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MN school evacuated after students get sick

MN school evacuated after students get sick

Feb 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm

SPRINGFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A southern Minnesota school was evacuated after some students became ill. Read More...

Tighter grip on driver data sets off MN feud

Tighter grip on driver data sets off MN feud

Feb 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Imminent changes in access policies for Minnesota driver's license and vehicle registration data have the auto insurance industry warning of higher rates and car dealers saying that safety recalls could be hampered. Read More...

Criticism hits 'Biggest Loser' winner

Criticism hits 'Biggest Loser' winner

Feb 6, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Experts say the criticism being levied at the latest winner of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" isn't helpful and that the message needs to center on healthy living. Read More...

Audio: Two suspects in stolen mail case

Audio: Two suspects in stolen mail case

Feb 6, 2014 at 11:11 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud says two men are suspected of being involved in stealing mail from mailboxes in a three county area around St. Cloud. Read More...

Xcel sues over turbine failure

Xcel sues over turbine failure

Feb 6, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. and other plaintiffs are suing General Electric Co., claiming it hid a known defect in a turbine that broke down at one of its plants and led to millions of dollars in losses. Read More...

Stolen Rare Stradivarius Violin, Recovered

Stolen Rare Stradivarius Violin, Recovered

Feb 6, 2014 at 8:08 am

Police say they have recovered a violin that could be the rare Stradivarius stolen from a concertmaster following a performance last month at a Milwaukee college. Read More...

Distributor, maker of e-pull tabs in court

Distributor, maker of e-pull tabs in court

Feb 6, 2014 at 7:07 am

The largest distributor of electronic pulltab games in Minnesota has won a temporary restraining order against the games' manufacturer. Read More...

VP Biden plans Minnesota visit

VP Biden plans Minnesota visit

Feb 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is headed to Minnesota for a fundraiser for the national Democratic Party. Read More...

State Fair admission goes up $1

State Fair admission goes up $1

Feb 5, 2014 at 2:02 pm

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Fair is raising admission prices by a dollar. Read More...

Records show thousands driving illegally in MN

Records show thousands driving illegally in MN

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say about one in eight drivers on Minnesota roads does not have a valid license allowing them to get behind the wheel. Read More...

MNsure enrollment grows, but private plans lag

MNsure enrollment grows, but private plans lag

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Insurance signups through Minnesota's health care marketplace continued to grow into February to more than 90,000 people, but enrollment continues to be weighted more toward public plans over private insurance. Read More...

High court affirms most verdicts in Dewey's death

High court affirms most verdicts in Dewey's death

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has affirmed all but one of the guilty verdicts against the man who admitted to shooting Mahnomen County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Dewey. Read More...

Man who fatally shot girlfriend gets 28 years

Man who fatally shot girlfriend gets 28 years

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota man who said he was high on methamphetamine when he accidentally killed his girlfriend in Wisconsin has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Read More...

Task force opposes merger of two colleges

Task force opposes merger of two colleges

Feb 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A task force has unanimously recommended against a merger of the University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences with its College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences. Read More...

Fire destroys shed in Lynden Township

Fire destroys shed in Lynden Township

Feb 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

CLEARWATER, Minn. (KNSI) The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says the fire on Daisy Circle in Lynden Township was called in at seven o'clock Tuesday night. Read More...

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