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Latest rundown of MN unemployment stats due

Latest rundown of MN unemployment stats due

Aug 14, 2014 at 6:06 am

A new rundown on unemployment is coming from the agency that keeps tabs on Minnesota's job figures. Read More...

Proposal to house homeless youth

Proposal to house homeless youth

Aug 14, 2014 at 6:06 am

A St. Paul-based religious organization is proposing to turn a former bank building in Edina into housing for homeless youth. Read More...

St. Paul man gets 18 years in grocery shooting

St. Paul man gets 18 years in grocery shooting

Aug 14, 2014 at 5:05 am

A Hennepin County judge has sentenced a 25-year-old man to 18 years in prison for shooting a man at a Minneapolis grocery store. Read More...

U of M says faculty research fuels 15 startups

U of M says faculty research fuels 15 startups

Aug 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

The University of Minnesota says it launched a record 15 startup companies based on discoveries and inventions by its researchers during the past year. Read More...

MN chicken processor GNP Co. CEO to retire

MN chicken processor GNP Co. CEO to retire

Aug 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

After almost a lifetime in the chicken business and 21 years as a CEO, Mike Helgeson is retiring from the company that produces Gold'n Plump chicken. Read More...

Sanner wins Stearns sheriff's primary

Sanner wins Stearns sheriff's primary

Aug 12, 2014 at 11:11 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Incumbent Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner was a three-way primary Tuesday night to advance to November's general election. Read More...

Johnson will face Dayton in November

Johnson will face Dayton in November

Aug 12, 2014 at 10:10 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hennepin County commissioner Jeff Johnson has captured the Republican nomination for Minnesota governor over three major rivals. Read More...

Emmer wins 6th District primary

Emmer wins 6th District primary

Aug 12, 2014 at 10:10 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Emmer has won the Republican nomination for the U.S. House seat vacated by retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann. Read More...

20 indicted in alleged smartphone theft ring

20 indicted in alleged smartphone theft ring

Aug 12, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Federal prosecutors in Minnesota have indicted 20 people in what they say is a takedown of a large smartphone theft ring. Read More...

Boston Scientific executive killed at gas station

Boston Scientific executive killed at gas station

Aug 12, 2014 at 9:09 pm

The man shot and killed at a Twin Cities-area gas station was an executive at Boston Scientific. Read More...

Voting underway on primary day

Voting underway on primary day

Aug 12, 2014 at 8:08 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans are going to the polls in a primary election that will determine which Republicans will face Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken in the fall, among other races. Read More...

Security beefed up at polling sites

Security beefed up at polling sites

Aug 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Elections officials in Minneapolis are planning unprecedented security precautions for today’s primary at several polling places in a Minneapolis House district,where the race between two DFL candidates has become quite contentious. Read More...

Emergency haying, grazing approved

Emergency haying, grazing approved

Aug 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Farmers in seven Minnesota counties have been cleared for emergency haying and grazing on acres enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program. Read More...

St. Cloud drowning victim identified

St. Cloud drowning victim identified

Aug 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Authorities on Monday identified the St. Cloud man who drowned in the Sauk River over the weekend. Read More...

Dayton talks rail safety at roundtable

Dayton talks rail safety at roundtable

Aug 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

LITTLE CANADA, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he's concerned there isn't one state agency or official in charge of making long term projections and recommendations related to oil car traffic on Minnesota freight lines. Read More...

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