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Woman charged in baby's death

Woman charged in baby's death

May 21, 2013 at 6:06 pm

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) A day care provider in Dakota County is charged with manslaughter in the death of a 3-month-old boy who died in her care last July. Read More...

Burning ban lifted in 32 counties

Burning ban lifted in 32 counties

May 21, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has lifted fire restrictions in all or parts of 32 Minnesota counties as wet weather lowers the fire danger. Read More...

Dayton, DFLers Trumpeting Legislative Success

Dayton, DFLers Trumpeting Legislative Success

May 21, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton and Democratic legislative leaders call the just-finished session a success and say they accomplished what they set out to do. Read More...

GOP Leaders Traveling, Discussing New Laws

GOP Leaders Traveling, Discussing New Laws

May 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - After working right up until a midnight deadline, GOP leadership from the house and the senate are now flying around the state, discussing the session's top issues and expressing disapproval with over $2 billion in new taxes signed into law. Read More...

Elections bill sent to Dayton

Elections bill sent to Dayton

May 21, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill that lets anyone vote by absentee ballot without being forced to provide an excuse. Read More...

Hearings scheduled for St. Cloud bars

Hearings scheduled for St. Cloud bars

May 21, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The St. Cloud City Council unanimously approved all but two of the city's liquor licenses at their Monday night meeting. Read More...

USDA: Planting conditions improving

USDA: Planting conditions improving

May 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A miserable start to spring planting for Minnesota farmers has greatly improved with a stretch of better weather. Read More...

Capitol renovation funding approved

Capitol renovation funding approved

May 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Extensive work on the 107-year-old state Capitol is getting the go-ahead from Minnesota lawmakers in a late financial rescue package. Read More...

2013 legislative session ends

2013 legislative session ends

May 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota lawmakers have adjourned a session that produced $2 billion in tax hikes and a historic vote on gay marriage. Read More...

Stearns County selling property

Stearns County selling property

May 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Stearns County will be selling approximately 400 pieces of property at its tax-forfeited property auction next month. Read More...

House passes daycare union bill

House passes daycare union bill

May 20, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota House has passed a bill that allows a union drive among home daycare providers and personal care attendants after about 10 hours of debate strung out over more than two days. Read More...

Twenty five sickened by raw cheese

Twenty five sickened by raw cheese

May 20, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota health officials say more than two-dozen people have been sickened by eating raw Mexican-style cheese. Read More...

MN Lawmakers Wrapping up session

MN Lawmakers Wrapping up session

May 20, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota lawmakers are back at their desks for the final hours of the legislative session. The House and Senate convened floor sessions late Monday morning after working past midnight. Read More...

Storms damage southeast Minnesota

Storms damage southeast Minnesota

May 20, 2013 at 10:10 am

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (AP) A powerful band of storms with strong winds and heavy rain uprooted trees, flooded roads and caused structural damage in southeastern Minnesota. Read More...

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