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Local Guard Soldiers Headed for Afghanistan

Local Guard Soldiers Headed for Afghanistan

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Fifty-three Minnesota National Guard soldiers from this area will leave tomorrow for deployment to Afghanistan. Read More...

Dayton Taskforces Asking for Strong Anti-Bullying Law

Dayton Taskforces Asking for Strong Anti-Bullying Law

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A state task force says Minnesota should pass a comprehensive, strongly worded anti-bullying law. Gov. Mark Dayton's Task Force on the Prevention of School Bullying approved a 35-page draft report on Tuesday. Read More...

Needed Rainfall Blanketed Area Wednesday

Needed Rainfall Blanketed Area Wednesday

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud picked up a much-needed shot of rain Wednesday. Just under a half-inch of rain, 46-hundreths of an inch, fell at the St. Cloud Airport, bringing the monthly total to one-point-34 inches. Read More...

County Post to be Vacant in Benton County

County Post to be Vacant in Benton County

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - Benton County is looking for a new economic development director. Read More...

State Supreme Court Upholds Plane Crash Appeal

State Supreme Court Upholds Plane Crash Appeal

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Duluth-based Cirrus Design Corporation had no legal duty to provide a flight lesson to a Grand Rapids man whose plane crashed in 2003, killing him and his passenger. Read More...

Town Hall Trolley Tour Planned for St. Cloud

Town Hall Trolley Tour Planned for St. Cloud

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Mayor Dave Kleis has announced plans for two town hall trolley tours in the coming weeks. Read More...

Candidate to Announce Support for Student Loan Interest Rate Freeze

Candidate to Announce Support for Student Loan Interest Rate Freeze

Jul 19, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Sixth District Democratic Congressional candidate Jim Graves is holding a news conference on the St. Cloud State University campus today. Read More...

Returned Aid Will Go to Flood Ravaged NE Minnesota

Returned Aid Will Go to Flood Ravaged NE Minnesota

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

CALEDONIA, MN (AP) - Houston County will return $1.5 million in unused flood aid it received five years ago so it can be redirected to northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Saturday Gunshots Lead to Gun Charge

Saturday Gunshots Lead to Gun Charge

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Bail has been set at 200-thousand dollars for a St. Cloud man charged with being a felon illegally in possession of a firearm. Read More...

McCain Defends Clinton Aide, Against Bachmann Letter

McCain Defends Clinton Aide, Against Bachmann Letter

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - John McCain defended the honour of an aide to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, chastising fellow Republicans who allege the longtime public servant is a spy for the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More...

Burned Body Identified in Rice County

Burned Body Identified in Rice County

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

CANNON CITY, MN (AP) - Authorities have identified the body of a man found in a burned car in Rice County. Read More...

Lawmakers Submit Brief Claiming Control of Ballot Titles

Lawmakers Submit Brief Claiming Control of Ballot Titles

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - A new court filing contends Minnesota legislators hold all the power to fashion titles for constitutional ballot questions. Read More...

State Health Spending Lowest in 15 years

State Health Spending Lowest in 15 years

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The state Health Department says the rate of health care spending in Minnesota has slowed to its lowest point since 1997 and the recession is a big reason why. Read More...

Nolan Proposes Mining and Environmental Institute

Nolan Proposes Mining and Environmental Institute

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - DFL congressional candidate Rick Nolan is proposing developing a new federal institute on mining and the environment. Nolan says the institute could help the industry overcome production and environmental issues to create more jobs. Read More...

Federal Indictment for Two Suspected Gray Wolf Killers

Federal Indictment for Two Suspected Gray Wolf Killers

Jul 19, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Two northeastern Minnesota men face a federal indictment for allegedly killing two gray wolves and lying to investigators. Read More...

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