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Minimum wage bill gets vote today

Minimum wage bill gets vote today

May 3, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota’s lowest-wage workers are closing in on a government-mandated raise. Read More...

Music director threatens to quit

Music director threatens to quit

May 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The music director of the Minnesota Orchestra is threatening to quit until a musician lockout is resolved soon. Read More...

Train victim was wearing headphones

Train victim was wearing headphones

May 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

ISANTI, Minn. (AP) Authorities say a 19-year-old Minnesota woman didn't hear the freight train that struck and critically injured her because she was hearing headphones. Read More...

Boat ramp repairs could be delayed

Boat ramp repairs could be delayed

May 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Due to the late ice-out, repair crews may not able to get all Department of Natural Resources boat launches open in time for the May 11th fishing opener, particularly in northern Minnesota where many of the large lakes still have ice. Read More...

Paper plant laying of 265 workers

Paper plant laying of 265 workers

May 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) Boise Inc. says it plans to lay off 265 paper workers at its plant in International Falls. Read More...

New business filings strong in 2013

New business filings strong in 2013

May 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says April was another robust month for new business creation in the state, with 5,548 new entity filings. Read More...

Crusoe to lead Minnesota FSA

Crusoe to lead Minnesota FSA

May 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Debra Crusoe has been selected to serve as the Farm Service Agency Executive Director in Minnesota. Read More...

Man shoots himself in police parking lot

Man shoots himself in police parking lot

May 2, 2013 at 6:06 pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota man coming in for questioning about a missing woman has shot himself in the police parking lot. Read More...

Red Wings sign SCSU's Nick Jensen

Red Wings sign SCSU's Nick Jensen

May 2, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Detroit Red Wings announced Thursday they've signed St. Cloud State defenseman Nick Jensen to a two-year entry level contract. Read More...

Heavy snow knocks out power

Heavy snow knocks out power

May 2, 2013 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Crews are working to repair electrical lines brought down by the heavy, wet snow that fell across parts of northern Iowa, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Read More...

Paymar upset gun debate is over

Paymar upset gun debate is over

May 2, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The DFL state representative who pushed expanded background checks for Minnesota gun buyers says he's disappointed with his fellow Democrat, House Speaker Paul Thissen, for shelving the bill this year. Read More...

Three Praised at Annual Business Awards Luncheon

Three Praised at Annual Business Awards Luncheon

May 2, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Well over 100 business leaders from around central Minnesota gathered to honor a few of their own on Thursday during the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Business Awards Luncheon. Read More...

Does an icy opener await anglers?

Does an icy opener await anglers?

May 2, 2013 at 10:10 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) With ice still covering some hot fishing spots in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin, many anglers and outfitters are wondering if they'll have enough open water for this year's opener. Read More...

Red River in Fargo now receding

Red River in Fargo now receding

May 2, 2013 at 9:09 am

FARGO, N.D. (AP) The Red River in Fargo is beginning to recede. Read More...

Two Arrested After Little Falls Burglary

Two Arrested After Little Falls Burglary

May 2, 2013 at 9:09 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) - Two men are in jail following a burglary in Little Falls. Read More...

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