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Ramsey County jail in St. Paul no longer taking detainees
Former Moorhead man accused of killing cats may have tried to get another pet
Peterson: F-M diversion dam likely will be closer to metro area, require upstream and downstream water storage
Winter storm tests St. Paul residents' patience, mayor's shoveling skills
Ex-UMD hockey player Carroll took his own life, authorities say
Rural Minn. officers score trip to the Super Bowl to assist with security
Pair of Timberwolves selected as NBA All-Star reserves
Bench-presser for the ages: MacDonald remembered for world records
Authorities: Carroll took own life
Giants S Collins to miss Pro Bowl; Vikings' Smith to take place
Joseph Boyd Skerik
Bonnie Joy Duff
Sandra Lorraine Woodward
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring
Oscar nominations 2018: 'The Shape of Water' leads with 13; 'Get Out' nominated for best picture
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Ski-for-all: This full-body workout on two sticks appeals to young and old
Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
FISH TALES: Finn Claypool on Lake Bemidji
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Delbert & Linda Olson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
Gov. Mark Dayton
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
June 12, 2015
Special session is today; ag-environment bill may be in trouble
ST. PAUL -- Legislation funding agriculture and environmental programs may be in danger during a Friday special legislative session being called to finish writing the Minnesota state budget. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, late Thursday said he did not know if there will...
June 12, 2015 - 9:57am
May 18, 2015
Education bill heads to promised Dayton veto
ST. PAUL -- An education funding bill Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises to veto is headed to his desk. With less than a half day left until...
May 18, 2015 - 1:19pm
April 28, 2015
Dayton orders Minnesota DNR to stop radio-collaring moose
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the state Department of Natural Resources to stop radio-collaring moose “immediately, and indefinitely.” DNR...
April 28, 2015 - 12:38pm
April 23, 2015
Minnesota emergency declared over avian flu
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency as 2.6 million turkeys have because of avian influenza since early last month. The action came Thursday with the number of flocks affected in the country's top turkey producing state rising. Officials awaited...
April 23, 2015 - 3:57pm
April 7, 2015
Dayton releases $842 million in bonding requests
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton this morning announced he is pursuing a public works funding bill with $842 million in projects, something that Republicans who control the House earlier declared dead on arrival. The proposal, to be funded by the state selling bonds, would...
April 7, 2015 - 12:24pm
April 4, 2015
VIDEO: ‘We are all one people’: Three tribal nations, non-natives unite for Bemijigamaag Powwow
BEMIDJI -- Hundreds of spectators were treated to a rousing display of unity on Saturday during the first-ever Bemijigamaag Powwow inside the...
April 4, 2015 - 6:29pm
March 16, 2015
Dayton kicks transportation tour into high gear (video)
BEMIDJI -- Gov. Mark Dayton stopped in Bemidji on Monday on the latest of his continuing trips around Minnesota, attempting to build support...
March 16, 2015 - 10:46pm
March 13, 2015
Railroads would pay under train safety plan, Dayton says
ST. PAUL -- Railroads should foot the bill of improving rail safety, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday as he announced a proposal to tax...
March 13, 2015 - 8:04pm
Bemidji physician reappointed to state task force on medical cannabis
BEMIDJI -- Dr. Dawn Wyllie of Bemidji has been reappointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the state’s Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research, the governor’s office said Thursday. The term is effective March 17 and expires Jan. 7.
March 13, 2015 - 9:23am
February 21, 2015
Obama appoints Dayton to serve on National Guard council
ST. PAUL - President Barack Obama appointed Gov. Mark Dayton to serve a two-year term on the Council of Governors, the White House announced Friday.
February 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 10, 2015
Bemidji Day at the Capitol is Wednesday
BEMIDJI -- Although the Minnesota Capitol is covered in scaffolding and ‘closed’ signs, the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce will continue its annual Bemidji Day at the Capitol tradition Wednesday. The Chamber and other Bemidji civic leaders will drive some four hours by...
February 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
September 12, 2014
Dayton visits Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Following a private conference with local forestry officials and timber industry representatives Friday morning at the Sanford Center, Gov. Mark Dayton visited the Pioneer offices to discuss a range of issues facing Minnesota. Dayton's opponent, Hennepin County Commissioner...
September 12, 2014 - 4:38pm
August 6, 2014
Gov. Dayton to host Bemidji events on opening deer season weekend
BEMIDJI -- More details were released Tuesday on Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s trip to Bemidji to celebrate the state's deer opener in November....
August 6, 2014 - 10:12am