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Metrodome won't ban use of nickname

Metrodome won't ban use of nickname

Oct 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota stadium operators won't create a new policy barring the use of the Washington Redskins name and logo during a game in the Metrodome next month. Read More...

Xcel Energy wants several rate hikes

Xcel Energy wants several rate hikes

Oct 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy says it will ask state regulators to spread a large rate increase in 2014 over several years — a strategy it calls "rate smoothing." Read More...

Early blizzard damages sunflower crop

Early blizzard damages sunflower crop

Oct 25, 2013 at 7:07 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The sunflower industry is working to determine the amount of damage to this year's crop in the nation's two top-producing states. Read More...

Bishop may have exposed hundreds to hepatitis

Bishop may have exposed hundreds to hepatitis

Oct 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese might have exposed hundreds of church members in Fargo and Jamestown to the hepatitis A virus in late September and early October. Read More...

One dead in Minneapolis shooting

One dead in Minneapolis shooting

Oct 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police say one man is dead and another is critically wounded in a shooting in downtown Minneapolis. Read More...

Franken: Website problems

Franken: Website problems "inexcusable"

Oct 25, 2013 at 5:05 am

WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Al Franken says it's too early to extend the signup period for insurance under the federal health overhaul. Read More...

Four seriously injured in van rollover

Four seriously injured in van rollover

Oct 25, 2013 at 5:05 am

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota State Patrol says 13 people were ejected when a van carrying 15 employees from a meatpacking plant rolled on an icy highway near Worthington. Read More...

AUDIO: Trunk or Treat this Sunday

AUDIO: Trunk or Treat this Sunday

Oct 25, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Kids can get a head start on Halloween trick or treating at the fourth annual Trunk or Treat event being held Sunday at the Minnesota School of Business in Waite Park. Read More...

Stepped up DWI patrols for Halloween

Stepped up DWI patrols for Halloween

Oct 25, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The weekend before Halloween is a popular one for parties, but the Department of Public Safety is warning motorists that police won't put up with any tricks. Read More...

Shakopee shooting victim identified

Shakopee shooting victim identified

Oct 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was fatally shot in Shakopee. Read More...

Ritchie confronted over voter site

Ritchie confronted over voter site

Oct 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three Republican legislators have met with Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over their belief he overstepped his authority by implementing an online voter registration system. Read More...

Vikings stadium wants big events

Vikings stadium wants big events

Oct 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Construction isn't even underway on a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium but a hard push is on by the team and its landlord to lure a Super Bowl, college football championship game and Final Four basketball tournament. Read More...

MNsure lands $41M federal government grant

MNsure lands $41M federal government grant

Oct 24, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's health insurance exchange has received a $41 million federal government grant to continue the implementation of the MNsure. Read More...

VIDEO: Bus Pull Raises Funds For United Way

VIDEO: Bus Pull Raises Funds For United Way

Oct 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A striking example of how small groups of people can accomplish big things - the United Way of Central Minnesota's 4th Annual "Bus Pull" was hosted this morning at New Flyer bus manufacturer. Read More...

Nienstedt says mistakes were made

Nienstedt says mistakes were made

Oct 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt acknowledges "some serious" mistakes have been made in the way the archdiocese handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct over the last decade, and he pledges new steps to protect the faithful. Read More...

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