Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will be in Duluth Friday morning to meet with officials of the Georgia-Pacific Co., though it’s unclear what role the visit will have in the future of the company’s plant that’s slated to close at month’s end, the Duluth News Tribune reports.
Testimony to begin in federal trial of 3 former Minneapolis cops
Opening statements begin Monday.
What happens to the Vikings if Aaron Rodgers leaves the NFC North?
Rodgers said he isn't interested in rebuilding in Green Bay, is it time for the Vikings to pounce or stay the course?
Sheriff: Men found unresponsive in garage died of cocaine overdose
Two of the three men found unresponsive in an Eyota garage last week died of a drug overdose, a preliminary autopsy found.
Ant's injury clouds Timberwolves' victory over the Nets
The Timberwolves star was injured in the final minutes on Sunday night.
Byron native Ayoka Lee sets NCAA record for points in a game
The Kansas State forward broke a record shared by former Gopher Rachel Banham.
It's going to be stupid cold again Tuesday and Wednesday
They'll almost certainly be the 10th and 11th days with subzero temps this month.
Video: Tow truck driver hit by vehicles on icy Minnesota freeway
The incident was caught on camera by MnDOT.
Williams Uptown Pub & Peanut Bar closes indefinitely after shooting
Reports say police have arrested two suspects in the incident.
Woman, 67, beaten to death in 'disturbing scene' in St. Paul home
It's the city's fifth homicide of the year.
A-Rod wears a Packers hat, Minnesotans lose their minds
The Timberwolves co-owner didn't endear himself to his fan base on Saturday night.
Police: Man shoots into crowd at funeral reception in Minneapolis
The shooting happened at a reception following a funeral on Saturday afternoon.
Dayton pledges support of Duluth's shuttered Georgia-Pacific employees
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton told employees and officials of the soon-to-be shuttered Georgia-Pacific Co. board plant in Duluth Friday that he will help workers and families through trying times. The company said Tuesday it was closing the Duluth plant at the end of the month, which will put 141 people out of work.
Georgia-Pacific plant closes in Duluth; Nolan campaign reacts
The closure of the Georgia-Pacific hardboard plant in Duluth Friday afternoon leaves141 people out of work -- and campaigners for 8th Congressional District challenger Rick Nolan saying that Rep. Chip Cravaack didn't do enough to stop it.
Gov. Mark Dayton meets with Obama in Washington, D.C.
The Minnesota Governor was among a dozen Democratic governors meeting with the President to discuss jobs and the economy Friday. Dayton declined to predict if Obama will win Minnesota's electorates in November but said "he's the best president we could possibly have."
Georgia-Pacific to close Duluth hardboard plant, shedding 140 jobs
Atlanta-based Georgia-Pacific's hardboard manufacturing plant in Duluth will permanently shut down on Aug. 31, the Duluth News Tribune. A company spokesman said, "The employees are welcome to apply for any other jobs we have” at other facilities. The closure leaves 140 employees looking for work. They will be paid and receive benefits for 60 days.
Basilica leaders meet with Gov. Dayton to discuss potential Vikings stadium site
Gov. Mark Dayton met with church leaders privately Friday. WCCO reports Father John Bauer is concerned the construction of a new stadium could impact the 100-year-old building. Bauer is also worried future traffic and noise could impact Sunday mass.
Gov. Dayton comes home empty-handed in pheasant opener
Gov. Mark Dayton was in Marshall for the 2nd annual Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener Saturday, but did not take any pheasants. Dayton's party hunted in a DNR Wildlife Management area.
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