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September 8, 2018
New plan to keep fixing DMV computers: Use Real ID driver’s license funds
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials have come up with a plan to continue trying to fix and upgrade the state’s beleaguered computer system for...
September 8, 2018 - 11:14am
April 11, 2018
Hearings reveal range of MNLARS problems facing lawmakers
ST. PAUL—Amid the continuing fallout from Minnesota's troubled new computer system for vehicle titles and license plates, lawmakers this week grappled with several sticky issues. • License centers are hurting — and they say they need a lot more money than lawmakers are...
April 11, 2018 - 8:02pm
April 10, 2018
MNLARS problems persist, complaints continue
ST. PAUL—More than eight months after it was launched, Minnesota's troubled computer system for vehicle titles and license plates continues to overwhelm the state's customer service center. Most callers get a busy signal, and most emails take days — or weeks — for...
April 10, 2018 - 7:54pm
March 6, 2018
DMV mess: Minnesota's new IT boss 'hamstrung' by lawmakers
ST. PAUL—The general says she's being hamstrung in her mission. On Tuesday, March 6, Minnesota National Guard Brig. Gen. Johanna Clyborne — the newly appointed commissioner for the state's IT department, said delays by the Republican-led Legislature are prohibiting her...
March 6, 2018 - 7:41pm
February 17, 2018
IT officials want more funding to fix MNLARS
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's computer system that handles vehicle registrations and titles is a mess. To fix it, state information technology officials say they need $43 million — and some of it right away. The system, known as MNLARS, has already cost $93 million and was supposed...
February 17, 2018 - 10:30am
February 10, 2018
Former Fargo resident sues Alabama for alleged transgender discrimination
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A former Fargo resident is suing officials in her home state of Alabama, alleging discrimination against transgender...
February 10, 2018 - 4:48pm
January 31, 2018
Minnesota DMV computers so messed up it will cost $43 million more to make them work right
ST. PAUL — It will cost $43 million in additional funding to fix Minnesota's flailing vehicle title computer system and make it work the way...
January 31, 2018 - 8:20pm
January 21, 2018
How Minn. is trying to get out of the DMV software mess
ST PAUL, Minn.—Guess how it feels to be a state employee working mandatory overtime around the holidays on a computer system that's so messed up that members of the public and even state lawmakers are calling for your head on a mousepad. Not good.
January 21, 2018 - 8:06am
January 4, 2018
Minnesota won't say when DMV problems will be fixed; senator suggests IT overhaul
ST. PAUL — When will the problems plaguing Minnesota's vehicle registration system be fixed? No one would say Thursday, Jan. 4, amid repeated...
January 4, 2018 - 8:28pm
November 3, 2017
Renewals, titles slowed as glitches haunt new DVS computer system
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's new computer system for vehicle titles and license plate tab renewals is still not running smoothly. The result: Drivers are driving with "expired" plates, and car dealers and license office workers are as frustrated as their customers.
November 3, 2017 - 7:48pm