St. Cloud Times | October 4, 2014
Minnesota's pheasant season opens Saturday. As an avid-but-relatively new addict to this sport, that's always an exciting day of my year.
Really, though, this year I'm almost more excited about the still-to-be-determined date of Gov. Mark Dayton's inaugural Minnesota Pheasant Summit — a much-needed public discussion about how to increase and improve the state's pheasant population and habitat. [Read More]
WCCO | October 3, 2014
The efforts of a Universityof Minnesota student have helped change the way the University sells season tickets. This spring, the University began bundling ticket packages.
That meant if you wanted season tickets to Gophers hockey or basketball, you had to buy a season of football tickets too.
But early Friday afternoon, citing pressure from a small number of students, and perhaps a letter from Governor Dayton, the U of M decided to drop its ticket bundling tactic.
Governor Dayton’s letter urged the “U” to discontinue the bundling practice. [Read More]
October 6, 2014 | Official Newsletter
KSTP | October 5, 2014
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed an executive order to help bring more diesel fuel to needed parts of Minnesota in need.
The order allows companies to extend legal working hours for truckers. [Read More]
St Peter Herald | October 3, 2014
Gustavus Adolphus College faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends, the Board of Trustees, delegates from peer institutions of higher education, and several special guests, including Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, filled Christ Chapel on Friday afternoon as Gustavus officially inaugurated Rebecca M. Bergman as the college’s 17th president.
Dayton spoke highly about the education that Gustavus students receive and then proclaimed Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, as “Rebecca M. Bergman Day” in the state of Minnesota. Senator Klobuchar also praised Gustavus for its academic excellence, shared with the audience that seven Gustavus graduates have worked in her office, and spoke about what it means to be the first woman to hold a certain job. [Read More]