August 24, 2012 - Saint Paul – Governor Mark Dayton signed the disaster relief bills passed earlier today in a Special Session of the Minnesota State Legislature, and he released the following statement.
August 24, 2012 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Mr. Leonard A. Weiler as a District Court judge in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District. Mr. Weiler will replace the Honorable Skipper J. Pearson who retired earlier this year. This seat will be chambered in Milaca in Mille Lacs County in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
August 22, 2012 - Saint Paul – Governor Mark Dayton and Legislative leaders this morning signed an agreement outlining the terms of a special session to address the disastrous flooding in Northeast Minnesota. The Governor has signed a proclamation calling the Minnesota Legislature into a special session beginning at 2:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.
August 21, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon has been appointed to serve on two committees of the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA). Lt. Governor Prettner Solon will Co-Chair the State Strategies in Energy-Exploratory Committee, and was reappointed as a member of the International Committee.
August 20, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District Court. The Honorable Bruce F. Gross is retiring, leaving a vacancy to be co-chambered at Cottonwood and Murray Counties in the Fifth Judicial District.
August 16, 2012 - (Saint Paul) – In commemoration of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, Governor Mark Dayton released the following statement calling for tomorrow to be a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation in Minnesota.
August 15, 2012 - Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District Court. The Honorable David M. Duffy and the Honorable Lucy A. Wieland have retired, leaving two vacancies to be chambered at Minneapolis in Hennepin County in the Fourth Judicial District.