In the Know: August 7, 2015

Today’s Events 

  • 2:30 pm – Tom’s Big Ride for Mental Health Awareness expected to reach Minneapolis for celebration at Minnehaha Park.  Riders plan to arrive around 2:30 pm.

Save the Date

  • August 9 – An Environmental Awareness Picnic will be held at the Environmental Learning Center, from 2 to 6 p.m. at 13500 Dakota Ave S, in Savage. The event is free and sponsored by Senate Districts 55, 56 and Scott County DFL.
  • August 22 – A Minnesota Seniors’ Legislative Issues Forum will be held at Wescott Library, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, at 1340 Wescott Rd, in Eagan. The event is free and sponsored by the DFL CD 2 Outreach/Inclusion Committee and DFL Southwest Metro Senior Caucus. Senators John Marty (D-Roseville), Jim Carlson (D-Eagan), Kevin Dahle (D-Northfield), Representatives Debra Hillstrom (D-Brooklyn Center) and Sandy Masin (D-Eagan) will speak about 2015/16 MN legislation benefiting seniors’ income, health, transit, and housing, as well as advocacy that can be done for upcoming legislative efforts.”

GOP Debate

    This guy wants to be president: first GOP debate live blog, MN Progressive Project

    Opening night: Trump jolts first Republican debate as rivals scramble for attention, Star Tribune

    First GOP presidential debate report card, Star Tribune

    Fox goes after Donald Trump and gives Carly Fiorina the big rave,  MinnPost

Sack GOP Debate

Varvel GOP Debate

Mille Lacs Lake

    DNR working on walleye stocking plan at Lake Mille Lacs; Dayton calls for urgency, Star Tribune

    Landwehr: DNR expects to stock Mille Lacs with walleye, MPR

Scott Walker 

    Daudt to chair Walker’s Minnesota campaign, MPR

    GOP House Speaker Daudt picks Walker in presidential race, MPR

    Daudt signs on with Scott Walker for President, Star Tribune

U of M

   University of Minnesota athletic director abruptly resigns, Kare 11

   Norwood Teague resigns as athletic director at University of Minnesota, Star Tribune


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