A special session that was expected to be difficult just got a whole lot messier. On Saturday, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the agriculture-and-environment bill, as well the jobs bill. That’s on top of the education bill he also vetoed earlier in the week.
Iowa State just couldn’t overcome Dayton’s hot shooting. “It wasn’t our day,” said senior Brynn Williamson, whose career ends, along with those of fellow seniors Fallon Ellis and Nikki Moody. Moody finished with 17 points while Williamson and Ellis combined for 16 points and 12 rebounds.
Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
David from Eagan asked: Who picks the 68 teams in the tournament?
Wright County Republicans have endorsed Eric Lucero for the state House, bypassing David FitzSimmons after he voted to legalize gay marriage. Lucero won the endorsement Saturday for District 30B, which covers parts of Wright and Sherburne counties. Minnesota Family Council supported Lucero, claiming FitzSimmons “betrayed” his constituents. Council CEO John Helmberger says Lucero will promote the values of life and religious freedom.
Three people have confirmed E. coli infections from a Minnesota pumpkin patch petting zoo, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The three cases are all children – from 15 months old to 7 years old – and one child is hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a serious complication of an E. coli infection characterized by kidney failure.
The fall season in Minnesota generally means pumpkin patches are among the most popular outdoor activities to take in for families before winter hits. Dehn’s Pumpkins in Dayton has a gourd slinger with a bullseye that’s harder to hit than you might think.
Former Minnesota Gov. and potential Mitt Romney running mate Tim Pawlenty will be in Ohio for a pair of campaign events.
Gov. Mark Dayton joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News to preview today’s stadium debate in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol.
A Dayton man pleaded guilty Wednesday to shooting and killing his friend at the downtown Millennium Hotel in February, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office said.
A Twin Cities teenager is in intensive care after falling nine feet at a home and hitting his head on cement.
A driver rear-ended a Dayton police department squad car Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Governor Mark Dayton joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Monday. The Governor talked about the outline for a Viking stadium deal that he is hoping will be done by the end of February.
A 49-year-old Dayton man was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 30 years in prison in connection with the murder of his wife in their Dayton home back in June.
John Bogema pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional murder on Tuesday in Hennepin County Court.
The remains of a Minnesota Army Air Force soldier who was killed in World War II are finally being brought back home to his family.
Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota man who was arrested last week for allegedly killing his wife.
The woman who police say was allegedly killed by her husband in their Dayton, Minn. home has been identified.
Dayton Police Chief Richard Pietrzak confirmed Friday afternoon that a man apparently killed his wife in their home early Friday morning.
Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Zellers say they’re ready to help after a tornado killed one person and injured at least 29 others on a path that ripped through north Minneapolis.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is passing on the chance to criticize Republican predecessor Tim Pawlenty, who is expected to announce a run for president in Iowa on Monday.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he’s still waiting for legislative Republicans to send him a budget so they can start negotiating.
A man may have found a body in a park in Maple Grove, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office.
President Barack Obama is coming to Minneapolis to headline a rally for Democratic candidate for governor Mark Dayton.