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St. Cloud man a finalist in statewide water 'Idea Open' competition

St. Cloud man a finalist in statewide water 'Idea Open' competition

Aug 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man's idea for improving awareness of Minnesota's water quality issues is apparently one of the best ideas a Minnesotan has had all year -- his plan has been selected as one of three finalists for a $15,000 grand prize to see that idea become a reality.  Read More...

Lakeville dad who abandoned son arrested in California

Lakeville dad who abandoned son arrested in California

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son in Minnesota has been arrested in California. Read More...

DNR urges caution after bear incidents near Ely

DNR urges caution after bear incidents near Ely

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging people to be careful after recent reports of aggressive behavior by black bears in the Ely area. Read More...

Minnesota extends costly credit line

Minnesota extends costly credit line

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota is spending nearly $4 million over two years to make sure its checks don't bounce. Read More...

Dayton jobs tour heads to Winona

Dayton jobs tour heads to Winona

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is bringing his statewide jobs tour to southeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Dayton would support Vikings stadium referendum

Dayton would support Vikings stadium referendum

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says he would support letting Ramsey County voters weigh in on a proposed sales tax increase for a new Vikings stadium. Read More...

Minnesota school levy count highest since 2001

Minnesota school levy count highest since 2001

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - More than a third of school districts in Minnesota are planning to ask their voters for additional money this fall, the highest number since at least 2001. Read More...

Cathedral High School, St. Peter's Parish hit by burglars

Cathedral High School, St. Peter's Parish hit by burglars

Aug 29, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – Add Cathedral High School and St. Peter's Parish as the latest victims of this year's rash of burglaries in St. Cloud. Read More...

St. Cloud hit and run sends boy, 15, to the hospital

St. Cloud hit and run sends boy, 15, to the hospital

Aug 29, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Police are looking for the driver involved in a hit and run accident in St. Cloud Saturday that sent a teenage pedestrian to the hospital. Read More...

Police fatally shoot suspect following crash

Police fatally shoot suspect following crash

Aug 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Duluth police say an officer shot and killed an armed robbery suspect. Read More...

Law enforcement turning to social media

Law enforcement turning to social media

Aug 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - More law enforcement agencies are turning to social media to provide timely information to the public. Read More...

DNR asks hunters not to shoot radio-collared bears

DNR asks hunters not to shoot radio-collared bears

Aug 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Wildlife managers are asking hunters not to shoot radio-collared bears during Minnesota's bear hunting season, which opens Thursday. Read More...

Bachmann says she'd consider Everglades drilling

Bachmann says she'd consider Everglades drilling

Aug 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says she would consider drilling for oil and natural gas in the Everglades if experts tell her it can be done responsibly. Read More...

What?!? Mankato girls, 6 and 7, take stolen goat -- for midnight walk

What?!? Mankato girls, 6 and 7, take stolen goat -- for midnight walk

Aug 29, 2011 at 3:03 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Mankato police probably never expected to get a call like this. Read More...

West Metro construction traffic shifts Monday on Veterans Drive

West Metro construction traffic shifts Monday on Veterans Drive

Aug 26, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Drivers through St. Cloud will soon be moving again as the West Metro corridor construction project rolls on -- starting Monday, traffic along a stretch of Veterans Drive will shift from the westbound lanes on to the newly-constructed eastbound lanes, according to Stearns County transportation officials. Read More...

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