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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Chinese Restaurant In Minnesota

With the holidays winding down, it’s time take a deep breath, relax and order in dinner, which for many means Chinese food.

12/25/2014

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Joan Mondale’s Love Of Art To Live On At Macalester

When her husband served as vice president of the United States, she became known as “Joan of Art” for her work supporting fine arts around the world.

05/05/2014

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‘Getting Better Every Day': Mondale Makes 1st Public Appearance In 7 Weeks

Former Democratic Vice President Walter Mondale made his first public appearance in seven weeks Tuesday. Steady and strong sounding, he’s back to teaching a class at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and he still has an edge. The liberal former Vice President is teaming up with one of the most conservative Republican members of Congress, James Sensebrenner of Wisconsin.

04/01/2014

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Walter Mondale Recovering After Heart Surgery At Mayo

Former vice president Walter Mondale is recovering after undergoing heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Officials said that Mondale was resting comfortably and was expected to make a full recovery.

02/12/2014

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2 Mondale Sons To Do Readings At Mom’s Service

Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will pay tribute to Joan Adams Mondale and her two sons will read from Scripture at the former second lady’s memorial service. A program for Saturday’s service provides a look at the service for the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale. It was posted Friday on the website of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.

02/07/2014

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VP Biden, Jimmy Carter To Attend Joan Mondale Service

Vice President Joe Biden and former President Jimmy Carter will be among those paying respects to Joan Mondale at a memorial service Saturday in Minneapolis.

02/06/2014

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Dayton Postpones Hip Surgery For Mondale Service

Gov. Mark Dayton is postponing his hip surgery so he can attend the memorial service for Joan Mondale. The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale died Monday at age 83.

02/04/2014

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2-4-14 The Morning Take On The Morning News With Dave Lee

The Morning Take remembers Joan Mondale. Click the link above to listen.

02/04/2014

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Arts Advocate, Ex-2nd Lady Joan Mondale Dies

Joan Mondale was given a grand platform when her husband was elected Jimmy Carter’s vice president in 1976. And she used it. The avid arts advocate lobbied Congress and the states for more spending on arts programs, and she traveled frequently to museums, theaters and artists’ studios on the administration’s behalf.

02/04/2014

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Former 2nd Lady Joan Mondale Dies At Age 83

Joan Mondale, the wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has died. Officials at Westminster Presbyterian Church said she died Monday afternoon. She was 83.

02/03/2014

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Mondale Family: Joan Mondale Enters Hospice Care

The wife of former Vice President Walter Mondale has entered hospice care. A statement released Sunday on behalf of the Mondale family says Joan Mondale entered hospice care Friday. The statement was released by Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, where the Mondales have been longtime members.

02/02/2014

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Good Question: What Does Minnesota’s Lieutenant Governor Do?

LT. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon announced on Tuesday she will not seek re-election with Gov. Mark Dayton this fall. The former DFL state senator and Duluth city councilwoman said she considered her work on health care and seniors most rewarding during her term, but that she had “expected to be more involved in some policy initiatives and I found ways to do that.”

01/14/2014

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John Williams 2013 Bracket Challenge! “Most Important Historical Political Figure In Minnesota History. ” FINAL FOUR!

It’s Final Four Weekend for John’s 2013 Bracket! Click the link and cast your vote!

03/28/2013

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John Williams 2013 Bracket Challenge-Most Important Political Figure In Minnesota History-Mondale Regional Finals

Down to the final 2 contestants….winners advance to Thursday’s Final Four!

03/25/2013

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Minnesota

We observe President’s Day on the third Monday of February, but we can get in touch with our leaders in many ways on many different days.

01/28/2013

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Minn. Lawmakers Gather For Leadership Conference

The 2013 legislative session is underway in St. Paul, and lawmakers are spending their second day away from the Capitol for an annual conference that stresses bipartisan cooperation.

01/09/2013

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Rash Report: Big Bird & The 1st Presidential Debate

The fallout from last week’s presidential debate continues. Polls overwhelmingly called Mitt Romney the winner. But with two more presidential debates to come, two questions arise: Can Romney sustain the momentum he gained? And can the president rebound?

10/07/2012

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Clinton To Help Dedicate Minn. Statue For Humphrey

Former President Bill Clinton and former Vice President Walter Mondale plan to pay tribute to another Democratic icon, Hubert Humphrey, by dedicating a statue in his honor on the Minnesota Capitol lawn.

07/24/2012

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Group Fighting Voter ID Plan Enlists Big Names

Former Democratic Vice President Walter Mondale and former Republican Gov. Arne Carlson became the public faces Tuesday of a fight against a proposed Minnesota constitutional amendment requiring voters to present photo IDs at the polls.

06/26/2012

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Good Question: How Norwegian Is Minnesota?

Minnesota is the unofficial Norwegian capital of the United States: More Norwegians live in Minnesota than in any other state. So on the eve of the visit of Norway’s king and queen, it seems appropriate to ask: How Norwegian are we?

10/10/2011

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Eleanor Mondale Poling Memorialized In Mpls. Service

Eleanor Mondale Poling was remembered Wednesday in a packed service filled with family, friends and dignitaries.

10/05/2011

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Memorial Service Set For Eleanor Mondale Poling

A memorial service to remember Eleanor Mondale Poling, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale, has been scheduled.

09/19/2011

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