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Minnesota teenager supporting vets around the state
Police open fire after driver strikes patrol car near U.S. Capitol
Police open fire after driver strikes cruiser near U.S. Capitol
Repeal of internet privacy rules passes Congress, Trump likely to sign
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Letter: Newspaper needs more ‘local flavor’
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
Salvador Adame Magana
Mareileen "Neen" Benson
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
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May 18, 2016
MN Legislature: ‘I don’t see transportation being in play’
ST. PAUL — Four days remain in the 2016 Minnesota legislative session and even those in charge do not seem to know how, or whether, they will finish major legislation dealing with transportation, taxes, budget and public works. Gov. Mark Dayton hosted House Speaker Kurt Daudt and...
May 18, 2016 - 9:20pm
$800 million: House bonding bill faces tough fight
ST. PAUL — Paul Torkelson needs to come up with quite a sales pitch. As chairman of the Minnesota House committee that recommends funding for...
May 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
May 16, 2016
Dayton willing to drop gas tax plan, but increase tab costs
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans likely will pay higher vehicle license fees if the governor and lawmakers reach a transportation funding deal this year....
May 16, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 10, 2016
First stages: SWCD completes study of preliminary buffer map
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a year after the state’s controversial buffer program was signed into law, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
May 10, 2016 - 8:46pm
May 9, 2016
Deal-making so far ‘constructive, not productive’
ST. PAUL — The annual Minnesota Capitol deal-making dance began on a rainy Monday afternoon in Gov. Mark Dayton’s Summit Avenue mansion. Inside the official residence, Dayton, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, the deputy and assistant Senate majority leaders,...
May 9, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 29, 2016
Lawmakers optimistic on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — How Minnesota can provide billions of dollars to fix roads and provide for other transportation needs in the next decade may become clearer within a week. House Transportation Chairman Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, said Senate and House negotiators probably will meet at least...
April 29, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday legislation that clarifies a law enacted last year requiring buffer strips around water. He also signed a bill that allows governments to donate some surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations. The buffer change exempts...
April 25, 2016 - 8:29pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors 'water heroes'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday. Dayton honored Patty Hall, Dave...
April 22, 2016 - 9:41pm
April 21, 2016
Bill clarifying Minnesota water buffers set for Dayton’s pen
ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after he signed the first one, another bill regulating the use of vegetative buffer strips to protect Minnesota’s waters is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. Dayton has said he supports the bill the House passed Thursday by a 105-24 vote and cleared...
April 21, 2016 - 8:51pm
April 19, 2016
Column: Accept responsibility of stewardship during Water Action Week
ST. PAUL — My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given, or have acquired, and leave it in better condition for those who will inherit it from us. As Minnesotans, who have inherited this...
April 19, 2016 - 5:18pm
April 18, 2016
Dayton administration focuses on water quality
ST. PAUL — Cleaning up Minnesota’s water takes more than new laws, Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday while proclaiming this as Water Action Week....
April 18, 2016 - 10:14pm
April 11, 2016
Minnesota House lights up fireworks
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House lit up fireworks legislation Monday, but Senate Democrats and Gov. Mark Dayton are expected to douse the red...
April 11, 2016 - 10:40pm
April 7, 2016
State GOP seeks hold-the-line spending
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans want to keep the state’s $42 billion, two-year budget — passed last year — pretty much as is,...
April 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
Creator of phone-shaped gun says governor’s criticism of his plans is misdirected
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday came out strongly against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed...
April 7, 2016 - 8:19pm
April 6, 2016
Dayton bans most official travel to Mississippi
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has added Mississippi to North Carolina as off limits to most official state travel. “It is a step backward for this country,” Dayton said about new laws that he considers anti-gay in the two states. Dayton banned all “non-essential”...
April 6, 2016 - 9:12pm