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Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

Mar 31, 2015 at 11:11 am

Here's your daily dish right out of Hollywood, thanks to our radio paparazzi. Read More...

Swanson sues over sales tactics

Swanson sues over sales tactics

Mar 31, 2015 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's attorney general is suing four Oregon companies for magazine sales tactics she says are misleading and hurt seniors. Read More...

Higher ed priorities discussed at SCSU

Higher ed priorities discussed at SCSU

Mar 31, 2015 at 11:11 am

A small but vocal group of faculty and students talked about their concerns about higher education funding at an event at St. Cloud State University. Read More...

Xcel expects six percent rate hike

Xcel expects six percent rate hike

Mar 31, 2015 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy expects to raise its electric rates in Minnesota about 6 percent under the two-year hike recently approved by state regulators. Read More...

More layoffs for mining industry

More layoffs for mining industry

Mar 31, 2015 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Steel plans to idle part of its Minntac plant in northeastern Minnesota, resulting in layoffs for about 680 workers. Read More...

Water recovery for Houle resumes

Water recovery for Houle resumes

Mar 31, 2015 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Law enforcement officers have resumed their search for a University of Minnesota student believed to have drowned in the Mississippi River. Read More...

AUDIO: Early start to spring planting

AUDIO: Early start to spring planting

Mar 31, 2015 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) It's not often that farmers in central Minnesota can get spring fieldwork started in March--but that is the case this year. Read More...

AUDIO: Man arrested for St. Cloud apartment fire

AUDIO: Man arrested for St. Cloud apartment fire

Mar 31, 2015 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A St. Cloud man was arrested this morning for starting an apartment building fire that resulted in an estimated $100,000 damage. Read More...

BNSF changing safety rules for oil trains

BNSF changing safety rules for oil trains

Mar 31, 2015 at 5:05 am

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF railroad has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada. Read More...

Woman killed in head on crash

Woman killed in head on crash

Mar 31, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 63-year-old woman was killed in a head-on crash on a freeway in St. Paul. Read More...

First threat of severe storms

First threat of severe storms

Mar 31, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) It looks like parts of Minnesota will see their first chance of severe thunderstorms this spring as southerly winds will increase quickly on Wednesday ahead of an approaching cold front. Read More...

DNR: Burning restrictions expanding

DNR: Burning restrictions expanding

Mar 31, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As the fire danger increases, authorities are extending spring burning restrictions to more north-central and northeastern Minnesota counties effective Wednesday. Read More...

Habitat for Humanity receives grant to build in St. Cloud

Habitat for Humanity receives grant to build in St. Cloud

Mar 30, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity has received a grant from Thrivent Financial to help build homes for two local low-income families. Construction will begin this summer and the homes will be located in St. Cloud. Read More...

Trevino murder conviction upheld

Trevino murder conviction upheld

Mar 30, 2015 at 3:03 pm

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a St. Paul man found guilty of killing his wife and dumping her body in the Mississippi River. Read More...

Mailbox vandalism due to fireworks

Mailbox vandalism due to fireworks

Mar 30, 2015 at 2:02 pm

The cause of a grassfire Sunday morning in the 9000 block of 50th Avenue in Brainerd was an exploding mailbox, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. Read More...

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