Mark Freie
August 12, 2019 - 12:12 pm
Expect to see more security when the Minnesota State Fair begins Thursday, August 22. "There will be additional police officers, we are increasing security at every gate, and we're adjusting traffic and parking procedures," Jerry Hammer, the fair's General Manager, said. That additional security,...
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Mourners pause at a makeshift memorial for the slain and injured outside Ned Peppers bar in the Oregon District after a mass shooting that occurred early Sunday morning, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Dayton. Facing pressure to take action after the latest mass shooting in the U.S., Ohio's Republican governor urged the GOP-led state Legislature Tuesday to pass laws requiring background checks for nearly all gun sales and allowing courts to restrict firearms access for people perceived as threats. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 07, 2019 - 12:24 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley's stricken community will have a visitor Wednesday in President Donald Trump, who in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend has made calls for unity on the heels of his divisive political talk. White House officials said Trump's visits to Texas...
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El Paso mall shooting
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August 05, 2019 - 5:23 am
President Trump on Monday morning is expected to address the nation on the recent mass shootings that claimed a total of 29 lives over the weekend. He's scheduled to begin his speech at 9:00 a.m., and it will be aired live on WCCO radio. Gov. Walz ordered flags across the state to fly at half staff...
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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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By Edgar Linares
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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