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Historic cold knocking on our door

Historic cold knocking on our door

Jan 4, 2014 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A historic, dangerously cold air mass will arrive in Minnesota Saturday night and persist through Tuesday morning. Read More...

Apartment fire victim is identified

Apartment fire victim is identified

Jan 4, 2014 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have released the name of one of two people whose bodies were found in the ruins of a burned-out Minneapolis apartment building. Read More...

St. Cloud Diocese releases clergy list

St. Cloud Diocese releases clergy list

Jan 4, 2014 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Diocese of St. Cloud has joined other Catholic dioceses around Minnesota in releasing lists of clergy credibly accused of sexually abusing minors. Read More...

Cold contributes to death of New Ulm man

Cold contributes to death of New Ulm man

Jan 4, 2014 at 8:08 am

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the frigid cold contributed to the death of a 79-year-old man in south-central Minnesota. Read More...

Xcel seeking reduced natural gas usage

Xcel seeking reduced natural gas usage

Jan 4, 2014 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy is asking 600 business customers in Minnesota and North Dakota to reduce their natural gas usage because of higher demand from the cold. Read More...

MnDOT Urges Driving with Care

MnDOT Urges Driving with Care

Jan 3, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD Minn. (KNSI) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to drive with caution in west central Minnesota, including Stearns County and surrounding areas, due to blowing snow and scattered slippery spots. Read More...

Severe cold to close Minnesota Zoo

Severe cold to close Minnesota Zoo

Jan 3, 2014 at 3:03 pm

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. Read More...

Vikings retain counsel to look into Kluwe charges

Vikings retain counsel to look into Kluwe charges

Jan 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have retained a former chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a former federal trial lawyer to conduct an investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team becasue of his support of gay marriage. Read More...

Deadline extended for priest list release

Deadline extended for priest list release

Jan 3, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has given the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis more time to release a second list of priests accused of child sexual abuse. Read More...

Metro Area Scrapbooking Company Files Bankruptcy

Metro Area Scrapbooking Company Files Bankruptcy

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Golden Valley-based scrapbook supply company Archiver's says it's going out of business and will close its stores by mid-February. Read More...

Two Dead After Apartment Explosion, Fire

Two Dead After Apartment Explosion, Fire

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Fire Department says the body of another victim has been found in the ruins of an apartment fire, bringing the death toll to two. Read More...

Governor Orders Closure of All MN Schools Monday

Governor Orders Closure of All MN Schools Monday

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, MN – To protect Minnesota schoolchildren from forecasted dangerously cold weather, Governor Mark Dayton announced today that all of the state’s K-12 public schools will be closed next Monday, January 6th. Read More...

Frigid temps record breaking in northern Minnesota

Frigid temps record breaking in northern Minnesota

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Northern Minnesota is experiencing a bit of a reprieve from the record-breaking cold before another round of dangerous temperatures arrives early next week. Read More...

Monday Classes Canceled in Rochester

Monday Classes Canceled in Rochester

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Rochester public school administrators are giving parents plenty of notice that classes will be canceled on Monday when the high temperature is forecast to be 15 below zero. Read More...

Pederson Drops from 6th District Race

Pederson Drops from 6th District Race

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Senator John Pederson has ended his bid for the 6th District. Read More...

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