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Big changes are coming. After a unanimous vote in Ramsey County, a new state's attorney in decades was chosen.
Each of the County Commissioners voted for Kari Agotness as Ramsey County State's Attorney.
They say with Measure 3 or Marsy's Law taking effect, Agotness seemed most capable to handle the change.
Lucas Wakefield, Commissioner: "She was very forward thinking, and very administrative in the sort of ideas that she laid out."
Agotness has worked for the county as clerk for the last eight years, and says she brings a different perspective.
Kari Agotness, State’s Attorney Appointee: "I am certainly a different gender and so I look at things differently."
She's held a variety of positions across the state including police officer in Park River.
A job she says will help her be successful as state's attorney.
"It will also allow me to understand their perspective and maybe relate better to the things that I might be looking for from them," says Agotness.
Agotness says it's too soon to say what she'll change after Lonnie Olson's nearly 26 years in office, but promises to do what's best for residents of the county.
Agotness: "Uphold and enforce the laws that are enacted in the state and to have public safety at the forefront."
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