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Senate adopts tax-cut bill; House vote next

Senate adopts tax-cut bill; House vote next

Mar 21, 2014 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A tax-relief package affecting hundreds of thousands of Minnesota residents is a step away from Gov. Mark Dayton's desk. Read More...

Contagious equine virus showing up in Minnesota

Contagious equine virus showing up in Minnesota

Mar 21, 2014 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — At least three horses in Minnesota have been euthanized because of a highly contagious equine virus that causes neurological problems. Read More...

Audit: Farm commodity councils need more oversight

Audit: Farm commodity councils need more oversight

Mar 21, 2014 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's legislative auditor is calling for greater oversight over the state's 13 agricultural research and promotional councils, which are funded by millions of dollars in check-off fees that producers pay. Read More...

CenturyLink closer could Impact St. Paul

CenturyLink closer could Impact St. Paul

Mar 21, 2014 at 12:12 pm

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The communications and data services company CenturyLink is shutting down a major call center in Grand Junction. Read More...

Audio: DNR warns of changing ice

Audio: DNR warns of changing ice

Mar 21, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Ad the temperatures begin to warm, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is warning Minnesotans of deteriorating ice conditions on Minnesota's lakes and rivers. Read More...

Audio: SCSU coaching search nears finish

Audio: SCSU coaching search nears finish

Mar 21, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The search for a new head men's basketball coach at St. CLoud State University is nearly finished. Read More...

Another major ND oil spill

Another major ND oil spill

Mar 21, 2014 at 10:10 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Officials say a broken oil pipeline in northwestern North Dakota spilled almost 34,000 gallons of crude. Read More...

5th Annual

5th Annual "Pack the Porches" breaks records

Mar 21, 2014 at 10:10 am

Pack the Porches community food drive returned to St. Cloud today, breaking records for the philanthropic organization. Read More...

Snow days cut into spring break for schools

Snow days cut into spring break for schools

Mar 21, 2014 at 9:09 am

Minnesota schools have lost so many days of classes to snow and cold this winter that at least two districts plan to carve time out of students' spring breaks to help them prepare for upcoming exams or catch up on lessons. Read More...

Tribe helps with propane relief

Tribe helps with propane relief

Mar 21, 2014 at 6:06 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Donations from an American Indian tribe in Minnesota totaling nearly $1.4 million have helped tribes in the Great Plains deal with a winter propane crisis. Read More...

Verizon adding Mankato jobs

Verizon adding Mankato jobs

Mar 21, 2014 at 6:06 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Verizon Wireless is adding more than 160 jobs at its call center in Mankato. Read More...

No charges in deadly police shooting

No charges in deadly police shooting

Mar 21, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — A Hennepin County grand jury has decided not to file charges against two Minnetonka police officers in the shooting death of 27-year-old man in October. Read More...

Zellers welcomes new baby

Zellers welcomes new baby

Mar 21, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial contender Kurt Zellers needs to update his campaign biography: He's now a father of three. Read More...

Dayton blames GOP for tax cut delay

Dayton blames GOP for tax cut delay

Mar 21, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton is blaming Senate Republicans for failure to pass a tax bill that would provide relief to thousands of Minnesotans. Read More...

MnSure launches push for youth

MnSure launches push for youth

Mar 20, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's new health insurance exchange is making a final push to sign up so-called "young invincibles" by a March 31 deadline for open enrollment. Read More...

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