Tom Scheck

Reporter with Minnesota Public Radio

Tom Scheck appears in the following:

Minnesota Juvenile Correctional Facility To Close Following Abuse Allegations

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mesabi Academy is closing on Thursday after an investigation into reports of sexual and physical abuse. The facility also served foster care and children with mental illness who became too aggressive.


How Minneapolis Is Mourning Its Purple Son, Prince

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The musician's hometown is mourning with solemn vigils, music-filled scenes and plenty of questions about how the artist died.


Bachmann and Pawlenty Eye the Oval Office

Friday, March 25, 2011

Republicans in Minnesota are buzzing this week, after speculation that Tea Party star and Republican congresswoman from Minnesota, Michele Bachmann may be planning an exploratory committee for a potential 2012 presidential run. This comes just days after former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty announced his own committee. Minnesota’s Republican Party chairman Tony Sutton is calling the potential pool of top tier GOP candidates from in his state, “an embarrassment of the riches.” How might the two candidates fare in a national bid? 

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Minn. Could Lose Congressional Seat After 2010 Census

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Minnesotans have a lot to lose this year if they don’t fill out the 2010 Census: They could lose a congressional seat. The Takeaway talks with a Tom Scheck of Minnesota Public Radio a...


Franken Wins Minnesota Senate Race. Finally.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

After an initial loss, several recounts, and months of challenges, Al Franken, the humorist turned talk show host turned politician, finally won Minnesota’s Senate race. Republican ch...


Al Franken and Norm Coleman Face Off in Minnesota

Monday, June 01, 2009

Al Franken and Norm Coleman face off today in Minnesota Supreme Court as oral arguments start for the selection of junior senator in the land of ten thousand lakes. Norm Coleman's tea...

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Minnesota's Senate race goes on (and on and on)

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

A Minnesota state panel is set today to begin a final recount of contested ballots in the state’s epic Senate race between Republican Norm Coleman and Democrat Al Franken. At stake in...


Franken wins? Not so fast.

Monday, January 05, 2009

It ain't over till it's over. A day before the 111th Congress convenes, Republican senators are claiming that they will block any attempts to seat Democrat Al Franken, who currently h...

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Two votes separate candidates in Minnesota senate race

Friday, December 19, 2008

The disputed Minnesota Senate race is now closer that it's ever been. Incumbent Republican Norm Coleman leads Democratic challenger Al Franken by two votes. Late yesterday the Minneso...


Minnesota still has not elected a senator

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

While the Guinness Book of World Records may not actually have an entry for longest election, many Minnesotans are certain that their Senate race would win. Tom Scheck of Minnesota Pu...


Minnesota: The race that wouldn't end

Friday, December 05, 2008

The Minnesota Senate recount may drag on next week.


Minnesota's Senate race has no immediate end in sight

Monday, December 01, 2008

As the rest of the U.S. moves on from the 2008 election, Minnesota is still trying to determine who will represent the state in the US Senate. After leading by 215 votes, Republican i...


Minnesota Senate race

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

While the presidential election is first and foremost in most voters' minds, voters in Minnesota have been witness to the most expensive — and one of the closest — congressional race ...