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Area Schools Close for 2nd Straight Day

Area Schools Close for 2nd Straight Day

Jan 27, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Area Schools Closing for a 2nd With temperatures again expected south of zero and extreme wind chills for a second straight day on Tuesday, area schools announced classes will remain closed for another day. Read More...

Xcel lifts appeal for conservation

Xcel lifts appeal for conservation

Jan 27, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy has lifted its appeal for conservation for most customers after three natural gas pipelines were knocked out by an explosion in Canada. Read More...

Will new stadium host Super Bowl?

Will new stadium host Super Bowl?

Jan 27, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota political and business leaders say the cold-weather state would be ideally suited to host the 2018 Super Bowl in the Vikings' new climate-controlled indoor stadium. Read More...

MnDOT reopening snow clogged highways

MnDOT reopening snow clogged highways

Jan 27, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reopening some major roadways closed earlier because of blowing and drifting snow. Read More...

Two killed in Renville Co. rollover

Two killed in Renville Co. rollover

Jan 27, 2014 at 10:10 am

OLIVIA, Minn. (KNSI) The Renville County Sheriff's Office has released the names of two people killed in a rollover accident 11 miles northwest of Hector. Read More...

Propane prices in Minnesota spike

Propane prices in Minnesota spike

Jan 27, 2014 at 10:10 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Rising propane prices are worrying many rural Minnesota residents who count on the fuel to heat their homes amid a bitterly cold winter. Read More...

Dayton unveiling Super Bowl bid

Dayton unveiling Super Bowl bid

Jan 27, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As New York gets ready to host Denver and Seattle in the Super Bowl, Minnesota is going to do some dreaming about the day it may host the big game. Read More...

Audio: High winds create havoc

Audio: High winds create havoc

Jan 27, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) High winds created ground blizzard conditions and major travel problems across Minnesota Sunday. Read More...

Blizzard shuts down travel

Blizzard shuts down travel

Jan 27, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Blizzard conditions over the weekend have left roads and highways a mess across Minnesota, and prompted many school districts to call off classes today. Read More...

Corps holds meeting on invasive species

Corps holds meeting on invasive species

Jan 27, 2014 at 5:05 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the White House Council on Environmental Quality are hosting a public meeting in Bloomington to discuss options for preventing the spread of Asian carp and other invasive species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins. Read More...

Schools closed due to blizzard

Schools closed due to blizzard

Jan 26, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Several school districts in the St. Cloud area have already announced they will be closed Monday due to blizzard conditions in central Minnesota. Read More...

Body confirmed that of missing fisherman

Body confirmed that of missing fisherman

Jan 26, 2014 at 11:11 am

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County authorities have confirmed that a body found in the Minnesota River in Shakopee is that of a missing fisherman. Read More...

Brooklyn Park cop shoots man

Brooklyn Park cop shoots man

Jan 26, 2014 at 11:11 am

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Hennepin County authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in which a Brooklyn Park police officer shot and wounded a man. Read More...

One hundred chickens killed in barn fire

One hundred chickens killed in barn fire

Jan 26, 2014 at 11:11 am

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A livestock barn in Scott County has been destroyed in an early-morning fire that killed about 100 chickens and a dog. Read More...

Kluwe speaks with investigators

Kluwe speaks with investigators

Jan 26, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has met with investigators hired by the team to independently assess allegations that an assistant coach made anti-gay comments. Read More...

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