February 14, 2012 - Saint Paul - Today, Governor Mark Dayton again asked businesses throughout Minnesota to take an active role in educating the state's youth by adopting a school. Standing with Minnesota Department of Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, Governor Dayton launched Minnesota's Adopt-A-School initiative, presenting the first awards to Parasole Restaurant Group, TE Connectivity and Intermediate School District 287.
February 13, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District Court. The appointment of the Honorable Edward J. Cleary to the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the retirement of the Honorable Steven D. Wheeler created these two vacancies.
February 09, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Mary Al Balber to an at-large seat on the Commission on Judicial Selection. Ms. Balber will serve as one of nine At-Large members.
February 09, 2012 - In a major step toward real reform for Minnesota students, Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius joined President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Washington today for the announcement that Minnesota will receive a waiver from the requirements of the federal education law commonly known as “No Child Left Behind.”
February 09, 2012 - St. Paul, MN – Today the Minnesota State Employees Combined Charities Campaign presented their 2011 donations in support of Minnesota charities. The donations, totaling $842,639.13, will benefit 39 charitable federations working in communities across the state to support vital health, education, arts, and social service programs.