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Watch for card skimmers at gas pumps, MN Commerce Department warns

The Minnesota Commerce Department is warning people to be careful paying at the pump. The department put out a news release saying criminals may be using credit card skimmers – small electronic...

January 28, 2016

Charges: Deputy stole prescription drugs, toys, wooden chair

A Minnesota sheriff’s deputy has been charged after police say he stole from a law enforcement prescription drug drop-off box and took toys from a toy drive. Travis Sebring, 33, of Grove City...

January 28, 2016


3M Sued By Man Claiming Post-it Notes Were His Idea

The inventor previously sued 3M making a similar claim in 1997.

January 28, 2016

Man must repay $3M to Minnesota over illegal tobacco operation

A Twin Cities man has been imprisoned and ordered to pay the State of Minnesota $3 million in restitution after bringing illegal tobacco into the state and selling it. U.S. States Attorney Andrew...

January 23, 2016

Greater Minnesota a focus in DFL House leaders' new proposals

Investing in broadband Internet, transportation, job creation and property tax relief are among House Democrats’ goals this legislative session. House DFL leader Paul Thissen and other DFL...

January 19, 2016

You can officially start filing taxes now – here's what you need to know

It’s the return of everyone’s favorite time of the year – tax filing season! (In case you didn’t know, I was being sarcastic). Yes, starting Tuesday, taxpayers will have just...

January 19, 2016

Here are some Minnesota laws that came into effect Jan. 1

If you have some spare time this weekend, you could brush up on some of Minnesota’s new laws that became active on January 1. The Pioneer Press notes that lawmakers sometimes wait until the...

January 02, 2016

AG: Inmate serving medical fraud sentence bilked taxpayers again

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says a woman serving prison time for defrauding the state’s Medical Assistance program led family and friends in a new round of fraud. Swanson...

December 30, 2015


3M Sues XPEL Technologies For Patent Infringement

The Maplewood-based manufacturer claims XPEL copied a paint protection film product and “targeted” dealers located in Minnesota.

December 30, 2015


Stillwater Investment Adviser Charged With $2.5M Theft From Clients

Prosecutors believe he used the money for “personal expenses” and “to make Ponzi-type payments.”

December 23, 2015

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