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Study: Human Trafficking Arrests Double in Minnesota

State law enforcement officials are arresting more "Johns" than ever before, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

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Minnesota Cold Weather Rule Starts Wednesday

As the temperatures drop, Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule takes effect. Starting Oct. 15, eligible energy customers who may have trouble paying their energy bills will be protected from having their service disconnected.

Minn. High School Coach Paperwork Mistake Leaves Player Heartbroken

A high school soccer player is heartbroken after a mistake by his coach that could cost him scholarships.

Tyler Pieper, a junior soccer player at Mahtomedi High School, expected to make the All-State team after his coach told him he was ranked the number one in the section.

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Water Tanker ID'd as Forest Lake Man

A motorcyclist killed Tuesday afternoon after being involved in a crash with a small water tanker in Cottage Grove has been identified.

According to Washington County Sheriff's Office, 57-year-old John Allan of Forest Lake died at the scene of the crash, which happened sometime before 3:30 p.m. on 110th Street and Nyberg Avenue.

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Stillwater High School Offers Resource Fair for People with Disabilities

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Adults with disabilities and their family members are invited to attend a Community Connections Resource Fair this month in Washington County.

The resource fair will feature vendors representing adaptive sports, employment services, medical equipment, adaptive technology, advocacy groups, social groups and in-home service providers.

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off Among Activities at Stillwater Harvest Fest

A festival in the east metro celebrated all things fall on Saturday.

The Stillwater Harvest Fest kicked off with many different events for residents. Saturday's activities included a "giant pumpkin weigh-off."

INTERVIEW: Understanding Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule

When temperatures outside start to drop, heating your home can get expensive.

During the winter months, there is a way to make paying those costs more manageable and to ensure you don't lose your heat when you need it most.

KSTP sat down with Becca Virden from CenterPoint Energy to explain Minnesota's cold weather rule.