A DNA laboratory that specializes in dog feces now offers apartment complex managers a way to track down tenants who let dogs do their business in public spaces. The managers collect dog DNA saliva when new tenants move in. If managers later find droppings where they don't belong, they send in the sample for testing to identify the disobedient pet owner. The service has arrived in the Twin Cities.
Woman reported missing from Anoka County is found safe
An alert was issued Wednesday afternoon.
Gallery: Behind the scenes of new and improved Duluth Haunted Ship
A hull lot of horror.
Explosion reported near Hastings; man airlifted to hospital
Authorities say the victim has serious injuries.
School faces uncertain future after land sold to Catholic nonprofit
The school near Marine on St. Croix sits on land that's just been sold.
Boy suffers 'life-threatening' injuries in car-bike collision in Minneapolis
Police said the driver is cooperating with the investigation.
Ellison sues Fleet Farm, alleging 'illegal and negligent' gun sales to straw buyers
The lawsuit claims Fleet Farm harmed Minnesotans.
Man dies from gunshot wounds after Minneapolis shooting
The death marked the 69th homicide of the year in the city.
Gallery: Island cabin is one of northernmost homes for sale in MN
Want to buy one of the northernmost homes on the market in Minnesota?
Charges: Houston men robbed Edina bank of $110,000
A third suspect has not yet been identified.
Re-opening of Minneapolis' Third Avenue Bridge delayed to next year
More frustration for travelers.
Inmates help train puppies into service dogs at Duluth prison
Four puppies are on their way to becoming service dogs thanks to the efforts of a Twin Cities program and the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth. Through the program Pawsitive Perspectives Assistance Dogs, or PawPADs, inmates will take two years to train the puppies in to disability dogs to help diabetics and the physically handicapped.
DNA links man to 1993 cold case
Billy Diamond Bailey has been linked to the 1993 murder case through a DNA sample. Bailey is currently incarcerated in a federal prison for another crime. After that, he will serve time for yet another murder in 1984 before serving any possible time for the 1993 case.
DNA: Bones held for decades in Northfield not those of Jesse James gang gunslinger
A new DNA study reveals bones held at the Northfield Historical Society for decades are in fact not those of the gang's gunslinger Charlie Pitts. In fact, USA Today reports the bones aren't anyone.
Apartment manager caught on tape stealing from tenants
Two tenants living at a Coon Rapids apartment building may be facing eviction after they caught their property manager stealing from their home. The video shows Robin Marie Johnson sifting through their belongings. Johnson later pleaded guilty in court to the crime, but the tenants that complained now face eviction.
Veteran and dog help each other move on from difficult pasts
Frankie was abandoned and alone on Highway 71. Joe was haunted by nightmares and panic attacks from his military service. A Detroit Lakes pilot program called Patriot Assistance Dogs brought them together, for the benefit of each.
Dog breeder accused of drowning puppies will fight cruelty charges
The lawyer for a Dakota County dog breeder says the puppies his client allegedly drowned were not pets. He maintains "commercial" animals are subject to a different set of rules than pets. Dayna Bell faces 14 felony and two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.
Money pours in for arthritic dog in viral photo
A photo of a man cradling his aging dog in the cool waters of Lake Superior has not only gone viral, but the dog's owner tells the Duluth News Tribune that donations to help pay for his pet's arthritis treatments are coming in from across the globe.
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