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Three Finalists Vying to be Burnsville City Manager

Three applicants have been selected as finalists for Burnsville's city manager job.

Heather Johnston, Mark McNeill and Walter Wysopal are in the running for the position, the city reported.

SLIDESHOW: Pet Portrait Charity in Edina Kicks off April 1

Right-to-Die Group Member Charged in Minn. Dies

A member of a right-to-die group facing assisted-suicide charges in Minnesota has died after a long battle with prostate cancer.
An attorney for Final Exit Network says Jerry Dincin died Tuesday morning at a hospice in Highland Park, Ill. Dincin was 82.

New Ordinance says Chickens Can Roost in Farmington

Chickens now can roost in Farmington.

The Farmington City Council this month adopted an ordinance allowing residents to have up to two chickens. City officials are still debating the cost for a permit residents are required to have for the chickens.

Spring Brings Camel Calf to Minn. Zoo in Apple Valley

The first camel calf of the year has joined the Northern Trail herd at the Minnesota Zoo.

The Bactrian male camel calf was born March 12, weighing 120 pounds, according to the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley. The calf, which has been off exhibit, joined the Northern Trail exhibit Tuesday.

The calf has yet to been named.

West St. Paul Sports Treasurer Charged in Stealing $25K

A woman, who was the treasurer of a youth sports group in West St. Paul, has been charged in allegedly stealing at least $24,000 from the association.

Amber Rose Prahl, 31, of West St. Paul, was charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing from the organization over five months beginning last November, according to a criminal complaint filed in Dakota County District Court.

Driver, 24, Charged in Deadly Crash in Eagan

A 24-year-old man has been charged in connection with a crash that killed a woman last September in Eagan.

Bashir Ahmed Abdulahi, of Minneapolis, was charged Monday with misdemeanor careless driving in Dakota County District Court.