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Jobless rate at five year low

Jobless rate at five year low

May 16, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota's unemployment rate in April came in at 5.3% That's the lowest it's been since May 2008. Read More...

Cattle producers face feed shortage

Cattle producers face feed shortage

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota livestock producers could be facing a forage shortage this spring. Read More...

U of M renegotiates alcohol deal

U of M renegotiates alcohol deal

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) After losing money during its first season of selling alcohol at stadiums on campus, the University of Minnesota has renegotiated its contract with the company that provides it to allow it to turn a profit. Read More...

Powerball jackpot keeps climbing

Powerball jackpot keeps climbing

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

DES MOINES, Ia. (AP) The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $475 million after no tickets matched the winning numbers in the latest drawing. Read More...

House wants increased donor limits

House wants increased donor limits

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota House has passed a bill that raises the maximum donations that candidates for office can accept from donors. Read More...

National Guard aiding fire fight

National Guard aiding fire fight

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

MENAHGA, Minn. (AP) Crews from the Minnesota National Guard are helping to suppress a wildfire near the northwestern Minnesota town of Menahga. Read More...

Bonding bill vote could come Friday

Bonding bill vote could come Friday

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota House plans a Friday debate an $800 million construction projects bill that can't pass without Republican votes. Read More...

DOT schedules St. Cloud meeting

DOT schedules St. Cloud meeting

May 16, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting in St. Cloud this month on the state's 20-year Highway Investment Plan. Read More...

Gas prices soar past $4 mark

Gas prices soar past $4 mark

May 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Gas prices are shooting well above the $4 a gallon mark in both the Twin Cities and across Minnesota. Read More...

Bonding bill vote could come Friday

Bonding bill vote could come Friday

May 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota House plans a Friday debate an $800 million construction projects bill that can't pass without Republican votes. Read More...

Crews gain ground on wildfire

Crews gain ground on wildfire

May 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MENAHGA, Minn. (AP) Firefighters are getting the upper hand on a wildfire that's destroyed several structures near the northwestern Minnesota town of Menahga. Read More...

Chief reveals details of crash

Chief reveals details of crash

May 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The Minneapolis police chief says a police vehicle went through a red light when it collided with a motorcycle last week, killing the motorcycle driver and injuring his passenger. Read More...

State Prepares for Same-Sex Marriages

State Prepares for Same-Sex Marriages

May 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - City officials in Minnesota are making plans for a rush of marriages on Aug. 1, when the new state law legalizing same-sex unions takes effect. Read More...

UPDATE: Man Sought in Child Neglect Case Apprehended

UPDATE: Man Sought in Child Neglect Case Apprehended

May 15, 2013 at 2:02 pm

PIERZ, Minn (KNSI) - A man wanted by authorities in McLeod County on felony charges for neglecting a child has been found and taken into custody. Read More...

Senate passes stripped down gun bill

Senate passes stripped down gun bill

May 15, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Senate has approved scaled-back revisions to state gun laws that do not include an expansion of background checks for gun purchases. Read More...

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