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UPDATE: Motley Death Does Not Appear Suspicious

UPDATE: Motley Death Does Not Appear Suspicious

Feb 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) - A woman was found dead outside an apartment complex in Motley, and investigators are now trying to find out why. Read More...

Light-rail train derails in downtown St. Paul snow

Light-rail train derails in downtown St. Paul snow

Feb 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Snow has caused a light-rail train to derail during operator training in downtown St. Paul. Read More...

Father: Lack of heat led to fatal duplex fire

Father: Lack of heat led to fatal duplex fire

Feb 27, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The father of five children who died in a north Minneapolis duplex fire on Valentine's Day says he used the oven and a space heater to compensate for broken radiators in the unit. Read More...

Deaths of suspects in shooting were murder-suicide

Deaths of suspects in shooting were murder-suicide

Feb 26, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the two North Dakota residents accused of shooting a Minnesota sheriff's deputy died in a murder-suicide. Read More...

Bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

Bills would treat e-cigs as standard smokes

Feb 26, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Both sides in a debate over electronic cigarettes say scientific evidence is still out about the health safety of the devices, but bills to regulate them could advance anyway in the Minnesota Legislature. Read More...

Obama seeks $300 billion for roads, railways

Obama seeks $300 billion for roads, railways

Feb 26, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Barack Obama says spending $300 billion to upgrade roads and railways is a worthy investment that will attract businesses and put people to work. Read More...

Activists rally, urge Obama to reject oil pipeline

Activists rally, urge Obama to reject oil pipeline

Feb 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Climate change activists are rallying in St. Paul to urge President Barack Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. Read More...

Locals angry about investment in failed project

Locals angry about investment in failed project

Feb 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

WELLS, Minn. (AP) — Government officials and private citizens in a small Faribault County community are frustrated an $8 million investment to redevelop a shuttered food processing plant never produced a single job. Read More...

Report: Priest searched Web for pictures of boys

Report: Priest searched Web for pictures of boys

Feb 26, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A newly released police file shows a Minnesota priest remained in ministry even after church leaders learned he had searched online for sexual images of children. Read More...

Senate vote on heating assistance

Senate vote on heating assistance

Feb 26, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The fast-track plan to provide $20 million in emergency heating assistance has been staged for a vote Monday in the Minnesota Senate. Read More...

GREAT Theatre Registering for Summer Camp

GREAT Theatre Registering for Summer Camp

Feb 26, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - St. Cloud's GREAT Theatre Company has opened registration for their 2014 summer theatre camps as of Wednesday - and spaces are filling up fast. Read More...

Zeilinske given 50 months in prison

Zeilinske given 50 months in prison

Feb 26, 2014 at 9:09 am

WALKER, Minn. (KNSI) A Brainerd woman has been sentenced to 50 months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide. Read More...

Data breach hurts Target profits

Data breach hurts Target profits

Feb 26, 2014 at 6:06 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp says the massive data breach over the holidays helped push its profit down 46 percent. Read More...

Potter seeks dismissal of lawsuit

Potter seeks dismissal of lawsuit

Feb 26, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — St. Cloud State University wants a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former administrator in charge of enrollment management. Read More...

Blizzard Warning issued for area

Blizzard Warning issued for area

Feb 26, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Travel will become extremely difficult--if not impossible--in parts of central and southern Minnesota Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday night as fierce northwest winds move into the region. Read More...

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