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Klobuchar Celebrates Passage of Bill to Help Homeless Vets

Klobuchar Celebrates Passage of Bill to Help Homeless Vets

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

WASHINGTON (KNSI) - Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar announced that her bipartisan legislation to help fight homelessness among America's veterans was signed into law Monday. Read More...

Minnesota topsoil moisture, crop conditions hold steady

Minnesota topsoil moisture, crop conditions hold steady

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Welcome rain helped topsoil moisture supplies hold relatively steady across Minnesota this past week despite the drought across most of the country. Read More...

Minnesota candidate says don't vote for me, I'm a felon

Minnesota candidate says don't vote for me, I'm a felon

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

AUSTIN, MN (AP) - Austin City Council candidate Zeke Dahl has one message for voters: Don't vote for me. Read More...

3 hurt in fire at Fairmont soybean plant

3 hurt in fire at Fairmont soybean plant

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

FAIRMONT, MN (AP) - Three people suffered injuries in a dust explosion and fire at the CHS soybean processing plant in the southern Minnesota city of Fairmont. Read More...

Motorcyclist who ran over St. Paul boy to go free

Motorcyclist who ran over St. Paul boy to go free

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A man who ran over a St. Paul boy while doing wheelies on his a motorcycle will be released from jail just one day after he was sentenced. Read More...

Minnesota man allegedly tells police he's 'The Joker'

Minnesota man allegedly tells police he's 'The Joker'

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

HASTINGS, MN (AP) - Authorities say an Eagan man being arrested for disorderly conduct allegedly made references to the Joker and the Colorado theater shooting suspect while threatening to kill police and his neighbors. Read More...

Special session for flood relief expected Aug. 24

Special session for flood relief expected Aug. 24

Aug 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Republican legislative leaders are advising lawmakers to prepare for an Aug. 24 special session on flood relief. Read More...

2 injured in explosion at CHS elevator in SW Minnesota

2 injured in explosion at CHS elevator in SW Minnesota

Aug 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

TRACY, MN (AP) - Two people have been injured in an explosion at the CHS Inc. grain elevator in the southwestern Minnesota community of Tracy. Read More...

Franken: Insurance rebates to help 123K in Minnesota

Franken: Insurance rebates to help 123K in Minnesota

Aug 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Senator Al Franken says more than 123,000 Minnesotans are benefiting from insurance rebates under a provision he sponsored in the federal health law, even though some won't get checks in the mail. Read More...

Minnesota government's budget fallback goes away

Minnesota government's budget fallback goes away

Aug 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A $600 million line of credit that has served as a safety valve for Minnesota's cash-strapped government has expired and won't be renewed. Read More...

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...

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