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AUDIO: Ribbon cutting on new ISELF building

AUDIO: Ribbon cutting on new ISELF building

Aug 21, 2013 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A ribbon cutting and grand opening were held Wednesday on the new $45 million Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF) on the St. Cloud State University campus. Read More...

High Court sides with HIV-positive man

High Court sides with HIV-positive man

Aug 21, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has rejected a prosecutor's effort to reinstate the conviction of an HIV-positive man accused of passing the virus to another man. Read More...

'Sweetheart Swindler' Bilks $200,000

'Sweetheart Swindler' Bilks $200,000

Aug 21, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man investigators call the "sweetheart swindler" is accused once again of stealing from an unsuspecting woman he met online. Read More...

St. Louis County commissioner in US Senate race

St. Louis County commissioner in US Senate race

Aug 21, 2013 at 11:11 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Another Republican has jumped into the race for the Minnesota U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Al Franken. Read More...

Single Topic Special Session Scheduled

Single Topic Special Session Scheduled

Aug 21, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota legislative leaders have agreed to hold a special session on Sept. 9 to provide relief to areas hit hard by storms in June. Read More...

SCSU Science Building Ready For Classes

SCSU Science Building Ready For Classes

Aug 21, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Officials at St. Cloud State University cut the ribbon on a brand new 45-million dollar science and engineering building on campus. Read More...

AUDIO: Minnesota sinking into drought?

AUDIO: Minnesota sinking into drought?

Aug 21, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota Climatologist Mark Seeley says parts of the state are on the cusp of sinking back into drought status after a very dry summer. Read More...

AUDIO: MnDOT updates state bicycle map

AUDIO: MnDOT updates state bicycle map

Aug 21, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) For the first time since 2001, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has published an updated edition of the state's bicycle map. Read More...

Minnesota still tops on ACT test

Minnesota still tops on ACT test

Aug 21, 2013 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Garrison Keillor's well-known line about Lake Wobegon where "all the children are above average" rings true in Minnesota's overall performance on the ACT college admission exam. Read More...

Three injured in Minneapolis shooting

Three injured in Minneapolis shooting

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Minneapolis police are searching for a suspect after three people including a toddler were shot on the city's north side. Read More...

Soybean research website launched

Soybean research website launched

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has launched a new website to showcase cutting-edge research. Read More...

Another meeting on special session

Another meeting on special session

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton and top lawmakers are making another attempt to find agreement on a storm-relief special session. Read More...

Beef producers voting on checkoff

Beef producers voting on checkoff

Aug 21, 2013 at 4:04 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) Minnesota beef producers vote in February on whether to double the state checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. Read More...

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...

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