Fair organizers say a horse euthanized at the Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show did not have a deadly virus as feared. The horse from Clay County developed symptoms consistent with a strain of equine herpes virus, a disease that can spread easily to other horses.
A Columbia Heights school board member says he won't resign after fellow board members called for him to step down because of an offensive social media comment about Muslims. The school board passed a resolution Tuesday saying Grant Nichols should resign.
Court documents show a Minnesota man bought the shotgun he used to kill his family and himself just days before the shootings. Police say 48-year-old Brian Short fatally shot his wife and three teenage children in their Greenwood home before turning the gun on himself. Officers found them Sept. 10 during a welfare check.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll take an active role in advocating for law changes that could lead to a new professional soccer stadium and franchise in Minnesota. Dayton said Tuesday he is neutral on which city - Minneapolis or St. Paul - should host the team.
The Minnesota Twins have promoted one of their top hitting prospects, Max Kepler, from Double-A for the stretch drive. Kepler joined the wild card-chasing Twins on Tuesday for their game against Cleveland, the day after Kepler helped lead Chattanooga to the Southern League championship.
A Minnesota man is charged with fatally shooting his wife while her children were home. Thirty-one-year-old Larry Todd Tennin was charged Monday with second-degree murder in the death of 41-year-old April Tennin.
St. Paul police are reviewing the circumstances surrounding the arrest of a 15-year-old boy after the teen's supporters questioned an officer's use of force. The teen was cited for disorderly conduct following his arrest Sunday at a church picnic in a Frogtown park.
Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe police forces came out winners in the chase for federal body camera grants. The Department of Justice awards announced Monday evening had the three Minnesota agencies among 73 nationwide that qualified for a share of $23 million in body camera purchase and training grants.
Minnesota health officials say the small increase in the state's obesity rate is disappointing, given the investments in walking paths, farmers markets and other strategies to promote healthy living. New government data shows that in 45 states, the rate of adult obesity stayed about the same last year.
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