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PUC approves Stearns wind farms

PUC approves Stearns wind farms

Dec 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has given the green light to two proposed wind farms in western Stearns County. Read More...

Retired soldier receiving Purple Heart

Retired soldier receiving Purple Heart

Dec 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) A retired Minnesota National Guard soldier is about to receive a Purple Heart, six years after he was wounded in Iraq. Read More...

Nights and Lights Parade Saturday

Nights and Lights Parade Saturday

Dec 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Downtown St. Cloud will be busy with holiday activity Saturday. The 12th annual Winter Nights and Lights Parade begins at 5 pm. The parade route is on West Saint Germain Street, starting near the library and ending near the convention center. Read More...

Deadly motel fire in St. Charles

Deadly motel fire in St. Charles

Dec 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CHARLES, Minn. (KNSI) Authorities say one person was found dead in a motel fire in St. Charles. Read More...

Nurses reach contract agreement

Nurses reach contract agreement

Dec 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Negotiators for six Twin Cities hospital systems and the Minnesota Nurses Association have reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract. Read More...

Court hearing for Smithers

Court hearing for Smithers

Dec 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A court-appointed examiner and a probation agent have concluded that 17 year-old Jesse Smithers meets the criteria necessary in order to be charged as an adult in the death of Colton Gleason. Read More...

Winter Storm Watch issued

Winter Storm Watch issued

Dec 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud and central Minnesota is about to get hit with its first real blast of winter weather. Read More...

Burton signs 2 yr extension

Burton signs 2 yr extension

Dec 6, 2012 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with right-handed reliever Jared Burton on a two-year, $5.5 million contract that includes a club option for the 2015 season. Read More...

Fire destroys Melrose turkey barn

Fire destroys Melrose turkey barn

Dec 6, 2012 at 5:05 pm

MELROSE, Minn. (KNSI) Fire has destroyed a barn containing thousands of young turkeys in central Minnesota. Read More...

Mayor hopes for clues in Decker's death

Mayor hopes for clues in Decker's death

Dec 6, 2012 at 3:03 pm

COLD SPRING, Minn. (KNSI) Authorities are still searching for evidence that will lead to the person who killed Cold Spring police Officer Tom Decker. Read More...

Church vandal mentally incompetent

Church vandal mentally incompetent

Dec 6, 2012 at 3:03 pm

BUFFALO, Minn. (KNSI) A judge has ruled that a man accused of vandalizing churches in Buffalo and leaving behind anti-gay posters is mentally incompetent for trial. Read More...

Two finalists for MnDOT job

Two finalists for MnDOT job

Dec 6, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) The chief executive of a major Minnesota-based bus company and a veteran state employee are the two finalists to lead the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Read More...

Crystal Sugar CEO willing to talk

Crystal Sugar CEO willing to talk

Dec 6, 2012 at 2:02 pm

FARGO, N.D. (KNSI) The CEO of American Crystal Sugar Co. says the company is still willing to negotiate with workers who have been locked out of their jobs for more than 16 months. Read More...

Baby mix-up at Minneapolis hospital

Baby mix-up at Minneapolis hospital

Dec 6, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Officials at a Minneapolis hospital are trying to figure out how a newborn baby boy was mistakenly given to the wrong mother and briefly breast-fed. Read More...

Dayton not inclined to redo Vikings stadium deal

Dayton not inclined to redo Vikings stadium deal

Dec 6, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Gov. Mark Dayton is downplaying the slow start to a gambling expansion that is the main financing tool for a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium. Read More...

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