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Container refund would boost jobs

Container refund would boost jobs

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new study says a 10-cent refund on recyclable drink containers would cost beverage producers $29 million a year but boost recycling and create a net gain of over 1,000 jobs in Minnesota. The system could also cost consumers $74 million for containers they don't recycle. Read More...

Basketball coach facing sex charge

Basketball coach facing sex charge

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A women's basketball coach for a private Christian college in the western Twin Cities is charged with sexual conduct involving a 15-year-old girl. Read More...

Target store placed on lockdown

Target store placed on lockdown

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of customers were kept inside a Target store in West St. Paul as officers searched for a man who robbed the pharmacy. Read More...

Funding shortfalls for MnSure?

Funding shortfalls for MnSure?

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Leaders of Minnesota's health exchange say they might need additional funding if insurance premiums stay low and enrollment continues to tip toward public rather than private insurance programs. Read More...

OIl company appealing huge fine

OIl company appealing huge fine

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Texas company is appealing a $2.6 million fine for allegedly illegal temporary housing for its workers in the western North Dakota oil patch. Read More...

Rogers to plead guilty

Rogers to plead guilty

Jan 10, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota militia member indicted in what the FBI once called a "terror plot" is expected to plead guilty. Read More...

Firefighters Battle St. Augusta Housefire

Firefighters Battle St. Augusta Housefire

Jan 9, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. AUGUSTA, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Augusta and St. Cloud fire departments fought a housefire this afternoon, which broke out at 1684 Forest Glen Circle in St. Augusta. Read More...

Minn. man home after being held 9 months in UAE

Minn. man home after being held 9 months in UAE

Jan 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An American man is back in Minnesota after being held in prison in the United Arab Emirates for a parody video that was posted online. Read More...

Four Face Charges After Drug Busts

Four Face Charges After Drug Busts

Jan 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (KNSI) - Four people are in jail facing various charges after searches of a vehicle and house turned up drugs and paraphernalia. Read More...

Survey: Majority of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana

Survey: Majority of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana

Jan 9, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - While Minnesotans are closely divided on whether or not to legalize marijuana, a majority are accepting of legalizing it for medicinal purposes - this was one finding in a newly-released survey performed by St. Cloud State University on 626 statewide respondents. Read More...

Landmark sentence in sex trafficking case

Landmark sentence in sex trafficking case

Jan 9, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The last of four family members charged in a sex trafficking operation that spanned nearly two years in Minnesota has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Read More...

Hospital screens visitors for flu

Hospital screens visitors for flu

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fairview Health Services is temporarily changing its visitor's policy at its seven hospitals because of widespread flu in Minnesota. Read More...

Prettner Solon decides future

Prettner Solon decides future

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon says she's made up her mind about whether she'll run again with Gov. Mark Dayton this year, but won't announce her decision until next week. Read More...

New rules for Capitol guns?

New rules for Capitol guns?

Jan 9, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gun owners who want to legally carry weapons into the Minnesota Capitol could soon have to provide more precise information to authorities. Read More...

Pladson announces retirement plans

Pladson announces retirement plans

Jan 9, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Doctor Terry Pladson has announced plans to retire as president and CEO of CentraCare Health on December 31, 2014. Read More...

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