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VP Biden plans Minnesota visit

VP Biden plans Minnesota visit

Feb 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Minnesota for a fundraiser for the national Democratic Party. Read More...

State Fair admission goes up $1

State Fair admission goes up $1

Feb 5, 2014 at 2:02 pm

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair is raising admission prices by a dollar. Read More...

Records show thousands driving illegally in MN

Records show thousands driving illegally in MN

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say about one in eight drivers on Minnesota roads does not have a valid license allowing them to get behind the wheel. Read More...

MNsure enrollment grows, but private plans lag

MNsure enrollment grows, but private plans lag

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Insurance signups through Minnesota's health care marketplace continued to grow into February to more than 90,000 people, but enrollment continues to be weighted more toward public plans over private insurance. Read More...

High court affirms most verdicts in Dewey's death

High court affirms most verdicts in Dewey's death

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has affirmed all but one of the guilty verdicts against the man who admitted to shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey. Read More...

Man who fatally shot girlfriend gets 28 years

Man who fatally shot girlfriend gets 28 years

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota man who said he was high on methamphetamine when he accidentally killed his girlfriend in Wisconsin has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Read More...

Task force opposes merger of two colleges

Task force opposes merger of two colleges

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A task force has unanimously recommended against a merger of the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences with its College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences. Read More...

Fire destroys shed in Lynden Township

Fire destroys shed in Lynden Township

Feb 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

CLEARWATER, Minn. (KNSI) The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the fire on Daisy Circle in Lynden Township was called in at seven o'clock Tuesday night. Read More...

Thousands of Minnesotans driving illegally

Thousands of Minnesotans driving illegally

Feb 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say about one in eight drivers on Minnesota roads does not have a valid license allowing them to get behind the wheel. Read More...

Farmers encouraged to sell excess propane

Farmers encouraged to sell excess propane

Feb 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's agriculture commissioner and propane industry officials are encouraging state farmers with a surplus of the fuel to sell it back to suppliers. Read More...

Fight ends one caucus early

Fight ends one caucus early

Feb 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Political passion at one Minneapolis caucus erupted in chaos, causing police to shut down the meeting. Read More...

Minnesota Native wins

Minnesota Native wins "The Biggest Loser"

Feb 5, 2014 at 7:07 am

Rachel Frederickson, of Stillwater won the season finale of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" on Tuesday night. Read More...

CVS to End Sales of Tobacco Products

CVS to End Sales of Tobacco Products

Feb 5, 2014 at 7:07 am

CVS is willing to give up approximately $2 billion in revenue to promote the health of their customers. Read More...

Ortman and Seifert Lead Caucus Straw Poll

Ortman and Seifert Lead Caucus Straw Poll

Feb 5, 2014 at 7:07 am

With three-quarters of local Republican party units reporting, state Sen. Julianne Ortman led among Senate hopefuls. Former state Rep. Marty Seifert had an edge among gubernatorial candidates. Read More...

Dayton's hip surgery postponed

Dayton's hip surgery postponed

Feb 4, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is postponing his hip surgery so he can attend the memorial service for Joan Mondale. Read More...

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