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Fire Weather Watch on Tuesday

Fire Weather Watch on Tuesday

May 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for central and south-central Minnesota Tuesday. Read More...

Solar power bills head to conference

Solar power bills head to conference

May 13, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Two versions of a bill mandating solar energy for big utilities are heading for a conference committee where compromise legislation should emerge in the final week of Minnesota's legislative session. Read More...

Work begins on stretch of Highway 71

Work begins on stretch of Highway 71

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Transportation says drivers can expect intermittent lane closures and possible delays as crews begin a major road project on Highway 71 between Bertha and Long Prairie Monday. Read More...

Session enters homestretch

Session enters homestretch

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL,, Minn. (AP) Minnesota lawmakers are bearing down for the legislative session's homestretch. Read More...

Granite Falls man dies in rollover

Granite Falls man dies in rollover

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) A Granite Falls man has died in a single vehicle accident in Yellow Medicine County. Read More...

Melrose teen injured in ATV crash

Melrose teen injured in ATV crash

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

MELROSE, Minn. (KNSI) A Melrose teenager suffered minor injuries in an ATV accident Saturday. Read More...

No injuries in Albany area house fire

No injuries in Albany area house fire

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

ALBANY, Minn. (KNSI) No injuries in a house and garage fire Saturday night in Farming Township. Read More...

Stadium design unveiled tonight

Stadium design unveiled tonight

May 13, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota Vikings fans will get their first look at the design plans for the soon-to-be built new stadium for the NFL team during an unveiling Monday night. Read More...

Decker's name being added to memorial

Decker's name being added to memorial

May 12, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) The name of a Cold Spring-Richmond police officer killed last fall will be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Read More...

Dayton reaches budget deal with DFL

Dayton reaches budget deal with DFL

May 12, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton and the Legislature's top Democrats have reached a budget deal that includes income tax increases on wealthier Minnesotans and a cigarette tax increase, and aims to provide property tax relief while boosting spending for public schools, state colleges and other programs. Read More...

Officer released from hospital

Officer released from hospital

May 12, 2013 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) One of the officers shot during a struggle with a suspect has been released from the hospital. Read More...

Senate votes on gay marriage Monday

Senate votes on gay marriage Monday

May 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota's Senate is scheduled to debate and vote Monday on a bill to add the state to the growing list of those that allow gay marriage. It's the last step before Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton, who has promised to sign legislation. Read More...

Ice covered lakes greet anglers

Ice covered lakes greet anglers

May 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn.. (AP) Anglers flocking to lake's in northern Minnesota were greeted by icy lakes, making for an unusual fishing opener. Read More...

Petters wants sentence tossed out

Petters wants sentence tossed out

May 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn.. (AP) A Minnesota businessman convicted in 2009 of running a $3.5 billion Ponzi scheme is now trying to get his 50-year prison sentence thrown out. Read More...

Hundreds search for Matula

Hundreds search for Matula

May 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) More than 300 people joined the search for an Eden Prairie woman who has been missing for eleven days — including the family of another Minnesota woman whose body was found last week. Read More...

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