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At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
No filings yet for Willmar School Board special election
Renville County closes two parks due to flooding
Minn. woman, 61, faces criminal charges after 30 cats were taken from her home
New scary tick disease surfacing in region
Zimmer to take time off from Vikings after 8th eye surgery
Vikings gave Michael Floyd a chance. 'Now it's up to him,' says his mother.
Twins' Hughes to spend time on DL with biceps injury
Adrian Peterson selling Twin Cities 5-bedroom home for $695,000
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Ardyce G. Meadows
Michael Thomas Cullen
Kathryn A. Frandson
Ardella M. Solbrack
Lola M. Olson
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
March 5, 2014
Dayton has big lead, Franken a slimmer one in poll of Minn. voters
Gov. Mark Dayton has a double-digit lead over each of his potential Republican challengers in his bid for re-election this fall, while U.S. Sen. Al Franken leads his rivals by smaller margins, according to a poll by KSTP and Survey USA. Former House GOP Minority Leader...
March 5, 2014 - 10:00am
February 28, 2014
Update: Minnesota surplus increases to $1.2B thanks to growing economy
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota and national economies are growing and so is a state budget surplus, but an agreement about what to do with the surplus appears not to be growing so fast.
February 28, 2014 - 2:13pm
Minnesota surplus up to $1.2 billion
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state budget surplus is growing.
February 28, 2014 - 11:17am
Seifert picks lawmaker as running mate for Minn. governor
ST. PAUL – Republican Minnesota governor candidate Marty Seifert announced Thursday that his running mate will be a suburban state representative. Rep. Pam Myhra, R-Burnsville, and Seifert will compete against several other Republican candidates. Seifert narrowly won...
February 28, 2014 - 8:15am
February 25, 2014
Zellers running only for governor, won't seek re-election to House
ST. PAUL -- Rep. Kurt Zellers will not seek re-election to his state House post, he said on Monday, but continues devoting his time to his governor campaign. Minnesota candidates cannot run for two offices at once, so he could not seek re-election as long as he was running...
February 25, 2014 - 11:20am
January 26, 2014
Dayton, Minn. lawmakers urge White House action on propane shortage
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton and several Minnesota lawmakers called on the Obama administration Saturday to take immediate action to address the region’s propane shortage. Dayton was joined by U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Reps. Collin Peterson,...
January 26, 2014 - 10:57am
January 10, 2014
Prettner Solon, Dayton quiet about running mate decision
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon may be parting ways — or may not — but they certainly agree on not talking about whether they will be running mates again this year. Prettner Solon set off a media feeding frenzy...
January 10, 2014 - 10:41pm
December 24, 2013
Dayton campaign pays for travel on state plane
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton’s campaign paid for most of a flight on a state airplane to Bemidji and International Falls last year that took the governor and a campaign aide to two campaign events and one official meeting, his office reported on Monday.
December 24, 2013 - 6:48am
Future state aid may be at stake as property taxes appear headed up
ST. PAUL — The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes...
November 24, 2013 - 11:08pm
November 21, 2013
Seifert makes it official, seeking GOP nod for Minn. governor
ST. PAUL -- Greater Minnesota gained a 2014 governor candidate today.
November 21, 2013 - 9:56am
May 17, 2013
Minn. Legislature takes baby steps on budget
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators have taken baby steps in passing a $38 billion, two-year budget that must be finished by midnight Monday.
May 17, 2013 - 11:18pm
April 9, 2013
Vikings stadium funding shortfalls discussed at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton is inviting key lawmakers to discuss how to plug Vikings stadium funding shortfalls. Electronic pulltab profits are bringing in far less than projected last year to pay the state’s portion of a nearly $1 billion downtown Minneapolis stadium. Dayton said...
April 9, 2013 - 11:00am
Minn. Dems delay transportation bill
ST. PAUL -- Democratic legislative transportation leaders delayed announcement of their transportation funding plan soon after Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday that he does not support increasing the gasoline tax. Leaders had planned to roll out their plan, including a tax increase, at...
April 9, 2013 - 8:46am
April 5, 2013
Panel created to trim Minn. agencies may get axed
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — How's this for irony? A Minnesota commission created to determine which state agencies and boards are ripe for elimination is now on the chopping block itself. A budget bill in the Democratic-led House would get rid of the Minnesota Sunset Advisory Commission....
April 5, 2013 - 9:45am
March 26, 2013
Dayton appoints Lillehaug to Minn. Supreme Court
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed former U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug (LIL'-uh-hawg) to the Minnesota Supreme Court. By PATRICK CONDON Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed former U.S. Attorney David Lillehaug (LIL'-uh-hawg)...
March 26, 2013 - 2:28pm