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Eastbound I-94 closed Tuesday night

Eastbound I-94 closed Tuesday night

Apr 30, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation says eastbound Interstate 94 between St. Cloud and Clearwater will be closed from seven to ten pm Tuesday night as crews make repairs to posts and safety devices damaged during recent snowstorms. Read More...

One killed in Benton County crash

One killed in Benton County crash

Apr 30, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The State Patrol says one person was killed Monday night when a vehicle left U.S. Highway 10 and struck a tree. Read More...

Senate rejects, then passes Tax Bill

Senate rejects, then passes Tax Bill

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Senate has passed a package of income and sales tax increases after initially rejecting the package. Read More...

SPCO musicians ratify contract

SPCO musicians ratify contract

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. PAUL,, Minn. (AP) Musicians of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra have ratified a new, 3-year contract, ending a 6-month-long lockout. Read More...

Police arrest 35 Winona protesters

Police arrest 35 Winona protesters

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

WINONA, Minn. (AP) Police have arrested 35 people for trespassing during a protest of frack sand mining in Winona. Read More...

OSHA investigates fatal fall

OSHA investigates fatal fall

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) Minnesota OSHA is investigating why a catwalk fell inside a forestry mill near Bemidji, sending a worker to his death. Read More...

Farmers still in holding pattern

Farmers still in holding pattern

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Despite the sudden warm weather, Minnesota farmers are still waiting for the chance to get into their fields. Read More...

Senate rejects Tax Bill

Senate rejects Tax Bill

Apr 29, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Senate has rejected a bill with a range of tax increases including higher income taxes on the wealthy. Read More...

Minimum Wage Hike Clears MN House

Minimum Wage Hike Clears MN House

Apr 29, 2013 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota is moving toward its first minimum wage hike since 2005. The House Ways and Means Committee on Monday passed a bill to bump the state's floor wage in three steps until it hits $9.50 per hour in 2015. After that, wages would increase according to inflation. Read More...

Train derails near Blue Earth

Train derails near Blue Earth

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 am

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) A cleanup is underway in the southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth, where 17 cars derailed on a train carrying corn, and 10 tipped on their sides. Read More...

Triple homicide trial underway

Triple homicide trial underway

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A witness in the trial of a St. Louis man charged with killing three people at a Minnesota home says he seemed "desperate" to silence a teenager who had accused him of molesting her. Read More...

Barden Park smoking on agenda

Barden Park smoking on agenda

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The St. Cloud City Council holds a study session Monday night, and one of the issues they'll take up is smoking at Barden Park. Read More...

Highway 28 project begins today

Highway 28 project begins today

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation says resurfacing work begins Monday on a nine mile stretch of Highway 28 in northwestern Stearns County. Read More...

Spring temps finally arrive

Spring temps finally arrive

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The long anticipated arrival of spring weather finally came over the weekend, as temperatures climbed into the 60's and 70's for the first time. Read More...

Senate takes up Tax Bill

Senate takes up Tax Bill

Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota's Senate is gearing up for debate on a plan to repeal the longstanding sales tax exemption on clothes. Read More...

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