(credit: CBS)

Dayton Starts New — And Last — Term Of Long Career

Gov. Mark Dayton started his second term as Minnesota governor Monday by making a case that putting more taxpayer money into education should be viewed as an investment, not straight-up spending to grow government as his opponents might cast it.


(credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Albers Dazzles In Debut As Twins Top Royals 7-0

Andrew Albers allowed four hits while pitching into the ninth inning in his major league debut Tuesday night, easily outdueling Royals ace James Shields and leading the Minnesota Twins to a 7-0 victory over Kansas City. The first big leaguer from Saskatchewan in more than 20 years, Albers at one point retired 15 straight.


(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Hamline Professor Reviews President’s Inaugural Address

Hamline University Professor David Schultz joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News


(credit: Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota)

Dayton Gets Ready To Take Over, Set Tone For Minn.

There are only 50 words Mark Dayton has to say upon taking his oath as Minnesota governor. What comes next is up to him.


(credit: Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota)

Gov.-Elect Dayton Names Chief Of Staff, Top Aides

Minnesota Gov.-elect Mark Dayton’s new chief of staff has held the title before, albeit on a smaller stage.


Minnesota State Capitol, St. Paul, st paul, generic, government

Governor-Elect Dayton, Start Your Hires

Democratic Minnesota Gov.-elect Mark Dayton started his official transition Thursday with a nod to outgoing GOP Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s administration, announcing plans to keep the incumbent’s transportation commissioner in place.