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Stories with person: Tom Bakk
  • Daudt says he won't support $10,000 door for Capitol suite 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 7:56 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt insisted Monday that he won't support spending $10,000 on a Capitol office door that his aides had approached construction planners about installing as part of the building's ambitious restoration.

  • State Rep. David Dill dies after battle with cancer 
    Updated: Aug-09-15 3:25 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - State Rep. David Dill, who represented northeastern Minnesota and focused much of his legislative efforts on mining, outdoor recreation, the environment and natural resources, died after a short battle with cancer. He was 60.

  • Dayton starts special session legwork for Mille Lacs Lake 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 5:44 pm

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Gov. Mark Dayton started laying the groundwork Wednesday to call a potential special session to provide emergency relief to a Mille Lacs Lake area bracing for an abrupt end to its walleye fishing season - perhaps as soon as the end of next week, Dayton said.