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Detail-loving, behind-the-scenes organizer helps Honor Flights cruise smoothly
RiverWood Bank promotes Smith
Essig hired at Security Bank USA
Kraus-Anderson earns Governor's Safety Award
Barta returns to Bemidji State
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
Preview: Predators at Penguins
Nashville used to opening the show on the road
Vernon Vanden Berg
Adren "Ade" Mann
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
John Ted Iverson
LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
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