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Easing fears about ICE a focus of Willmar Human Rights Commission
Volunteers search from missing 29-year-old Brainerd man
Rains of up to 9.45 inches, tornadoes hit southern Minnesota
School district investigating data release on 'most' of its 18,000 students
Charge: Fargo man scams Minnesota public assistance programs of more than $300,000 over six years
Former Wild journeyman Veilleux still going strong in Japan
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
Late-inning meltdown propels Indians past Twins; Perkins makes 2017 debut
'I don't respect who's in office right now': 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant to skip White House visit
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Michael Aaron Johnson
Ricky Michael Aust
Richard Arnold Peterson
Gimiwan (Rain) Johnson-Headbird
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Try a new twist on zucchini with 'zoodles'
Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton authorizes disaster assistance for Clearwater County
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday authorized up to an estimated $85,875 in relief for Clearwater County from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account. The county experienced significant damage to public property caused by severe thunderstorms with high...
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July 5, 2017
Dayton selects Bemidji as one of 10 communities to host Water Quality meetings
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday the dates and locations of a series of Water Quality Town Hall meetings beginning in late July, and Bemidji is on the list.
July 5, 2017 - 4:54pm
March 29, 2017
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
ST. PAUL—For the prior 12 years, an assortment of Minnesota Muslim organizations has gathered at the Capitol in St. Paul to make their...
March 29, 2017 - 5:44pm
January 5, 2017
Proposed bonding bill includes millions for Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed bonding bill includes millions of dollars for a project at Red Lake School District. The governor recommended allocating $14 million to pay for six new classrooms, a larger cafeteria, renovated music and fine arts classrooms and updated mechanical...
January 5, 2017 - 9:11pm
December 19, 2016
Dayton sick, but briefing on Minnesota legislative session will continue
ST. PAUL -- A look ahead to the 2017 Minnesota legislative session will be missing one vital voice today: Gov. Mark Dayton. His spokesman said...
December 19, 2016 - 10:48am
August 16, 2016
Dayton to speak with tribal leaders Wednesday in Bemidji as part of state tour
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will visit with local tribal leaders Wednesday at the Northwest Indian Development Center in Bemidji. Dayton's meeting, focusing on strategies to close educational disparities, is part of a tour of the state's 87 counties in 86 days. Along with...
August 16, 2016 - 2:30pm
July 1, 2016
News briefs, June 29
ST. PAUL—Two Bemidji residents recently were appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Governor's Workforce Development Council. Tuleah Palmer is a Community-Based Organization Representative with a term expiring on June 30, 2018. Palmer replaces Larohn Latimer on the council. Andrew...
July 1, 2016 - 10:28pm
LEGISLATURE: Gov. Dayton open to special session: Two Bemidji bonding projects will have second chance if legislators reconvene
ST. PAUL -- Two Bemidji bonding projects may have another opportunity to get state funding, as Gov. Mark Dayton said he's open to bringing legislators back to St. Paul for a special session. During a conference call with news outlets Wednesday, Dayton told reporters he's willing to...
June 1, 2016 - 5:27pm
May 31, 2016
Dayton issues vetoes, signs other bills
ST. PAUL -- A pension bill and parts of an outdoor-program funding bill received governor vetoes Tuesday. The pension bill would have cut payments to retired government workers, which Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he found unacceptable. He said that government employers and current...
May 31, 2016 - 2:43pm
February 27, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's speech at water summit
ST. PAUL -- Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
Dayton's clean water summit draws 800
ST. PAUL -- Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that on Saturday, looking at ways...
February 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
February 9, 2016
Dayton proposes state worker parental leave, lawmakers want more
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to give six weeks parental leave to Minnesota state employees, while some Democratic lawmakers want to require...
February 9, 2016 - 5:20pm
February 6, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia after explosion, fire
MADELIA, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises his administration will help Madelia's 2,300 residents recover from Wednesday's blizzard-whipped fire that destroyed much of the community's downtown. Dayton visited Madelia on Friday, meeting with about 150 people near where eight...
February 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
February 2, 2016
Dayton: No special session
ST. PAUL -- A special legislative session will not happen this month, leaving Minnesota Iron Rangers wondering about unemployment benefits, travelers...
February 2, 2016 - 8:23pm
November 13, 2015
Bruce Dayton, father of Gov. Mark Dayton, dies
ST. PAUL -- Bruce Dayton was the last of five Dayton brothers in the legendary Minnesota family that became a national retailing powerhouse....
November 13, 2015 - 1:38pm