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Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty

Jul 14, 2013 at 6:06 am

Jurors have found George Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Read More...

Sartell police call off pursuit

Sartell police call off pursuit

Jul 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) Sartell Police Chief Jim Hughes says officers from his department were involved in a brief police pursuit Friday involving a stolen SUV, with speeds reaching up to 100 miles per hour. Read More...

Plymouth apartment building fire probed

Plymouth apartment building fire probed

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (AP) Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a multiple-alarm fire at a Plymouth apartment building that displaced residents of at least 20 units. Read More...

Duncan to visit Minnesota Tuesday

Duncan to visit Minnesota Tuesday

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL,, Minn. (AP) Minnesota is getting a visit from the nation's education chief as he makes a pitch for expanded government spending on early childhood learning programs. Read More...

Mosquito population explodes

Mosquito population explodes

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Twin Cities metropolitan area is suffering through a mosquito population explosion. Read More...

Twins dismal stretch continues

Twins dismal stretch continues

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

NEW YORK (AP) Another opportunity wasted, Justin Morneau slammed his bat on home plate and gave his batting helmet a serious toss. Read More...

Ex teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

Ex teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) A former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher has pleaded guilty to seven counts for sexually abusing six students at the Faribault boarding school. Read More...

Severe storms pound NW Minnesota

Severe storms pound NW Minnesota

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) A line of powerful thunderstorms caused significant damage as it moved through the northwestern Minnesota city of Thief River Falls on Friday evening. Read More...

Man sentenced in Kandiyohi Co killing

Man sentenced in Kandiyohi Co killing

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) A man has been sentenced to 25 1/2 years in prison for his role in a fatal confrontation on a Kandiyohi County farm in 2011. Read More...

Family Remembers Reichensperger, Founder of The MESSAGE Program

Family Remembers Reichensperger, Founder of The MESSAGE Program

Jul 12, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - If anything can comfort the family of Karin Reichensperger today, it's the knowledge that their sister and daughter died doing the work that she was born to do. Family members tell KNSI News that Reichensperger, founder and executive director of St. Cloud non-profit organization The MESSAGE Program, died of complications following a minor medical procedure in Guatemala City. Read More...

Swanson sues Calif. lending firm

Swanson sues Calif. lending firm

Jul 12, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A California-based Internet lender faces court action in Minnesota over short-term loan rates and alleged efforts to use tribal sovereign immunity to skirt state laws. Read More...

McRudy's Intends To Open Under New Name

McRudy's Intends To Open Under New Name

Jul 12, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - McRudy's Bar in downtown St. Cloud lost its liquor license due to repeated violations, but now the business has applied for another liquor license as it plans to open under new owners and a new name. Read More...

AUDIO: SCFD releases annual report

AUDIO: SCFD releases annual report

Jul 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud Fire Chief Bill Mund has released the department's annual report for 2012. Read More...

Mankato stone plant closing

Mankato stone plant closing

Jul 12, 2013 at 7:07 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) A 125-year-old limestone plant is closing in Mankato. Read More...

House passes scaled down Farm Bill

House passes scaled down Farm Bill

Jul 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

WASHINGTON (AP) The House has passed a scaled-down version of a massive farm bill, putting off a fight over food stamp spending and giving Republican leaders a victory after a decisive defeat on the larger bill last month. Read More...

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