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Cherry tomatoes recalled

Cherry tomatoes recalled

Nov 21, 2012 at 3:03 pm

NORWALK, Ia. (KNSI) A central Iowa fruit and vegetable distributor is recalling several lots of cherry tomatoes after the grower notified the distributor that Salmonella was found in random sample testing by the Food and Drug Administration. Read More...

Franson stretches lead

Franson stretches lead

Nov 21, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Republican Rep. Mary Franson heads into a near-certain legislative recount with a bit more cushion after officials randomly discarded some ballots to fix a vote-counting error. Read More...

Former teacher facing sex charges

Former teacher facing sex charges

Nov 21, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) A second former teacher at a Faribault prep school has been charged with abusing a student, as part of an investigation into reports of sexual abuse at Shattuck-St. Mary's. Read More...

Gophers to battle Duke

Gophers to battle Duke

Nov 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) A nice trip to the Bahamas sure sounded like a great way for the Golden Gophers to spend the Thanksgiving weekend until they looked at the competition waiting for them. Read More...

Former Twins player critically hurt

Former Twins player critically hurt

Nov 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KNSI) Former major league baseball pitcher-turned-Christian radio personality Frank Pastore has been critically injured in a freeway motorcycle crash. Read More...

DNR: Deer harvest down in 2012

DNR: Deer harvest down in 2012

Nov 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota hunters killed 7 percent fewer deer this firearms season. Read More...

Hormel Foods shares the wealth

Hormel Foods shares the wealth

Nov 21, 2012 at 12:12 pm

AUSTIN, Minn. (KNSI) Hormel Foods is continuing its popular Thanksgiving tradition — giving its employees a share of the corporate profits. Read More...

Off duty cop arrested for DUI

Off duty cop arrested for DUI

Nov 21, 2012 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) An off-duty police officer from southeastern Minnesota has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a state trooper reported him driving 96 miles per hour. Read More...

Organic recycling on the horizon?

Organic recycling on the horizon?

Nov 21, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) After surging in the 1980s, Minnesota's recycling rate has stagnated for most of the last two decades. But green advocates think they have something to boost it: food scraps. They predict organics recycling will sweep Minnesota the same way that recycling of aluminum, glass and paper has. Read More...

Coin flip decides council race

Coin flip decides council race

Nov 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ALBERTVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) A city council race in Albertville that hinged on a single contested ballot has instead been decided by a coin flip. Read More...

Winter Storm Watch in NW Minnesota

Winter Storm Watch in NW Minnesota

Nov 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

GRAND FORKS, ND (KNSI) Some Minnesotans could spend Thanksgiving shoveling a fresh blanket of snow. Read More...

Minnesota home sales increase

Minnesota home sales increase

Nov 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota home sales rose 8 percent in October, thanks to record low mortgage rates and strengthening consumer confidence. Read More...

Illness outbreak in Mankato

Illness outbreak in Mankato

Nov 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

MANKATO, Minn. (KNSI) Health officials are investigating an outbreak that sickened dozens of people at the Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato last week. Read More...

Busy travel day ahead

Busy travel day ahead

Nov 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) This is the day before Thanksgiving, and that means millions of Americans will be packing up and hitting the road today to spend a long holiday weekend with family and friends. Read More...

St. Cloud jobless rate drops

St. Cloud jobless rate drops

Nov 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The unemployment rate for the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area was at an even five-percent in October--a decline of one-tenth of a percentage point from September. Read More...

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