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Dayton Declares Monday Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed August 31 as Minnesota Overdose Awareness Day.

International Overdose Awareness Day is held each year on the final day of August and calls attention to the problems of drug abuse and overdose.  171 more words


Dayton about ready to give up on walleye special session to help Mille Lacs area

It’s looking less and less likely that Minnesota lawmakers will take action to help business owners near Mille Lacs cope with the early end to the walleye fishing season. 444 more words


Dayton Promotes Bass Fishing At Lake Mille Lacs Amid Walleye Crisis

ISLE, Minn. (WCCO) — After the state abruptly ended walleye fishing season on Lake Mille Lacs, there’s a new push to promote bass fishing there. 401 more words


Dayton Heads To Mille Lacs For Bass Fishing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Walleye fishing may be over for the season on Lake Mille Lacs, but plenty of people will still be on the water Saturday to wet their lines. 49 more words


Walleye crisis in Minnesota could cause special session

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is considering calling a special session if the walleye season is closed on Mille Lacs Lake.

The Department of Natural Resources said walleye fishing could be ended on Mille Lacs as early as August 3 as anglers are close to exceeding the state’s quota for the season on the popular lake. 73 more words


Susu Jeffrey | SOUTHWEST LRT: The New/Old Plan

Is SWLRT worth the Chain of Lakes?  

Why not put the transit where the people are?  

By Susu Jeffrey  July 6, 2015

Reviving from a $341 million “funding gap” Southwest LRT proponents reduced the scope of the project by $250 million while cobbling monies together to keep the priciest ever state public works plan on track.

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Minnesota Officials React To SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – The Supreme Court of the United States ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.

Prior to the 5-4 ruling, same-sex couples had the right to marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. 817 more words