Working For Budget, Preparing For Shutdown

Some Minnesota state department heads are preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown as Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders grow increasingly skeptical that they will reach a budget deal by their midnight Monday deadline.

DNR Announces 25-year Plan

The Department of Natural Resources wants to do more to connect Minnesotans to the outdoors in the next 25 years.

New DNR Commissioner Wants To Avoid Arrogance

The new Minnesota Department of Natural Resources commissioner wants to make sure the agency does not appear arrogant. “I will not stand for arrogance,” Tom Landwehr said Thursday, shortly after new Gov. Mark Dayton announced his pick. Landwehr, who just left a lobbying position, said that Dayton had mentioned an arrogance problem, but he needs…
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DNR Veteran And Outsider To Lead The Agency

A research biologist and environmentalist will head the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.