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Lesch summoned to Camp Ripley

Lesch summoned to Camp Ripley

May 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —A Minnesota state representative is getting a National Guard call-up that means he'll miss the rest of the legislative session. Read More...

man charged with rape on base in japan

man charged with rape on base in japan

May 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

An 18-year-old Minnesota man living on a U.S. military base in Japan is accused of plying a 17-year-old girl with alcohol and then raping her while recording the act on cellphone video. Read More...

Whitney Park body still unidentified

Whitney Park body still unidentified

May 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Two days after a body was discovered in a wooded area on the north side of Whitney Park in St. Cloud, police are still trying to identify the body. Read More...

Second arrest in Mankato assault

Second arrest in Mankato assault

May 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left a former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker critically injured. Read More...

4-day school week test winding down

4-day school week test winding down

May 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

A money-saving experiment by a handful of Minnesota school districts that switched to four-day school weeks is winding down because of academic performance concerns. Read More...

Audio: Tick season is here

Audio: Tick season is here

May 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) As the snow disappeared across the Minnesota landscape this spring, wood ticks reappeared, bringing with it, the possiblity of Lyme Disease. Read More...

St. Paul crime lab to seek accreditation

St. Paul crime lab to seek accreditation

May 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

The St. Paul police crime lab plans to seek accreditation through a national board that evaluates forensic testing. Read More...

AUDIO: Soldiers compete at Camp Ripley

AUDIO: Soldiers compete at Camp Ripley

May 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) The top National Guard soldiers from a seven state region--including Minnesota--are at Camp Ripley near Little Falls this week competing in what's known as the Region Four Best Warrior competition. Read More...

Howe's bill on power lines now law

Howe's bill on power lines now law

May 13, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) A bill authored by Rockville Republican Representative Jeff Howe that deals with the siting process for high-volatage power lines is now Minnesota law. Read More...

MnDOT announces prescribed fires

MnDOT announces prescribed fires

May 13, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation plans a number of prescribed fires running through the end of this month. Read More...

Rockslide settlement finalized

Rockslide settlement finalized

May 13, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis Park school district has agreed to pay $200,000 to the families of the victims of a deadly landslide at a St. Paul park. Read More...

Elimination game for Wild

Elimination game for Wild

May 13, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have been here several times before. Opponents on the brink of elimination against them have not fared well. Read More...

Studwell retires as scouting director

Studwell retires as scouting director

May 13, 2014 at 4:04 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings college scouting director Scott Studwell has resigned from the position he held for 12 years, stepping back to a different role in the front office. Read More...

Could bonding bill be doomed?

Could bonding bill be doomed?

May 13, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A clause in a construction borrowing package related to home sprinklers could doom the full package. Read More...

Boy charged in school plot pleads not guilty

Boy charged in school plot pleads not guilty

May 13, 2014 at 4:04 am

WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy in Waseca has pleaded not guilty to charges that he plotted to kill his family and then stage an attack on his school. Read More...

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