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Background Checks Costly, Lawmakers say

Background Checks Costly, Lawmakers say

Apr 4, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Lawmakers' plans to improve Minnesota's existing background check system for gun sales will come at a cost. Read More...

Mother of Slain Girls Feared Ex-Husband

Mother of Slain Girls Feared Ex-Husband

Apr 4, 2013 at 1:01 pm

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) - The mother of three girls who were killed by their father in northwestern Wisconsin says she was worried about leaving the children alone in his care. Read More...

St. Paul police look for Facebook access

St. Paul police look for Facebook access

Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) St. Paul police want access to Facebook postings from a man charged in the death of his wife. Read More...

Lawmakers take up barber pole debate

Lawmakers take up barber pole debate

Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota is closer to legally reserving those swirling red, white and blue cylinders for licensed barbershops. Read More...

St. Paul's Coleman wants third term

St. Paul's Coleman wants third term

Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) St. Paul's mayor is going after a third term. Read More...

Fargo-Moorhead ramps up flood fight

Fargo-Moorhead ramps up flood fight

Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 am

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Volunteers in the Fargo area have started their fourth major flood fight in five years, but improvements in flood protection have most residents optimistic about holding back the Red River. Read More...

Meat recalled announced by Ag Dept

Meat recalled announced by Ag Dept

Apr 4, 2013 at 6:06 am

BELGRADE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers to avoid consuming smoked pork and beef pepper sticks produced by Belgrade Meat Center after routine sampling discovered Listeria contamination. Read More...

Man Searches for Stolen Band Gear

Man Searches for Stolen Band Gear

Apr 3, 2013 at 4:04 pm

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (KNSI) - When Shane Jurek decided to call it a day last Friday night, he never would have dreamed he'd wake up to find his lifelong collection of music equipment stolen.Unfortunately, that's exactly what happened. Read More...

Add a job, get a bonus?

Add a job, get a bonus?

Apr 3, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota lawmakers are pushing a new grant program that would give government rebates and bonuses to companies that upgrade facilities and add new jobs. Read More...

LeBlanc, Motzko Weigh in On Hobey Baker Award

LeBlanc, Motzko Weigh in On Hobey Baker Award

Apr 3, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A proud moment for central Minnesota - St. Cloud State's Drew LeBlanc has been selected as one of three finalists for the Hobey Baker award. Read More...

Gunderson suspended for three years

Gunderson suspended for three years

Apr 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Sauk Rapids Mayor Brad Gunderson will remain suspended from his job at Metro Bus for a minimum three years following his arrest for drunken driving. Read More...

Kelly will author civil unions bill

Kelly will author civil unions bill

Apr 3, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A Republican state lawmaker is introducing a bill to establish civil unions for gay couples as an alternative to legalizing same-sex marriage. Read More...

Timber industry watching budget talks

Timber industry watching budget talks

Apr 3, 2013 at 10:10 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) Timber producers are hopeful another $8 million proposed for forestry management will stay in the state budget to help sustain the industry. Read More...

Sixty-five applicants to replace Tripp

Sixty-five applicants to replace Tripp

Apr 3, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) There's no shortage of people interested in becoming the next executive director of Metro Bus in St. Cloud. Read More...

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