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Minnesota flu deaths rise to eight

Minnesota flu deaths rise to eight

Mar 20, 2015 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials say two more children have died of flu this season. Read More...

Pack the Porches food drive is Friday

Pack the Porches food drive is Friday

Mar 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm

March is Minnesota FoodShare Month, and the Catholic Charities of the St. Cloud diocese would like your help on Friday the 20th in feeding local families in need with its fifth annual “Pack the Porches” food drive. Read More...

Apollo no longer in containment

Apollo no longer in containment

Mar 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Apollo High School was in containment for several hours earlier today as a precaution in light of Wednesday's protests at Technical High School, according to St. Cloud school district officials. Read More...

Kimball schools lockdown lifted

Kimball schools lockdown lifted

Mar 19, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A report of an armed person sought by authorities caused Kimball Area Public Schools to be briefly placed on lockdown earlier this morning. Read More...

Teen arrested for disorderly at Tech High

Teen arrested for disorderly at Tech High

Mar 19, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A St. Cloud teen was taken to Stearns County Jail after a school security employee at Technical High School was pushed and threatened with assault on Wednesday, according to the St. Cloud Police Department. Read More...

Highway 10 lanes, ramps to close Monday

Highway 10 lanes, ramps to close Monday

Mar 19, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Motorists will encounter delays on U.S. Highway 10 between East St. Germain Street in St. Cloud and County Road 33 near Sauk Rapids while crews reconstruct the road, beginning Monday through July. Read More...

St. Cloud fire suspicious and investigated

St. Cloud fire suspicious and investigated

Mar 19, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Police officers responded to a suspicious fire in the 1800 block of 16th Street Southeast in St. Cloud at the request of the Fire Department, according to the Police Sgt. Jason Burke. Read More...

Big Lake woman injured in broadside crash

Big Lake woman injured in broadside crash

Mar 19, 2015 at 1:01 pm

A 21-year-old Big Lake woman received minor injuries in a two-car accident on U.S. Highway 10 in Sherburne County on Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

Target to pay minimum $9 an hour in April

Target to pay minimum $9 an hour in April

Mar 19, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Target will start paying its workers nationwide a minimum of $9 an hour in April. Read More...

State Fair announces new musical acts

State Fair announces new musical acts

Mar 19, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Two more concerts have been announced for this year's Minnesota State Fair. Read More...

unemployment rate holds as State labor force tops 3 million

unemployment rate holds as State labor force tops 3 million

Mar 19, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota's labor force topped 3 million as unemployment remained at its low level for the seventh month in a row. Read More...

about 1 in 17 live near oil train routes

about 1 in 17 live near oil train routes

Mar 19, 2015 at 1:01 pm

State transportation officials are highlighting the number of Minnesotans who live near oil train routes just as the Dayton administration is pushing for safety improvements. Read More...

campaign spending bill defeated

campaign spending bill defeated

Mar 19, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A bill that would have forced some groups active in Minnesota campaigns to disclose more details about their spending late in races has been defeated. Read More...

AUDIO: Franken wants more rail safety

AUDIO: Franken wants more rail safety

Mar 19, 2015 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken is joining the call for more railroad safety when it comes to shipping volatile crude oil from the Bakken oil formation in western North Dakota. Read More...

Most of Minnesota now in drought

Most of Minnesota now in drought

Mar 19, 2015 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Most of Minnesota is now officially in drought. Read More...

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