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Xcel: Customers to keep meters clear

Xcel: Customers to keep meters clear

Feb 21, 2014 at 3:03 pm

With higher snow totals than in recent years affecting the Upper Midwest, and with another storm hitting the region, Xcel Energy urges natural gas customers to keep their gas meters free of ice and snow. Read More...

Tentative deal between St. Paul district, teachers

Tentative deal between St. Paul district, teachers

Feb 21, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul Public Schools and its teachers union have reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract, averting a strike authorization vote set for Monday. Read More...

MNsure hits 100K enrollment milestone

MNsure hits 100K enrollment milestone

Feb 21, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — More than 100,000 Minnesotans have now enrolled in health insurance using the state's online exchange. Read More...

Minn. emergency order prompted

Minn. emergency order prompted

Feb 21, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A fierce winter storm that left many Minnesota roads iced over or impassable has prompted Gov. Mark Dayton to issue an emergency order. Read More...

Coordination of prison health care needed

Coordination of prison health care needed

Feb 21, 2014 at 8:08 am

A state audit says health care services for the approximately 9,000 adult inmates in Minnesota prisons should be better coordinated and more accountable. Read More...

Audio: St. Cloud sets snow record

Audio: St. Cloud sets snow record

Feb 21, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The city of St. Cloud issued a snow emergency that went into effect at 12:01 am Friday morning after a record seven-point-six inches of snow fell on the city Thursday. Read More...

Grape varieties fueling wine industry

Grape varieties fueling wine industry

Feb 21, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As the Minnesota Grape Growers Association gathers in St. Paul this weekend, a new report shows how far northern winemakers have come. Read More...

Ag survey results released

Ag survey results released

Feb 21, 2014 at 6:06 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount of U.S. farmland declined. Read More...

Panel considers repeal of teacher skills test

Panel considers repeal of teacher skills test

Feb 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Several members of a House education committee favor repeal of a law that requires a basic skills test for teachers. Read More...

Federal judge lets Minn. sex offender suit proceed

Federal judge lets Minn. sex offender suit proceed

Feb 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm

A federal judge is refusing to throw out a lawsuit challenging Minnesota's treatment system for sex offenders and again suggesting he might scrap the whole program. Read More...

Consul brings relief to Pakistani family in Minn.

Consul brings relief to Pakistani family in Minn.

Feb 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm

A diplomat who visited the family of a Pakistani exchange student in a coma for three months says they're relieved by a deal that resolves his visa and insurance issues to ensure he can stay in the U.S. and get the long-term care he needs. Read More...

Snow Emergency Set for St. Cloud

Snow Emergency Set for St. Cloud

Feb 20, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - The city of St. Cloud is declaring a snow emergency. Read More...

National Weather Service Updgrades to Winter Storm Warning

National Weather Service Updgrades to Winter Storm Warning

Feb 20, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - The National Weather Service has upgraded the St. Cloud area to a Winter Storm Warning, impacting area activities. Read More...

St. Cloud Upgraded to Winter Storm Warning

St. Cloud Upgraded to Winter Storm Warning

Feb 20, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Get ready for a serious blast of winter - The National Weather Service has upgraded the St. Cloud area to a Winter Storm Warning. Read More...

Audio: Reward for St. Cloud arson fires

Audio: Reward for St. Cloud arson fires

Feb 20, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A $2,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in arson fires set on back-to-back nights at an apartment building in southwest St. Cloud. Read More...

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