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Decker's name being added to memorial

Decker's name being added to memorial

Jan 24, 2013 at 6:06 am

COLD SPRING, Minn. (KNSI) Family members of Tom Decker along with members of the Cold Spring-Richmond Police Department will travel to Washington D.C. this spring for a ceremony that will add Decker's name to the National Peace Officers Memorial. Read More...

Man sentenced in deadly crash

Man sentenced in deadly crash

Jan 24, 2013 at 6:06 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) A Missouri man has pleaded guilty in a crash in a Minnesota construction site that killed two electricians. Read More...

Lawmakers want tighter database security

Lawmakers want tighter database security

Jan 23, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota lawmakers say more oversight and stricter punishment is needed to curb repeat misuse of databases. Read More...

Dayton selling budget to fellow DFL'ers

Dayton selling budget to fellow DFL'ers

Jan 23, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is starting to sell his proposal to lower Minnesota's sales tax but apply it to more things, including clothes above $100. But one of his toughest markets will be Democrats who control the Legislature. Read More...

Semifinalists named at SMSU

Semifinalists named at SMSU

Jan 23, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has named two semifinalists for president of Southwest Minnesota State University. Read More...

St. Cloud PD steps up enforcement

St. Cloud PD steps up enforcement

Jan 23, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud police will have extra officers on duty in the downtown area this weekend after learning of an event that could bring busloads of people from the Twin Cities. Read More...

Sheriffs want stronger background checks

Sheriffs want stronger background checks

Jan 23, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun. Read More...

State Fair to limit smoking

State Fair to limit smoking

Jan 23, 2013 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota State Fair plans to limit open air smoking on its 320-acre property beginning this year. Read More...

Local Representative Concerned About Sales Tax Expansion

Local Representative Concerned About Sales Tax Expansion

Jan 23, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) "More questions than answers" - that's the response to Governor Dayton's budget proposal from District 13B House Representative Tim O'Driscoll of Sartell. Read More...

Segway driver beats DWI charge

Segway driver beats DWI charge

Jan 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

MEDINA, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota man arrested for drunken driving while operating a Segway stand-up scooter has beaten the charges again. Read More...

Sheriffs to address gun laws

Sheriffs to address gun laws

Jan 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A group of Minnesota sheriffs want to make it harder for those suffering from mental illness to obtain guns. Read More...

Native mob gang trial underway

Native mob gang trial underway

Jan 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Members of an American Indian gang are on trial in what prosecutors say is one of the largest gang cases to come out of Indian Country. Read More...

More frigid air moves in

More frigid air moves in

Jan 23, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) More cold weather to contend with. Lows tonight will drop into the teens and 20's below zero in central and northern Minnesota. Read More...

Oil field death ruled accident

Oil field death ruled accident

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The North Dakota Medical Examiner's Office says that a Duluth, Minn., man killed at a hydraulic fracturing site near Watford City suffered chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment. Read More...

Dayton lays out two year budget plan

Dayton lays out two year budget plan

Jan 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Governor Dayton laid out his proposed two year budget to lawmakers Tuesday. Read More...

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