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MnSure wait times up to an hour

MnSure wait times up to an hour

Dec 11, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The call center for Minnesota's health insurance exchange is struggling to handle a crush of questions from people who are trying to get coverage in place in time for 2013. Read More...

Woman finds $2,800 in parking lot

Woman finds $2,800 in parking lot

Dec 11, 2013 at 9:09 am

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman feared someone had lost their Christmas shopping money when she found an envelope stuffed with $2,800 worth of crisp $100 bills in a McDonald's parking lot in Moorhead. Read More...

AUDIO: Adopt a hydrant this winter

AUDIO: Adopt a hydrant this winter

Dec 11, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The subzero weather we've been experiencing this month can create many challenges for people working outdoors, and that includes firefighters. Read More...

Bill would allow police to give heroin antidote

Bill would allow police to give heroin antidote

Dec 11, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A state senator whose daughter died of a heroin overdose wants all law enforcement officers in Minnesota to carry an antidote that could have potentially saved her child. Read More...

Lake George opening for ice skating

Lake George opening for ice skating

Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The St. Cloud Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the Lake George ice skating and warming shelter at 425 East Lake Boulevard will be open and available for use beginning Friday, December 13. Read More...

Lommel remains in critical condition

Lommel remains in critical condition

Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Police say a college student found unconscious outside a neighbor's house in Duluth had been outdoors for more than nine hours in subzero temperatures and suffered severe hypothermia. Read More...

Officials highlight mental illness in jails

Officials highlight mental illness in jails

Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say Minnesota's local jails are overburdened by inmates suffering from mental illness who aren't getting the kind of treatment they need. Read More...

Pond rescue child sent home

Pond rescue child sent home

Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of three children who survived being submerged in a frigid Minnesota highway holding pond for up to 45 minutes is out of the hospital. Read More...

Man sentenced for fatal bar fight

Man sentenced for fatal bar fight

Dec 11, 2013 at 6:06 am

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for a bar fight that led to a man's death. Read More...

Monticello plant can increase output

Monticello plant can increase output

Dec 11, 2013 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. has won federal regulators' approval to boost output at its Monticello nuclear power plant. Read More...

Teen pleads guilty for his role in Willmar slaying

Teen pleads guilty for his role in Willmar slaying

Dec 10, 2013 at 3:03 pm

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) - A 16-year-old has pleaded guilty to unintentional second-degree murder for his role in the killing of a 79-year-old Willmar grandmother. Read More...

AUDIO: Nativity Figures Returned to Church

AUDIO: Nativity Figures Returned to Church

Dec 10, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Joseph pastor was hoping for a thief's change of heart after figures from the parish's outdoor nativity display were stolen - and that hope was realized when most of those figures returned. Read More...

Judge denies new trial for Head shop owner

Judge denies new trial for Head shop owner

Dec 10, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A judge has denied a motion for a new trial or acquittal for a Duluth head shop owner and two employees convicted in a major synthetic drug case. Read More...

Senate told of stepped up campus security

Senate told of stepped up campus security

Dec 10, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Campus and city police forces say they're stepping up patrols and security steps around Twin Cities-area colleges in the wake of a series of brash crimes. Read More...

St. Cloud Native Hospitalized After Sleeping on Porch

St. Cloud Native Hospitalized After Sleeping on Porch

Dec 10, 2013 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - A 19-year-old college student from St. Cloud is in critical condition after being found unconscious and suffering from hypothermia on the porch of a Duluth home. Read More...

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