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Amputee wins $65K settlement with utility

Amputee wins $65K settlement with utility

Dec 31, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A former employee of Alexandria Light and Power who alleged disability discrimination has won a $65,000 settlement. Read More...

Rape charges dismissed against Sauk Rapids man

Rape charges dismissed against Sauk Rapids man

Dec 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm

Criminal charges against a Sauk Rapids man accused of raping a girl have been dismissed by Benton County prosecutors who felt they could not prove their case "beyond a reasonable doubt." Read More...

Fatal trooper crash in Cannon Falls in court

Fatal trooper crash in Cannon Falls in court

Dec 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm

The attorney for a Minnesota state trooper indicted on manslaughter charges in a fatal crash in Cannon Falls says he will file a motion to dismiss the indictment. Read More...

Ex-boyfriend charged in fatal St. Paul stabbing

Ex-boyfriend charged in fatal St. Paul stabbing

Dec 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm

The former boyfriend of a woman fatally stabbed in St. Paul is charged with her murder. Read More...

MDA to quarantine beetle to protect pine forests

MDA to quarantine beetle to protect pine forests

Dec 31, 2014 at 11:11 am

Come the first of the new year, a new pest quarantine will be put in place to protect Minnesota’s pine forests. Read More...

January is Radon Action Month

January is Radon Action Month

Dec 31, 2014 at 10:10 am

January is Radon Action Month and health officials want to remind residents of the the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths in the United States and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Read More...

Senator makes friendly wager on Citrus Bowl

Senator makes friendly wager on Citrus Bowl

Dec 31, 2014 at 10:10 am

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KNSI) U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar has placed a friendly wager on the outcome of Thursday's Citrus Bowl game between the University of Minnesota Gophers and the University of Missouri Tigers. Read More...

9 women charged in shoplifting ring

9 women charged in shoplifting ring

Dec 31, 2014 at 10:10 am

Police say a theft ring used Facebook to take "orders" and would then fulfill the requests by stealing high-end merchandise from big-box stores in the Twin Cities area. Read More...

Events to bring in 2015

Events to bring in 2015

Dec 31, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) You can welcome in the New Year with a ball drop in Annandale tonight. Read More...

A nearly snowless December

A nearly snowless December

Dec 31, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The month of December will go into the weather history books as a very dry month in St. Cloud. Read More...

Stearns Electric gives to local causes

Stearns Electric gives to local causes

Dec 31, 2014 at 9:09 am

MELROSE, Minn. (KNSI) Melrose-based Stearns Electric Association recently awarded more than $54,000 to 63 area organizations as part of its Operation Round Up program. Read More...

Dayton: 11 am kickoffs are too early

Dayton: 11 am kickoffs are too early

Dec 31, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton wants University of Minnesota football home games to start later than the usual 11 a.m. kickoff. Read More...

Task force needs more time

Task force needs more time

Dec 31, 2014 at 6:06 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A group deciding the best way to choose a new nickname for the University of North Dakota has decided it needs more time. Read More...

MnSure deadline is noon today

MnSure deadline is noon today

Dec 31, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans have until noon Wednesday to sign up for coverage effective Jan. 1 through the state's health insurance exchange. Read More...

Obama to appoint a federal judge for Minnesota

Obama to appoint a federal judge for Minnesota

Dec 30, 2014 at 4:04 pm

The chief U.S. district judge for Minnesota, Michael Davis, informed the president Monday he plans to take senior status in August. He'll remain a federal judge, but won't have to carry a full caseload. Read More...

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