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Osseo is center of water tower debate

Osseo is center of water tower debate

Nov 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

OSSEO, Minn. (AP) — A Twin Cities-area community is debating whether to tear down a nearly 100-year-old water tower or spend $500,000 to repair it. Read More...

Independents lose major party status

Independents lose major party status

Nov 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The chairman of Minnesota's Independence Party is conceding the loss of major-party status. Read More...

MnSure races toward open enrollment

MnSure races toward open enrollment

Nov 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — With open enrollment just 10 days away, officials racing to ready Minnesota's health insurance exchange say there are risks ahead and they'll need all the remaining time for final testing. Read More...

Competition for top House job

Competition for top House job

Nov 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — There will be competition among Republicans for who leads the party's new House majority. Read More...

Franken looks for bipartisanship

Franken looks for bipartisanship

Nov 6, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Re-elected U.S. Senator Al Franken says he will continue working across party lines even as Democrats become the minority party in the Senate. Read More...

Minnesota with 48 in Ebola monitoring

Minnesota with 48 in Ebola monitoring

Nov 6, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials say they're currently monitoring 48 recently arrived travelers as part of their new program to watch for signs of Ebola. Read More...

bruce hentges says he will serve on school board

bruce hentges says he will serve on school board

Nov 5, 2014 at 3:03 pm

In a strange turn of events, Bruce Hentges says he will now serve on the school board despite dropping out of the race months ago before voters elected him to the post when his name remained on the ballot in Tuesday's election. Read More...

Wishbone Walk/Run on Thanksgiving Day

Wishbone Walk/Run on Thanksgiving Day

Nov 5, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Expecting to feel a little stuffed on Thanksgiving Day? You can walk off those calories at the annual Wishbone Walk/Run, part of the Bernick's Family Fitness Series. Read More...

Sartell mayor plans to grow city after election

Sartell mayor plans to grow city after election

Nov 5, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Sarah Jane Nicoll ran unopposed in Tuesday's election for Sartell mayor, but the former city councilmember plans to add amenities with the half-cent local option sales tax that passed in a fiscally responsible way. Read More...

Minnesota voter turnout less than previous years

Minnesota voter turnout less than previous years

Nov 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced today (Nov. 5) a preliminary and unofficial turnout for Tuesday's election of just over 50 percent. The percentage was based on an estimated 1,985,747 participating voters out of 3,945,136 that are eligible. Read More...

Job fair at St. Cloud Public Library

Job fair at St. Cloud Public Library

Nov 5, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Central Minnesota Job Transitions is sponsoring a job and volunteer fair Thursday at the St. Cloud Public Library on West St. Germain Street. Read More...

Family of slain officer honored at Wild game

Family of slain officer honored at Wild game

Nov 5, 2014 at 12:12 pm

The family of slain Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick had a special honor at the Minnesota Wild game. Read More...

Zachary Dorholt blames low voter turnout for loss

Zachary Dorholt blames low voter turnout for loss

Nov 5, 2014 at 11:11 am

The election may be over but Zachary Dorholt still had a few words for his challenger for the House District 14B seat Republican and former state lawmaker Jim Knoblach. Read More...

Alexandria meeting to improve foster care

Alexandria meeting to improve foster care

Nov 5, 2014 at 11:11 am

Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea are traveling the state as part of the Childrens Justice Initiative, an effort to improve services for children in the foster care system. Read More...

St. Cloud motorist dies in Wright County crash

St. Cloud motorist dies in Wright County crash

Nov 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

A 32-year-old St. Cloud man was declared dead at St. Cloud Hospital after his body was found near his car in a ditch in Middleville Township early Monday morning. Read More...

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