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Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

Dayton says he'd 'settle for' $9.50 minimum wage

Sep 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) - On the day that California's governor signed a bill lifting the minimum wage to $10 within three years, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has made clear he'd be disappointed if the Legislature doesn't push up his state's wage floor next session. Read More...

Man Dies in Paynesville Farm Accident

Man Dies in Paynesville Farm Accident

Sep 25, 2013 at 1:01 pm

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a man working on a farm in Stearns County has died after he was hit by a front-end loader. Read More...

Book Dispute Leads to Canceled Library Speech

Book Dispute Leads to Canceled Library Speech

Sep 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) - A dispute over a novel has led a Minnesota library to cancel an appearance by its author. Read More...

MN Sex Offender Caught in ND

MN Sex Offender Caught in ND

Sep 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

FINLEY, N.D. (AP) - Authorities in eastern North Dakota's Steele County combed a cornfield to capture a convicted sex offender from Minnesota who had allegedly cut off his tracking bracelet and stolen a motor home. Read More...

AUDIO: Franken disappointed in SNAP cuts

AUDIO: Franken disappointed in SNAP cuts

Sep 25, 2013 at 11:11 am

WASHINGTON (KNSI) Minnesota Senator Al Franken is disappointed with last week's U..S. House vote to cut $40 billion from the food stamp program over ten years. Read More...

AUDIO: Matula search: The latest

AUDIO: Matula search: The latest

Sep 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) With many hunters taking to the field this fall, they're being asked to keep an eye out for any signs connected to an Eden Prairie woman whose been missing for almost five months. Read More...

Rogue Bull Shot in Metro Rush-Hour Traffic

Rogue Bull Shot in Metro Rush-Hour Traffic

Sep 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

WOODBURY, Minn. (AP) - A runaway bull managed to dodge rush hour traffic in the Twin Cities, but was fatally shot by law enforcement officers concerned about public safety risk. Read More...

Infant Dies At Journey Home

Infant Dies At Journey Home

Sep 25, 2013 at 10:10 am

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (KNSI) - Authorities are investigating the death of a baby at Journey Home in Sauk Rapids. Read More...

Mall of America beefs up security

Mall of America beefs up security

Sep 25, 2013 at 7:07 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Read More...

Woman last seen with murder suspect

Woman last seen with murder suspect

Sep 25, 2013 at 7:07 am

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) Authorities are looking for a University of Minnesota student last seen with her ex-boyfriend at a Burnsville bar where he's suspected of fatally shooting a man in the parking lot. Read More...

EPA official touring revitalized lake

EPA official touring revitalized lake

Sep 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A top official from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is getting an up-close look at a Minneapolis lake to highlight turnaround strategies for once-impaired waters. Read More...

lawmakers to probe MNsure security breach

lawmakers to probe MNsure security breach

Sep 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A legislative panel that's overseeing the rollout of Minnesota's health insurance exchange is holding a special meeting in response to a security breach by the new agency. Read More...

MN Catholic Schools Stir Gay Rights Debate

MN Catholic Schools Stir Gay Rights Debate

Sep 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Recent remarks about inclusiveness by the new president of the University of St. Thomas have heartened gay and lesbian advocacy groups on the Roman Catholic campus. Read More...

Tighter regulations on e-cigs recommended

Tighter regulations on e-cigs recommended

Sep 24, 2013 at 11:11 am

BOSTON (AP) Forty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products. Read More...

AUDIO: Work wrapping up on city budget

AUDIO: Work wrapping up on city budget

Sep 24, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Work on the 2014 St. Cloud city budget is wrapping up. Read More...

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