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Eveleth residents gather at memorial service to remember Sen. Wellstone

by Andrew Pritchard
Published October 28, 2002

EVELETH, Minn. - Less than 5 miles from the crash site of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone's plane, approximately 30 Eveleth residents gathered Friday in the United in Christ Lutheran church for a hastily...

If not now, when? America’s unfinished agenda

Published October 26, 2002

I want to say today, to the students that I know how many of you have been involved in community service - that is so important. My worry is when people say community service is good but involvement in...

Plane crash kills Sen. Paul Wellstone and seven others

Published October 26, 2002

E By Adam Fink and Andrew Pritchard VELETH, Minn. - U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., died Friday in a plane crash in Northeastern Minnesota along with his wife Sheila, daughter Marcia, three campaign...

Paul Wellstone, 1944 – 2002: A Voice for the Voiceless

by Josh Linehan
Published October 26, 2002

Lonely, sporadic raindrops splashed off the green awning and mingled with tears Friday as mourners gathered outside of U.S. Sen. Paul Wellstone's, D-Minn., campaign headquarters to begin saying goodbye...

Wellstone recalled as passionate liberal maverick

Published October 25, 2002

W By Helen Dewar The Washington Post ASHINGTON - Sen. Paul Wellstone, D-Minn., who died Friday in an airplane crash in the midst of a tough re-election campaign, was a leading champion of liberal causes...

Immigrants point to benefits of business ownership

by Nathan Halverson
Published October 25, 2002

Russom Solomon, a University civil engineering graduate, said he has relied on trial and error to learn the American way of business since immigrating in 1991. "Nothing prepared us for this. Nothing,"...

Sen. Wellstone, family and aides killed in plane crash

Published October 25, 2002

U By Erin Madsen and Andrew Pritchard .S. Sen. Paul Wellstone was killed Friday morning in a plane crash in northern Minnesota, along with his wife Shelia, daughter Marcia, three campaign aides and two...

Statement from Colin McGinnis, Wellstone’s chief of staff

Published October 25, 2002

This morning Senator Paul Wellstone, Sheila Wellstone, and Marcia Wellstone, along with Will McLaughlin, Tom Lapic, and Mary McEvoy of our campaign staff were traveling on a plane in northern Minnesota....

Minnesota Democrats focus on Mondale to replace Wellstone

Published October 25, 2002

W By Ronald Brownstein The Los Angeles Times ASHINGTON - With the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone, Minnesota Democrats face a wrenching decision that could determine the fierce struggle for control of the...

Ventura offers condolences, orders flags flown at half-staff

Published October 25, 2002

Governor Jesse Ventura offered condolences for Paul Wellstone's family at a press conference Friday afternoon, reserving any decisions he could make to appoint a replacement. "It's not the time or the...

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