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Interim MNsure director vows transparency, improvements

Hours after MNsure chief April Todd-Malmlov stepped down from leading the beleaguered new agency, an interim leader promised to increase transparency, reduce call center wait times and fix website glitches.

Harteau to send high-profile cases alleging officer misconduct to BCA

In an effort to build public trust, the Minneapolis police department will get some help from the state when investigating cases alleging officer misconduct.

4-year-old girl leads effort to top town's tree

For years, the town of Lonsdale has lit up a towering fir tree for the holidays. But no one had ever noticed that it lacked something until 4-year-old Lacie Franek spoke up.

KARE's Diana Pierce featured in 'Jeopardy!' clue

Nine months ago, KARE 11 anchor Diana Pierce interviewed Maple Grove’s Drew Horwood about his “Jeopardy!” winning streak. Now, Pierce herself has become a part of the popular syndicated game show.

Beer: Top food trend of 2013

It’s like buzzkill in reverse. Minnesota’s craft beer production bubbled up big time in 2013.

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Man dies after falling from pontoon, being swept under boat

Friends believe he struck the motor while under the boat.

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Man drowns in St. Croix River at William O'Brien State Park

It's not clear what caused the 46-year-old to go under.

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Man, 66, dies after his ATV was hit by a minivan on highway

It happened in Renville County Friday evening.

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Rochester suddenly shuts down recently opened parking ramp

Original plans for the parking lot included housing above it, but issues with construction prevented it from being built.

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Former Twins pitcher Jim "Mudcat" Grant dies at 85

Grant was a critical piece of the 1965 AL Championship team but did much more.

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Lake Elmo among latest MN cities to implement outdoor watering ban

The ban prohibits automatic or mechanical watering outdoors in an effort to conserve water during the period of extreme heat.

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Police: Suspect assaulted woman on LRT trail in Hopkins

They're asking for the public's help tracking him down.

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Former WCCO reporter Mary McGuire joins FOX 9

She'll be reporting in a freelance role with the FOX affiliate.

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