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One Dead After Rochester Fire

One Dead After Rochester Fire

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

One person is dead after an early morning apartment fire in Rochester that forced dozens of people into the subzero cold. Read More...

Dayton wants to raise cigarette tax

Dayton wants to raise cigarette tax

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing a 94-cent increase in the state's tax on a pack of cigarettes. Read More...

Rochester apartment fire kills one

Rochester apartment fire kills one

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) One person is dead after an early morning apartment fire in Rochester that forced dozens of people into the subzero cold. Read More...

Baby pulled from Lake Minnetonka dies

Baby pulled from Lake Minnetonka dies

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) The Hennepin County medical examiner says a baby girl has died after being pulled from her family's submerged sport utility vehicle in Lake Minnetonka last Friday. Read More...

Dayton Proposes $2.1B in new taxes

Dayton Proposes $2.1B in new taxes

Jan 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton hopes to raise $2.1 billion more in state taxes, partly by subjecting more items to the sales tax in a tradeoff for a lowered rate. Read More...

Stearns Co. Approves Parks Ordinances

Stearns Co. Approves Parks Ordinances

Jan 22, 2013 at 11:11 am

The Stearns County Board of Commissioners have given the go-ahead to a handful of proposed parks and trail ordinances related to controlled park hunts, horseback riding and alcohol rules. Read More...

Stearns Parks and trails being discussed

Stearns Parks and trails being discussed

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Stearns County Board of Commissioners meets today to consider changes to its existing parks and trails ordinance. Read More...

Anti-abortion rally held at Capitol

Anti-abortion rally held at Capitol

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Anti-abortion advocates are rallying on the steps of the Capitol to call for stronger abortion laws in Minnesota. Read More...

Dayton releases budget plan today

Dayton releases budget plan today

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is preparing to submit a proposed two-year state budget expected to rely heavily on tax increases to solve a $1.1 billion projected deficit and boost spending to his priority programs. Read More...

Cold weather means late school starts

Cold weather means late school starts

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Some schools in Minnesota plan to open late as the coldest air of the winter settles in. Read More...

Three firms bid for stadium construction

Three firms bid for stadium construction

Jan 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Construction bids are due for companies angling to build the new Minnesota Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Read More...

Obama pens note for Ely time capsule

Obama pens note for Ely time capsule

Jan 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ELY, Minn. (KNSI) A handwritten note from President Barack Obama will be buried in a time capsule in Ely, not to surface for 50 years. Read More...

Dayton bids for tax overhaul

Dayton bids for tax overhaul

Jan 21, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Minnesota's tax code brims with contradictions, carve-outs and just plain confusion. At least that's how governor after governor has viewed it as he's tried to convince the Legislature and the public that the system is ripe for a remake. Read More...

College Drops Tuition Costs

College Drops Tuition Costs

Jan 21, 2013 at 8:08 am

The cost of a college education continues to rise around Minnesota and the country, but one private college system is aiming to buck the trend. Last week, Rasmussen College announced plans to reduce tuition on all campuses around the US by 12 to 24% per credit this year for all current and incoming students. Read More...

Duluth man dies in ND oil patch

Duluth man dies in ND oil patch

Jan 21, 2013 at 8:08 am

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (KNSI) Authorities say a 49-year-old Duluth man has been killed in a hydraulic fracturing accident in North Dakota. Read More...

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