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Minnesota's Majority Population Aging

Minnesota's Majority Population Aging

Mar 4, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is headed toward a significant milestone -- more of its residents are senior citizens than school-aged. Read More...

Stadium's Gambling Funding Faces Backlash

Stadium's Gambling Funding Faces Backlash

Mar 4, 2013 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's budget chief says he will likely wait until summer before deciding whether to activate so-called blink-on revenue options for the new Vikings football stadium. Read More...

Sex Offender Task Force Facing Scrutiny

Sex Offender Task Force Facing Scrutiny

Mar 4, 2013 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A state task force head says a federal court considering lawsuit challenging the Minnesota Sex Offender Program expects the state to address continuing concerns about its constitutionality. Read More...

Discussion on Superintendent Contract Beginning

Discussion on Superintendent Contract Beginning

Mar 4, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - More steps to be taken tomorrow in the process of bringing Willie Jett to St. Cloud as the new superintendent of schools.District 742 board chair Bruce Mohs tells KNSI news he and fellow member Jerry Von Korff will meet Jett for lunch in St. Paul tomorrow to begin talks about the timeline for signing Jett to a contract. Read More...

State halts use of triclosan products

State halts use of triclosan products

Mar 4, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton has ordered all state agencies to stop buying products that contain the chemical compound triclosan. Read More...

Minnesota man wins Maine sled dog race

Minnesota man wins Maine sled dog race

Mar 4, 2013 at 10:10 am

A Minnesota man has won a 250-mile sled dog race through the wilds of northern Maine. Read More...

Hearings begin on Xcel rate hike

Hearings begin on Xcel rate hike

Mar 4, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Public Utilities Commission is giving Xcel Energy customers in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota the chance to comment on Xcel's proposed $285 million rate hike. Read More...

Health Exchange Vote Looms Today

Health Exchange Vote Looms Today

Mar 4, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP) - Minnesota lawmakers are getting ready to vote on the bill that will create the state's version of a health insurance exchange. Read More...

Shoes Used as Weapons in Bar Scuffle

Shoes Used as Weapons in Bar Scuffle

Mar 4, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn (KNSI) - Three people were arrested early Sunday morning after getting into a dispute with staff at Rum Runners in St. Cloud. Read More...

Tips, But No Progress in Trevino Case

Tips, But No Progress in Trevino Case

Mar 4, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP) - St. Paul police say the department has received more than a dozen leads from a tip line set up to help find a missing Minnesota woman. Read More...

Three Injured in Weekend Snowmobile Incidents

Three Injured in Weekend Snowmobile Incidents

Mar 4, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn (KNSI) - Three people were injured over the weekend in a pair of snowmobile accidents in Central Minnesota. Read More...

Bill Discusses Early Childhood Government Agency

Bill Discusses Early Childhood Government Agency

Mar 4, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn (AP) - A new department could be added to the Minnesota government thanks to a new bill set for introduction today. Read More...

Farm loan mediation requests drop

Farm loan mediation requests drop

Mar 3, 2013 at 7:07 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Strong grain prices are being credited with another drop in mediation requests for troubled farm loans in Minnesota. Read More...

Storm to dump snow in upper midwest

Storm to dump snow in upper midwest

Mar 3, 2013 at 7:07 pm

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Another blast of winter weather is forecast to track from eastern North Dakota southeast overnight into Minnesota and Iowa. Read More...

Man shot at Minneapolis strip club

Man shot at Minneapolis strip club

Mar 3, 2013 at 7:07 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting at a downtown strip club. Read More...

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