Governor Mark Dayton and
Lt. Governor Tina Smith

Visit the home page of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith for the latest news, appointments, blog updates, and more.


New online job application system!

The new State of Minnesota online job application system is now live! It is more user friendly and offers a better job search and application experience. Learn more at and check out this video highlighting the features of the new system (American Sign Language version also available).

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Only in Minnesota 

From bustling downtowns to untouched wilderness, pine forests to bluff country, and historic landmarks to modern-day attractions, Minnesota is incredibly diverse. If you’re looking for arts and culture, you’ll find it here. Places to reconnect with family and friends, we’ve got those, too. So what is it that makes this state so unique? Visit to discover what can be found only in Minnesota.

Ice Thickness Guidelines

Going ice fishing or snowmobiling? Before you head out on the ice, check the Department of Natural Resources’ Ice Thickness Guidelines and get tips for staying safe. 

EagleCam Egg is here!

The first DNR EagleCam egg of 2016 arrived at approximately 2:17 p.m. on Monday, January 25. Check out the live EagleCam feed.

Get Help Buying a Home

Whether you’re getting ready to move, buying for the first time, or looking to refinance your home, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency can help.

Minnesota: Best State for Job Creation

Minnesota was ranked number one by Gallup in its job creation index for 2015. The state added more than 40,000 jobs last year. 

Solar Incentive Program

Applications for the third year of the Made in Minnesota Solar Incentive Program are being accepted now through the end of February. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.

Minnesota College Savings Plan

It’s never too early to start saving for college. Learn more about how the Minnesota College Savings Plan can help you and your family prepare for the future. 

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