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  • Hwy 610 extension project gets underway in Maple Grove
    October 16, 2014 - ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Today, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) broke ground on a Corridors of Commerce project at the west end of the Highway 610 corridor in Maple Grove. Work on the $80 million expansion of Highway 610 between Elm Creek Boulevard and Interstate 94 in Maple Grove will begin this fall, with major construction starting next spring. The new highway corridor will support continued economic growth and job creation in the northwest Twin Cities suburbs. The 2.5-mile extension will open to traffic in late 2016.
  • Statement from Governor Dayton on New Jobs Report
    October 16, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today’s monthly jobs report from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) showed Minnesota employers added 7,200 new jobs during the month of September. The report also showed Minnesota gained 2,700 more jobs in August than were originally reported. DEED also announced today that Minnesota’s unemployment rate has dropped to 4.1 percent – reaching its lowest level in eight years. It total, Minnesota has added 172,000 new jobs since Governor Dayton took office in January 2011.
  • Governor Dayton Helps Dedicate New Public Library in Ely
    October 15, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Thanks in part to additional Local Government Aid in 2013, and a state library construction grant in 2012, the City of Ely was able to build a new public library that is accessible for individuals with disabilities. To celebrate the opening of the new facility, Governor Dayton today traveled to Ely for a dedication ceremony. In 2013, the Governor worked with the Minnesota Legislature to increase aid for cities and counties by $130 million.
  • $28 million regional wastewater treatment facility opens on Iron Range
    October 15, 2014 - CHISHOLM, Minn.— The Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District (CIRSSD) Board today hosted a ribbon cutting and open house to commemorate the commissioning of its new $28 million regional wastewater treatment facility serving the cities of Chisholm, Buhl, Kinney and the town of Great Scott. The event was held at the CIRSSD Wastewater Treatment Facility located approximately four miles east of Chisholm.
  • Unison Comfort Technologies Expanding Minneapolis Operations
    October 14, 2014 - ST. PAUL – Unison Comfort Technologies, a manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems for the commercial sector, is expanding its facilities in north Minneapolis and will add 75 jobs.
  • Governor Helps Dedicate New Lindau Lane Corridor in Bloomington
    October 13, 2014 - Thanks in part to a $15.4 million investment by Governor Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature, visitors to the Mall of America will notice some improvements in their commute starting this fall. Governor Dayton joined local leaders today as the new Lindau Lane Corridor opened to traffic, improving a crucial artery of traffic to Mall of America. The new corridor project will foster economic development in Bloomington, improve the flow of traffic, and provide safer access to parking for the largest shopping mall in the United States.
  • Governor Dayton, Senator Klobuchar and Senator Franken Urge Federal Government to Include MSP Airport in Ebola Screenings
    October 13, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – As additional Ebola screenings got underway at five international airports across the country over the weekend, Governor Mark Dayton, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, and U.S. Senator Al Franken are urging the federal government to include the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in the enhanced screening effort.
  • Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancies in the Second Judicial District
    October 10, 2014 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District Court. These vacancies were created upon the retirements of the Honorable Paulette K. Flynn and the Honorable Gregg E. Johnson. Both seats will be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County.
  • Mankato named host community of 2015 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener
    October 10, 2014 - Gov. Mark Dayton announced earlier this evening that the city of Mankato has been chosen as the host community for the 2015 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener.

  • Governor Dayton to Host Fourth Annual Governor’s Pheasant Opener in Worthington
    October 09, 2014 - ST. PAUL, MN – Tomorrow, Governor Mark Dayton will travel to Worthington to host the Fourth Annual Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. Celebrating the pheasant opener is a long-standing Minnesota tradition – and one that Governor Dayton has highlighted by hosting Governor’s Pheasant Opener events in each of his four years as Governor.
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