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Minn. Dept. of Commerce Works to Protect Senior Citizens from Fraud

There is a new effort to protect Minnesota's senior citizens from fraud.

The Minnesota Department of Commerce says it's now working with financial institutions on how to spot financial scams that may be happening to their customers.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Dave Dahl Talks Thunderstorms

The season for spring storms is here, and this week we're helping you prepare for severe weather.

On Tuesday KSTP.com meteorologist Dave Dahl discussed ways to stay safe during lightning and thunderstorms.

Parts of Verso Paper Mill to Become Art in Sartell

The Verso paper mill was a key part of Sartell before it was put out of commission by a 2012 fire. And now, a local artist and Sartell High School teacher have found a way to keep pieces of it in the community.
The pair is leading a project that will repurpose pieces of building into sculptures - which will also serve as bike racks around town.

Met Council Seeks Public Input for Long-Range Transportation Plan

The Metropolitan Council is updating the Twin Cities' long-range Transportation Policy Plan to accommodate an expected population increase and it's asking for residents to give their input.

Level III Predatory Offender Arrested in Clearwater

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St. Cloud Police say a Level III Predatory Offender who was not in compliance with the registration of his whereabouts was arrested in Clearwater, Minn., on Thursday.

According to police, 32-year-old Dagan Lasart recently left the St. Cloud area and failed to give his current information to police, which is a requirement of the Predatory Offender Registry.

'Minnesota Nice' in Elk River Helps a Motorcyclist in the Ice

The spring snow can really bring out the best in Minnesotans.

The Elk River area received 15 inches of snow, making it difficult for cars to get around.

Gary Howard has been riding his Harley Davidson all winter because it's his only mode of transportation. He says Wednesday's conditions were the worst he's faced.

ALDI Holds Hiring Events to Fill Positions in 8 Minn. Cities

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Looking for a new job? Low-price grocery store ALDI is hosting hiring events Thursday for more than two dozen positions.