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Man struck and killed by lightning

Man struck and killed by lightning

Aug 28, 2013 at 6:06 am

STURGEON LAKE, Minn. (AP) A lightning strike has killed a man in eastern Minnesota. Read More...

Davis pleads for court funding

Davis pleads for court funding

Aug 28, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The chief judge for the federal court system in Minnesota says federal budget cuts will have a devastating impact on the administration of justice. Read More...

Work on storm aid begins tonight

Work on storm aid begins tonight

Aug 28, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A joint House-Senate committee is beginning the work of developing a storm disaster aid package that Minnesota lawmakers will consider in an emergency session next month. Read More...

Judge won't block child care union drive

Judge won't block child care union drive

Aug 28, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A drive to unionize Minnesota home day care workers will be allowed to continue while opponents appeal. Read More...

Fires burn in BWCA

Fires burn in BWCA

Aug 28, 2013 at 4:04 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) Two small fires burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have prompted the Superior National Forest to close 24 campsites and nine portages. Read More...

Trial date set for Barshaw

Trial date set for Barshaw

Aug 28, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The man charged with killing a Rockville man last October is set to stand trial in February. Read More...

AUDIO: Feneis, First Fuel Banks Owner, Says

AUDIO: Feneis, First Fuel Banks Owner, Says "Customer is First Priority" Following Fuel Tank Vandalism

Aug 27, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. CLOUD / WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) - Jim Feneis says, throughout his professional career, he's held firm to the principle that "the customer always comes first." Now, in the wake of what is believed to be a calculated act of vandalism when a destructive chemical was found in the well-known local fuel company's storage tanks, Feneis says he's more committed to that principle than ever before. Read More...

Hundreds of Thousands in Damages After First Fuel Storage Tanks Intentionally Contaminated

Hundreds of Thousands in Damages After First Fuel Storage Tanks Intentionally Contaminated

Aug 27, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage has been caused after someone intentionally poured chemicals into diesel storage tanks at two First Fuel locations. Read More...

Man found in freezer trying to leave girlfriend

Man found in freezer trying to leave girlfriend

Aug 27, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Prosecutors say a Minnesota woman beat her boyfriend to death, taped his body up in plastic and hid it in a freezer because he was trying to break up with her. Read More...

Teen describes fighting off rare wolf attack

Teen describes fighting off rare wolf attack

Aug 27, 2013 at 1:01 pm

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — A 16-year-old who fought off an apparent wolf attack in northern Minnesota says he won't be sleeping outside anytime soon. Read More...

Bachmann adviser promoting new book

Bachmann adviser promoting new book

Aug 27, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) An ex-adviser to Michele Bachmann's 2012 presidential bid is promoting a new book he says provides an insider's account of that campaign. Read More...

AUDIO: Changes coming to postal sorting

AUDIO: Changes coming to postal sorting

Aug 27, 2013 at 10:10 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) Some changes are coming next month to the operations at the U.S. Postal Service's mail sorting facility in Waite Park. Read More...

Stearns County Approves Special Election for Otte's Seat

Stearns County Approves Special Election for Otte's Seat

Aug 27, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - The Stearns County Board of Commissioners have set a date for a special election to fill the seat left open following the death of Don Otte. Read More...

SCSU Ends Contract with Bernick's

SCSU Ends Contract with Bernick's

Aug 27, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - St. Cloud State University has officially ended its contract with Bernick's Pepsi as it prepares to enter into a new campus beverage partnership. Read More...

Teenager describes wolf attack

Teenager describes wolf attack

Aug 27, 2013 at 9:09 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) A 16-year-old who fought off an apparent wolf attack in northern Minnesota says he won't be sleeping outside anytime soon. Read More...

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