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Quarantine call for Twin Cities horses

Quarantine call for Twin Cities horses

Mar 25, 2014 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Horse owners in the Twin Cities area are being urging to quarantine the animals due to a deadly equine virus, even though they may not be showing symptoms of the illness. Read More...

Senate panel: End welfare drug testing

Senate panel: End welfare drug testing

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota Senate committee has approved a bill to overturn a law requiring drug tests for welfare seekers if they have been convicted of a felony drug offense in the past decade. Read More...

E-cig rules headed to Senate floor

E-cig rules headed to Senate floor

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A plan to classify electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as the conventional kind has survived its toughest committee test and now awaits a Senate floor vote. Read More...

Major pileup on Twin Cities bridge

Major pileup on Twin Cities bridge

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — A chain-reaction crash involving dozens of vehicles closed the westbound lanes of Minnesota Highway 55 near the Mendota Bridge for nearly two hours. Read More...

Gun effort underway at U of M

Gun effort underway at U of M

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A campaign is underway to allow some students, faculty, staff and visitors to carry firearms at the University of Minnesota. Read More...

Minimum wage bill gets hearing

Minimum wage bill gets hearing

Mar 25, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Public bargaining is resuming over Minnesota's minimum wage. Read More...

Semi driver survives train crash

Semi driver survives train crash

Mar 24, 2014 at 9:09 am

The driver of semitrailer survived after his rig was hit broadside by a train in Cass County. Read More...

Metro area public transit tops 94M rides in '13

Metro area public transit tops 94M rides in '13

Mar 24, 2014 at 7:07 am

Users of public transportation in the Twin Cities metro area logged more than 94 million rides last year. Read More...

Spike in flood insurance premiums hits hard

Spike in flood insurance premiums hits hard

Mar 24, 2014 at 7:07 am

The nationwide flood insurance premium spike has hit Roseau, where the specter of policies that could add $400 to a monthly home payment has affected the local housing market. Read More...

Replacing ice rink coolant is costly proposition

Replacing ice rink coolant is costly proposition

Mar 24, 2014 at 7:07 am

Dozens of ice arenas around Minnesota face costly upgrades when a coolant is phased out of production. Read More...

Granite Falls death under investigation

Granite Falls death under investigation

Mar 24, 2014 at 5:05 am

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office in western Minnesota is investigating the death of a person at an addiction recovery center. Read More...

One dead in Roseville apartment fire

One dead in Roseville apartment fire

Mar 24, 2014 at 5:05 am

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — One man is dead and a man who tried to save him is hospitalized after a fire at a Roseville apartment building. Read More...

Flood insurance costs hit Roseau hard

Flood insurance costs hit Roseau hard

Mar 24, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nationwide flood insurance premium spike has hit Roseau, where the specter of policies that could add $400 to a monthly home payment has affected the local housing market. Read More...

Ag Dept. announces food recall

Ag Dept. announces food recall

Mar 23, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coon Rapids-based Parkers Farm Acquisition is recalling some of its peanut butter, cheese, salsa and spreads after authorities discovered some products contained Listeria. Read More...

Man arrested after 10 mile chase

Man arrested after 10 mile chase

Mar 23, 2014 at 11:11 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — A 33-year-old Bemidji man is in custody after a 10-mile chase in which he allegedly stole a squad car while armed with a shotgun. Read More...

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