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Audio: Halloween weather? Cold!

Audio: Halloween weather? Cold!

Oct 31, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Bundle up the kids as you send them out the door for trick or treating tonight. Read More...

Turn clocks back this weekend

Turn clocks back this weekend

Oct 31, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Remember the old saying as it applies to the twice-a-year time change...spring forward and fall back? Read More...

Lawmaker pleads guilty to DWI

Lawmaker pleads guilty to DWI

Oct 31, 2014 at 4:04 am

ELK RIVER, Minn. (AP) — A freshman Minnesota lawmaker from Elk River says he made "an error in judgment" when he was arrested for DWI in August. Read More...

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...

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