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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
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Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
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May 11, 2016
McGregor anglers to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday's fishing opener
ST. PAUL—McGregor residents and anglers Bob Staska and Glenn Lane will host Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, respectively, at the...
May 11, 2016 - 7:16pm
March 9, 2016
Dayton spells out legislative plan
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton laid out a plan for the 2016 legislative session Wednesday night, ranging from expanding broadband...
March 9, 2016 - 11:34pm
January 30, 2016
Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ceded ground to farm interests, Republicans and some Democrats over a contentious aspect of his plan...
January 30, 2016 - 3:31pm
January 22, 2016
Margaret Chutich will be Minnesota Supreme Court’s first openly gay member
ST. PAUL -- Governor Mark Dayton on Friday appointed Margaret Chutich, a state Appeals Court judge, to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Chutich was considered by Dayton for previous Supreme Court openings. She will replace Supreme Court Justice Wilhelmina Wright. Wright, a Dayton appointee...
January 22, 2016 - 1:25pm
September 11, 2015
No probe of Planned Parenthood: Governor sees ‘no basis’ for claims of fetal tissue donation in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- After hundreds of protesters showed up at this door to plead with him to investigate Minnesota’s Planned Parenthood chapter, Gov. Mark Dayton reiterated his belief that there is “no basis” to do so. “There’s not a shred of evidence to implicate Planned Parenthood...
September 11, 2015 - 10:34pm
August 4, 2015
Dayton re-creates abolished pollution control citizen board
ST. PAUL -- Months after the Legislature abolished the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s citizens board, Gov. Mark Dayton has followed through on a promise to re-create the board through his own authority. Dayton on Tuesday issued an executive order creating the Governor’s...
August 4, 2015 - 7:53pm
July 23, 2015
Dayton appoints new members to task force on expanding high-speed Internet
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has named seven new members to the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband, which is working to expand high-speed Internet in the state. The group will next meet Aug. 4 at Minnesota Farmfest near Redwood Falls to emphasize the importance of...
July 23, 2015 - 7:25pm
July 2, 2015
UPDATED: Dayton takes advantage of single-day window to raise commissioners' pay
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton handed state commissioners annual average raises of $29,000 Wednesday, admitting that Minnesotans cannot...
July 2, 2015 - 1:35pm
June 24, 2015
Dayton appeals ruling that offender program is unconstitutional
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton will cooperate with a federal judge’s attempts to fix the Minnesota Sex Offender Program even as he tries to appeal that judge’s ruling that the program is unconstitutional. “We are appealing the ruling,” Dayton told reporters Wednesday. He...
June 24, 2015 - 7:50pm
May 13, 2015
What's the deal with lack of legislative deal?
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators are getting antsy. Their leaders have spent hours this week negotiating a $40 billion-plus, two-year state...
May 13, 2015 - 10:07am
August 16, 2014
Analysis: Sharp contrasts separate Johnson, Dayton
ST. PAUL —Jeff Johnson was 8 years old when Mark Dayton got involved in government, working for then-U.S. Sen. Walter Mondale. Since then, Dayton has traveled the state for 39 years, getting to know issues that most Minnesotans may not even realize exist. He did that as state economic...
August 16, 2014 - 11:27pm
Governor race could be ‘Minnesota nice’
Bill Salisbury St. Paul Pioneer Press and Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Election campaigns often do not follow the “Minnesota nice” philosophy, but political insiders wonder if that might be different this year after Jeff Johnson won the Republican nomination...
August 16, 2014 - 11:25pm
March 6, 2014
Dayton plan included more tax cuts, bigger reserves
ST. PAUL -- A bigger tax cut and depositing more money in the state budget reserves are Gov. Mark Dayton's priorities in how to deal with a $1.2 billion surplus. The Democratic governor this morning announced he wants $616 million in tax cuts, a figure that includes $500 million...
March 6, 2014 - 10:19am
March 4, 2014
Make it clear: Dayton administration wants state law 'spring cleaning'
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota car owner who wants a massive bright yellow bug deflector, with purple polka dots, could install one under a provision Gov. Mark Dayton proposes. Now, state law regulates bug deflectors' size and color. Dayton also wants to eliminate a law that specifies...
March 4, 2014 - 3:05pm
February 21, 2014
Dayton calls out National Guard amid snowstorm
With more than a foot of fresh snow on the ground in some areas, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday issued an emergency order directing the...
February 21, 2014 - 12:53pm