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Group Protests DNR Decision To Allow Expansion Of Body Grip Traps

Demonstrators gathered at the Governor’s mansion Saturday afternoon to protest a decision by the DNR to allow the expansion of a certain type of trap to public walk-in-access hunting areas. The conibear, or “body grip,” traps are used to catch bobcats and other wild animals.

08/02/2014

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White Substance Sent To Governor’s Mansion Found To Be Non-Toxic

A hazardous materials team was called to the Governor’s Mansion Monday afternoon after a staffer opened a letter covered in a small amount of white powder. Staff members called the State Patrol who then called in the St. Paul Fire Department. Firefighters, wearing protective jumpsuits, were sent in to try and figure out what that powder was.

06/02/2014

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Governor’s Mansion Is Halloween Destination

St. Paul’s Summit Avenue will definitely be in the Halloween spirit Thursday evening during the annual candy giveaway at the Governor’s Mansion. Gov. Mark Dayton will not be there, but volunteers will be handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. Kids decked out in costume can get bite-sized Pearson’s Salted Nut Rolls or a mini pumpkin to take home. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday night at 1006 Summit Ave.

10/31/2013

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Major Spruce-Up Ahead For Minn. Governor’s Mansion

Minnesota officials are pushing ahead with a publicly financed $2.6 million renovation of the 100-year-old Governor’s Residence, making what they say are overdue fixes to a historically significant property worth about as much as the restoration will cost.

01/01/2013

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Governor’s Mansion Turns 100, Celebrates With Public Tours

The Minnesota Governor’s Residence is turning 100. And to celebrate, it’s being opened to the public.

06/05/2012

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Minn. Governor’s Residence Kicks Off Holidays

The Minnesota Governor’s Residence is kicking off the holidays.

12/01/2011

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Good Year For Christmas Tree Crop

The official Christmas tree was delivered to the Governor’s Mansion on Summit Avenue in St. Paul Monday morning, but the governor isn’t the only one that will have a lush tree this year.

11/21/2011

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Crew To Cut Official Governor’s Christmas Tree

A crew will head into the Chengwatana State Forest east of Pine City to cut down a 50-foot balsam fir that will grace the Governor’s Residence in St. Paul this holiday season.

11/17/2011

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What’s Gov. Dayton Giving Kids For Halloween?

Trick-or-treaters in St. Paul have a special stop to make. Gov. Mark Dayton is welcoming visitors at the Governor’s Mansion.

10/31/2011

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Celebrity Status Of Governor’s First Dog Mingo

While many people know Gov. Mark Dayton got a new puppy a few months ago, named Mingo, what they may not know — is that 4-month-old pup is a bona fide celebrity in her own right.

05/17/2011

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Minn. Governor’s Mansion Approaches 100th Birthday

The place where Minnesota governors rest their heads is approaching a big birthday.

01/16/2011

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Governor’s Mansion Holds Holiday Open Houses

Minnesota’s Governor’s Residence is all decked out for the holidays and again open for public tours on three Tuesdays in December.

12/07/2010

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