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MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - April 24, 2018
Late ice-out: DNR crews face a challenge to get ramps and docks ready by fishing opener
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
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STDs rising in Minnesota
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April 20, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
ST. PAUL — Tim Pawlenty could change almost everything in 2018 Minnesota politics. Or voters may consider him a politician of the past...
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
April 18, 2018
Candidate Downey out after Pawlenty raises $1 million
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Republican chairman and lawmaker has ended his campaign for governor, saying Tim Pawlenty's entrance in the race...
April 18, 2018 - 11:48am
April 15, 2018
Reader Opinion: Man of principles?
So Pawlenty wants to run for governor again. He said before the 2016 election that Trump has no discipline, character or judgment, is unsound, uninformed, unhinged and unfit to be president and yet he still voted for him. Is that a man of real principles? It sounds like he is a true...
April 15, 2018 - 8:30am
April 12, 2018
Dayton seeks funds to keep suicide hotline going
ST. PAUL—Appropatiing nearly $1 million is a life and death matter, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says. The governor on Thursday, April 12,...
April 12, 2018 - 7:12pm
Reader Opinion: Don't forget
So former Gov. Tim Pawlenty is now running for governor again. Brainerd residents and Crow Wing County residents need to be reminded, it was Pawlenty who began the process of closing the Brainerd state hospital by moving the programs out of Brainerd and into other facilities all around...
April 12, 2018 - 7:30am
April 6, 2018
Pawlenty: Yes on Trump vote, no on presidential ambitions
EAGAN, Minn. — He thought Trump was unfit, but he voted for him. He favors banning bump stocks on guns, but he’s squarely in the Second Amendment...
April 6, 2018 - 11:30pm
April 5, 2018
Here are the big issues Pawlenty faced as Minnesota governor and how he handled them
ST. PAUL—Tim Pawlenty served as Minnesota governor from 2003 to 2011, a period that included, well, a lot. And how easy it is to forget....
April 5, 2018 - 5:47pm
Saying Minnesota has lost its way, Pawlenty launches run for governor
EAGAN, Minn. -- Ending months of speculation, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty leapt into the 2018 governor’s race Thursday. Pawlenty, a...
April 5, 2018 - 5:45pm
March 19, 2018
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty took a major step forward to run for his old job on Monday, March 19, in announcing he filed...
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 16, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
ST. PAUL — Gary Haugen has lost his attempt to overturn a decades-old decision that forces him to install vegetative buffers. The lawsuit,...
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
February 7, 2018
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
ST. PAUL — It is dangerous to draw too many conclusions from precinct caucuses, especially from non-binding straw polls conducted there, but...
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty stole the spotlight from Republican candidates in the governor's race Tuesday, Feb. 6, hours before...
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
February 2, 2018
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
ST. PAUL — A high school junior leads an effort to prevent sex trafficking around Minnesota. Jessica Melnik of Hopkins High School founded...
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm