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'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Conference aims to help Native students graduate
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake hopes experience counts
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
Twins RHP May undergoes Tommy John surgery
Clarence A. Roberts
Anita "Neen" R. Lillquist
Russell Marvin Holm
Laddie Dean Bahr Sr.
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
COMMENTARY: Enbridge: We remain committed to protecting the environment
November 18, 2013
Dayton switches on health plans
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton changed his mind Monday about whether Minnesotans should be able to keep their existing health insurance plans. Last week, Dayton praised fellow Democratic President Barack Obama for his effort to allow Americans to keep their current policies,...
November 18, 2013 - 8:17pm
August 8, 2013
Special session could dump ag tax
By Don Davis Forum News Service REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is willing to overturn a new sales tax on farm implement repair when the Legislature next month meets to appropriate money for disaster relief. Dayton told reporters after he spoke at Farmfest...
August 8, 2013 - 1:43pm
Minnesota governor alarmed by Vikings owner legal woes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging an authority overseeing the new Vikings stadium to take extra precautions as it finalizes an agreement with the team's New Jersey-based owners given their legal woes back home. In a statement Dayton's office circulated...
August 8, 2013 - 10:47am
August 6, 2013
Dayton: More must be done to keep kids in school
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — After spending the last year focused on improving the financial stability of Minnesota public schools, Gov. Mark Dayton shifted the conversation Tuesday to boosting graduation rates and reading proficiency for younger learners. Dayton challenged...
August 6, 2013 - 9:12am
August 1, 2013
Dayton considers special session
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton's office confirmed Thursday it is in talks with Minnesota legislative leaders on a special session to provide disaster aid to communities hit by severe storms. "The governor's office has reached out to the four legislative leaders...
August 1, 2013 - 2:42pm
July 17, 2013
Dayton speaks at Midwest legislative conference
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is speaking to hundreds of state legislators from the Midwest as they gather in St. Paul for a conference. The Midwestern Legislative Conference wraps up its yearly gathering on Wednesday. The conference kicked off Sunday with meetings...
July 17, 2013 - 10:01am
June 25, 2013
Minnesota officials mark state's role at Gettysburg
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A contingent of 90 Civil War buffs, elected officials and others from Minnesota is headed to Pennsylvania to help...
June 25, 2013 - 9:27am
June 19, 2013
Minnesota to open trade office in Germany
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says the state will open a European trade office in Germany to promote exports and foreign investment back in Minnesota. Dayton's administration announced the new outpost while the governor was traveling in Germany as part of a 10-day...
June 19, 2013 - 1:35pm
Poll indicates Dayton's approval rating is up
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A newspaper's poll published Wednesday shows strong support for Gov. Mark Dayton with more than half of Minnesotans surveyed happy with his performance. The Star Tribune's Minnesota Poll shows 57 percent of adults surveyed think Dayton is doing a good...
June 19, 2013 - 10:47am
May 22, 2013
Dayton signs $15.7 billion education bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an education package that boosts spending on schools and scales back high-stakes testing. Dayton and Democratic legislators on Wednesday celebrated the $15.7 billion bill, which is about $485 million more than the...
May 22, 2013 - 12:14pm
May 14, 2013
Gov. Dayton issues emergency executive order, providing funds to fight wildfires
MINNEAPOLIS - Citing extreme weather conditions that have sparked 25 wildfires across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday issued an emergency executive order providing assistance to battle the blazes. According to a release, the order will assist the Minnesota Interagency Fire...
May 14, 2013 - 8:05pm
Gay couples ready for married rights
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s gay community never has known such joy. That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front...
May 14, 2013 - 6:04pm
April 30, 2013
Dayton admonishes Shakopee town hall audience
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is calling members of a Shakopee audience “rude” and “juvenile” after a raucous town hall meeting....
April 30, 2013 - 12:58pm
April 8, 2013
Dayton proposes $750 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton says 21,000 people would get jobs if the Legislature funds his $750 million public works project proposal. The Democratic governor said he emphasized projects that are ready to begin. They would be funded by the state selling bonds. The biggest Dayton...
April 8, 2013 - 1:05pm
March 18, 2013
Dayton to travel state to make case for his budget
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton will travel the state starting this week to make the case for his budget, beginning with a town hall meeting Wednesday in Duluth, his office announced Sunday. The events are free and open to the public. Additional dates and sites will be announced...
March 18, 2013 - 5:39am