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US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956

US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new report shows the drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956. Read More...

Minnesota Housing Costs Highest in Midwest

Minnesota Housing Costs Highest in Midwest

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - The rising cost of rent and low vacancy rates are putting the squeeze on Minnesotans who are already struggling to make ends meet. Read More...

Rochester man pleads guilty to stabbing toddler

Rochester man pleads guilty to stabbing toddler

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ROCHESTER, MN (AP) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing a 2-year-old boy. Read More...

Temperatures Fall Short of St. Cloud Record

Temperatures Fall Short of St. Cloud Record

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - It was a hot one in St. Cloud on Monday, just not record-setting hot. Read More...

Needles found in sandwiches on 4 Delta flights

Needles found in sandwiches on 4 Delta flights

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Delta Air Lines is trying to figure out how needles got into turkey sandwiches on four flights from Amsterdam to the U.S. Read More...

Suspect in Weekend Gunfire Incident Arrested in St. Cloud

Suspect in Weekend Gunfire Incident Arrested in St. Cloud

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Police arrested one man in connection with a series of gunshots fired in the city over the weekend. Read More...

Ex-Bixby fund-raiser sentenced to 8 years

Ex-Bixby fund-raiser sentenced to 8 years

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A key figure responsible for raising millions of dollars for Bixby Energy Systems Inc. has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Read More...

Medical Condition Causes I-94 Accident

Medical Condition Causes I-94 Accident

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

The State Patrol says a medical condition suffered by a driver caused two accidents on Interstate 94 at the St. Augusta exit Monday, causing traffic back-ups in both the east and westbound lanes and leaving one person in critical condition. Read More...

Minnesota man electrocuted while working on boatlift

Minnesota man electrocuted while working on boatlift

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

WILLMAR, MN (AP) - A 56-year-old Eagle Lake man is dead after being electrocuted while working on a boatlift at his home. Read More...

3-day search in Chicago lake finds no Asian carp

3-day search in Chicago lake finds no Asian carp

Jul 17, 2012 at 6:06 am

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (AP) - Officials say a three-day sweep turned up no Asian carp in Chicago's Lake Calumet, where DNA from the invasive fish had been found repeatedly in recent months. Read More...

Swarm of mayflies causes Minnesota bridge crash

Swarm of mayflies causes Minnesota bridge crash

Jul 17, 2012 at 6:06 am

HASTINGS, MN (AP) - A large hatch of mayflies is blamed for a collision on the Hastings Bridge. Read More...

Brief: Minnesota law permits change in ballot title

Brief: Minnesota law permits change in ballot title

Jul 17, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota's attorney general argues that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was acting within his power when he revised the title that will appear above a constitutional amendment defining marriage. Read More...

Wrong-way Crash Closes I-94 Through St. Cloud

Wrong-way Crash Closes I-94 Through St. Cloud

Jul 16, 2012 at 5:05 pm

The State Patrol was investigating a wrong way driver that caused crashes on both sides of I-94 through St. Cloud Monday afternoon. Read More...

William Blair Anderson chosen as St. Cloud's new police chief

William Blair Anderson chosen as St. Cloud's new police chief

Jul 16, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Carver County chief deputy sheriff William Blair Anderson has been selected as St. Cloud's new police chief, succeeding retired chief Dennis Balentine. Read More...

Kleis Still Weighing Police Chief Decision

Kleis Still Weighing Police Chief Decision

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - No announcement was made last week, so that means it becomes more likely this week is when the announcement of the new St. Cloud police chief will be made. Read More...

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