McLeod County MNGOP Chair Eric Harpel got in touch today to let us know he's sued his ex-girlfriend, Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, for defamation, illegally accessing his electronic communications, and breach of contract.Harpel tells us Franson was served on December 7 of last year, "So it's not ... More >>
Back in August,Douglas County DFL posted a FB photo that had Fox News/TX gov cheering death of Jesus. It's still up. pic.twitter.com/vJcvQYB6mU-- R. Stassen-Berger (@RachelSB) November 15, 2013 County-level branches of the MNGOP are certainly no strangers to getting themselves in trouble for controv ... More >>
Looking to score a rock in the Twin Ports? Until the cops got involved, it sounds like getting your hands on an EBT card would've helped the cause. SEE ALSO: Jeff Dubay says he started using crack after his brother slept with his wifeDuluth police announced today they've arrested 30 people and are h ... More >>
Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, created a stir last week when she said she doesn't believe homosexuality is a normal behavior during a debate with her Democratic challenger, Bob Cunniff.SEE ALSO:-- Mary Franson dismisses restraining order against Eric Harpel [UPDATE]-- Mary Franson says election is ... More >>
Rep. Mary Franson took out a restraining order against McLeod County Republican Party chair Eric Harpel after he "stalked" her, made threats, and sent "lewd" emails, according to a petition filed in Douglas County. The paperwork, filed May 10, names Harpel as Franson's ex-boyfriend.On May 2, Franson ... More >>
Lance Lundsten's death has been ruled a suicide.When Lance Lundsten, a gay high schooler from Miltona, died in January of this year, his death was initially reported as a suicide. The news rocketed around the internet -- another gay teen who took his life after reported bullying at the hands ... More >>
FacebookLance Lundsten died on Saturday.When Lance Lundsten, a gay high-schooler from Miltona, died on Saturday, it kicked off a renewed national debate about bullying, gay youth, and suicide. KSAX, the ABC news affiliate in nearby Alexandria, reported on Monday that Lundsten's death was likely ... More >>
FacebookThe heart condition isn't what killed Lance LundstenLance Lundsten, the gay 18-year-old from Miltona who died on Saturday, didn't die from his heart condition, the Douglas County Medical examiner now says. Lundsten's death made headlines nationwide earlier this week, after local tele ... More >>
Secretary of StateSome challenges are frivolous. Some aren't.Jockeying between Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer in the governor's race recount doesn't look like it's going to change Dayton's margin of victory, at least not right now. But we got to wondering some some of these challenged ballots look ... More >>
Tripp Emmer told police he was drinking illegally at a strip club named Lookers in Alexandria.Tripp Emmer and a bunch of his hockey-playing buddies got drunk at a strip club on July 10. Then they got nabbed for underage boozing, and managed to help drag Republican Rep. Tom Emmer's drunken dri ... More >>
Tripp Emmer was being paid $622.44 every two weeks by his father's gubernatorial campaign on the day he was busted for drinking underage.Tripp Emmer was a paid staffer on his father Tom Emmer's gubernatorial campaign payroll on the day he was cited for underage drinking. Documents on file w ... More >>
John Leslie AndersonWade Burnside apparently made the mistake of getting between Tisha Keller's pet iguana and John Leslie Anderson on Sunday in Alexandria: Burnside's recovering at the Hennepin County Medical Center after suffering a stab wound delivered by a 12-inch knife, and Anderson has ... More >>
Who knew that young professionals lived in Scott County!?!
Police are looking for anyone connected to an incident Saturday afternoon where a dog was taken from a Wisconsin home and thrown off a bridge. The dog was so severely injured that it had to be put down.
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