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Tobacco sales to minors at record lows

Tobacco sales to minors at record lows

Aug 27, 2013 at 7:07 am

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) New statistics show that the sale of tobacco to minors in the U.S. were held near all-time lows last year under a federal-state inspection program intended to curb underage usage. Read More...

Lender acquires bankrupt ethanol plant

Lender acquires bankrupt ethanol plant

Aug 27, 2013 at 7:07 am

BUFFALO LAKE, Minn. (AP) A federal bankruptcy judge has awarded assets of an ethanol plant in Buffalo Lake to the lender that financed its reopening last year. Read More...

Back to back records in St. Cloud

Back to back records in St. Cloud

Aug 27, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud has broken the record high temperature for a second straight day. Read More...

Woman charged with killing boyfriend

Woman charged with killing boyfriend

Aug 27, 2013 at 4:04 am

SHOREWOOD, Minn. (AP) Prosecutors have charged a Shorewood woman with killing her boyfriend and storing his body in a freezer. Read More...

Dry weather hurting crop conditions

Dry weather hurting crop conditions

Aug 27, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Dry weather is helping Minnesota farmers with the small grain harvest, but it's also hurting crop conditions. Read More...

New drunken driving data released

New drunken driving data released

Aug 27, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) State traffic-safety officials have released a report on drunken driving that says 104 people died last year and more than 28,000 people were arrested in alcohol-related traffic incidents. Read More...

Heat Advisory through midnight

Heat Advisory through midnight

Aug 27, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The sweltering heat continues across central Minnesota, with St. Cloud setting a record high on Monday for the second straight day. The temperature maxed out at 95 degrees. The heat index soared above 100 across the region, and the heat is going to stick around for awhile. Read More...

Liquor License for the Pickled Loon Denied By Council

Liquor License for the Pickled Loon Denied By Council

Aug 26, 2013 at 8:08 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A business plan to bring new life to the former McRudy's Pub building in downtown St. Cloud has been turned down. Read More...

DNR investigates wolf attack

DNR investigates wolf attack

Aug 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it's investigating an apparent wolf attack on a teenager. Read More...

Number of Move-In Weekend Citations Drops for Fourth Year

Number of Move-In Weekend Citations Drops for Fourth Year

Aug 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - St. Cloud State University's students are settled in, and the St. Cloud Police Department reports a sharp drop in the number of citations issued during move-in weekend. Read More...

Annandale man killed in cycle crash

Annandale man killed in cycle crash

Aug 26, 2013 at 10:10 am

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (KNSI) The State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash just north of Sauk Centre. It happened Saturday night, just before 10 pm. Read More...

Duluth plans needle swap program

Duluth plans needle swap program

Aug 26, 2013 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) Duluth's mayor, police chief and other leaders are concerned by plans to open a needle-exchange program for drug users in a part of downtown they have worked to revitalize. Read More...

Profits at State Fair don't come easy

Profits at State Fair don't come easy

Aug 26, 2013 at 9:09 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota State Fair draws nearly 2 million people, making it a choice location for nearly 800 businesses hawking everything from corn dogs to tractors. But officials and vendors say profits don't come easy. Read More...

Cathedral Combating High Heat With Early Dismissals

Cathedral Combating High Heat With Early Dismissals

Aug 26, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - School is back in session, but high temps will force one area school to send students home early throughout the week. Read More...

AUDIO: Heat is tough on crops, livestock

AUDIO: Heat is tough on crops, livestock

Aug 26, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) This week's hot weather will take a further toll on area crops already stressed by a hot, dry summer. Read More...

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