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Audio: Winkler wants paid family leave

Audio: Winkler wants paid family leave

Feb 19, 2015 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a successful push to raise the minimum wage, some Minnesota Democrats want to establish a statewide paid family leave program. Read More...

AUDIO: Nader speaks on oil derailments

AUDIO: Nader speaks on oil derailments

Feb 19, 2015 at 7:07 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The derailment in West Virginia of a train carrying oil from North Dakota is prompting complaints that North Dakota and federal government leaders aren't doing enough to ensure the safe transport of crude by rail. Read More...

Senate hearing on body cameras

Senate hearing on body cameras

Feb 19, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A debate over police body cameras is stirring a call to action by a group that previously shut down Minnesota freeways while protesting law enforcement tactics. Read More...

DFL wants paid family leave

DFL wants paid family leave

Feb 19, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After a successful push to raise the minimum wage, some Minnesota Democrats want to establish a statewide paid family leave program. Read More...

McGinnis murder trial begins today

McGinnis murder trial begins today

Feb 19, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A trial is beginning for a St. Cloud man accused in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old man outside a Sartell strip mall. Read More...

Waite Park to hire planning and community development director

Waite Park to hire planning and community development director

Feb 18, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Waite Park Mayor Rick Miller delivered the annual State of the City address today despite a power outage that kept the meeting of the Waite Park Chamber of Commerce in the dark for about an hour. Read More...

Sauk Rapids plane crash cause undetermined

Sauk Rapids plane crash cause undetermined

Feb 18, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Federal investigators have been unable to determine why a small plane crashed into a house in Sauk Rapids last year, killing the pilot and a German foreign exchange student who was a passenger. Read More...

Tech High task force to offer recommendations

Tech High task force to offer recommendations

Feb 18, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A special St. Cloud school board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. March 11 at Apollo High School to hear recommendations from a high school design task force. Read More...

Chamber meeting to include safety tips

Chamber meeting to include safety tips

Feb 18, 2015 at 3:03 pm

C4 Welding will host the Sauk Rapids Chamber meeting next week that includes a presentation by Sauk Rapids Police Chief Perry Beise on “What Businesses Can Do to Stay Safe.” Read More...

Power restored in Waite Park and west St. Cloud

Power restored in Waite Park and west St. Cloud

Feb 18, 2015 at 2:02 pm

More than 2,000 people in Waite Park and west St. Cloud were without power this afternoon for almost an hour. Read More...

pay-raise standoff possibly nears end

pay-raise standoff possibly nears end

Feb 18, 2015 at 2:02 pm

House Speaker Kurt Daudt says he, Gov. Mark Dayton and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk are "nearing agreement" on a plan to settle a commissioner pay raise dispute that is holding up an important spending bill. Read More...

MNsure misses mark for health insurance signups

MNsure misses mark for health insurance signups

Feb 18, 2015 at 11:11 am

MNsure has fallen short of its enrollment target for private plans. Read More...

Wetterling family observes anniversary

Wetterling family observes anniversary

Feb 18, 2015 at 11:11 am

She should have been celebrating her son’s 37th birthday, but instead Patty Wetterling was marking the 25th anniversary of the center for missing children that bears his name. Read More...

Police chief wants more youth program funding

Police chief wants more youth program funding

Feb 18, 2015 at 11:11 am

St. Cloud Police Chief William Blair Anderson plans to meet with Rep. Jim Knoblach on Friday to talk about more funding for youth programs to keep children from getting into trouble. Read More...

PepperJax Grill Opening Feb 24th

PepperJax Grill Opening Feb 24th

Feb 18, 2015 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A new St. Cloud restaurant opens its doors next week. Read More...

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