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Watkins area barns destroyed by fire

Watkins area barns destroyed by fire

Aug 6, 2012 at 10:10 am

EDEN VALLEY, Minn (KNSI) The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says two cattle barns were destroyed in a Sunday afternoon fire in Luxumburg Township. Read More...

Lawmakers Tout Aid Available for Former Verso Workers

Lawmakers Tout Aid Available for Former Verso Workers

Aug 6, 2012 at 9:09 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - Now that a final decision has been made to permanently close the Verso paper mill in Sartell, the 250-plus people who were employed there begin the task of finding new jobs. Read More...

Local Olympian Competing This Week

Local Olympian Competing This Week

Aug 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud Tech graduate Alise Post gets her turn in London this week, competing in the BMX competition at the Olympic games. Read More...

Duluth bicyclists wrap 5,300-mile Great Lakes tour

Duluth bicyclists wrap 5,300-mile Great Lakes tour

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Right on schedule, a pair of bicyclists from Duluth are back home after a grand tour around the Great Lakes. Read More...

Prairie, forest, wetlands vie for outdoor dollars

Prairie, forest, wetlands vie for outdoor dollars

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The golden-winged warbler is a striking find for Minnesota birders, but disappearing habitat has federal authorities considering it for threatened or endangered status. Read More...

Bear Licenses Available Starting Noon Monday

Bear Licenses Available Starting Noon Monday

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Bear licenses that weren't purchased from the lottery bear drawing will be available to anyone interested in hunting the 2012 bear season starting at noon today the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. Read More...

Counterfeit Money Surfaces in St. Cloud

Counterfeit Money Surfaces in St. Cloud

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police are investigating a pair of cases involving counterfeit money. Read More...

Work on Newest State Park Underway

Work on Newest State Park Underway

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ELY, MN (KNSI) – Construction has begun at Lake Vermillion State Park, Minnesota's newest state park near Ely. Read More...

Threatening Phone Messages Land Man in Jail

Threatening Phone Messages Land Man in Jail

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police arrested a Monticello man over the weekend after he left threatening voice messages at a St. Cloud man's home. Read More...

Weekend Storm Brings Rain, Causes Fire

Weekend Storm Brings Rain, Causes Fire

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Storms rolled through central Minnesota late Friday night into Saturday morning, and they're believed to be responsible for a fire that caused heavy damage to a building in Rockville. Read More...

Driver Killed After Truck Jumps Ditch

Driver Killed After Truck Jumps Ditch

Aug 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

LONG PRAIRIE, MN (KNSI) - The Todd County Sheriff's Office says a Burtrum man was killed over the weekend in a single vehicle accident near Long Lake. Read More...

Driver killed in Mall of America accident ID'd

Driver killed in Mall of America accident ID'd

Aug 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

BLOOMINGTON, MN (AP) - A man who died in an accident in a Mall of America parking ramp has been identified. Read More...

Gay rights group drops $1M in gay marriage fights

Gay rights group drops $1M in gay marriage fights

Aug 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The country's leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall. Read More...

Study examines family travel and start of school

Study examines family travel and start of school

Aug 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new study by the University of Minnesota Tourism Center examines family travel patterns when school starts before Labor Day. Read More...

Boy falls 25 feet from Spring Park apartment

Boy falls 25 feet from Spring Park apartment

Aug 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

ORONO, MN (AP) - Police say a four-year-old boy fell from the third story of an apartment building in the Lake Minnetonka-area town of Spring Park. Read More...

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