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Apr 28th, 2009

Summary: Staff Sgt. Aaron Larson, who as an 11-year-old boy in St. Joseph was bicycling with his best friend Jacob Wetterling when Jacob was kidnapped by a masked gunman on Sunday, Oct. 22, 1989, has returned home to Minnesota after a year-long deployment in Iraq.

Feb 5th, 2009

Summary: Father Bruce Wollmering OSB, monk and priest, died suddenly on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at Saint John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minn. … Former student Jeramiah (Jerry) McCarthy files fraud lawsuit against St. John’s Prep School and Abbey for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct by Fr. Bruce Wollmering since the mid-1960s. November 2015 update: Wollmering’s personnel file released as part of settlement in Troy Bramlage civil lawsuit.

Dec 30th, 2008

Minnesota U.S. Senate Recount — Live Coverage Live Streaming Video of Coleman-Franken Recount from TheUpTake

Dec 23rd, 2008

Minnesota Senate Recount Live streaming video of the Coleman-Franken recount has been moved to the Dec. 30 blog. … Link here  Related link: Coleman vs. Franken: ËœFlip a Coin