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Committee defeats anti-sand mining bill

Committee defeats anti-sand mining bill

May 1, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota Senate committee has rejected a proposal to protect trout streams from potential impacts from silica sand mining. Read More...

Minnesotan killed in Afghanistan

Minnesotan killed in Afghanistan

May 1, 2013 at 9:09 am

PINE ISLAND, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota stepfather of one of the seven Americans killed in a cargo plane crash in Afghanistan says his son knew the risks of his job and was happy to volunteer. Read More...

Immigration rally scheduled at Capitol

Immigration rally scheduled at Capitol

May 1, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A coalition of groups advocating changes to state and federal immigration laws are rallying at Minnesota's Capitol on the same day the state Senate is scheduled to take up a bill long pursued by immigration activists. Read More...

Red River reaching peak height

Red River reaching peak height

May 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

FARGO, N.D. (AP) The Red River appeared close to reaching its peak in Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., after the National Weather Service dropped its crest forecast for the third straight day. Read More...

New ad debuts on same sex marriage

New ad debuts on same sex marriage

May 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The political group pushing to legalize same-sex marriage in Minnesota is airing a new statewide television ad urging supporters to contact their legislators. Read More...

Sartell Superintendent Hill resigning

Sartell Superintendent Hill resigning

May 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) It appears the superintendent of the Sartell-St. Stephen School District is on his way out. Read More...

Panel reviews ethics complaint

Panel reviews ethics complaint

May 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

DES MOINES, Ia. (AP) An Iowa Senate ethics panel is scheduled to meet to review a complaint that a state senator accepted payments from a presidential campaign in 2012. Read More...

Fans want Metrodome souvenirs

Fans want Metrodome souvenirs

May 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Demolition of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium isn't expected to begin until early 2014. But, already fans have their sights on scrap souvenirs. Read More...

How does snow in May sound?

How does snow in May sound?

May 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Snowfall records fell in many Minnesota cities in April--including St. Cloud--and now it looks like May is picking up where last month left off. Read More...

Dayton calls town hall crowd

Dayton calls town hall crowd "rude"

Apr 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is calling members of a Shakopee audience "rude" and "juvenile" after a raucous town hall meeting. Read More...

Lake search for Trevino comes up empty

Lake search for Trevino comes up empty

Apr 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) Authorities have found nothing in their first open-water search of a Twin Cities lake for the body of a missing woman. Read More...

Tracks reopen following derailment

Tracks reopen following derailment

Apr 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (AP) Railroad tracks after reopened in the southern Minnesota town of Blue Earth after 17 cars derailed on a train carrying corn. Read More...

Controlled Burns Planned in Central MN

Controlled Burns Planned in Central MN

Apr 30, 2013 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - If you see smoke while driving along central Minnesota roadways this spring, no need for alarm; the Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning a series of controlled burns. Read More...

Immunization changes proposed

Immunization changes proposed

Apr 30, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Department of Health is proposing some changes to the school immunization rules. Read More...

Loehr to lie in state at City Hall

Loehr to lie in state at City Hall

Apr 30, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) A former St. Cloud mayor who died last weekend will be the first mayor to lie in state who did not die in office. Read More...

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