Contact Us
Mark Dayton

Mark Dayton

Emilio Campo (Facebook)
Emilio Campo (Facebook)
[

Dayton Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Fallen Medic

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags lowered to half-staff Friday to honor a Minnesota soldier killed in Iraq. Twenty-year-old Spc. Emilio Campo Jr. will be laid to rest in his hometown of Madelia. Dayton is scheduled to attend Campo's funeral.

Read More|Comment

Governor Mark Dayton
Governor's Office handout photo
[

Dayton Seeks Minnesota Shutdown Protection From Court

Gov. Mark Dayton has filed a petition in Ramsey County court laying out services that he says must be preserved if state government shuts down July 1. The petition filed Wednesday asks the court to order that things like police, emergency and disaster response and public health functions be continued.

Read More|Comment

State Capitol
Getty Images
[

Dayton, Republicans Agree To Keep Trying On Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders say they've agreed to a series of budget talks starting next week. But the Democratic governor says the meetings will be "just for show" unless they agree on the amount of money the state will spend in the upcoming two-year budget.

Read More|Comment

Minnesota State Capitol
[

Dayton, GOP Lawmakers Take Another Crack At Budget

Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican legislative leaders are meeting for private budget talks after more than a week of public posturing. The regular legislative session ended last week without a budget deal, pushing the state toward a sweeping government shutdown if the dispute isn't resolved by the end of this month.

Read More|Comment

Governor Mark Dayton
Governor's Office handout photo
[

Dayton Takes Action On Last Bills Of 2011 Session

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill expanding eligibility for special license plates available to survivors of veterans who died in military service, as he wraps up the final bills from the legislative session that ended last week.

Read More|Comment

Governor Mark Dayton
Governor's Office handout photo
[

Dayton Takes Message Around Minnesota, Republicans Attack

Gov. Mark Dayton is taking his push for a top-tier tax hike around the state Thursday as a budget standoff with Republicans continues. The Democratic governor is visiting Austin, Mankato, Moorhead and Duluth to highlight local cuts he says would result from the GOP's budget.

Read More|Comment

Mark Dayton
Mark Dayton For A Better Minnesota Photo
[

Dayton Vetoes Marriage Amendment In Symbolic Move

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the bill that calls for a statewide vote next year on a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, but acknowledged it's a symbolic move and he can't keep it off the ballot. Last week the Legislature put the marriage amendment on the 2012 general election ballot.

Read More|Comment

Beer Glass
Getty Images
[

Dayton Signs Bill To Allow Beer Sales At Breweries

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill making changes to state liquor laws that will allow Minnesota breweries to sell pints of beer on-site. The omnibus liquor bill that Dayton signed Tuesday includes a provision sought by Surly Brewing Company, based in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center.

Read More|Comment

Minnesota State Capitol
Getty Images
[

No Budget Deal Makes Minnesota Special Session Certain

A special session for Minnesota lawmakers is a certainty after the Legislature adjourned without a budget deal between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans who control the House and Senate.

Read More|Comment

Minnesota State Capitol
[

Legislature Sends Governor Dayton A Budget, A Veto Likely

The Minnesota Legislature has sent a full set of budget bills to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Senate finished passing its last three budget bills Thursday afternoon when it approved funding packages for environmental programs and parks; highways, roads and transit programs; and higher education.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!