The position was created under the federal Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act -- aimed at helping older people with their finances and preventing abuse.
Weekend rain totals pushed 6+ inches in Minnesota, Iowa; 10 in Illinois
Big-time rain totals across southern Minnesota, southeast South Dakota, northern Iowa and northern Illinois.
Man who had meth, guns in checked luggage at MSP Airport gets 10 years
Kevin Alan Aguilar-Moreno, 21, attempted to board a Delta flight to Phoenix in October of last year.
Melissa Etheridge contracts COVID-19, cancels Shakopee show
The show will not be rescheduled.
Gun found on WCCO-TV rooftop after homicide in Minneapolis
It's the 56th death reported as a homicide in Minneapolis this year.
17-year-old killed in northern Minnesota crash Saturday
The other drive involved in the crash, a 75-year-old man, sustained life-threatening injuries.
Alcohol a factor as driver rolls ATV into corn field, injuring 3
The crash occurred in Lake Lillian Saturday night.
Man dies after being found shot at Minneapolis' 38th and Chicago
Responders were called to the scene early Sunday morning.
7 children arrested after 'disturbance' at Cabela's, escape in stolen vehicle
Employees called police saying the children were stealing goods from the store.
Fire sparks evacuation from apartment building, man arrested for arson
Police and fire crews responded to the fire just before 9 a.m. Saturday.
Morning storms cause power outages, ensuing problems in Eagan
There have been reports of disabled traffic lights and issues at local businesses.
Federal regulators reverse their stance on pool safety rule
The Consumer Product Safety Commission voted to revoke their guidelines on how to comply with a 2008 law aimed at preventing the suction from pools drains from trapping swimmers under water. The law was passed in response to the death of 6-year-old Abbey Taylor of Edina.
New Twin Cities economic group aims to create 25,000 jobs
A mix of government agencies and private corporations calling themselves Greater MSP says they're aiming to get Minneapolis above the national average for job growth by creating 25,000 new jobs.
More Minnesota banks get federal small business loan funding
The money is part of President Barack Obama's Small Business Jobs Act, aimed at fostering lending that can spur growth and job creation.
Cravaack slams new federal air pollution rules
U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack says new emissions standards enacted by the Environmental Protection Agency are a threat to Minnesota's mining industry. The rules are aimed at reducing the haze over northeastern Minnesota. Cravaack calls them an assault on jobs and says the federal government should let the state enforce pollution rules.
Bill Clinton to attend unveiling of Capitol memorial to Humphrey
Former President Clinton will join the dignitaries who'll gather on the Capitol lawn August 4th to dedicate a memorial to Hubert Humphrey. The 7 foot bronze statue will be nestled in a garden along granite slabs inscribed with Humphrey quotes.
Former President Clinton honors Humphrey at statue dedication
Former President Bill Clinton was in Minnesota Saturday to dedicate a statue at the state Capitol in honor of the late former Vice President and U.S. Sent. Hubert H. Humphrey. Clinton. "He believed that with a happy heart, and an open ear and an honest dialogue -- a lot of conflict could be resolved," Clinton said of Humphrey.
Humphrey to be honored with statue on State Capitol Mall
It's taken nearly two decades of planning, but come Aug. 4 a bronze statue of former vice president, U.S. senator and Minneapolis mayor Hubert H. Humphrey will dedicated on the State Capitol Mall in St. Paul. Humphrey, frequently referred to as "The Happy Warrior," died in 1978 at age 66.
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