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  1. Making maple syrup: Local programs teach tree-tapping skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | TwinCities

    ... .aspx) 1-4 p.m. drop in program; Eastman Nature Center, 13351 Elm Creek Road, Dayton; $5 person; 763-694-7700 or threeriversparks.org . March 28: Start indoors learning about syrup then head outside to tap trees, boil sap and sample syrup. 1-3 p.m.; ...

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  2. Rail crossings could see improvement under Dayton planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | St. Cloud Times

    Rail crossings could see improvement under Dayton plan Crossings in St. Cloud, Clear Lake and other area cities were cited for safety measures Check out this story on sctimes.com: A BNSF Railway freight train makes its way through the crossing on East St. Germain Street near Lincoln Avenue on Feb. 16 in St. Cloud. Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing an increase in the amount of property tax paid by railroads and, in turn, using the money to help pay for safety improvements like better at-grade crossings.

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  3. Abortion bills move to front burner at Minnesota CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | TwinCities

    ... than in the previous decade. But in Minnesota, owing largely to the veto pen of Democratic-Farmer-Labor Gov. Mark Dayton and abortion-rights advocates leading the Legislature, a fragile peace had muted efforts to restrict abortion. Although Dayton ...

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  4. The Scott Walker Antidote: MinnesotaRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Drudge Retort

    ... decades. Two years after the tax hike, Minnesota's economy is booming. The state added 172,000 jobs during Gov. Mark Dayton's (D) first four years in office. Its 3.6 percent unemployment rate is among the lowest in the country (Wisconsin's is 5.2 ...

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  5. King Solutions Names 2014 Partners In Excellence Award RecipientsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Business Wire

    ... its latest happenings on Facebook and Twitter . King Solutions, an asset-based 3PL and freight forwarder located in Dayton, Minn., is a leading provider of freight transportation services, fulfillment, warehousing and distribution project ...

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  6. Literary calendar for the week of Feb. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... Tuesday; University Club, 420 Summit Ave., St. Paul. 5 p.m. optional dinner; reservations at 651-222-1751. ARWEN ELYS DAYTON: Introduces "Seeker," first in her epic fantasy trilogy about Quin Kincaid, who will become a Seeker when she takes her ...

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  7. Mark Dayton doubles down on Minnesota early educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | TwinCities

    Gov. Mark Dayton's latest education budget proposal makes clear that he believes the best way to close Minnesota's achievement gap is to focus on young students and struggling learners. Dayton wants $373 million in new education spending in the next two-year budget, with almost $200 million of it going to programs such as early-childhood education, tutors for young readers and more help for students learning English.

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  8. Dayton proposes gas tax, fee hikes to fund transportation with extra $1B annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | TwinCities

    Minnesota drivers would pay more at the pump and at the state's Division of Driver and Vehicle Services under a plan formally rolled out by Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday, but he says the money would provide vitally needed improvements to roads, bridges and mass transit in Minnesota. The tax and fee hikes in the plan would funnel more than a billion dollars per year over the next decade toward infrastructure improvements and match up with similar ideas backed by Dayton's Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party and interest groups.

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  9. MN: Senate DFLers Put Transportation Funding Plan on TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Mass Transit

    Jan. 12--The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party will present a unified front this year in favor of a transportation funding package including around $1 billion of increased taxes and fees. Legislative DFL leaders on Monday unveiled a proposal that dovetails closely with Gov. Mark Dayton's plan, along with that of advocacy group Move MN: almost $600 million per year in new gas taxes, plus another $125 million in vehicle registration fees and hundreds of millions of dollars more for metro-area mass transit.

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  10. Dayton gas tax plan gets cool reception from businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | TwinCities

    Education and transportation will be Gov. Mark Dayton's focus in the Minnesota legislative session, he told Forum News Service and St. Paul Pioneer Press reporters Tuesday, Dec. 30, 21014. Surrounded by business leaders at a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce dinner, Dayton reiterated his call to raise $6 billion over 10 years by applying the sales tax to gasoline and imposing a series of fee increases.

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  11. Minnesota legislative session: New hopes for bipartisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... "Maybe I'm in the honeymoon phase. I feel like there are opportunities everywhere for bipartisanship." Gov. Mark Dayton, fresh off his last campaign, expressed a similar sentiment. He said he wanted to build on the accomplishments of the past four ...

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  12. A year in review: Looking back on 2014Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Maple Lake Messenger

    For the first time in 17 years, Minnesota's governor canceled all public school classes due to below-zero temperatures throughout the state on Monday. "The safety of Minnesota's school children must be our first priority," Gov. Mark Dayton said on Friday.

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  13. After Minnesota's poor primary turnout, June talk resurfacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... June primary advocates hope it has finally shifted in their favor. Their push has the backing of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, incoming Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt and key state party officials. Opponents are fine-tuning arguments that a June ...

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  14. Police say alcohol appears to be factor in Maple Grove crash that killed 2 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | TwinCities

    The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson, of Dayton, and 54-year-old Michael Eugene Kelley, of Osseo. Maple Grove police say Kelley was driving an SUV that crossed the center line of County Road 81 just before 4 p.m. Friday.

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  15. 2 Dead, 3 Injured In Maple Grove Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... 81 and Maple Grove Parkway. Upon arrival, officers learned that a vehicle, driven by 54-year-old Michael Kelley of Dayton, was traveling westbound on County Road 81 when it crossed into the eastbound traffic lane. Officers said this resulted in a ...

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  16. 2 people die in Maple Grove crashRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Marshall Independent

    The Hennepin County medical examiner identifies them as 68-year-old Sheron Lee Swanson, of Dayton, and 54-year-old Michael Eugene Kelley, of Osseo. Maple Grove police say Kelley was driving an SUV that crossed the center line of County Road 81 just before 4 p.m. Friday.

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  17. Democratic doubts remain as Kurt Daudt prepares to lead Minnesota HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | TwinCities

    Fellow Republicans congratulate state Rep. Kurt Daudt of Crown on being elected House speaker in November 2014. That was when Dayton, Minnesota's Democratic governor, faced a conservative Republican Legislature and as time ran out the two sides could not agree on a state budget, throwing Minnesota into a three-week government shutdown.

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  18. 'Tankchair' Changes Disabled Minnesota Teen's LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | KSTP

    ... the country. Now, Keegan is one of the first kids to have one. On a warm October night at a shipping facility in Dayton, Minnesota, two lifelong friends who just wanted to play outside finally did. Keegan strapped in and did something he's never ...

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  19. Handicapping the next race for governor: the DFLersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... is focused on 2016, but we have to keep our eyes on 2018 too," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said. After two terms under Dayton, Minnesota Republicans will be desperate to reclaim the office. Four years is a long time in politics. Not all on the following ...

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  20. St. Paul: Next Met Council chair needs affinity for east metro, too: Pioneer Press editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | TwinCities

    We thank Susan Haigh for her work chairing the Metropolitan Council these past three years, and urge Gov. Mark Dayton to ensure that whomever he appoints to replace her have an affinity for St. Paul and the east metro, as Haigh does. Regionalism is all well and good, but all planning and development decisions involve choices, judgment and politics, and the overall balance of power in the region tilts toward Minneapolis and the west metro.

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