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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...

Funeral set for Joan Mondale

Funeral set for Joan Mondale

Feb 4, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Details have been announced for Saturday's funeral service in Minneapolis for former second lady and arts advocate Joan Mondale. Read More...

Governors write to Obama over propane shortage

Governors write to Obama over propane shortage

Feb 4, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors are writing to President Obama asking for help in addressing the propane shortage and price increases. Read More...

MPCA investigating oil spill near Winona

MPCA investigating oil spill near Winona

Feb 4, 2014 at 2:02 pm

WINONA, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is investigating after a Canadian Pacific Railway train dribbled about 12,000 gallons of crude oil between Winona and Red Wing in southeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Target taking actions on security

Target taking actions on security

Feb 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — An executive of Target Corp. says the retailer has taken actions to shore up security following the massive breach of millions of consumers' data during the holiday season. Read More...

BBB Warns You of Mystery Call Scam

BBB Warns You of Mystery Call Scam

Feb 4, 2014 at 12:12 pm

The Better Business Bureau is warning cellphone users to watch out for scam international calls. Read More...

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