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Lesch released from Guard duty

Lesch released from Guard duty

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota state representative has gotten a pass on National Guard duty that would have required him to miss the rest of the legislative session. Read More...

Swanson sues fake lawyer

Swanson sues fake lawyer

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is accusing a Shakopee woman and her companies of falsely posing as immigration lawyers. Read More...

Toughest e-cig restrictions won't advance

Toughest e-cig restrictions won't advance

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attempt to treat electronic cigarettes like regular smokes has stalled in the Minnesota Legislature. Read More...

Final bill in Brodkorb case comes due

Final bill in Brodkorb case comes due

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Senate has received its final legal bill in a now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer that cost more than $400,000 to defend against. Read More...

Medical marijuana goes to conference

Medical marijuana goes to conference

May 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A push to legalize medical marijuana is headed to conference committee. Read More...

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

May 13, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Your daily dirt for the day. Read More...

Lesch summoned to Camp Ripley

Lesch summoned to Camp Ripley

May 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —A Minnesota state representative is getting a National Guard call-up that means he'll miss the rest of the legislative session. Read More...

man charged with rape on base in japan

man charged with rape on base in japan

May 13, 2014 at 11:11 am

An 18-year-old Minnesota man living on a U.S. military base in Japan is accused of plying a 17-year-old girl with alcohol and then raping her while recording the act on cellphone video. Read More...

Whitney Park body still unidentified

Whitney Park body still unidentified

May 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Two days after a body was discovered in a wooded area on the north side of Whitney Park in St. Cloud, police are still trying to identify the body. Read More...

Second arrest in Mankato assault

Second arrest in Mankato assault

May 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left a former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker critically injured. Read More...

4-day school week test winding down

4-day school week test winding down

May 13, 2014 at 10:10 am

A money-saving experiment by a handful of Minnesota school districts that switched to four-day school weeks is winding down because of academic performance concerns. Read More...

Audio: Tick season is here

Audio: Tick season is here

May 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) As the snow disappeared across the Minnesota landscape this spring, wood ticks reappeared, bringing with it, the possiblity of Lyme Disease. Read More...

St. Paul crime lab to seek accreditation

St. Paul crime lab to seek accreditation

May 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

The St. Paul police crime lab plans to seek accreditation through a national board that evaluates forensic testing. Read More...

AUDIO: Soldiers compete at Camp Ripley

AUDIO: Soldiers compete at Camp Ripley

May 13, 2014 at 9:09 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) The top National Guard soldiers from a seven state region--including Minnesota--are at Camp Ripley near Little Falls this week competing in what's known as the Region Four Best Warrior competition. Read More...

Howe's bill on power lines now law

Howe's bill on power lines now law

May 13, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) A bill authored by Rockville Republican Representative Jeff Howe that deals with the siting process for high-volatage power lines is now Minnesota law. Read More...

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