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April 2, 2019
The college basketball championship in Minneapolis this year means thousands of people will come to the Twin Cities for the event and activities in the days prior to the games. The …

January 13, 2017
Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman reappointed Amy Christiansen to the Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board, a program that provides compensation to victims and …

December 16, 2016
Department of Public Safety (DPS) Commissioner Mona Dohman has appointed Kip Sandoz to the Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services. … Sandoz of Elk River has been in the …

August 12, 2016
Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman has appointed Jeff Karrow to the Governor’s Council on Fire Prevention and Control. Karrow replaces Dennis Stark. …

March 16, 2016
A sudden spike in suspected heroin-related deaths is cause for alarm, and speaks to a bigger problem across the state. … Law enforcement agencies are reporting suspected heroin overdoses …

October 22, 2015
Funeral arrangements are now finalized for Aitkin County Deputy Steven Sandberg, including several opportunities for the public to pay their respects. … The funeral will be held Friday …

July 10, 2015
​ST. PAUL — Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman has reappointed Norman Pint to the Minnesota Gambling Control Board. Pint is reappointed to a four-year term that …

January 12, 2015
Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman has appointed Joe Kelly the Director of the division of Homeland Security Emergency Management (DPS/HSEM), and Matt Langer Chief of the Minnesota …