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State gains 11,300 jobs in July
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All MN students now taking ACTs
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May 17, 2013
DL native launches governor campaign
HAMEL, Minn. – Jeff Johnson tried to make peace as last year’s Minnesota Republican convention split into two factions, and now looks to bridge that gap and more as he launches a run for governor. The Detroit Lakes native announced Sunday he is running for governor in next...
May 17, 2013 - 8:20am
April 26, 2013
GOP governor ballot could be crowded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want the chance to knock him off. One GOP wag joked that every Republican legislator was thinking about running....
April 26, 2013 - 12:53pm
December 8, 2010
Emmer prepares to call it quits
Tom Emmer apparently is leaving the Minnesota governor's race at his home, an appropriate ending to a campaign in which he discussed his wife and seven children more than any other topic. Numerous reports indicate that what his campaign calls a "major announcement" this morning will...
December 8, 2010 - 8:54am
November 22, 2010
UPDATED: Minnesota high court rejects Emmer ballot case
November 22, 2010 - 9:52pm
October 26, 2010
LGA, rural issues separate governor candidates
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three major governor candidates picked up their rural campaigns in recent weeks, after a barrage of Twin Cities debates and fund-raising needs keep them off the farm and out of many communities. Campaigning away from big-city lights features one favorite question,...
October 26, 2010 - 7:45pm
September 22, 2010
Dayton delivers second state budget proposal
Mark Dayton revised his state budget proposal Tuesday, reducing the expected take from his "tax the rich" proposal and adding a variety of other revenue enhancers and budget cuts. The Democratic Minnesota governor candidate said he would raise taxes and other revenues $3.6 billion...
September 22, 2010 - 10:32am
September 15, 2010
Emmer outlines rest of budget plan, includes local cuts
Tom Emmer wants to limit state spending to revenues already flowing into Minnesota government, but achieving that goal would mean cuts in several areas. Among proposals getting the strongest reaction is a nearly $700 million cut to local governments. Emmer, Minnesota's Republican...
September 15, 2010 - 8:25am
August 26, 2010
Minnesota governor candidates differ on building plans
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. - Mark Dayton could see Minnesota borrowing $1 billion to build and repair facilities, Tom Horner sees something closer to $400 million and Tom Emmer would give cities more options to fund their own projects. In a governor campaign that centers on the state budget,...
August 26, 2010 - 8:43am
August 24, 2010
Horner would mix cuts, tax increases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota programs would be cut $2.45 billion and taxes increased $2.15 billion under governor candidate Tom Horner's budget plan. Horner's proposal would lower the state sales tax by a penny a dollar, but he would start taxing clothing and personal services for an increase...
August 24, 2010 - 7:55am
August 14, 2010
Explosive debate sets election tone -- Candidates' differing opinions, styles evident
August 14, 2010 - 1:25pm
August 5, 2010
DFL'ers show similarities and differences in regard to the farm industry
MORGAN -- One candidate grew up on a farm, one in a rural community and one sat on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. The three Democratic-Farmer-Laborite governor candidates sounded a lot alike Wednesday when they opposed more regulation of farmers and decried escalating property...
August 5, 2010 - 9:10am
July 26, 2010
3 DFL candidates, 3 school funding solutions
Improving education demands more money, Minnesota's top three Democratic governor candidates say, a tough challenge when the next state budget could face a $6 billion deficit. The three promote different ideas about school funding: -Mark Dayton promises to tax the rich, providing...
July 26, 2010 - 8:35am
July 22, 2010
Lt. governor candidate: Minnesota needs to address its '$6 billion problem'
Minnesota voters have voiced a "real frustration" with a lack of state government effectiveness in recent years, a candidate for lieutenant governor...
July 22, 2010 - 9:58am
May 3, 2010
Rural Republicans think about Emmer
MINNEAPOLIS -- Lorna Beyers woke up Saturday morning with a tough decision: Should she pin on a Tom Emmer button? It seems to be a little thing, but thousands of rural Minnesota Republicans face Beyers' decision.
May 3, 2010 - 8:55am
April 27, 2010
Entenza hits the campaign trail flying
Matt Entenza, the former Minnesota House minority leader, says he's the only Democratic candidate for governor with an agenda that works for Minnesota's future. He hit the campaign trail flying, using a three-day, 12-city tour starting Sunday to launch his primary challenge against...
April 27, 2010 - 9:33am