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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...

Spring burning restrictions extend to more northern Minnesota counties

Spring burning restrictions extend to more northern Minnesota counties

Mar 30, 2015 at 2:02 pm

The Department of Natural Resources will extend burning restrictions in parts of north-central and northeastern Minnesota beginning April 1. Under these restrictions, open burning of brush or yard waste is prohibited. Read More...

N.D. man to face murder charge in Minnesota

N.D. man to face murder charge in Minnesota

Mar 30, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A North Dakota man accused of killing a man in Minnesota has agreed to be returned to that state to be prosecuted. Read More...

Missing U of M student went into river, police say

Missing U of M student went into river, police say

Mar 30, 2015 at 11:11 am

Police in Minneapolis say a missing University of Minnesota student for three days appears to have gone into the Mississippi River, and they're starting a water recovery effort. Read More...

SCSU to host higher ed event about legislative priorities

SCSU to host higher ed event about legislative priorities

Mar 30, 2015 at 11:11 am

With the 2015 state Legislative session at its half-way mark, Deputy Minority Leader Erin Murphy of St. Paul will talk about higher education priorities at an event at St. Cloud State University's Atwood Memorial Center. Read More...

Pizzeria was front for marijuana operation, police say

Pizzeria was front for marijuana operation, police say

Mar 30, 2015 at 10:10 am

Police say a St. Paul pizzeria and ice cream parlor turned out to be a front for a marijuana trafficking business. Read More...

Stepmom attacked boy with baseball bat, prosecutors say

Stepmom attacked boy with baseball bat, prosecutors say

Mar 30, 2015 at 10:10 am

A St. Paul woman is accused of attacking her 9-year-old stepson with a baseball bat and chasing him to a school where he sought refuge. Read More...

Clinic run by nurses to open in Minneapolis

Clinic run by nurses to open in Minneapolis

Mar 30, 2015 at 10:10 am

Some of Minnesota's highly skilled nurses will soon lead their own primary care clinic. Read More...

World War II vet finally receives POW medal

World War II vet finally receives POW medal

Mar 30, 2015 at 10:10 am

A Minnesota veteran shot down and held captive in World War II has finally received a long overdue military medal. Read More...

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