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Lawmakers try for handle on synthetic drugs

Lawmakers try for handle on synthetic drugs

Oct 9, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL (AP) - Minnesota state legislators are struggling with how to craft new laws that would effectively combat the growing use of synthetic drugs. Read More...

KNSI Adds Dan Terhaar to On-Air Talent Roster

KNSI Adds Dan Terhaar to On-Air Talent Roster

Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) – Leighton Enterprises and AM 1450/FM 103.3, KNSI, are pleased to announce the hiring of Dan Terhaar, as the new voice of St. Cloud State Husky hockey play-by-play and a morning host. Read More...

More information expected on church task force

More information expected on church task force

Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The head of a task force that will review issues related to clergy sexual misconduct in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is expected to announce more details about the group. Read More...

Man electrocuted after climbing utility pole

Man electrocuted after climbing utility pole

Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A 24-year-old Plymouth man who climbed an electric utility pole near the University of Minnesota is hospitalized in critical condition after he came into contact with live wires. Read More...

2 found dead in Rosemount apartment

2 found dead in Rosemount apartment

Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (AP) — Rosemount police say two people have been found dead in an apartment, and that the community is not at risk. Read More...

MN prepares for electronic voting roster test

MN prepares for electronic voting roster test

Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota election officials steering a pilot project that brings more technology into polling places are getting wide-ranging estimates of the cost to use electronic poll-books on a broader scale. Read More...

Stowaway's dad requested help for problem son

Stowaway's dad requested help for problem son

Oct 9, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The father of a 9-year-old boy who evaded security to stow away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas says he's been frustrated in his efforts to get help for the troubled boy. Read More...

Rod Grams dies of cancer at age 65

Rod Grams dies of cancer at age 65

Oct 9, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Rod Grams, a former Twin Cities anchorman who went on to serve as a Republican U.S. senator from Minnesota, has died at age 65. Read More...

GM recalling pickup trucks

GM recalling pickup trucks

Oct 9, 2013 at 8:08 am

DETROIT (AP) General Motors is recalling nearly 22,000 full-size pickup trucks to fix problems with the seats. Read More...

Commissioners kicked out of office

Commissioners kicked out of office

Oct 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. (AP) Residents of Griggs County have kicked all five county commissioners out of office. Read More...

Casino must pay $10 million to Duluth

Casino must pay $10 million to Duluth

Oct 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) A federal judge has ordered the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to make more than $10 million in casino revenue back payments to the city of Duluth. Read More...

Stearns County could lay off workers

Stearns County could lay off workers

Oct 9, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Stearns County is preparing to send layoff notices to employees as a result of the federal government shutdown. Read More...

Commissioners Approve Bid Awards for Jail Remodel

Commissioners Approve Bid Awards for Jail Remodel

Oct 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Stearns County is moving ahead on the remodeling of its Law Enforcement Center. Read More...

Owner of Downtown Shop Arrested for Alleged Drug Sales, Other Charges

Owner of Downtown Shop Arrested for Alleged Drug Sales, Other Charges

Oct 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Numerous charges could be in store for a downtown St. Cloud business owner, after an investigation turned up not only prescription pills and a gun, but kickstarted a paternity test revealing possible criminal sexual conduct. Read More...

Police reopen investigation of Priest's porn

Police reopen investigation of Priest's porn

Oct 8, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL (AP) - Police in St. Paul have reopened their investigation of an old case of a priest and pornography that has shaken the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Read More...

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