December 23, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Mr. Mark C. Vandelist as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s First Judicial District. Mr. Vandelist will be replacing the Honorable Edward I. Lynch, who retired earlier this year. The judgeship will be chambered at Le Center in Le Sueur County.
December 20, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District Court. The Honorable Donald J. Aandal has resigned, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Warren in Marshall County in the Ninth Judicial District.
December 19, 2013 - Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice, Food Safety and Defense Task Force, and the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
December 16, 2013 - Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Marta M. Chou, Nicole A. Engisch, Thomas S. Fraser, Carolina A. Lamas and Bruce D. Manning as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. The appointees will be filling vacancies created upon the retirements earlier this year of the Honorable John L. Holahan, Jr., the Honorable William R. Howard, the Honorable Marilyn J. Kaman, the Honorable Richard S. Scherer and the Honorable Lloyd B. Zimmerman. These judgeships will be chambered at Minneapolis in Hennepin County in the Fourth Judicial District.
December 12, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and the Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board.
December 12, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Entrepreneurs are about to get a needed boost of funding to start, expand, and sustain new businesses in Minnesota. Today at the state Capitol, Governor Mark Dayton and Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben announced the state has created a new $6.7 million Angel Loan Fund that will provide no-interest loans of up to $250,000 for startup businesses. Starting in early December, entrepreneurs across Minnesota can begin applying for these loans to help with business startup costs, working capital, equipment purchases, construction, inventory financing, franchise funding, and more.
December 10, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today, 78 state employees from 15 state agencies were recognized for outstanding achievements that have reformed state government and saved taxpayer dollars. In the Governor’s ongoing effort to build a Better Government for a Better Minnesota, state agencies have worked hard finding innovative ways to deliver better services to Minnesotans while eliminating wasteful spending, improving efficiencies, and strengthening measures of accountability.
December 09, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN – Today Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Duchess Harris to the Governor’s Council on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Ms. Harris term is effective today and will extend through March 1, 2014. Ms. Harris replaces Cheryl Chatman.
December 09, 2013 - ST. PAUL, MN –Governor Dayton announced today the commencement of a process to fill two upcoming at-large vacancies on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. These vacancies will occur upon the retirements of the Honorable Thomas J. Kalitowski and the Honorable Terri J. Stoneburner, effective April 1, 2014.