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Yvonne Prettner Solon
Former Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon Tuesday ended speculation that she would jump into Duluth's mayoral race. (04/28/2015)
Collared moose
Concerned that collaring is killing some moose, Gov. Mark Dayton is ordering state natural resources officials to stop the practice. (04/28/2015)
California turkey farm supplied Thanksgiving birds
More than 3.1 million birds in 55 Minnesota flocks have died from the disease or were killed to prevent its spread. (04/27/2015)
The White Stripes front man says he's planning to take a long break from performing live -- but not before hosting concerts in states where he hasn't yet played. North Dakota tonight will be his last stop. (04/26/2015)
A day after technical problems led education officials to suspend the tests, the Education Department Wednesday said the glitches are fixed. Schools will get two extra testing days. (04/22/2015)
The technical problems led Minnesota officials to temporarily suspend statewide student testing. Officials haven't said when the tests will resume. (04/22/2015)
Senate leaders announced a deal Tuesday that should clear the way for the long-stalled vote on President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee. (04/21/2015)
An experimental treatment at Hennepin County's Christmas Lake appears to have killed a small, isolated zebra mussel infestation, officials said Monday. (04/20/2015)
This weekend: A two mile stretch of the highway, between Interstate 394 and Highway 62, will be closed to traffic. (04/17/2015)
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded Friday to calls for his resignation in the fallout from a drug-trial patient's 2004 suicide. (04/17/2015)
The request to test wild turkeys comes as state officials struggle to contain an avian flu outbreak at turkey farms. (04/17/2015)
The woman, whose name and age were not released, was transported to an area hospital, Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek told reporters. He said her condition was not known. (04/16/2015)
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be reinstated Friday as an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings, the NFL said Thursday. (04/16/2015)
The total number of reportable sexually transmitted diseases in Minnesota rose 6 percent in 2014 compared to the prior year. Chlamydia again topped the list. (04/16/2015)
The Massachusetts-based doughnut giant announced a franchise deal Thursday that will bring 10 Dunkin' Donuts shops to the west metro. The first will open by year's end. (04/16/2015)