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Last Minnesotan out of national spelling bee

Last Minnesotan out of national spelling bee

May 30, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The last Minnesotan has bowed out of the 70th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. Read More...

AUDIO: Most of Minnesota drought free

AUDIO: Most of Minnesota drought free

May 30, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A wet month of May has taken most of Minnesota out of drought conditions. Read More...

AUDIO: SCSU introduces Rud

AUDIO: SCSU introduces Rud

May 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Eric Rud was introduced as the new women's hockey coach at St. Cloud State University on Thursday. Read More...

Oil milestone expected in North Dakota

Oil milestone expected in North Dakota

May 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

TIOGA, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Petroleum Council and its member companies are planning an event in Tioga next month to celebrate what they expect will be an oil milestone. Read More...

AUDIO: Heavy rain this weekend?

AUDIO: Heavy rain this weekend?

May 30, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) It looks like the stretch of sunny, mild weather in central Minnesota will come to an end this weekend. Read More...

Squad car crashes into building

Squad car crashes into building

May 30, 2014 at 6:06 am

VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — A Ramsey County sheriff's deputy crashed a squad car into a commercial building in Vadnais Heights, struck a gas line and ignited a fire in the building. Read More...

Fire at Brooklyn Park apartment building

Fire at Brooklyn Park apartment building

May 30, 2014 at 5:05 am

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) Authorities say residents of 45 apartments evacuated safely after fire swept through the building in Brooklyn Park. Read More...

Zebra mussels found near Boundary Waters

Zebra mussels found near Boundary Waters

May 29, 2014 at 10:10 am

Invasive zebra mussels have been discovered in an isolated lake in northeastern Minnesota, just 10 miles from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Read More...

Gov. Dayton signs Medical Marijuana Bill

Gov. Dayton signs Medical Marijuana Bill

May 29, 2014 at 9:09 am

Minnesota has joined the ranks of states where marijuana is a legal medicine. Read More...

Twins to try 50/50 raffle for charity

Twins to try 50/50 raffle for charity

May 29, 2014 at 8:08 am

Pro sports teams are hawking more than beer and brats at games these days. They're also pushing raffle tickets that give lucky fans at the stadium a chance to win thousands and raise money for charities too. Read More...

2 killed in head-on crash near Iowa border

2 killed in head-on crash near Iowa border

May 29, 2014 at 8:08 am

The Minnesota State Patrol says two men were killed when one of them drove the wrong way on an interstate in southern Minnesota. Read More...

Dems calling for Shinseki resignation

Dems calling for Shinseki resignation

May 29, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A growing number of Democrats in Minnesota's congressional delegation are urging Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign. Read More...

Arson suspected in Cass Lake wildfire

Arson suspected in Cass Lake wildfire

May 29, 2014 at 7:07 am

CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities suspect a wildfire in Cass County that caused an evacuation and a heavy firefighting response was intentionally set. Read More...

Dayton signs data practices bill

Dayton signs data practices bill

May 29, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Governor Mark Dayton has signed a bill making private companies' contracts on government projects public under Minnesota's open records law. Read More...

Taylor buying Star Tribune newspaper

Taylor buying Star Tribune newspaper

May 29, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves owner and printing company billionaire Glen Taylor has signed a purchase agreement to buy the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read More...

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