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Hennepin County won't prosecute driver who struck protester

Hennepin County won't prosecute driver who struck protester

Feb 12, 2015 at 4:04 pm

The Hennepin County Attorney's office has declined to charge a man who drove through a crowd of protesters in Minneapolis last fall, knocking over and slightly injuring a teenage girl. Read More...

Morrison County sex offender reconsiders move

Morrison County sex offender reconsiders move

Feb 12, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A level 3 sex offender who was going to be moving to a residence in Agram Township, near Pierz, in Morrison County will no longer do so. Read More...

SCSU, Whitney Senior Center receive grants

SCSU, Whitney Senior Center receive grants

Feb 12, 2015 at 4:04 pm

The Initiative Foundation recently announced it has awarded 50 grants totaling more than $229,000 during the fourth quarter of 2014. The grants support organizations and projects in the 14-county region of Central Minnesota. Read More...

ATV operator accused of driving drunk with child passenger

ATV operator accused of driving drunk with child passenger

Feb 12, 2015 at 3:03 pm

A Waseca man is accused of fleeing from police while driving drunk on an ATV with an 8-year-old passenger. Read More...

NSA and Homeland Security to honor SCSU

NSA and Homeland Security to honor SCSU

Feb 12, 2015 at 2:02 pm

St. Cloud State University has once again earned recognition as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense. Read More...

Minnesota Orchestra to perform in Cuba

Minnesota Orchestra to perform in Cuba

Feb 12, 2015 at 2:02 pm

The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first ensemble from the U.S. to perform in Cuba since President Barack Obama moved to re-establish ties and rebuild economic relations with the Communist-led country. Read More...

GOP bill would halve Minnesota health exchange

GOP bill would halve Minnesota health exchange

Feb 12, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A Republican state senator wants to split Minnesota's health insurance exchange into two separate entities. Read More...

Car identified in Tom Bearson homicide case

Car identified in Tom Bearson homicide case

Feb 12, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Investigators into the death of North Dakota State University student Tom Bearson announced today that the owner and driver of a sedan seen near the Sartell teen’s body has now been identified and is not involved with the case. Read More...

Falcon Heights woman accused of strangling daughter

Falcon Heights woman accused of strangling daughter

Feb 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A Falcon Heights woman is charged with attempted second-degree murder after allegedly trying to strangle her 8-year-old daughter. Read More...

Watkins church secretary accused of stealing

Watkins church secretary accused of stealing

Feb 12, 2015 at 10:10 am

A Watkins woman is facing charges for stealing more than $21,000 from the church where she worked as a secretary. Read More...

Willmar man charged with assault

Willmar man charged with assault

Feb 12, 2015 at 10:10 am

A man charged in a Willmar assault that left the victim with a broken jaw was in court Wednesday. Read More...

Suspicious vehicle in Kandiyohi County flees

Suspicious vehicle in Kandiyohi County flees

Feb 12, 2015 at 10:10 am

Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Deputies were called to County Road 40 in Lake Andrew Township just after 7 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a suspicious vehicle that has been parked there for several hours. Read More...

Long Prairie man crashes pickup truck

Long Prairie man crashes pickup truck

Feb 12, 2015 at 8:08 am

BROWERVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) A rural Long Prairie man escaped injury Wednesday afternoon when he crashed his pickup in Todd County. Read More...

Sartell wrestler recovers from paralysis

Sartell wrestler recovers from paralysis

Feb 12, 2015 at 6:06 am

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) — A Sartell teenager is recovering from a spinal cord injury suffered in a high school wrestling match — an injury that left him temporarily paralyzed. Read More...

Three winning Powerball tickets

Three winning Powerball tickets

Feb 12, 2015 at 6:06 am

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot. Read More...

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