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Missing Minnesota teen found safe in North Dakota
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
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Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
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Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
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March 27, 2017
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Clean water matters to Minnesota. No matter where we live or what we do, Minnesotans want our families and future generations to enjoy water that's fishable, swimmable and drinkable. When Gov. Mark Dayton proposed new buffer legislation two years ago, he recognized that we are at...
March 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
October 24, 2016
Column: Governor plays politics, Minnesotans need balanced solutions and leadership
PRESTON -- Ever since Governor Dayton's Commerce Department announced the 50-67 percent increases for next year's individual health rates, Minnesotans have been contacting our offices, concerned about what it means for their families. They're scared that they won't be able to afford...
October 24, 2016 - 10:50pm
October 7, 2016
Capital Chatter: Obama promotes his rural agenda
ST. PAUL -- Many rural Americans, who are heavily Republican, are not happy with how President Barack Obama has dealt with their issues as he nears the end of eight years in office. The Democratic president says he has done well. "I’ve spent most of my life living in big cities,"...
October 7, 2016 - 9:55pm
September 20, 2016
GOP attacks Dayton for severance pay for former appointees
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton approved nearly $80,000 worth of severance payments to three outgoing administration officials over the past five years. The administration paid former economic development commissioners Katie Clark Sieben and Mark Phillips, who succeeded each...
September 20, 2016 - 11:05pm
September 2, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Dayton looks at special session again
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Minnesotans, those who care about such things at least, figured special legislative session talk was dead. They could be wrong. Gov. Mark Dayton said at the Minnesota State Fair that if local money could be found to support a southwestern Twin Cities light...
September 2, 2016 - 9:42pm
July 28, 2016
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
PHILADELPHIA -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delivered a first-hand testimonial to Hillary Clinton before her speech at the Democratic National Convention Thursday evening. "When I was elected to the United States Senate 16 years ago, I was seated next to the new Senator from New York,...
July 28, 2016 - 9:46pm
July 1, 2016
Dayton says serving troops high point of Croatia trip
DOMOBRANSKA, Croatia -- Gov. Mark Dayton, on his second day of a visit to Croatia to celebrate a military partnership between Minnesota and the Balkan country, said Friday that the highlight of the trip was his chance to serve steaks to troops. Members of Serving Our Troops, a 12-year-old...
July 1, 2016 - 9:53pm
June 23, 2016
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Legislative leaders and the governor hadn’t met in a week, and while there hasn’t been a whole lot of progress on an agreement to hold a special session, there still was lingering optimism. Hope even — even if just a little. That was until last Wednesday, when Gov. Mark Dayton...
June 23, 2016 - 5:51pm
June 17, 2016
Letter: Weber addresses critics with added comments
A couple of recent letters were critical of my comments to the governor during his recent visit to Worthington. In their hurry to play their own “blame game,” the authors of those letters failed to mention some key parts of my comments that would give the readers a more complete...
June 17, 2016 - 9:43pm
June 15, 2016
‘Not anywhere near’ special session
ST. PAUL — The most positive description of a high-level Wednesday meeting to set up a Minnesota special legislative session was that “it...
June 15, 2016 - 9:11pm
June 13, 2016
Letter: Take Weber’s behavior into account in election
I attended the meeting with Governor Dayton last Thursday at the Worthington Fire Hall. I was very impressed with him. Several in the room thanked him for his stand on education and the Lewis and Clark project. Also in attendance was local legislator, Senator Weber. I was very embarrassed...
June 13, 2016 - 4:08pm
June 8, 2016
Mayo Clinic planning significant expansion
ROCHESTER — Mayo Clinic is more than doubling its research space, the first major step in a $6.5 billion plan to increase its Rochester presence....
June 8, 2016 - 11:12pm
Dayton gets public works campaign underway with Wednesday visits
ROCHESTER — Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched a three-day...
June 8, 2016 - 10:07pm
Letter: Middle class tax relief dead due to Dayton's veto
Legislation that would have positively impacted hundreds of thousands of middle-class Minnesotans has been vetoed by Governor Dayton, despite overwhelming bipartisan legislative support. I was disappointed that the governor broke his word and vetoed most bipartisan tax bill in 30...
June 8, 2016 - 9:57pm
June 7, 2016
Legislative leaders still hope for special session, though trust lacking
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s political leaders say they have a problem trusting each other, but on Tuesday they pledged to continue trying to pass...
June 7, 2016 - 9:56pm