Weather Forecast


Cheers for a classy ending

Email News Alerts

Cheers to Al Franken and Norm Coleman for the classy way both campaigns handled the Minnesota Supreme Court decision Tuesday that effectively affirmed Franken as the winner of the U.S. Senate race.


Either man could have been excused for being less than gracious at the end of the long, tough fight.

It started with an expensive, no-holds-barred election campaign, followed by a bitter eight-month recount process that, by itself, cost in the neighborhood of $10 million.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.