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Midwest, Plains economy up in August

Midwest, Plains economy up in August

Sep 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An economic index compiled from a survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states rose slightly last month, the first increase since March. Read More...

Investigators ID Person of Interest

Investigators ID Person of Interest

Sep 3, 2013 at 6:06 am

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (KNSI) - The Minnesota BCA and Granite Falls police identified what they are calling a person of interest involved in an apparent early morning homicide in Granite Falls Monday morning. Read More...

St. Paul man dead after shooting

St. Paul man dead after shooting

Sep 2, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police in St. Paul say a man is dead and a 19-year-old man is in custody after an early morning confrontation led to a shooting. Read More...

Contractor stops spread of Cook motel fire

Contractor stops spread of Cook motel fire

Sep 2, 2013 at 4:04 pm

COOK, Minn. |(KNSI) - Firefighters and a local contractor in Cook tore down part of a motel to stop the spread of a major fire in a town that's seen more than its share lately. Read More...

Police seek man in Granite Falls fatal shooting

Police seek man in Granite Falls fatal shooting

Sep 2, 2013 at 4:04 pm

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota authorities are looking for a man they believe has information about the killing of a woman in Granite Falls. Read More...

Cooler weather jolts State Fair attendance

Cooler weather jolts State Fair attendance

Sep 2, 2013 at 4:04 pm

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota State Fair officials say they set a single-day attendance record on Sunday after cooler weather finally swept in. Read More...

MN sees rush to gay marriage

MN sees rush to gay marriage

Sep 2, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Same-sex couples have obtained nearly 1 of every 3 marriage licenses issued in Minnesota since they got the legal right to wed. Read More...

Potted Plants Spark Mild Blaze

Potted Plants Spark Mild Blaze

Sep 2, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - One homeowner in St. Cloud got a reminder that any dry plants or vegetation can serve as fuel for a potentially dangerous fire. Read More...

AUDIO: Early September Cool to Normal

AUDIO: Early September Cool to Normal

Sep 2, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Scorching temperatures over the past week had central Minnesota facing a blowtorch in the dog days of summer. Respite in the form of 70 degree temperatures are expected early this week. Read More...

Final BWCA fire declared contained

Final BWCA fire declared contained

Sep 2, 2013 at 6:06 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) — U.S. forestry officials say the last remaining wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has been declared 100 percent contained. Read More...

MN median income down in past decade

MN median income down in past decade

Sep 2, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An economic group says Minnesota's median household income has fallen 18 percent from 2000 to 2010, the steepest decline in the nation. Read More...

Tuition cut spikes numbers at Concordia

Tuition cut spikes numbers at Concordia

Sep 2, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Concordia University in St. Paul has slashed its annual tuition by $10,000, leading to a dramatic 65 percent jump in the number of new students. Read More...

Tractor driver killed in traffic collision

Tractor driver killed in traffic collision

Sep 2, 2013 at 6:06 am

KELLOGG, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota troopers say a 65-year-old man who was driving a tractor in Wabasha County has died after being rear-ended by another vehicle. Read More...

Dove hunt opens its two month run

Dove hunt opens its two month run

Sep 2, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The two-month season for Minnesotans to hunt doves is under way. Read More...

Mississippi River could be used to fill MN lake

Mississippi River could be used to fill MN lake

Sep 2, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Mississippi River could turn out to be the salvation of White Bear Lake, which has lost about one-fourth of its volume over the past decade. Read More...

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