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Nearly 5,000 create MNsure accounts in 1st week

Nearly 5,000 create MNsure accounts in 1st week

Oct 6, 2013 at 7:07 am

Officials with Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace say nearly 5,000 people created new accounts in the first week, despite a bumpy start. Read More...

Nurses ratify new contract

Nurses ratify new contract

Oct 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract, averting a possible strike. Read More...

Minnesota upping biodiesel requirement

Minnesota upping biodiesel requirement

Oct 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Starting next July, Minnesota will become the first state in the nation to require that most diesel fuel sold in the warm-weather months be a blend containing 10 percent biodiesel, under regulations finalized this week. Read More...

Seibel sentenced to 52 months

Seibel sentenced to 52 months

Oct 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) A former teacher at a boarding school in southern Minnesota has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for sexually abusing six male students more than a decade ago. Read More...

Radio pioneer Bill Linder dies

Radio pioneer Bill Linder dies

Oct 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) Willmar broadcasting pioneer and philanthropist Bill Linder has died. He was 92. Read More...

October blizzard hammers Black Hills

October blizzard hammers Black Hills

Oct 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) The early October blizzard in western South Dakota is dumping snow by the foot on parts of the scenic Black Hills. Read More...

Public memorial planned for Schunk

Public memorial planned for Schunk

Oct 5, 2013 at 5:05 am

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) A public memorial service is being planned for a University of Minnesota student who was found dead more than a week after she went missing. Read More...

Dayton taps lawyer for Minn. campaign board

Dayton taps lawyer for Minn. campaign board

Oct 4, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Democratic lawyer who once ran for Minnesota secretary of state has been chosen to sit on the state's campaign regulatory board. Read More...

Former archdiocese official describes 'last straw'

Former archdiocese official describes 'last straw'

Oct 4, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A former canon lawyer with the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says the last straw before she quit was how officials refused to take action when she discovered pornography on CDs in files on a priest up for promotion. Read More...

Police identify accident victim

Police identify accident victim

Oct 4, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud police have released the name of one of the people involved in a two vehicle accident Thursday night in which one of the vehicles struck an occupied home. Read More...

AUDIO: Scouting for Food this weekend

AUDIO: Scouting for Food this weekend

Oct 4, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Some 2,000 Boy Scouts from a 12 county area across central Minnesota are holding their annual Scouting For Food Drive tomorrow (Saturday). Read More...

Severe weather possible in the plains

Severe weather possible in the plains

Oct 4, 2013 at 5:05 am

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Autumn storms are threatening much of the Midwest, with heavy snow in South Dakota and possibly dangerous thunderstorms from Wisconsin to Oklahoma. Read More...

Seibel to be sentenced

Seibel to be sentenced

Oct 4, 2013 at 5:05 am

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) A former teacher at a boarding school in southern Minnesota is scheduled to be sentenced for sexually abusing six male students more than a decade ago. Read More...

Madelia hosting Pheasant Phest

Madelia hosting Pheasant Phest

Oct 4, 2013 at 5:05 am

MADELIA, Minn. (AP) The south-central city that bills itself as the Pheasant Capital of Minnesota is gearing up for two events on back-to-back weekends. Read More...

Top diocese official resigns

Top diocese official resigns

Oct 4, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The top deputy at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has resigned amid criticism of how church officials have handled cases of priests accused of sexual abuse. Read More...

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