The company is backtracking on the plan in order to keep its 6 million customers happy. Franken tells Forum Communications while he's pleased with OnStar's decision, he still has questions about how the company uses its customers’ information.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
Chapel of Love set to close at Mall of America after nearly 30 years
The owner cited retirement as the reason for the closure.
Man stabbed to death in his Minneapolis home identified
The victim's wife had an order of protection out against the suspect.
Mayo pediatrician discusses severe parechovirus infections in infants
The common virus can be serious for infants.
WaPo trawled Airbnb to find 'the most Midwestern things on the planet'
The Midwest loves its fish.
Services announced for teen killed in Apple River stabbing
Isaac Schuman died July 30.
Al Franken filling in as guest host of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
Franken, a comedian and former Minnesota senator, will perform comedy four nights in a row in Minneapolis following the appearance on the show.
1 dead, 1 critical after shooting at 38th and Chicago in Minneapolis
It's the second killing in a week at the intersection in south Minneapolis.
Teen driver crashes into parked payloader; 16-year-old passenger dies
The crash happened early Saturday morning in Waconia.
Barrage of gunfire injures boy in Brooklyn Park; vehicles, apartments damaged
Police say they recovered evidence that more than 40 rounds were fired in the shooting.
Minnesota Wild back away from thin blue line T-shirt giveaway
The giveaway backfired when word of it reached social media.
Franken plan would retrofit buildings to save energy, create jobs
U.S. Senator Al Franken says his proposal would cut energy consumption and create jobs in the building trades. He says similar programs are helping local governments save money with more energy-efficient buildings. Plus, Franken says, it would help Minnesota which he called "the Silicon Valley of windows."
Despite safe landing, Allegiant Air customers irked after Duluth incident
Engine problems forced Allegiant Air Flight 449 back to Duluth shortly after takeoff Friday. No one was injured, but some passengers aren't too pleased with the discount airlines' customer service.
St. Paul bartender stabbed after cutting off customer
A bartender at Erick's Bar in St. Paul cut off a customer and tried to escort him out, then the man stabbed him in the stomach. Other patrons darted after the suspect, tackled him and wrestled the knife away. The man apologized and told police he lost control.
Personal information of 3,700 Minnesota drivers leaked
In an audit, the DVS revealed that an employee at a Minnesota car dealer who was authorized to access vehicle data to process consumer sales allegedly provided his system login information to a friend at a vehicle repossession company.
Bachmann, Cravaack, Franken release financial information
Financial disclosures released by Minnesota's members of Congress show Republican U.S. Reps. Michele Bachmann and Chip Cravaack, as well as Democratic Sen. Al Franken, are all worth more than $1 million. The trio is not alone: A 2011 study by a Washington, D.C.-based research group found nearly half the members of Congress are millionaires.
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