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Heat Advisory Extended Following Record Setting High

Heat Advisory Extended Following Record Setting High

Jul 3, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Don't look for any relief from the heat this week. The National Weather Service has extended the Heat Advisory for our area through 10 pm Thursday. Read More...

2 charged in Minnesota shooting that killed 5-year-old

2 charged in Minnesota shooting that killed 5-year-old

Jul 3, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Two teenagers have been charged in a Minneapolis shooting that killed a 5-year-old boy who had been sleeping on his grandmother's couch. Read More...

Foes of Minnesota voter ID push decry question wording

Foes of Minnesota voter ID push decry question wording

Jul 3, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Groups opposed to a proposed constitutional amendment to require photo IDs for voting are arguing to Minnesota's highest court that allowing the ballot question to move forward would set up a ''voter beware'' choice. Read More...

Top Dem remembers Minnesota shutdown as campaign looms

Top Dem remembers Minnesota shutdown as campaign looms

Jul 3, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A top Democratic lawmaker says Minnesota can avoid another state government shutdown by giving Democrats control of the Legislature. Read More...

Air quality warning extended in Twin Cities

Air quality warning extended in Twin Cities

Jul 3, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials have extended an air pollution warning in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area through Tuesday due to expected high levels of ozone. Read More...

Appeals Court reverses ruling in timber lawsuit

Appeals Court reverses ruling in timber lawsuit

Jul 3, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Court of Appeals says a lower court erred when it ruled in favor of timber companies who claimed the state broke promises by capping payments under a forest management program. Read More...

Minnesota Based Group Raising Eating Disorder Awareness

Minnesota Based Group Raising Eating Disorder Awareness

Jul 2, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Most people worry about how they look as they head out the door each day, but for thousands of Minnesotans, a distorted body image actually is a serious medical problem. Read More...

Minnesota 23 Bypass to Open Early

Minnesota 23 Bypass to Open Early

Jul 2, 2012 at 8:08 am

PAYNESVILLE, MN (KNSI) - Good news for travelers in the Paynesville area. The long-awaited Minnesota Highway 23 bypass will open in mid-July about a month ahead of schedule. Read More...

Outdoor Options Abundant for Last Minute Trips

Outdoor Options Abundant for Last Minute Trips

Jul 2, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Nearly three-quarters of a million people camped at a Minnesota state park last year and, unlike last year when a state government shutdown have state parks locked down, this 4th of July is already shaping up a big one at those campsites. Read More...

Tougher Invasive Species Laws Mean Higher Fines

Tougher Invasive Species Laws Mean Higher Fines

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Fines for violating Minnesota's aquatic invasive species laws doubled yesterday when tougher laws went into effect. Read More...

Officials search for man on Centerville Lake

Officials search for man on Centerville Lake

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

CENTERVILLE, MN (AP) - Anoka County authorities spent Sunday afternoon searching for a man after a canoe capsized on Centerville Lake. Read More...

New St. John's President Official Begins Term

New St. John's President Official Begins Term

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

COLLEGEVILLE, MN (KNSI) - Michael Hemesath's official appointment as the new president of St. John's University began Sunday, although he won't officially be on campus for three more weeks. Read More...

Duluth Taking Steps to Restore Tourism

Duluth Taking Steps to Restore Tourism

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, MN (KNSI) - With the images of last month's flooding still fresh in people's minds, Duluth officials are planning an urgent advertising campaign in hopes of persuading tourists not to cancel their plans for a summer visit. Read More...

Midwest business conditions index falls in June

Midwest business conditions index falls in June

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

OMAHA, NE (AP) - A nine-state Midwest and Plains economic survey index fell for the second straight month in June. Read More...

Xcel Outage Hit St. Cloud, Waite Park

Xcel Outage Hit St. Cloud, Waite Park

Jul 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A power outage left thousands of Xcel Energy customers in St. Cloud and Waite Park without electricity for a couple of hours early Sunday morning. Read More...

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