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AUDIO: Franken reacts to SOTU speech

AUDIO: Franken reacts to SOTU speech

Jan 21, 2015 at 10:10 am

WASHINGTON D.C. President Barrack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address last night, and Minnesota Senator Al Franken says he was glad to see the President put a focus on building a strong middle-class. Read More...

Dayton wants money for med school

Dayton wants money for med school

Jan 21, 2015 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota Medical School could see a substantial boost in new state dollars. Read More...

Head on crash on Highway 23

Head on crash on Highway 23

Jan 21, 2015 at 9:09 am

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota State Patrol says two people were injured last night in a head-on crash on Highway 23 in Kandiyohi County. Read More...

More details released on BSU student

More details released on BSU student

Jan 21, 2015 at 5:05 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) Police say a 19-year-old Bemidji State University student found unresponsive in the snow this weekend may have been outside for some time. Read More...

Four charged in poaching case

Four charged in poaching case

Jan 21, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Four Minnesota men have been charged with illegal deer poaching following a five-year investigation by state conservation officials. Read More...

Updating child protection system

Updating child protection system

Jan 21, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are outlining their proposals to change the state's child protection system. Read More...

Free all-day pre-school coming?

Free all-day pre-school coming?

Jan 21, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Not long after getting free all-day kindergarten, boosters of early childhood education are hoping to get state money for free all-day preschool across Minnesota. Read More...

Bankruptcy judge sends Twin Cities Archdiocese to mediation

Bankruptcy judge sends Twin Cities Archdiocese to mediation

Jan 20, 2015 at 5:05 pm

A bankruptcy court judge has ordered the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to try to reach a settlement with attorneys for victims of clergy sexual abuse. Read More...

Dayton creates diversity council to boost levels

Dayton creates diversity council to boost levels

Jan 20, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Gov. Mark Dayton is trying to make the state's workforce more diverse. Read More...

New evidence delays St. Cloud trial of man accused of killing officer

New evidence delays St. Cloud trial of man accused of killing officer

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Opening statements in the trial of a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer have been delayed until Thursday, after prosecutors said they have new evidence. Read More...

Nursing home industry asks Minnesota for $200 million

Nursing home industry asks Minnesota for $200 million

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Advocates for Minnesota's nursing home industry are looking for $200 million from the state, saying underfunding has forced some facilities to close. Read More...

Teen gathers, hides guns as parents argue

Teen gathers, hides guns as parents argue

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Prosecutors say a 14-year-old girl gathered guns from around her St. Paul home and hid them in her bedroom as a fight between her parents escalated. Read More...

lawmakers looking to spend $29M to cover overruns

lawmakers looking to spend $29M to cover overruns

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Minnesota lawmakers are looking to spend $29 million to cover cost overruns at state agencies. Read More...

Dozens of strangers attend veteran's burial service

Dozens of strangers attend veteran's burial service

Jan 20, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Dozens of people who attended the burial service for a Vietnam veteran in Winona never had a chance to meet the man. Read More...

St. Francis officer investigated for data snooping

St. Francis officer investigated for data snooping

Jan 20, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A police chief in Anoka County has asked sheriff's officials to investigate whether one of his officers illegally accessed private data. Read More...

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