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Solon undecided on second term

Solon undecided on second term

Aug 20, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he doesn't expect his lieutenant governor to decide for months on whether she'll run with him for a second term. Read More...

Tobacco 'floor tax' yields $30.4M

Tobacco 'floor tax' yields $30.4M

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A one-time tax on cigarette supplies has generated more than $30.4 million, most of which will be used as a backup funding stream for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Read More...

MN man loses license for going too slow

MN man loses license for going too slow

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals won't return the driver's license of a man who lost it for driving too slowly on state highways. Read More...

Hearing highlights divide over guns in MN Capitol

Hearing highlights divide over guns in MN Capitol

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesotans on one side of America's divide on guns have urged lawmakers to ban firearms from the state Capitol, saying citizens have a right to feel free of intimidation when they participate in the democratic process. Read More...

Farmers market counters White Earth 'food desert'

Farmers market counters White Earth 'food desert'

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MAHNOMEN, Minn. (AP) — A farmers market in northwestern Minnesota seeks to be an oasis in a "food desert" on the White Earth Indian Reservation. Read More...

New MN telecom tax faces bipartisan criticism

New MN telecom tax faces bipartisan criticism

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The chairwoman of Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's Broadband Task Force is joining in Republican criticism of a new state sales tax on telecommunications equipment. Read More...

Red River Diversion opponents sue Army Corps

Red River Diversion opponents sue Army Corps

Aug 20, 2013 at 1:01 pm

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Opponents of a planned project to divert the Red River around Fargo-Moorhead have sued the Corps of Engineers in federal court. Read More...

AUDIO: Towle reacts to Orlando news

AUDIO: Towle reacts to Orlando news

Aug 20, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud airport manager Bill Towle is all smiles today following the news that Allegiant Airlines is expanding its wings in St. Cloud. Read More...

Man crashes into liquor store

Man crashes into liquor store

Aug 20, 2013 at 9:09 am

HOLDINGFORD, Minn. (KNSI) - A man escaped injury early this moring after he crashed into a Holdingford liquor store. Read More...

State Auditor running for another term

State Auditor running for another term

Aug 20, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto is asking voters to give her another four years in the role. Read More...

AUDIO: Allegiant adding Orlando flights

AUDIO: Allegiant adding Orlando flights

Aug 20, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Allegiant Airlines is adding Orlando to the list of travel destinations out of St. Cloud. Read More...

Race for State auditor takes shape

Race for State auditor takes shape

Aug 20, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto is ready to announce whether she'll try for another four years. Read More...

Invasive plant found in Meeker County

Invasive plant found in Meeker County

Aug 20, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota DNR says Eurasian watermilfoil has been found on the west side of Clear Lake in northern Meeker County. Read More...

Rear end collision injures two

Rear end collision injures two

Aug 20, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) A rear end collision between a semi and pickup truck and trailer sent two people to the hospital with minor injuries Monday. Read More...

Dry conditions taking a toll

Dry conditions taking a toll

Aug 20, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Cornfields and pastures are drying out in parts of central and eastern Minnesota, and some cattle producers are starting to thin out their herds to cut costs. Read More...

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