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SCSU Science Building Ready For Classes

SCSU Science Building Ready For Classes

Aug 21, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Officials at St. Cloud State University cut the ribbon on a brand new 45-million dollar science and engineering building on campus. Read More...

AUDIO: Minnesota sinking into drought?

AUDIO: Minnesota sinking into drought?

Aug 21, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley says parts of the state are on the cusp of sinking back into drought status after a very dry summer. Read More...

AUDIO: MnDOT updates state bicycle map

AUDIO: MnDOT updates state bicycle map

Aug 21, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) For the first time since 2001, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has published an updated edition of the state's bicycle map. Read More...

Minnesota still tops on ACT test

Minnesota still tops on ACT test

Aug 21, 2013 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Garrison Keillor's well-known line about Lake Wobegon where "all the children are above average" rings true in Minnesota's overall performance on the ACT college admission exam. Read More...

Three injured in Minneapolis shooting

Three injured in Minneapolis shooting

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Minneapolis police are searching for a suspect after three people including a toddler were shot on the city's north side. Read More...

Soybean research website launched

Soybean research website launched

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has launched a new website to showcase cutting-edge research. Read More...

Another meeting on special session

Another meeting on special session

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton and top lawmakers are making another attempt to find agreement on a storm-relief special session. Read More...

Beef producers voting on checkoff

Beef producers voting on checkoff

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Minnesota beef producers vote in February on whether to double the state checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. Read More...

Solon undecided on second term

Solon undecided on second term

Aug 20, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he doesn't expect his lieutenant governor to decide for months on whether she'll run with him for a second term. Read More...

Tobacco 'floor tax' yields $30.4M

Tobacco 'floor tax' yields $30.4M

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A one-time tax on cigarette supplies has generated more than $30.4 million, most of which will be used as a backup funding stream for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Read More...

MN man loses license for going too slow

MN man loses license for going too slow

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals won't return the driver's license of a man who lost it for driving too slowly on state highways. Read More...

Hearing highlights divide over guns in MN Capitol

Hearing highlights divide over guns in MN Capitol

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans on one side of America's divide on guns have urged lawmakers to ban firearms from the state Capitol, saying citizens have a right to feel free of intimidation when they participate in the democratic process. Read More...

Farmers market counters White Earth 'food desert'

Farmers market counters White Earth 'food desert'

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MAHNOMEN, Minn. (AP) — A farmers market in northwestern Minnesota seeks to be an oasis in a "food desert" on the White Earth Indian Reservation. Read More...

New MN telecom tax faces bipartisan criticism

New MN telecom tax faces bipartisan criticism

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The chairwoman of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's Broadband Task Force is joining in Republican criticism of a new state sales tax on telecommunications equipment. Read More...

Red River Diversion opponents sue Army Corps

Red River Diversion opponents sue Army Corps

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Opponents of a planned project to divert the Red River around Fargo-Moorhead have sued the Corps of Engineers in federal court. Read More...

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