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2 big Twin Cities health care systems to merge

2 big Twin Cities health care systems to merge

Aug 31, 2012 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - One of the Twin Cities' biggest health care mergers in two decades is on the horizon. Read More...

Minnesota, Michigan miners await word on contract talks

Minnesota, Michigan miners await word on contract talks

Aug 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Five taconite mines on Minnesota's Iron Range and two in Upper Michigan could shut down at midnight Friday if the plants' owners and the United Steelworkers union don't reach agreements on new contracts. Read More...

Brodkorb narrows case over Senate firing

Brodkorb narrows case over Senate firing

Aug 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A former Minnesota Senate aide who was fired over an affair with the chamber's majority leader is narrowing his lawsuit against the state. Read More...

1 reprimand for Minnesota officer in brutality case

1 reprimand for Minnesota officer in brutality case

Aug 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A St. Paul police officer under investigation for possible brutality has just a single disciplinary action in his personnel file since joining the force in 2008. Read More...

Sartell bills Verso for mill fire

Sartell bills Verso for mill fire

Aug 30, 2012 at 10:10 am

SARTELL, Minn. (KNSI) The city of Sartell is waiting to be reimbursed for their costs associated with fighting a massive weeklong fire a the Verso paper mill in late May and early June. Read More...

Mn State Fair preparing for heat

Mn State Fair preparing for heat

Aug 30, 2012 at 9:09 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota State Fair is making accommodations for the heat. Read More...

Local School Hosting Distracted Driving Talk

Local School Hosting Distracted Driving Talk

Aug 30, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - It's not a stretch to call it an epidemic. It killed over 3,000 people nationwide in 2010 alone. The mystery killer, incidents of distracted driving -- analysts say your chances of getting into a crash are 23 times higher if you're text messaging behind the wheel. Read More...

Pawlenty reaches out to middle class voters

Pawlenty reaches out to middle class voters

Aug 30, 2012 at 8:08 am

TAMPA, FL (KNSI) - Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty was among the featured speakers Wednesday at the National Republican Party Convention in Tampa--and as you might expect--he was critical of President Obama. Read More...

New Deal Approved for St. Cloud Teachers

New Deal Approved for St. Cloud Teachers

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud teachers have spoken -- they've approved a new $2.7 million contract with the St. Cloud School District. The district's board ratified that deal Wednesday. Read More...

Minnesota sees continued drop in DWI arrests

Minnesota sees continued drop in DWI arrests

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving. Read More...

Second case of new flu strain confirmed

Second case of new flu strain confirmed

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say another case of a new flu strain linked to an animal market in Dakota County has been confirmed. Read More...

Hearing Set to Discuss Metro Bus Fares

Hearing Set to Discuss Metro Bus Fares

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The rate to ride a Metro Bus in the St. Cloud area could be going up. The Metro Bus Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing next Thursday at 6 pm to discuss the issue. Read More...

Ventura's attorneys say SEAL's book is fabrication

Ventura's attorneys say SEAL's book is fabrication

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Attorneys for Jesse Ventura say an ex-Navy SEAL's account of a bar fight involving the former Minnesota governor is ''a complete fabrication.'' Read More...

Grab and Dash Theft in Waite Park

Grab and Dash Theft in Waite Park

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

WATIE PARK, MN (KNSI) - Waite Park police are looking for a couple who stole a cash box from a weekend rummage sale. Read More...

Klobuchar, Bills to debate at Minnesota State Fair

Klobuchar, Bills to debate at Minnesota State Fair

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (AP) - The two leading candidates in the state's U.S. Senate race this year are meeting for a debate at the Minnesota State Fair. Read More...

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