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January 07, 2019 - 10:24 am
Former Gov. Mark Dayton has penned a goodbye letter to Minnesotans as he steps down following his second term in office. Here is the letter: Officer of Mark Dayton
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Edgar Linares
December 06, 2018 - 7:48 pm
After news broke of Minnesota’s $1.5 billion budget surplus, Governor Mark Dayton held a news conference, the first in weeks since his complications arose from his back surgery. He praised the numbers showing Minnesota once again in the black. “They show a remarkable recovery in the financial...
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Roads are flooded in Mora
July 16, 2018 - 6:00 am
Governor Dayton visited flood-stricken areas of northeastern Minnesota on Monday. He met with officials in Carlton and Kanabec counties, with Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Joe Kelly also on the trip. “As governor, I’m responsible for the state’s response, and I take...
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July 08, 2018 - 10:14 am
Folks in southwestern Minnesota are already calling the extremely high water a "100-year flood," and there is a reason for that. Between six and ten inches of rain fell during a short period of time July 3 in an three-county area, hitting hard in the towns of Redwood Falls, Tracy, and Slayton. "...
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Dayton talks storm relief in southwestern Minnesota
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July 07, 2018 - 8:52 am
Governor Dayton heads back out to southwest Minnesota on Monday to get another first-hand look at flood damage from this month's severe storms. He's scheduled to visit Windom, Jackson, and Blue Earth. Senator Amy Klobuchar toured flooded areas of southwestern Minnesota on Sunday. She visited Tracy...
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water in farm field
June 12, 2018 - 6:01 am
Governor Dayton's days in office are dwindling, but he's still working to keep his policies in place long after a new governor is in office. Dayton told agriculture department officials to move forward with its proposal for reducing nitrate levels in groundwater in farm country. As expected, there'...
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Susie Jones
May 30, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Governor Mark Dayton has reluctantly signed the bonding bill, authorizing almost $1.5 billion in public construction projects. Dayton approved all but one project in the package. He line-item vetoed $1 million for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, which would have allowed for review of the...
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