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Fitch trial begins in St. Cloud

Fitch trial begins in St. Cloud

Jan 12, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Mendota Heights police officer last summer and trying to kill other officers in a shootout that day goes on trial today (Monday) in St. Cloud. Read More...

Patrol: Drive responsibly in bad weather

Patrol: Drive responsibly in bad weather

Jan 11, 2015 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol is urging people to drive responsibly in bad weather conditions after four squads were hit. Read More...

Minneapolis considers design work on downtown park

Minneapolis considers design work on downtown park

Jan 10, 2015 at 7:07 pm

The Minneapolis City Council is considering design work on downtown park near the Vikings Stadium. Read More...

More St. Cloud area businesses closing

More St. Cloud area businesses closing

Jan 10, 2015 at 6:06 am

Three more businesses in Central Minnesota are closing, it was announced recently. Read More...

Alexandria man pleads guilty to assault

Alexandria man pleads guilty to assault

Jan 10, 2015 at 5:05 am

A 50-year-old Alexandria man accused in a Sauk Centre kidnapping and assault along with two others has pleaded guilty to second-degree assault. Read More...

Sauk Rapids mobile home destroyed in fire

Sauk Rapids mobile home destroyed in fire

Jan 10, 2015 at 5:05 am

A mobile home in Sauk Rapids went up in flames Friday morning but no one was hurt at the blaze at 1945 North Benton Drive. Read More...

Downey seeks re-election as Minnesota GOP chairman

Downey seeks re-election as Minnesota GOP chairman

Jan 10, 2015 at 5:05 am

Keith Downey says he plans to run for re-election as chairman of the Republican Party of Minnesota. Read More...

Crash near Motley sends two to hospital

Crash near Motley sends two to hospital

Jan 9, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Two people were sent to a hospital in Staples this afternoon after a two-vehicle accident on Azalea Road near Motley, according to the Morrison County Sheriff's Office. Read More...

Possible contaminated caramel apples prompts advisory

Possible contaminated caramel apples prompts advisory

Jan 9, 2015 at 5:05 pm

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is advising consumers of the possible listeria contamination of whole caramel-covered apples produced in Minnesota. This advisory is part of a larger recall of Granny Smith and Gala apples from Bidart Brothers Apple Packing of Shafter, California. Read More...

Annandale motorist injured in Wright County crash

Annandale motorist injured in Wright County crash

Jan 9, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A 58-year-old Annandale woman was injured today on Minnesota Highway 55 near Buffalo in Wright County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

Dayton wants big chunk of $1B surplus for child care credit

Dayton wants big chunk of $1B surplus for child care credit

Jan 9, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll suggest devoting about one-fifth of Minnesota's projected $1 billion surplus to an expanded child-care tax credit. Read More...

Former Gophers QB faces assault charges

Former Gophers QB faces assault charges

Jan 9, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A prosecution expert says a kick by former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson probably did not cause the critical brain injury suffered by former Minnesota State, Mankato, player Isaac Kolstad. Read More...

Man indicted in dismemberment, burning of girlfriend's body

Man indicted in dismemberment, burning of girlfriend's body

Jan 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm

A southern Minnesota man accused of killing his girlfriend, dismembering her body and trying to burn her remains has been charged with first-degree murder. Read More...

St. Cloud battleground for proposed oil pipeline

St. Cloud battleground for proposed oil pipeline

Jan 9, 2015 at 3:03 pm

St. Cloud River’s Edge Convention Center was the battleground for today’s hearing about a controversial proposal to build a pipeline that would increase the amount of oil coming from North Dakota. Read More...

Gas prices no good for Dayton's gas-tax

Gas prices no good for Dayton's gas-tax

Jan 9, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Cheap gas prices could put a dent in Gov. Mark Dayton's forthcoming proposal to tack a new sales tax on fuel purchases. Read More...

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