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Sheriffs want stronger background checks

Sheriffs want stronger background checks

Jan 23, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun. Read More...

State Fair to limit smoking

State Fair to limit smoking

Jan 23, 2013 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota State Fair plans to limit open air smoking on its 320-acre property beginning this year. Read More...

Local Representative Concerned About Sales Tax Expansion

Local Representative Concerned About Sales Tax Expansion

Jan 23, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) "More questions than answers" - that's the response to Governor Dayton's budget proposal from District 13B House Representative Tim O'Driscoll of Sartell. Read More...

Segway driver beats DWI charge

Segway driver beats DWI charge

Jan 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

MEDINA, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota man arrested for drunken driving while operating a Segway stand-up scooter has beaten the charges again. Read More...

Sheriffs to address gun laws

Sheriffs to address gun laws

Jan 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A group of Minnesota sheriffs want to make it harder for those suffering from mental illness to obtain guns. Read More...

Native mob gang trial underway

Native mob gang trial underway

Jan 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Members of an American Indian gang are on trial in what prosecutors say is one of the largest gang cases to come out of Indian Country. Read More...

More frigid air moves in

More frigid air moves in

Jan 23, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) More cold weather to contend with. Lows tonight will drop into the teens and 20's below zero in central and northern Minnesota. Read More...

Oil field death ruled accident

Oil field death ruled accident

Jan 22, 2013 at 6:06 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The North Dakota Medical Examiner's Office says that a Duluth, Minn., man killed at a hydraulic fracturing site near Watford City suffered chest and abdominal injuries when he was hit by oilfield equipment. Read More...

Dayton lays out two year budget plan

Dayton lays out two year budget plan

Jan 22, 2013 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Governor Dayton laid out his proposed two year budget to lawmakers Tuesday. Read More...

One Dead After Rochester Fire

One Dead After Rochester Fire

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

One person is dead after an early morning apartment fire in Rochester that forced dozens of people into the subzero cold. Read More...

Dayton wants to raise cigarette tax

Dayton wants to raise cigarette tax

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing a 94-cent increase in the state's tax on a pack of cigarettes. Read More...

Rochester apartment fire kills one

Rochester apartment fire kills one

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) One person is dead after an early morning apartment fire in Rochester that forced dozens of people into the subzero cold. Read More...

Baby pulled from Lake Minnetonka dies

Baby pulled from Lake Minnetonka dies

Jan 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) The Hennepin County medical examiner says a baby girl has died after being pulled from her family's submerged sport utility vehicle in Lake Minnetonka last Friday. Read More...

Dayton Proposes $2.1B in new taxes

Dayton Proposes $2.1B in new taxes

Jan 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton hopes to raise $2.1 billion more in state taxes, partly by subjecting more items to the sales tax in a tradeoff for a lowered rate. Read More...

Stearns Co. Approves Parks Ordinances

Stearns Co. Approves Parks Ordinances

Jan 22, 2013 at 11:11 am

The Stearns County Board of Commissioners have given the go-ahead to a handful of proposed parks and trail ordinances related to controlled park hunts, horseback riding and alcohol rules. Read More...

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