed)
Alexandria turkey visits governor
13 hours 28 min ago
Craig Bjerke, giving his two-year-old grandson, Joshua Bjerke, a kiss, was honored at the Unity Foundation luncheon when he was awarded the Ernie Unruh Christian Award. Family and friends, including his son, Aaron from New York (right) and his daughter, Jenna Langer from St. Paul (left) surprised Bjerke at the luncheon, which took place on Friday, Nov. 17, at Broadway Ballroom. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Bjerke 'made a difference,' earns Christian award
13 hours 30 min ago
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota recently honored the Alexandria Police Department with its Criminal Justice Award. (Contributed)
Police honored for work on mental illness cases
15 hours 10 min ago
Most soybean fields, like this one north of Kensington were harvested in October but corn harvest was behind schedule for many Minnesota farmers this fall. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Corn, soybean yields down but still a good crop
19 hours 54 min ago
Joel and Susan Novak converse in their Alexandria home. Joel, an Iraq veteran, is in dire need of a kidney transplant as his kidneys are functioning at less than 17 percent. (Beth Leipholtz / Echo Press)
A tricky transplant: Iraq veteran found a kidney donor but needs temporary housing
20 hours 20 min ago
Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
21 hours 33 min ago
Farm accident victim sees positive signs
21 hours 44 min ago
Blue Smoke BBQ put messages on the building after a fire on Aug. 2, 2013. (Echo Press file photo)
Restaurant owner sentenced in arson case
23 hours 18 min ago
Gavin Johnson
Facebook feud stabber sentenced
November 17, 2017 - 9:08am
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'Something needs to happen': Minnesotans weigh in on accusations against Franken
November 17, 2017 - 6:34am
November 16, 2017
Searchers spread out on Thursday, Nov. 16, near the area where the Red Lake Fisheries boat capsized on Lower Red Lake. Gary Martin, a conservation officer with Red Lake, said they plan to keep moving east. Jillian Gandsey | Forum News Service
10 days later, Red Lake searchers say they'll work until two missing fishermen are found
November 16, 2017 - 7:28pm
Undated courtesy photo, circa Feb. 2015, of Ken Martin, who was re-elected in Feb. 2015 to a third two-year term as chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.
Minnesotan leaders tough on Franken incident
November 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
Elected Minnesota officials surround U.S. Sen. Al Franken on Oct. 29, 2014, as Democrats launch a pre-election tour. On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, many women political leaders criticized Franken for reports that he treated a female entertainer inapprorpiately. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
November 16, 2017 - 3:55pm
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. Al Drago / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Amy Klobuchar calls for ethics investigation of Al Franken: 'This should not have happened to Leann Tweeden'
November 16, 2017 - 3:50pm
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