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Emmer with the lead Early in the 6th District Funding Race

Emmer with the lead Early in the 6th District Funding Race

Jul 15, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. PAUL (AP) - Former state Rep. Tom Emmer has an early lead in one aspect of the open-seat race in Minnesot’as 6th Congressional District: The chase for campaign dollars. Read More...

Autopsy Results Confirm Drowning Death for Sartell Man

Autopsy Results Confirm Drowning Death for Sartell Man

Jul 15, 2013 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - An autopsy points to fresh water drowning as the official cause of death for a Sartell man last month, says the Benton County Sheriff's Office. Read More...

Schaffhausen Gets Three Life Sentences

Schaffhausen Gets Three Life Sentences

Jul 15, 2013 at 3:03 pm

The man who brutally murdered his three young daughters was sentenced to three life sentences to be served consecutively. Read More...

Thelen's badge being retired

Thelen's badge being retired

Jul 15, 2013 at 11:11 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) When the Waite Park City Council meets tonight, they're expected to approve a resolution retiring the badge of the late officer Brad Thelen. Read More...

Nuclear plant upgrade well over budget

Nuclear plant upgrade well over budget

Jul 15, 2013 at 10:10 am

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) A driving force behind Xcel Energy's request for a rate hike is improvements at Minnesota's oldest nuclear power plant which have run $267 million over budget. Read More...

Eight school districts merging

Eight school districts merging

Jul 15, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Neighboring Minnesota school districts are becoming companions at the fastest clip in years, with eight districts deciding to merge with another to save money. Read More...

AUDIO: FEMA wraps up storm survey work

AUDIO: FEMA wraps up storm survey work

Jul 15, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) FEMA teams have left the St. Cloud area after being on location last week to get a first hand view of damage from June 21st storms that left widespread damage--mainly to trees and power poles. Read More...

New trial for woman accused of killing baby

New trial for woman accused of killing baby

Jul 15, 2013 at 6:06 am

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) A new trial will get under way in Washington County for a woman whose conviction in the death of her newborn was overturned. Read More...

Guard soldiers head to Afghanistan

Guard soldiers head to Afghanistan

Jul 15, 2013 at 6:06 am

LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota National Guard unit is headed to Afghanistan where members will be tasked with clearing improvised explosive devices. Read More...

Protestors upset with acquittal

Protestors upset with acquittal

Jul 15, 2013 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) More than 100 people gathered in south Minneapolis to speak out against the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida. Read More...

Schaffhausen sentencing today

Schaffhausen sentencing today

Jul 15, 2013 at 5:05 am

RIVER FALLS, Wisc. (AP) A Wisconsin man who killed his three daughters in the girls' River Falls home will soon learn whether he'll spend the rest of his life in prison. Read More...

Still no sign of Matula

Still no sign of Matula

Jul 15, 2013 at 5:05 am

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Avon man injured in ATV crash

Avon man injured in ATV crash

Jul 15, 2013 at 5:05 am

ALBANY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KNSI) An Avon man was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital after crashing an all-terrain vehicle Saturday afternoon in Albany Township. Read More...

Scenic rail tours return to Duluth

Scenic rail tours return to Duluth

Jul 14, 2013 at 4:04 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) More than a year after severe flooding in the Duluth area halted tours of a popular scenic railroad, the train is once again chugging along its tracks. Read More...

New Ulm settles crash for $570K

New Ulm settles crash for $570K

Jul 14, 2013 at 4:04 pm

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) The city of New Ulm has agreed to pay $570,000 to the family members of two people killed when a police car crashed into their vehicle in 2011. Read More...

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