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Dayton releases budget plan today

Dayton releases budget plan today

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is preparing to submit a proposed two-year state budget expected to rely heavily on tax increases to solve a $1.1 billion projected deficit and boost spending to his priority programs. Read More...

Cold weather means late school starts

Cold weather means late school starts

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Some schools in Minnesota plan to open late as the coldest air of the winter settles in. Read More...

Three firms bid for stadium construction

Three firms bid for stadium construction

Jan 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Construction bids are due for companies angling to build the new Minnesota Vikings stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Read More...

Obama pens note for Ely time capsule

Obama pens note for Ely time capsule

Jan 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ELY, Minn. (KNSI) A handwritten note from President Barack Obama will be buried in a time capsule in Ely, not to surface for 50 years. Read More...

Dayton bids for tax overhaul

Dayton bids for tax overhaul

Jan 21, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Minnesota's tax code brims with contradictions, carve-outs and just plain confusion. At least that's how governor after governor has viewed it as he's tried to convince the Legislature and the public that the system is ripe for a remake. Read More...

College Drops Tuition Costs

College Drops Tuition Costs

Jan 21, 2013 at 8:08 am

The cost of a college education continues to rise around Minnesota and the country, but one private college system is aiming to buck the trend. Last week, Rasmussen College announced plans to reduce tuition on all campuses around the US by 12 to 24% per credit this year for all current and incoming students. Read More...

Duluth man dies in ND oil patch

Duluth man dies in ND oil patch

Jan 21, 2013 at 8:08 am

WATFORD CITY, N.D. (KNSI) Authorities say a 49-year-old Duluth man has been killed in a hydraulic fracturing accident in North Dakota. Read More...

Missing snowmobilers found

Missing snowmobilers found

Jan 21, 2013 at 7:07 am

VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK, Minn. (KNSI) Two snowmobilers who went missing in a St. Louis County park have been found safe after they spent a frigid night in an unheated boathouse. Read More...

Eagan fire victim identified

Eagan fire victim identified

Jan 21, 2013 at 7:07 am

EAGAN, Minn. (KNSI) A man who died when flames swept through his Eagan townhouse has been identified as 30-year-old Roger Yarusso. Read More...

U of M suspends attendance policy

U of M suspends attendance policy

Jan 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) As students return from winter break this week, officials at the University of Minnesota say those who are experiencing flu symptoms should stay home. Read More...

Ice houses damaged on Maple Lake

Ice houses damaged on Maple Lake

Jan 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (KNSI) The Todd County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of damage to property and thefts from fish houses by Luke's Point on Maple Lake in Little Sauk Township. Read More...

Vehicle stolen, damaged in Todd County

Vehicle stolen, damaged in Todd County

Jan 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

GREY EAGLE, Minn. (KNSI) The Todd County Sheriff's Office says a vehicle was stolen over the weekend while it was being warmed up by its owner. Read More...

NWS issues Wind Chill Warning

NWS issues Wind Chill Warning

Jan 21, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning over much of Minnesota as the coldest air of the season has moved in. Read More...

Pension funds underfunded by $16B

Pension funds underfunded by $16B

Jan 20, 2013 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Public pension plans for Minnesota government employees are underfunded by more than $16 billion — a deficit that's $4 billion larger than it was when lawmakers tried to shore up the problem in 2010. Read More...

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