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Published October 06, 2010, 07:54 AM

Minn. House speaker won't seek parks job

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher (KEL'-uh-her) has withdrawn from the pool of finalists to head the parks system in Minneapolis.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher (KEL'-uh-her) has withdrawn from the pool of finalists to head the parks system in Minneapolis.

Kelliher said in a statement Tuesday that she is pursuing other opportunities, but didn't give more details.

The Minneapolis Democrat lost the DFL primary for governor in August and isn't seeking re-election to her House seat.

She was one of four finalists to head the Minneapolis park system.

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