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Gov. Dayton: Team Will Be Mostly Intact For 2nd Term

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton expects most of the agency commissioners that served in his cabinet in his first term will remain on board. 114 more words


Dayton Kicks Off Holiday Week With A Pair Of Turkeys

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton kicked off Thanksgiving week with some help with two fine, feathered friends. A pair of turkeys joined in on the festivities at the State Capitol on Monday, both about 16 weeks old. 273 more words


Mountain Iron To Host 2015 Deer Opener

MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. (AP) — The city of Mountain Iron has been selected to host the Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener in 2015.

The Minnesota Deer Hunters Association made the announcement Friday — a day before this year’s deer season begins. 104 more words


Daudt, Dean Angle For Top Job In House

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There will be competition among Republicans for who leads the party’s new House majority.

Minority Leader Kurt Daudt of Crown and former Majority Leader Matt Dean of Dellwood both say they’re running to be House speaker when the Legislature returns to action. 114 more words


Daudt Puts Focus On Practical In Split Government

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leader of the House Republican majority-in-waiting says a detailed governing agenda will come later and the focus in the next two years needs to be on the practical. 197 more words


Why Did Minnesota Buck The Republican-Leaning National Trend?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The day after the election was a great day for Republicans, except in Minnesota.

Nationally, Republicans won control of the U.S. Senate and boosted their majority in the U.S. 638 more words


Calls For Cooperation To See Test At State Capitol

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Withholding their policy agendas for now, Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and newly emboldened Minnesota House Republicans struck an early tone of cooperation Wednesday that will be put to the test when the Legislature convenes in January. 629 more words