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Xcel solar incentives to be rolled back

Xcel solar incentives to be rolled back

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xcel Energy plans to roll back its solar energy incentive program next year, leaving at least one manufacturer concerned about its future in Minnesota. Read More...

Civil Trial Jury Selection Starts

Civil Trial Jury Selection Starts

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Jury selection begins today in the civil trial of Stearns County Commissioner Mark Bromenschenkel. Read More...

7 hospitalized following deck collapse

7 hospitalized following deck collapse

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

FOREST LAKE, MN (AP) - Seven people were taken to the hospital after a second-story deck collapsed during a family gathering at a Forest Lake home. Read More...

Severe Structural Damage Caused by Foley Fire

Severe Structural Damage Caused by Foley Fire

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - A Foley business was damaged by fire Saturday. Five fire departments responded to the blaze at Blow Molded Specialities. Read More...

Arrest Follows Threats Against Police

Arrest Follows Threats Against Police

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Police arrested a St. Cloud man after he allegedly threatened officers at a gas station Saturday. Read More...

Soldiers Return to Central Minnesota Celebrated

Soldiers Return to Central Minnesota Celebrated

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A welcome home ceremony was held at the River's Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud Sunday morning for soldiers with the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 194th Armor Regiment who are back home after an overseas deployment to Kuwait and Iraq. Read More...

Federal Reserve Bank officials tour Bakken

Federal Reserve Bank officials tour Bakken

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

WILLISTON, ND (AP) - The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis says the economic activity going on in North Dakota's booming oil patch is different than anywhere else in the country. Read More...

3 members of MN family mourned across globe

3 members of MN family mourned across globe

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

WILLMAR, MN (AP) - Family and friends across the globe are mourning three members of a family killed when a pickup truck crashed head-on into their minivan near Willmar. Read More...

Mall of America worker hurt in electrical accident

Mall of America worker hurt in electrical accident

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

BLOOMINGTON, MN (AP) - The power went out to around two dozen stores at the Mall of America after an electrical accident injured a mall worker. Read More...

2012 Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday

2012 Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (AP) - Hundreds of horses, cows, pigs, goats, sheep and even llamas will face the judges _ and the public _ when the 2012 Minnesota State Fair begins its run Thursday. Read More...

Authorities ID WI boy killed in lightning strike

Authorities ID WI boy killed in lightning strike

Aug 20, 2012 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Minnesota authorities have identified a 9-year-old Wisconsin boy who was fatally injured by a lightning strike on a Lake Superior beach. Read More...

Wind projects boost cargo at Twin Ports

Wind projects boost cargo at Twin Ports

Aug 20, 2012 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - The rush to finish wind farm projects before a federal tax incentive expires has boosted shipments at the Port of Duluth-Superior. Read More...

STRIDE Academy Exec Fired After Investigation

STRIDE Academy Exec Fired After Investigation

Aug 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The board of directors at a St. Cloud charter school has voted to fire the school's executive director. Read More...

Hiring Center Open For New Wal-Mart

Hiring Center Open For New Wal-Mart

Aug 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Wal-Mart is set to fling open their doors in St. Cloud once again. But before they do, a new work force must be put in place. To that end the retail giant just opened a new hiring center located in the 3300 block of West Division Street. Read More...

Flu vaccine targeting 2 new strains now available

Flu vaccine targeting 2 new strains now available

Aug 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say the upcoming flu season may pack a punch. Read More...

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