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Duluth's polar bear on display at Como Zoo

Duluth's polar bear on display at Como Zoo

Aug 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A polar bear displaced by flooding at Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo can now be seen at Como Zoo in St. Paul. Read More...

Death of man found along tracks ruled accidental

Death of man found along tracks ruled accidental

Aug 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

MOORHEAD, MN (AP) - Authorities have ruled accidental the death of a North Dakota man whose body was found along railroad tracks in western Minnesota in March. Read More...

Charges: Minnesota man threw girlfriend off balcony

Charges: Minnesota man threw girlfriend off balcony

Aug 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A St. Paul man is accused of throwing his naked girlfriend off a second-floor balcony after an argument. Read More...

Burned Minneapolis cat treated as possible Obama threat

Burned Minneapolis cat treated as possible Obama threat

Aug 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Federal officials are treating the discovery of a burned cat in a south Minneapolis park as a possible threat against President Obama. Read More...

Minnesota lake closed for season after boy's death

Minnesota lake closed for season after boy's death

Aug 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

STILLWATER, MN (AP) - Stillwater officials will keep Lily Lake closed for the rest of the season after tests confirmed a rare amoeba infection killed a 9-year-old boy earlier this month. Read More...

Incumbent Klobuchar easily wins DFL Senate primary

Incumbent Klobuchar easily wins DFL Senate primary

Aug 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Senator Amy Klobuchar has easily won her Democratic primary as she looks for a second term in Washington. Read More...

St. Cloud Airport Reportedly in Final Negotiations with Air Carrier

St. Cloud Airport Reportedly in Final Negotiations with Air Carrier

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (AP) - The St. Cloud Regional Airport is in final negotiations to lure commercial air service back to the city. Read More...

City Calls for Road Repair Bond Measure

City Calls for Road Repair Bond Measure

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The newly formed St. Cloud Transportation Infrastructure Advisory Board is recommending that the city council create a ballot question seeking approval for an 18-million dollar bond issue over the next four years. Read More...

State Officials Expect Low Turnout at Primary Polls

State Officials Expect Low Turnout at Primary Polls

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie says he's expecting less than 15 percent of eligible voters to participate in the state's primary. Read More...

Rising Corn Cost Shuts down Ethanol Plant

Rising Corn Cost Shuts down Ethanol Plant

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - High corn prices have forced a Little Falls ethanol plant to suspend operations. The Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op was idled late last month. Read More...

Drought Impact Varies Farm to Farm

Drought Impact Varies Farm to Farm

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - The corn on LeRoy Johnson's southeastern Minnesota farm is dying. Just about 60 miles to the northeast near Plainview, however, Michael Zabel expects to reap record yields. Read More...

Swimming Death Officially Blamed on Rare Amoeba

Swimming Death Officially Blamed on Rare Amoeba

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say tests confirm an amoeba infection caused the rare illness that killed a 9-year-old boy this month. Read More...

Charges Levied in Minneapolis Bomb Threat Case

Charges Levied in Minneapolis Bomb Threat Case

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (AP) - A 33-year-old man is charged with a downtown Minneapolis bank bomb threat that led to a lunchtime evacuation of hundreds of people. Read More...

Crystal Sugar Harvest Starts Earliest Ever

Crystal Sugar Harvest Starts Earliest Ever

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

FARGO, ND (AP) - American Crystal Sugar farmers are starting their beet harvest this week. It's the earliest start in the Red River Valley cooperative's history. Read More...

Body Confirmed to be Man Missing for Two Years

Body Confirmed to be Man Missing for Two Years

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

STILLWATER, MN (AP) - Authorities have confirmed the body pulled from the St. Croix River is that of a snowmobiler missing for more than two years. Read More...

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