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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?


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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.


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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.


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Eleanor Mondale Poling Dies At 51

Eleanor Mondale, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale and a former WCCO Radio show host and WCCO-TV reporter, died early Saturday morning at age 51. Mondale had been battling brain cancer since 2005.


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Esme’s Blog: Eleanor Mondale Poling

She was tall, blond, beautiful and wickedly funny. Eleanor Mondale Poling filled every room she ever walked into.


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Mondale-Carlson Group Weighs In On Minn. Shutdown

A commission convened by former Vice President Walter Mondale and former Gov. Arne Carlson says Minnesota should raise cigarette, alcohol and income taxes to end a week-old government shutdown.


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Mondale, Carlson Organize Commission On Shutdown

An independent panel will try to solve Minnesota’s budget crisis and end the government shutdown. Former Vice President Walter Mondale — a Democrat — announced the formation of a blue ribbon committee.


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Mondale, Carlson To Weigh In On State Shutdown

Former Vice President Walter Mondale and former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson have called a news conference to discuss the state government’s shutdown.


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Minneapolis Events Mark Humphrey’s 100th Birthday

Former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey Jr. is being celebrated in Minnesota on what would have been his 100th birthday Friday.


Former U.S. Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro arrives at the 2002 Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival benefit at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park July 17, 2002 in New York City. The benefit featured a performance of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. (credit: Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)

Mondale: Ferraro Broke The Mold

A spokeswoman said that Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to run for vice president, has died at 75.


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Mondale Pushes New Approach To Minn. Redistricting

Former Vice President Walter Mondale and other seasoned politicians are asking Minnesota lawmakers to give up their power to redraw political boundaries and let retired judges do it instead.


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Keillor To Host Mondale At Fitzgerald Theater

Two Minnesota icons will share the stage when humorist and author Garrison Keillor welcomes former Vice President Walter Mondale to the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul.


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Most Famous Minnesotans

Ask coast-dwellers and they’ll probably tell you it just doesn’t get more flyover than Minnesota. But America’s history books tell a different tale, and that’s across the entire spectrum of entertainment, arts, politics and science.

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Former President Carter In Town

Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale will be reunited in Minneapolis today.