The move comes after state Attorney General Lori Swanson attacked the plan, saying some customers got pushed into the most expensive rates last winter because they had medical conditions that required them to turn up the heat in their homes.
Ex-South St. Paul coach dies by suicide 2 days before sentencing
Matthew McCollister was to be sentenced for fraud in federal court on Wednesday.
Minnesota 'glampground' named one of 10 best in U.S.
In Nevis, Minnesota, campers can stay in a refurbished 1905 train car.
Two men charged over terrifying armed robbery at Newport apartment
They shot the woman who lives in the apartment in the abdomen, and put a gun to a man's head.
Minneapolis 2-year-old identified in suspicious death case
The cause of death has not yet been revealed due to an ongoing investigation.
Victim of wrong-way driver crash ID'd as Hutchinson 19-year-old
Three women, ages 19, 20 and 20, were in the vehicle struck by a wrong-way driver early Sunday morning.
FOX 9's Mary McGuire, KSTP's Brett Hoffland expecting baby
The couple announced they're expecting this winter.
Eli Hart killing: Police investigating multiple crime scenes
An announcement Tuesday confirmed potential crime scenes in Mound and Minnetrista.
Twin Cities mental health workers gather for 1-day strike
More than 400 mental health workers are participating in the unionized strike on Tuesday.
HAZMAT team at Bloomington hotel following chemical spill in pool
The fire department said two hotel employees are being evaluated by paramedics.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities gets $6M of Mackenzie Scott donation
The donation is the largest the organization has ever seen from a single individual.
Minneapolis accused of backtracking on 24/7 bus lanes for Hennepin Ave.
The Minneapolis City Council is set to vote on Thursday.
Duluth brings back masking in city buildings amid COVID surge
Duluth, in one of the state's current COVID hotspots, has brought back a mask requirement in city buildings.
CenterPoint Energy to suspend controversial natural gas program
CenterPoint had come under fire from state Attorney General Lori Swanson who says some customers got pushed into the most expensive rates last winter because they had medical conditions that required them to turn up the heat in their homes.
Nearly half of Centerpoint Energy's Minn. customers to get refund credits
About 46 percent of CenterPoint Energy's Minnesota customers who were pushed into a higher pricing tier during a controversial pilot program will start seeing refund credits on their bills Monday. The refunds are the result of a complaint filed by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson that claimed unfair pricing.
Xcel crew punctures CenterPoint gas line in Plymouth
75 people were evacuated from adjacent offices Thursday morning after a utility worker with Xcel Energy struck the CenterPoint Energy gas main, causing a leak.
Attorney General will try to get sheriff's deputies back on beat in Foley
The city recently ended its contract with the Benton County sheriff's department in favor of a less expensive deal with a private security company. Now Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has offered to help mediate talks aimed at putting security back in the hands of sheriff's deputies.
Minnesota gets $4M to review health insurance rates
Minnesota was one of 29 states to receive the funding which will be used to study rates and expenses -- as well as help residents better understand their policies. The study will also create three new jobs.
Minnesota Attorney General sues for-profit colleges for improper payments
Attorney General Lori Swanson accuses two for-profit colleges of improperly paying recruiters to lad new students. Law prohibits paying commission or any other incentives for people involved in recruiting. Swansonacuses Argosy and Art Institutes International of illegal use of taxpayer funds.
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