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Dayton Starts Special Session Legwork For Mille Lacs Lake

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton started laying the groundwork Wednesday to call a potential special session to provide emergency relief to a Mille Lacs Lake area bracing for an abrupt end to its walleye fishing season — perhaps as soon as the end of next week, Dayton said. 364 more words


Dayton Prepared To Call Special Session For Mille Lacs Walleye Decline

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton is considering a special legislative session to prevent what he calls “economic disaster” at Minnesota’s premiere walleye lake.

Lake Mille Lacs is suffering from a decline in its walleye population that is so severe, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources may ban walleye fishing altogether. 380 more words


Dayton Aims To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy In Mid-August

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to choose the next Supreme Court justice in mid-August.

The Democratic governor’s pick will replace retiring Justice Alan Page. 123 more words


GOP Lawmakers Call To Arm More Military Members

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Top Minnesota Republicans lawmakers on Monday called on Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton to issue an executive order allowing active Minnesota military members to carry weapons in public. 392 more words


Panel Sends Dayton Names Of 3 Women For Supreme Court Slot

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The names of two judges and the city attorney for Minneapolis, all of them women, were forwarded Monday to Gov. Mark Dayton as the candidates he should consider to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Alan Page. 174 more words


Hollywood Actress Hits Minnesota To Talk Human Trafficking

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Hollywood actress was in Minnesota this weekend trying to bring attention to a disturbing problem.

Actress Julia Ormond met with Gov. Mark Dayton and top corporate leaders to raise awareness about the use of international slave labor. 141 more words


Gov. Dayton Orders Flags To Half Staff For Chattanooga Victims

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered flags flown at half-staff in Minnesota to honor the victims of the tragedy in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Last week, a gunman attacked a military recruiting office and a base, leaving five people dead. 41 more words