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Passport to Fitness starts in January
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MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU wins overtime thriller over Duluth
High school hoops teams make themselves at home at Sanford Center
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UMD holds off Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU remains unbeaten in WCHA with win over Michigan Tech
BOYS HOCKEY: Baker, Bemidji edge Buffalo 2-1
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Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
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Gov. Mark Dayton
January 16, 2014
Report: Dayton campaign broke the law during Bemidji trip
BEMIDJI-- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s campaign committee broke state law by allowing a campaign staffer to travel on a state-owned airplane during an October 2012 trip to Bemidji and International Falls, a report from the Legislative Auditor’s office said Thursday. “Since...
January 16, 2014 - 11:13am
December 23, 2013
Dayton campaign pays for travel to Bemidji on state plane in 2012
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton's campaign paid for most of a flight on a state airplane flight to Bemidji and International Falls last year that took the governor and a campaign aide to two campaign events and one official meeting, his office reported on Monday. The...
December 23, 2013 - 3:35pm
October 9, 2013
Dayton heads to International Falls Wednesday
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton heads to International Falls to try to calm anxiety over the sale of Boise to Packaging Corp. of America and recent layoffs. Dayton says he called PCA CEO Mark Kowlzan recently to talk about the remaining 580 jobs at the...
October 9, 2013 - 9:09am
September 16, 2013
Dayton: Wilfs should pay Vikings' share of stadium
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf should have to cover much of the team's share of stadium construction from their own pockets, not through profit from expensive personal seat licenses. Dayton sent a letter Monday...
September 16, 2013 - 2:44pm
September 10, 2013
Board: Dayton didn't fully report Minnesota plane use
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton won't be fined by Minnesota regulators for failing to account in timely fashion for his use of the state plane on political trips. In forgoing a fine, the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board ruled Tuesday that the reporting...
September 10, 2013 - 3:54pm
August 21, 2013
Dayton, lawmakers set Sept. 9 special session
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to a one-day special session Sept. 9 to approve relief for areas hit hard by storms in June. The session will be limited to storm relief despite some bipartisan support to repeal...
August 21, 2013 - 11:36am
August 20, 2013
Dayton: Lt. Gov decision on 2014 run months away
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that he doesn't expect his lieutenant governor to decide for months on whether she'll run with him for a second term, a timetable she later affirmed. The first-term Democrat addressed the issue after Lt. Gov....
August 20, 2013 - 2:08pm
August 14, 2013
Minnesota leaders to discuss special session prospects
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After negotiating by letters and press releases, Minnesota's top state officials will get in the same room to discuss a possible September special session. Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday that he plans to meet on Friday with the Democratic and Republican...
August 14, 2013 - 1:54pm
Dayton: Faith in Vikings 'undermined' by owners
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says his confidence in the owners of the Minnesota Vikings has been "undermined" by questionable business ethics but he warns the state risks losing its pro football team if a stadium deal unravels. Dayton told a Minnesota Public...
August 14, 2013 - 11:15am
July 4, 2013
Dayton declares emergency in response to storms, flooding
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an emergency executive order declaring a peacetime emergency in response to severe storms and flash flooding in the state June 20- 26. Counties included in the declaration are: Aitkin, Benton, Big Stone, Carver, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore,...
July 4, 2013 - 10:58am
June 20, 2013
Minnesota set to open German trade office
ST. PAUL — Minnesota plans to open a European trade office. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced the office will be in Dusseldorf-Cologne, Germany, to promote Minnesota exports and foreign investments in the state. The office is the first of three that will open; locations...
June 20, 2013 - 12:11am
May 24, 2013
Dayton attends memorial for landslide victims
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — Students at a St. Louis Park elementary school gathered around a makeshift memorial filled with stuffed animals and flowers on Friday as they mourned two classmates who died in a landslide during a field trip to a Mississippi River park. Meanwhile,...
May 24, 2013 - 2:49pm