July 29, 2011 - In honor and remembrance of the lives lost in the Interstate 35W bridge collapse four years ago, Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all U.S. flags and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol Complex on Monday, August 1, 2011.
July 26, 2011 - Governor Dayton today issued two writs calling for a special election to be held to fill the vacancies left by the passing of Senator Linda Scheid and the resignation of Senator Linda Berglin.
July 25, 2011 - In honor and remembrance of Corporal James Norman Sund, Governor Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff in Minnesota, from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, July 26, 2011.
July 24, 2011 - By Governor Mark Dayton - The budget agreement I reached with Republican legislative leaders last week was a true compromise: no one was happy with it. However, after two weeks of the state government shutdown, I decided that someone had to take the initiative to resolve the stalemate.
July 22, 2011 - Governor Dayton plans to visit Japan and will lead a trade mission to South Korea (Republic of Korea) this fall to help Minnesota companies build business relationships and increase exports to the Asian countries.
July 21, 2011 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton issued Emergency Executive Order 11-23, declaring an emergency and providing for relief from regulations to motor carriers and drivers operating in Minnesota.
July 21, 2011 - In honor and remembrance of Master Sergeant Michael Charles Fastner, and Marine Lance Corporal Robert S. Greniger, Governor Dayton has ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff on Friday, July 22, 2011.