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St. Cloud VA wind turbine still shut down; fixes still up in the air

St. Cloud VA wind turbine still shut down; fixes still up in the air

Dec 14, 2011 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - It's dominated the St. Cloud skyline for the better part of a year. So when is that giant 250-foot high wind turbine out on the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Health Care System campus going to get back up and running again? That's a question even the VA would like an answer to. Read More...

Man sues St. Cloud diocese, former deacon Weber over 1970 sex abuse claim

Man sues St. Cloud diocese, former deacon Weber over 1970 sex abuse claim

Dec 13, 2011 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) - A Virginia man sued the Diocese of St. Cloud Tuesday, alleging he was sexually abused as a child by a former St. Cloud church deacon on a Catholic families camping trip more than 40 years ago. Read More...

Monticello Xcel Energy power plant restored to full power

Monticello Xcel Energy power plant restored to full power

Dec 13, 2011 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xcel Energy's Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant is up and running again, about three weeks after an unscheduled shutdown. Read More...

Twin Cities home prices fall in November

Twin Cities home prices fall in November

Dec 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Home prices in the Twin Cities fell in November as foreclosures and short sale activity helped drive the median home price down. Read More...

Judge spares Minnesota defendant who has brain tumor

Judge spares Minnesota defendant who has brain tumor

Dec 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A former girls' hockey coach from Burnsville has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl, but he won't go to prison because he has a brain tumor. Read More...

Bachmann plans December push through 99 Iowa counties

Bachmann plans December push through 99 Iowa counties

Dec 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - All 99 Iowa counties are scheduled to get a visit from Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann between Friday and the end of December Read More...

Warrant out for Minn. mother of pregnant girl, 13

Warrant out for Minn. mother of pregnant girl, 13

Dec 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - A warrant has been issued for an Austin woman who allegedly let her pregnant 13-year-old daughter move in with the 18-year-old father of the baby. Read More...

Bachmann to visit every Iowa county this month

Bachmann to visit every Iowa county this month

Dec 12, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - All 99 Iowa counties are scheduled to get a visit from Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann between Friday and the end of December. Read More...

Three people injured in St. Cloud assault

Three people injured in St. Cloud assault

Dec 12, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – Three people were injured in a Southside St. Cloud assault. Read More...

St. Cloud man beaten, robbed by group at knifepoint

St. Cloud man beaten, robbed by group at knifepoint

Dec 12, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A 21 year old St. Cloud man was taken to the hospital after being beaten and robbed at knifepoint. Read More...

Minnesota woman acquitted in death of 2-year-old son

Minnesota woman acquitted in death of 2-year-old son

Dec 12, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A jury has acquitted a Ramsey County woman who was charged in the death of her 2-year-old son. Read More...

Aboka Hennepin ponders new rules for classroom controversies

Aboka Hennepin ponders new rules for classroom controversies

Dec 12, 2011 at 8:08 am

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) - The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is set to consider on Monday night a replacement for its policies on religion and sexual orientation in the district. Read More...

It's been almost exactly one year since three panels of the Metrodome roof collapsed after a storm dropped 17 inches of snow in 24 hours, and Metrodome officials are ready to mark the anniversary on Monday night.

It's been almost exactly one year since three panels of the Metrodome roof collapsed after a storm dropped 17 inches of snow in 24 hours, and Metrodome officials are ready to mark the anniversary on Monday night.

Dec 12, 2011 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It's been almost exactly one year since three panels of the Metrodome roof collapsed after a storm dropped 17 inches of snow in 24 hours, and Metrodome officials are ready to mark the anniversary on Monday night. Read More...

St. John's hires firm to find its next president

St. John's hires firm to find its next president

Dec 12, 2011 at 7:07 am

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - For the first time, the pool of candidates to become the next president of the St. John's University in Collegeville may include someone who isn't a member of the monastery there. Read More...

Budget woes prompts New London to cut police hours

Budget woes prompts New London to cut police hours

Dec 12, 2011 at 7:07 am

NEW LONDON, Minn. (AP) - Police coverage in New London is being cut nearly in half next year in order to save money. Read More...

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