August 01, 2013 - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s First Judicial District Court. The Honorable Michael V. Sovis has retired, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Hastings in Dakota County in the First Judicial District.
July 28, 2013 - Governor Dayton released the following statement on the news that a federal judge has overturned two lawsuits challenging childcare union laws passed during the 2013 Legislative Session.
July 25, 2013 - Governor Mark Dayton secured a latest major disaster declaration following strong storms and flooding in June. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster for 18 Minnesota counties: Benton, Big Stone, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, McLeod, Morrison, Pope, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Traverse and Wilkin.