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Lt Governor Meets with Joint Chiefs of Staff Member

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon met with General Frank Grass, who leads the U.S. National Guard, during the National Lieutenant Governors Association Meeting, in Washington, D.C.

Visiting Manitoba

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon recently met with the Honourable Eric Robinson, Deputy Premier and Minister of Aboriginal and Northern Affairs for the Province of Manitoba and a Cree Nation Elder at Gillam, in Manitoba, Canada. 

Duluth Capital Grants Celebration

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon and Commissioner of DEED, Mark Phillips, and other elected officials from the City of Duluth, joined the private company Maurices to announce a collaboration on a downtown corporate tower that will created hundreds of jobs

Welcoming the Thai Consulate to Minnesota

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon welcomed Songphol Sukchan, Counsul General of the Royal Thai Consulate General to the Minnesota State Capitol

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon Tours Flood Damage

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon made several stops across north-eastern Minnesota to tour flood and storm damage. Here, the Thomson Reservoir Dam is overrun with flood waters. 

Berlin Seminar on Health Policy

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon and Minnesota Delegates at the 2012 Berlin Seminar on Health Policy

Own Your Future

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon convenes the first meeting of the "Own Your Future" Advisory Panel

Source Water Leadership Community Awards

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon presents 2012 Source Water Leadership Community Awards


Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon is a Duluth native with a long and distinguished career in public service. Prior to being elected Lt. Governor, she served on the Duluth City Council for 12 years and in the state Senate for nine years. In the Senate, the Lt. Governor distinguished herself as a health care and energy policy leader. She is known as someone who can bring people together to foster agreement. 

Lt. Governor Prettner Solon is a passionate and relentless advocate for Minnesota seniors and Greater Minnesota.  She established the Senior Linkage Line, a One Stop Shop for Minnesota Seniors as a single point of contact for seniors with questions about state services. She continues to focus on ensuring seniors are provided the necessary supports within their communities to remain viably connected, healthy and independent as long as they desire and are able. She is also working to develop programs to educate younger people about planning for retirement to cultivate quality of life and adequate resources as they age.  

The Lt. Governor values her roots. She maintains regular office hours in Duluth and spearheads tours that bring the Capitol to Greater Minnesota. 

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