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Dayton picks insider-outsider as DNR commissioner

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ST. PAUL -- A research biologist and environmentalist will head the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Gov. Mark Dayton named Tom Landwehr as commissioner of the massive department that does everything from regulating hunting to protecting the environment.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.