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Swanson sues Calif. lending firm

Swanson sues Calif. lending firm

Jul 12, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A California-based Internet lender faces court action in Minnesota over short-term loan rates and alleged efforts to use tribal sovereign immunity to skirt state laws. Read More...

McRudy's Intends To Open Under New Name

McRudy's Intends To Open Under New Name

Jul 12, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - McRudy's Bar in downtown St. Cloud lost its liquor license due to repeated violations, but now the business has applied for another liquor license as it plans to open under new owners and a new name. Read More...

AUDIO: SCFD releases annual report

AUDIO: SCFD releases annual report

Jul 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud Fire Chief Bill Mund has released the department's annual report for 2012. Read More...

Mankato stone plant closing

Mankato stone plant closing

Jul 12, 2013 at 7:07 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) A 125-year-old limestone plant is closing in Mankato. Read More...

House passes scaled down Farm Bill

House passes scaled down Farm Bill

Jul 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

WASHINGTON (AP) The House has passed a scaled-down version of a massive farm bill, putting off a fight over food stamp spending and giving Republican leaders a victory after a decisive defeat on the larger bill last month. Read More...

Chesney plays Target Field tonight

Chesney plays Target Field tonight

Jul 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) No baseball game at Target Field tonight, but thousands will still be there to see Kenny Chesney and the Zac Brown Band in concert. Read More...

Former cop sentenced for assault

Former cop sentenced for assault

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) A former Minneapolis police SWAT team leader has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for an off-duty punch that severely injured another man at a bar in Andover. Read More...

Franken piling up cash for 2014 race

Franken piling up cash for 2014 race

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Democratic Sen. Al Franken has added significantly to his campaign stockpile in the last three months, leaving him with $3 million in reserve as the 2014 Minnesota Senate race takes shape. Read More...

Corn harvest downgraded slightly

Corn harvest downgraded slightly

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

DES MOINES, Ia. (AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring. Read More...

Jones nomination sent to Senate

Jones nomination sent to Senate

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's nomination of B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been sent to the full Senate. Read More...

VIDEO: St. Cloud Fireworks, A-Z

VIDEO: St. Cloud Fireworks, A-Z

Jul 11, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Ah, the Fourth of July fireworks. A symbol of freedom, a beloved tradition...and a ton of hard work. KNSI followed the crew, and learned what it takes to pull off the big show. Read More...

Minnesotan headed for Senate Confirmation

Minnesotan headed for Senate Confirmation

Jul 11, 2013 at 4:04 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama's nomination of B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been sent to the full Senate. Read More...

Gas Prices To Spike Today

Gas Prices To Spike Today

Jul 11, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Gas prices have been creeping higher in the last couple of days, and now, a local fuel expert warns they could spike by the end of Thursday. Read More...

Fired aide's lawsuit cites other affairs

Fired aide's lawsuit cites other affairs

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ A fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations of sexual affairs at the Capitol as part of his federal wrongful termination lawsuit. Read More...

estimated Corn crop downgraded

estimated Corn crop downgraded

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring. Read More...

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