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Workers at 8 Twin Cities hospitals ratify contract

Workers at 8 Twin Cities hospitals ratify contract

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Union workers have overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract that averted a strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals. Read More...

Minnesota's new pollution watchdog takes control

Minnesota's new pollution watchdog takes control

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The new head of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says he believes voluntary efforts by farmers can help the state move closer to cleaning up the Mississippi and Minnesota rivers. Read More...

More than 100 vases stolen from Minnesota cemetery

More than 100 vases stolen from Minnesota cemetery

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

CRYSTAL, MN (AP) - Police in Crystal are asking for the public's help finding suspects after more than 100 vases were stolen from a cemetery. Read More...

Flood Watch Still in Effect

Flood Watch Still in Effect

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A Flash Flood Watch, originally issued at 7 p.m. Wednesday, is still in effect for central and southern Minnesota through 1 pm Thursday. Read More...

Alternative school ratings released for St. Cloud

Alternative school ratings released for St. Cloud

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) – The State of Minnesota released the first set of ratings Tuesday under a new alternative to the federal No Child Left Behind program. Read More...

Officials wade in the water to defend cleanliness of St. Cloud lake

Officials wade in the water to defend cleanliness of St. Cloud lake

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Local officials insist Lake George is clean and safe to swim in as the lake gets ready to host a triathlon next month. Read More...

Busy first filing day kick-starts election 2012

Busy first filing day kick-starts election 2012

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Tuesday marked the first day candidates for elected office in Minnesota could file their intentions to run and many candidates did just that. Read More...

Dog DNA business cracks down on errant droppings

Dog DNA business cracks down on errant droppings

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A DNA registry for animals is keeping apartment and condo complexes in Minnesota free of errant dog droppings. Read More...

Sentence handed down in child pornography case

Sentence handed down in child pornography case

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - A Big Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing videos of child pornography. Read More...

Milling operations scheduled for Highway 75

Milling operations scheduled for Highway 75

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The Stearns County Highway Department says they will begin milling operations Tuesday, May 29 on County Highway 75 from 22nd Street to Cooper Avenue in St. Cloud. Read More...

Environmentalists launch campaign against mining

Environmentalists launch campaign against mining

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Environmental groups are launching a campaign ahead of the summer vacation season against plans for copper, nickel and precious metals mining in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Arrest follows St. Cloud parking lot scuffle

Arrest follows St. Cloud parking lot scuffle

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A workplace argument that spilled out into the parking lot landed a St. Cloud man in jail early this morning. Read More...

General Mills to eliminate about 850 jobs

General Mills to eliminate about 850 jobs

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - General Mills says it's cutting about 850 jobs as part of a plan to lower costs and boost efficiency. Read More...

Jobless rate in St. Cloud drops

Jobless rate in St. Cloud drops

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – The local job outlook continues to improve as April numbers show St. Cloud logged a 1.6 percent drop in unemployment in April. Read More...

Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin, Minnesota

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

MADISON, WI (AP) - Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin and Minnesota, where dairy farmers had a stronger April this year than they did last year. Read More...

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