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DNR closing wolf zone

DNR closing wolf zone

Dec 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is closing the state's smallest wolf hunting and trapping zone effective Friday evening. Read More...

Nickname backers miss deadline

Nickname backers miss deadline

Dec 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. (KNSI) A group pushing a state constitutional amendment to save the University of North Dakota's retired "Fighting Sioux" nickname has missed a one-year deadline to submit petition signatures. Read More...

Xcel Energy rate hike approved

Xcel Energy rate hike approved

Dec 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Xcel Energy has been granted a rate hike that will have the average customer paying $9 more per month starting in January. Read More...

Gophers beer sales top $900K

Gophers beer sales top $900K

Dec 13, 2012 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Beer and wine sales brought in more than $900,000 in their first season at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium. Read More...

Expanded gaming at MSP?

Expanded gaming at MSP?

Dec 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Electronic pulltab games are being considered for the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport as state officials seek to boost revenue for its share of a new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Read More...

Snow possible this weekend

Snow possible this weekend

Dec 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud and central Minnesota could see another snowy weekend Read More...

Park considers reservation system

Park considers reservation system

Dec 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (KNSI) Voyageurs National Park officials will hold a public meeting in the Twin Cities this weekend to discuss their proposal to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays. Read More...

Former bus driver reaches plea deal

Former bus driver reaches plea deal

Dec 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

BLUE EARTH, Minn. (KNSI) A former Minnesota school bus driver accused of slapping a 6-year-old passenger has agreed to a deal with the prosecutor. Read More...

Search for missing woman continues

Search for missing woman continues

Dec 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

CHISAGO CITY, Minn. (KNSI) Local and state authorities are now involved in the search for a missing woman in Chisago County. Read More...

Elk River man facing sex charges

Elk River man facing sex charges

Dec 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

ELK RIVER, Minn. (KNSI) An Elk River man has been arrested and faces several charges following an investigation by the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office. Read More...

NFL fines Vikings punter

NFL fines Vikings punter

Dec 12, 2012 at 2:02 pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's been fined $5,250 by the NFL for wearing a message on his uniform promoting Ray Guy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read More...

Dayton: Little public support for gas tax hike

Dayton: Little public support for gas tax hike

Dec 12, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Gov. Mark Dayton says he does not support an increase in Minnesota's gas tax "at this time" despite the recommendations of a task force which included his new transportation commissioner. Read More...

Dayton defends snow removal work

Dayton defends snow removal work

Dec 12, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Gov. Mark Dayton and his new transportation commissioner say they understand Twin Cities residents are frustrated by slow snow removal but that government workers are doing their best in tough circumstances. Read More...

Settlement with debt collection company

Settlement with debt collection company

Dec 12, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) A company that buys bad debts has agreed to change its collection practices to settle a lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota that accused it of filing unreliable court papers and carelessly targeting people for debts they didn't owe. Read More...

Stipend issue shelved for now

Stipend issue shelved for now

Dec 12, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) It doesn't look the issue issue of a monthly stipend for St. Cloud City Council members will be discussed in a public forum anytime soon. Read More...

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