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Smith argues against restitution

Smith argues against restitution

Aug 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man convicted of murdering two unarmed teenagers who broke into his home is contesting the restitution prosecutors are asking he pay for the deaths. Read More...

Major solar energy project announced

Major solar energy project announced

Aug 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

CAMP RIPLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota National Guard and Minnesota Power are joining forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley. Read More...

DNR to discuss walleye reproduction

DNR to discuss walleye reproduction

Aug 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. (AP) — The Department of Natural Resources hosts a public discussion Thursday about walleye reproduction in Mille Lacs Lake. Read More...

Mayo announces new cancer screening

Mayo announces new cancer screening

Aug 26, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Doctors at the Mayo Clinic are offering a new way for patients to be tested for colon cancer. Read More...

Stearns jail inmate commits suicide

Stearns jail inmate commits suicide

Aug 26, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) An atuopsy has determined an inmate found dead in the Stearns County Jail committed suicide. Read More...

Farmland prices on the decline

Farmland prices on the decline

Aug 26, 2014 at 10:10 am

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Experts say Minnesota farmers could be impacted by a decline in farmland prices. Read More...

AUDIO: Benton twister was EF-0

AUDIO: Benton twister was EF-0

Aug 26, 2014 at 9:09 am

MORRILL, Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service says a tornado that touched down Sunday night near the Benton-Morrison County line was an EF-Zero tornado with peak winds of about 75 miles an hour. Read More...

Burger King buys Tim Hortons

Burger King buys Tim Hortons

Aug 26, 2014 at 7:07 am

MIAMI (AP) — Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating the world's third-largest fast-food company. Read More...

Statewide test scores hold steady

Statewide test scores hold steady

Aug 26, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota students' performance on standardized proficiency tests held steady or slightly improved this year. Read More...

State Fair reaches midpoint

State Fair reaches midpoint

Aug 26, 2014 at 5:05 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota State Fair reaches the halfway point today (Tuesday). Read More...

Boy dies after being hit by car

Boy dies after being hit by car

Aug 26, 2014 at 4:04 am

NORTH BRANCH, Minn. (AP) — North Branch police say an 11-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car last week. Read More...

Two arrested for stealing ATV

Two arrested for stealing ATV

Aug 26, 2014 at 4:04 am

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (KNSI) The Todd County Sheriff's Office says two people have been arrested in connection with a stolen ATV. Read More...

Benton County tornado was an EF-0

Benton County tornado was an EF-0

Aug 26, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD. Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service says a tornado that touched down Sunday night near the Benton-Morrison County line was an EF-Zero tornado with peak winds of about 75 miles an hour. Read More...

Rain slows small grain harvest

Rain slows small grain harvest

Aug 25, 2014 at 7:07 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Widespread rains have slowed Minnesota's small grain harvest but also have improved row crop and pasture conditions. Read More...

Minnesota pheasant harvest down

Minnesota pheasant harvest down

Aug 25, 2014 at 7:07 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The number of pheasant hunters in Minnesota plunged last year along with the ringneck harvest. Read More...

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