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DST begins this weekend

DST begins this weekend

Mar 6, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) This is the weekend we "spring forward." Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 am Sunday. Read More...

St. Cloud Hospital named to Top 100 list

St. Cloud Hospital named to Top 100 list

Mar 6, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud Hospital has been named a Top 100 Hospital in the country by Truven Health Analytics. Read More...

Serious strain of bird flu found in turkey flock

Serious strain of bird flu found in turkey flock

Mar 5, 2015 at 6:06 pm

Federal officials say a serious strain of bird flu has been found in a Minnesota commercial turkey flock. Read More...

6th MN child dies of influenza

6th MN child dies of influenza

Mar 5, 2015 at 4:04 pm

The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Thursday that a 6th child has died as a result of influenza-related illness. Read More...

Bill to change teacher layoffs gets a look

Bill to change teacher layoffs gets a look

Mar 5, 2015 at 4:04 pm

The Minnesota House has taken up a bill to change the teacher layoff system statewide. Read More...

Dayton to visit St. Cloud on Friday

Dayton to visit St. Cloud on Friday

Mar 5, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Gov. Mark Dayton and Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle will be in St. Cloud on Friday to outline his proposals to expand and improve Interstate 94 in central Minnesota and Highway 23 in Willmar in the west central region of the state. Read More...

Sex offender returns to Crow Wing County

Sex offender returns to Crow Wing County

Mar 5, 2015 at 3:03 pm

A level 3 sex offender is returning to Crow Wing County on March 12, and law enforcement officials want to notify the public of his return. Read More...

University buildings temporarily evacuated

University buildings temporarily evacuated

Mar 5, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Students and faculty were temporarily evacuated from a couple buildings at the University of Minnesota because of a possible chemical leak. Read More...

New St. Cloud fire chief is familiar face

New St. Cloud fire chief is familiar face

Mar 5, 2015 at 2:02 pm

KNSI’s Frank Lee talked to Deputy Chief of Operations Dean Wrobbel, who is second in command at the fire department; Wrobbel will succeed Chief Bill Mund when Mund retires on May 22. Read More...

Senate OKs 8 Dayton appointees, leaves big names for later

Senate OKs 8 Dayton appointees, leaves big names for later

Mar 5, 2015 at 2:02 pm

The state Senate on Thursday quickly approved eight commissioners today. They were appointed earlier this year but can start working until the Senate turns them down. Most are in their second terms. Read More...

Local school board, district honored

Local school board, district honored

Mar 5, 2015 at 1:01 pm

The Sauk Rapids-Rice school board recently received national recognition for its efforts and success in increasing access and opportunities for all children. Read More...

Dayton, Bakk put on a show in 1st appearance after blow-up

Dayton, Bakk put on a show in 1st appearance after blow-up

Mar 5, 2015 at 1:01 pm

If the falling out between Gov. Mark Dayton and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk was achingly public, their patching up was equally so. Read More...

Monticello nuclear plant oversight to go on after violation

Monticello nuclear plant oversight to go on after violation

Mar 5, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Federal regulators will continue increased oversight at Xcel Energy's Monticello nuclear plant after a security issue was found. Read More...

Dayton, Target CEO talk by phone

Dayton, Target CEO talk by phone

Mar 5, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has spoken by phone with Target Corp.' chief executive. Read More...

Tougher penalties for careless driving wanted

Tougher penalties for careless driving wanted

Mar 5, 2015 at 12:12 pm

The parents of a University of Minnesota student killed in a motorcycle crash are pushing for tougher penalties for those who drive carelessly. Read More...

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