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  1. We want Minnesota to have clean water, if the other guy pays for itRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    It's as Minnesotan as apple pie to mouth support for clean water, which makes for a puzzling disconnect from the inconvenient fact that the quality of the state's legendary waters is spiraling in decline. Agreeing that the problem is "serious," Gov. Mark Dayton will convene a water quality summit in St. Paul on Feb. 27 to begin building support for ways to reverse decades of abuse of our lakes, rivers and streams.


  2. Chamber calls for lower business taxes, more road spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Owatonna People's Press

    ... major sticking point was a proposal to increase the state gas tax to fund road construction, and on Friday, Gov. Mark Dayton signalled he still believes that should happen. The chamber, Pumarlo said, disagrees. "We do not support a gas tax ...


  3. Chelsea Clinton Campaigning For Mom In Twin CitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBS Local

    ... Wednesday at the home of House Minority Leader Paul Thissen where about 250 people had gathered, including Gov. Mark Dayton.


  4. Fundraising Reports Set Tone For Battle Over LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    ... and also gave the Freedom Club State PAC $25,000. Among Democrats, Alida Messenger, a philanthropist and Gov. Mark Dayton's ex-wife, doled out more than $340,000 to DFL-aligned political groups. Investment manager and longtime DFL ally Vance ...


  5. Dayton Released From Hospital After Fainting, Office SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Governor Mark Dayton is back home at the Governor's mansion Monday night after being hospitalized overnight at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.


  6. Saxhaug to run for re-election in 201613 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... been a top priority. Last session he led the way on American Indian Education reform, working closely with Gov. Mark Dayton to help close the achievement gap that exists in the American Indian community. He also secured funding for a workforce ...


  7. Confusion eliminatedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Sentinel

    Farmers and rural landowners concerned that the Department of Natural Resources was overstepping its bounds in its enforcement of Minnesota's buffer law can rest easier. Following a meeting on Jan. 28 between House leadership and Gov. Mark Dayton to discuss buffer concerns, the governor instructed the agency to only map public - not private - ditches.


  8. White House school safety chief says campuses growing saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | TwinCities

    ... of Education, Hamline School of Education and PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. In April 2014, Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law the Safe and Secure Schools Act, which strengthened anti-bullying protections. Assistant commissioner Kevin ...


  9. 2016 battlegrounds bring rural Minnesota focus to LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | TwinCities

    ... them room to address workforce shortages at nursing homes - a major topic in rural Minnesota, he said. Even Gov. Mark Dayton, who won't be on the ballot, has keyed on rural issues. He first suggested plowing $100 million into Internet infrastructure ...


  10. Seifert, Torkelson list top 5 prioritiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal

    ... for right-of-way acquisitions for shovel-ready projects on Highways 14, 23, and 371. Torkelson said Gov. Mark Dayton's all-day, universal pre-school proposal is unlikely to become law because it's too costly, and schools don't have room. Seifert ...


  11. Proposed field station in Mille Lacs to focus on walleye management in lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... on land owned by the state Department of Transportation. If approved by the 2016 Legislature as part of Gov. Mark Dayton's bonding request, the office would be run by a fisheries manager hired to fill the newly created position of Mille Lacs project ...


  12. Abused children in Minnesota are waiting too long for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... too many children not being responded to," said Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, a member of a task force Gov. Mark Dayton formed in 2014 to reform child protection. "We need to work on our response times." On Dec. 31, an 8-year-old boy arrived at ...


  13. Our View: Good move on preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Journal

    ... and important to continue a tuition-free preschool program to contact their state representatives and Gov. Mark Dayton to urge state assistance. Dayton at this time last year made a pitch for universal preschool for Minnesota 4-year-olds, but it ...


  14. Hollywood-Themed Entertainment Center Planned For AlbertvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | CBS Local

    ... from where. One of the most appealing parts of the project from the city's view is the jobs it will create. Gov. Mark Dayton has expressed support for the project that could potentially create 2,000 jobs, both temporary and permanent. While a "Mall ...


  15. Dayton visits small community where fire devastated downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Hastings Tribune

    Gov. Mark Dayton is meeting with business owners and city officials in Madelia, a small southern Minnesota town where fire destroyed a good portion of its commercial district earlier this week.


  16. Dayton in Madelia, pledges helpRead the original story

    Friday | Journal

    As he visited Madelia on Friday, Gov. Mark Dayton pledged help to one business lost in Wednesday's fire, on the spot. The Tressa Veona Salon was completely lost to the fire.


  17. New Recommendations Aim to Keep Minnesota Children SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KAAL-TV Austin

    The bipartisan review is to ensure progress continues to be made at the county and state level after the death of a 4-year-old in 2013 sparked legislative action. A review of the child's records showed numerous reports of maltreatment; Gov. Mark Dayton called it a "colossal failure" in Pope County.


  18. Gov. Dayton Ends Push For Special Legislative SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Mark Dayton abruptly dropped his months-long push for a special session Tuesday, conceding that time had basically run out to extend unemployment benefits for out-of-work miners on the Iron Range.


  19. 'We're not going to walk away,' Dayton tells Madelia after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Star Tribune

    Pledging to support the town in whatever way he can, Gov. Mark Dayton came to Madelia Friday morning to meet with the residents and business owners struggling to figure out how to move forward after a devastating fire wiped out several buildings along Main Street. At a packed American Legion hall across an alley from the scene of Wednesday morning's fire, Dayton, along with other state and local leaders, took questions from about 100 people, including the owners of a hair salon, restaurant and other shuttered businesses destroyed in the blaze.


  20. MN's housing needs outstrip public fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Finance and Commerce

    Gov. Mark Dayton this year carved out a $90 million chunk of his bonding proposal to support affordable and workforce housing projects, but as legislators warm up to housing issues, more than 150 developers and advocates are calling for a beefier plan. They widely lauded the governor's emphasis on housing issues, but the organizations - which ... Enter your user name and password in the fields above to gain access to the subscriber content on this site.