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Gov. Dayton Picks Gophers To Win National Title

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team faces Middle Tennessee State Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Millions are filling out their brackets, including Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. 233 more words


Minnesota GOP, Dayton Continue Battle Over Real ID Bill

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Republican lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton continue to spar over the Real ID bill.

The bill would allow Minnesotans to choose whether or not to get high-security driver’s licenses. 240 more words


Dayton Says He Won't Be Slowed By Prostate Cancer Surgery

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s confident his upcoming prostate cancer surgery won’t hinder his remaining two years in office.

The Democratic governor is scheduled to undergo surgery to remove his prostate on March 2. 99 more words


Flags flown at half-staff in honor of Immortal Four Chaplains Day

ST. PAUL, MN – In observance of the 74th Anniversary of the tragic sinking of the United States Army transport Dorchester off the coast of Greenland, Gov.  246 more words


Mayo Clinic: Dayton's Cancer Caught Early, Is Treatable

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Officials with the Mayo Clinic provided an update Thursday after Governor Mark Dayton spent two days in Rochester undergoing tests following getting diagnosed with prostate cancer. 126 more words


GOP Cools To $75M Wish To Expand Preschool

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is seeking a major expansion of a preschool program launched last year, but Republicans have expressed reluctance to tripling the program’s cost. 487 more words


Governor reveals he has prostate cancer after collapsing

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s been diagnosed with prostate cancer but will finish the final two years of his term.

Dayton made the announcement Tuesday, just a day after… 48 more words