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Vikings stadium bill introduced in House, Senate

March 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A bill to finance a new Minnesota Vikings stadium was officially introduced in the House and Senate, and the first committee hearing could come Wednesday. Continue Reading

Minneapolis to make pitch for Vikings stadium

October 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

After meeting with Gov. Mark Dayton today, the mayor and City Council president of Minnesota’s largest city said they are prepared to deliver their own Vikings football stadium plans to Gov Mark Dayton this week. Continue Reading

Minneapolis pitches for stadium as Dayton clarifies plans

October 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minneapolis leaders made a bid this morning to be included in Minnesota Vikings stadium discussion, and Gov. Mark Dayton said any of four major legislative leaders could veto a special legislative session he plans to call for Nov. 21. Continue Reading

THEIR OPINION: A reboot for debate on sex offenders (Star Tribune)

March 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“A new, fact-based legislative auditor’s report is exactly what’s needed to reboot Minnesota’s long, unproductive debate over its controversial sex offender treatment program,” the Star-Tribune’s editorial board writes. Continue Reading

Dayton signs Minnesota business permit bill into law

March 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a new law aimed at speeding up environmental reviews and business permits. Continue Reading

U of M students plan rally at capitol

February 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The rally is scheduled for noon today in the state Capitol Rotunda. Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S Rep. Keith Ellison, state Sen. David Senjem and university President Robert Bruininks are also scheduled to attend. Continue Reading

Minnesota DNR suggests raising hunting, fishing fees

January 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says its proposal would prevent the state’s Game and Fish Fund from being depleted by 2015. Continue Reading