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Dalai Lama gets Mayo checkup

Dalai Lama gets Mayo checkup

May 13, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) The Dalai Lama has made a stop at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester for a checkup. Read More...

Burning ban added in four counties

Burning ban added in four counties

May 13, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Authorities have added four more northern Minnesota counties to the long list of counties where spring burning restrictions are in effect. Read More...

Paulsen running for fourth term

Paulsen running for fourth term

May 13, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen has ruled out a run for the U.S. Senate or for governor of Minnesota, saying he plans to seek a fourth term in the House instead. Read More...

Former corrections officer sentenced

Former corrections officer sentenced

May 13, 2013 at 4:04 pm

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) A former corrections officer from Tower has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for having sex with a female inmate. Read More...

Dayton to sign gay marriage bill Tuesday

Dayton to sign gay marriage bill Tuesday

May 13, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton says he will sign a bill legalizing gay marriage in a ceremony on the Capitol steps on Tuesday. Read More...

Senate Denies Changes to Marriage Bill

Senate Denies Changes to Marriage Bill

May 13, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Senate has defeated an amendment to the gay marriage bill offered by Republicans that would have beefed up protections for people with religious objections. Read More...

Two injured in Cass Lake stabbing

Two injured in Cass Lake stabbing

May 13, 2013 at 11:11 am

WALKER, Minn. (KNSI) The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating a stabbing that left two people wounded. Read More...

Fishing opener heads to Nisswa in 2014

Fishing opener heads to Nisswa in 2014

May 13, 2013 at 11:11 am

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) Minnesota tourism officials say a longtime tradition promoting one of the state's most popular pastimes will be hosted by the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber in 2014. Read More...

St. Cloud residents should avoid burning

St. Cloud residents should avoid burning

May 13, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The St. Cloud Fire Department is asking residents to avoid recreational burning from Monday night through Wednesday morning. Read More...

Chemicals common in Minnesota lakes

Chemicals common in Minnesota lakes

May 13, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A new study finds that chemicals from household products, prescriptions and illegal drugs are common in Minnesota lakes. Read More...

Trucker  who collided with train dies

Trucker who collided with train dies

May 13, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) The driver of a semi that collided with a freight train in western Minnesota last week has died. Read More...

Same Sex Marriage Supporters Gather in St. Paul

Same Sex Marriage Supporters Gather in St. Paul

May 13, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A festive mood among gay marriage supporters is taking hold at the state Capitol as a bill to legalize it nears its final hurdle. Read More...

Fire Weather Watch on Tuesday

Fire Weather Watch on Tuesday

May 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for central and south-central Minnesota Tuesday. Read More...

Solar power bills head to conference

Solar power bills head to conference

May 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Two versions of a bill mandating solar energy for big utilities are heading for a conference committee where compromise legislation should emerge in the final week of Minnesota's legislative session. Read More...

Work begins on stretch of Highway 71

Work begins on stretch of Highway 71

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation says drivers can expect intermittent lane closures and possible delays as crews begin a major road project on Highway 71 between Bertha and Long Prairie Monday. Read More...

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