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Foundation seeks funds for Liberian aid

Foundation seeks funds for Liberian aid

Oct 30, 2014 at 12:12 pm

It may seem like a world away, but the Central Minnesota Community Foundation is raising funds to help those in Liberia. The funds will support projects like a St. Cloud food-packaging event on Nov. 22 to help ship 1 million meals to West Africa. Read More...

Special-needs children removed from filthy home

Special-needs children removed from filthy home

Oct 30, 2014 at 11:11 am

Four special-needs children have been removed from a Rosemount home that investigators say was fly-infested, filthy and so cluttered that it was considered a fire trap. Read More...

Early voting up 65 percent

Early voting up 65 percent

Oct 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A change in state law has inflated absentee voting in Minnesota by 65 percent so far compared to four years ago. Read More...

Audio: Winter driving terms changing

Audio: Winter driving terms changing

Oct 30, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Motorists in Minnesota will notice some changes in the terms used to describe highway driving conditions this winter. Read More...

DFL upset with drunken driving mailer

DFL upset with drunken driving mailer

Oct 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Safe driving advocates and Democrats are crying foul over a GOP campaign mailing that portrays Democrats as soft on drunken driving. Read More...

Man pleads guilty to shooting deputy

Man pleads guilty to shooting deputy

Oct 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

(ADA, Minn.) -- Sentencing is set for January for a Crookston man charged in the shooting of a Norman County Deputy. Read More...

October mostly snowless in Minnesota

October mostly snowless in Minnesota

Oct 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

(Undated) -- Minnesota has not seen any measurable snowfall with just two days remaining in October -- although there have been traces in parts of northern and northwestern Minnesota. Read More...

Change smoke alarm batteries

Change smoke alarm batteries

Oct 30, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. Paul, Minn. - Most people in Minnesota know smoke-detector installation and testing is important, but according to a new survey, most are likely mistaken about how much time is needed to safely evacuate a burning home. Research from the American Red Cross shows folks think they have five minutes, but it's generally less than half that time. Carrie Carlson-Guest, communications director with the Minnesota regions American Red Cross, says home fire drills may be the only way to beat the clock and save lives. Read More...

Audio: Milestone for Farm Rescue

Audio: Milestone for Farm Rescue

Oct 30, 2014 at 6:06 am

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KNSI) The North Dakota-based non-profit organization Farm Rescue reaches a milestone today (Thursday). Read More...

Target cuts 80 jobs

Target cuts 80 jobs

Oct 30, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corporation is laying off 80 employees who deal with real estate as the Minneapolis-based discounter opens or remodels fewer stores. Read More...

Pharmacist pleads guilty to stealing drugs

Pharmacist pleads guilty to stealing drugs

Oct 30, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former pharmacist in Burnsville has pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousands of doses of prescription painkillers over two years. Read More...

SCSU faculty unhappy with Rosenstone

SCSU faculty unhappy with Rosenstone

Oct 30, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Faculty members at St. Cloud State University are showing their unhappiness with the leader of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Read More...

St. Cloud airport service up in the air

St. Cloud airport service up in the air

Oct 29, 2014 at 5:05 pm

“Use it or lose it” -- that was the blunt message city and airport officials, and business leaders had for the community at a presentation Wednesday about St. Cloud Regional Airport, which only includes air carriers United and Allegiant. Read More...

Jeff Johnson to visit St. Cloud on Friday

Jeff Johnson to visit St. Cloud on Friday

Oct 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson will appear at the Republican Party Victory Office from 2 to 2:40 on Friday afternoon at 4132 Second St. S. Read More...

Trail rules change in east-central Minnesota

Trail rules change in east-central Minnesota

Oct 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Before venturing into the woods of east-central MInnesota this fall, hunters and others are being encouraged to review changes to trail rules in Pine County. Read More...

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