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Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
Twin Cities sees heat advisory on first day of fall
Licensing delays leave hundreds of Stillwater-area students without buses
North Korean leader on Trump: 'I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire'
Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
Sam Bradford's knee 'better,' but Vikings offer no clues about status for Sunday
With its quirks and acoustics, Williams Arena could give Lynx advantage in WNBA finals
Lawyer: Ex-NFL star had 'severe' case of CTE brain disease
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Donald Joseph Smith Sr.
Amy Jane (Bumann) Alexander
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
Jeff & Becky Musburger
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Food packing event helps feed the needy
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
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