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July 17, 2020
Researchers last summer fitted 19 trumpeter swans in Minnesota and Michigan with GPS tracking collars and will add 75 more swans to the research project this summer, hoping to find out more about swan migrations, movements and behavior.  (Submitted photo)
Back from the brink, still much unknown about trumpeter swans
July 17, 2020 - 10:00am
July 9, 2020
An aerial view of the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. (Photo courtesy of UMD)
University of Minnesota joins schools challenging federal government's visa restrictions
July 9, 2020 - 7:04pm
June 27, 2020

Minnesota Gophers defensive back Jordan Howden (23) tackles South Dakota State Jackrabbits quarterback J’Bore Gibbs (2) in the third quarter of an NCAA Football game at TCF Stadium in Minneapolis on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Gophers to pay $2 million for nonconference football games in 2020. Are they worth it?
June 27, 2020 - 6:53pm
June 3, 2020
A bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets. (Submitted/Sanford Health)
University of Minnesota clinical trials finds anti-malaria drug an ineffective COVID-19 treatment
June 3, 2020 - 4:56pm
May 14, 2020
Minnesota head coach Hugh McCutcheon gives instructions to his team during a timeout against South Carolina during the second set of a match in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships at Maturi Pavilion in Minneapolis on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. Minnesota beat South Carolina in three sets, 25-12, 25-15, 25-15. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Gophers’ top coaches take pay cuts to save department $450,000
May 14, 2020 - 6:27pm
May 12, 2020
Susan Kline
U of M doctor at forefront of COVID-19 trials
May 12, 2020 - 9:08pm
May 9, 2020
Pam Jenniges pushes a beef carcass hanging in a refrigerated locker at Jenniges Meats in Brooten. The small, family-owned meat processor has been inundated with calls from people wanting to get hogs and cattle processed after several large packing plants were closed because of the coronavirus. Carolyn Lange / West Central Tribune
Minnesota locker plants booked as consumers buy hogs from farmers
May 9, 2020 - 11:14am
May 8, 2020
Graduating University of Minnesota Duluth students stand as the UMD Air Force Honor Guard post the colors during the first of two separate UMD commencement ceremonies at Amsoil Arena in 2018. Forum News Service file photoplay button
Minnesota graduations to move online, state blocks stadium, auditorium ceremonies
May 8, 2020 - 11:25am
May 4, 2020
Piper Ritter was a Minnesota Gophers pitcher from 2001 to 2004 and returned to the U of M as an assistant coach in 2008. She was named the program's head coach in May 2020. University of Minnesota Athletics photo.
Gophers softball expecting smooth transition as Ritter named head coach
May 4, 2020 - 2:04pm
April 26, 2020
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Julie Siems uses K-9 officer Brady, a golden retriever mix, to sniff for  zebra mussels on a boat at the Pike Lake boat landing near Duluth. Trained dogs are used in addition to visual inspections to confirm boaters aren't moving aquatic invasive species between lakes. File / News Tribune
Minnesota effort to slow aquatic invasive species is working
April 26, 2020 - 6:00am
April 22, 2020
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz wears a mask during a news conference announcing advances for COVID-19 testing in Minnesota on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 in St. Paul. Pool photo / Glen Stubbe
Coming soon to Minnesota: COVID-19 testing for all
April 22, 2020 - 12:43pm
April 21, 2020
A Mayo Clinic employee dressed in protective gear talks to a person at a drive-thru tent set up in the parking lot of the Mayo Family Clinic Northwest on Wednesday afternoon, March 11, 2020, in Rochester, Minn. The license of the vehicle has been obscured to protect individual privacy.  Ken Klotzbach / Forum News Service
Minnesota has capacity to run thousands of COVID-19 tests a day. Lawmakers are pushing for more.
April 21, 2020 - 5:57pm
This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)
University of Minnesota launches two coronavirus trials using blood pressure medication
April 21, 2020 - 4:57pm
New University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel listens during her first Board of Regents meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis on July 11. John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press
University of Minnesota to freeze tuition next academic year
April 21, 2020 - 3:59pm
April 20, 2020
Prosecutors charge man suspected in a string of Minneapolis sexual assaults
April 20, 2020 - 3:33pm