The Minnesota Legislature has sent a $167.5 million flood aid package to Gov. Mark Dayton, who pressed for the money to rebuild washed-out roads, repair flooded basements and restore ravaged state parks after severe floods and storms.
Republican congressional candidate Mike Parry is taking heat for portraying Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton as a pill popper. Parry, a state senator, made the comment Monday at a Brown County Republican fundraiser.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he's sorry he compared NFL players in trouble with the law to returning war veterans. The first-term Democrat apologized Thursday in a statement that said he made a poor analogy when he used the comparison in an interview Tuesday.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he won't fight a court ruling that blocked a unionization vote he called for home-based child care workers. Dayton said Tuesday that he disagrees with the April decision but opted not to appeal it.
Just over a day after an explosion rocked the Verso paper mill in Sartell killing one worker and hurting five others, Governor Mark Dayton and area lawmakers are voicing their concerns on whether the plant will be rebuilt.