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    The state that works

    The state that works Minnesota Democrats made astounding progress for middle class families during the last two years by creating an economy that works better for everyone. They led the way on leveling the economic playing field for women. They raised the ...

    Progress for middle class

    Progress for middle class Minnesota Democrats made astounding progress for middle class families during the last two years by creating an economy that works better for everyone. They led the way on leveling the economic playing field for women. They raise ...

    Dayton walks fine line on mining as he seeks second term

    Hoyt Lakes – Most Minnesota Democrats are united behind Gov. Mark Dayton, who undoubtedly will be endorsed for a second term at the DFL state convention in Duluth on Saturday. But there's at least one issue that risks dividing the party: proposals fo ...

    Dayton on wrong side on sprinklers

    Would Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton really scrap nearly $1 billion of infrastructure and other projects of public benefit to Minnesotans across the state? It seems doubtful the governor would really go as far as vetoing the bonding bill, which is the main fo ...

    Prescribed fires planned along Highway 55, Lake Wobegon Trail, Highway 10

    ■ Prescribed fires planned along Highway 55, Lake Wobegon Trail, Highway 10 Local residents, motorists and others in St. Cloud, Sauk Centre, Paynesville and Brooten may see smoke from roadside prescribed fires beginning May 12 through May 31, weather perm ...

    No Z's, no fish, no problem

    NISSWA — By moonlight or by sunshine, it didn’t seem to matter. Gov. Mark Dayton had nary a bite in two outings Saturday in the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. But that there was sunshine for the second part of Dayton’s fishing marathon made ...

    Governor's Fishing Opener marks the start of the season

    NISSWA — A lot of challenges were thrown out Friday as to who would get the biggest walleye at the Governor’s Fishing Opener. The wagers started with Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon, who said she would get the bigger, better fish over Gov. Mark Dayton. Nex ...

    Minnesota House passes conference committee report on Women's Economic Security Act

    Wednesday the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the conference committee report on the Women’s Economic Security Act omnibus bill (HF 2536). State Representatives John Ward (DFL – Baxter) and Joe Radinovich (DFL – Crosby) voted in favor of the rep ...

    Plaque to honor American Indian veterans at Minnesota Capitol

    ST. PAUL- American Indian veterans will be honored today with a memorial plaque placed on the Minnesota Capitol grounds. The plaque will be dedicated to all American Indian veterans who have served in peacetime and in war. American Indians have historical ...

    The politicking begins once the legislative session ends

    Every seat in the 134-member Minnesota House is up for re-election this year, and lawmakers are already crafting their talking points to voters. Democrats say one-party rule helped deliver key agenda items for Minnesota. But Republicans say the DFL overre ...

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