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Gov. Mark Dayton
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. Originally appointed by Dayton...
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. The Council of Governors, created by Congress in 2007, is a bipartisan forum to advise the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland...
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
Governor 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. The 12th Annual Governor's Deer Hunting Opener will start on Nov. 6 in Bemidji, when Dayton will host community activities to bring attention...
August 6, 2014 - 12:19am
July 31, 2014
Court allows childcare union election
ST. PAUL -- A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive. However, opponents of the union said the decision only...
July 31, 2014 - 1:32pm
July 9, 2014
Dayton seeks presidential disaster declaration for recent flooding
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area. Dayton also added 16 counties to the state disaster list, meaning 51 of Minnesota's 87 counties reported damage from flooding that began...
July 9, 2014 - 1:56pm
May 12, 2014
LEGISLATURE: Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works projects around Minnesota if legislators insist on overturning a state requirement for fire sprinklers in larger new homes. "I...
May 12, 2014 - 8:24pm
Dayton signs Women’s Economic Security Act into law
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton was joined by lawmakers and advocates on Sunday to sign a new state law aiming to reduce the gender pay gap in Minnesota. The Women’s Economic Security Act seeks to break down barriers for women’s economic progress by enacting stronger workplace...
May 12, 2014 - 8:20am