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Twins dismal stretch continues

Twins dismal stretch continues

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

NEW YORK (AP) Another opportunity wasted, Justin Morneau slammed his bat on home plate and gave his batting helmet a serious toss. Read More...

Ex teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

Ex teacher pleads guilty to sex charges

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) A former Shattuck-St. Mary's teacher has pleaded guilty to seven counts for sexually abusing six students at the Faribault boarding school. Read More...

Severe storms pound NW Minnesota

Severe storms pound NW Minnesota

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) A line of powerful thunderstorms caused significant damage as it moved through the northwestern Minnesota city of Thief River Falls on Friday evening. Read More...

Man sentenced in Kandiyohi Co killing

Man sentenced in Kandiyohi Co killing

Jul 13, 2013 at 5:05 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) A man has been sentenced to 25 1/2 years in prison for his role in a fatal confrontation on a Kandiyohi County farm in 2011. Read More...

Family Remembers Reichensperger, Founder of The MESSAGE Program

Family Remembers Reichensperger, Founder of The MESSAGE Program

Jul 12, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - If anything can comfort the family of Karin Reichensperger today, it's the knowledge that their sister and daughter died doing the work that she was born to do. Family members tell KNSI News that Reichensperger, founder and executive director of St. Cloud non-profit organization The MESSAGE Program, died of complications following a minor medical procedure in Guatemala City. Read More...

Swanson sues Calif. lending firm

Swanson sues Calif. lending firm

Jul 12, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A California-based Internet lender faces court action in Minnesota over short-term loan rates and alleged efforts to use tribal sovereign immunity to skirt state laws. Read More...

McRudy's Intends To Open Under New Name

McRudy's Intends To Open Under New Name

Jul 12, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - McRudy's Bar in downtown St. Cloud lost its liquor license due to repeated violations, but now the business has applied for another liquor license as it plans to open under new owners and a new name. Read More...

AUDIO: SCFD releases annual report

AUDIO: SCFD releases annual report

Jul 12, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud Fire Chief Bill Mund has released the department's annual report for 2012. Read More...

Mankato stone plant closing

Mankato stone plant closing

Jul 12, 2013 at 7:07 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) A 125-year-old limestone plant is closing in Mankato. Read More...

House passes scaled down Farm Bill

House passes scaled down Farm Bill

Jul 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

WASHINGTON (AP) The House has passed a scaled-down version of a massive farm bill, putting off a fight over food stamp spending and giving Republican leaders a victory after a decisive defeat on the larger bill last month. Read More...

Chesney plays Target Field tonight

Chesney plays Target Field tonight

Jul 12, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) No baseball game at Target Field tonight, but thousands will still be there to see Kenny Chesney and the Zac Brown Band in concert. Read More...

Former cop sentenced for assault

Former cop sentenced for assault

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) A former Minneapolis police SWAT team leader has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for an off-duty punch that severely injured another man at a bar in Andover. Read More...

Franken piling up cash for 2014 race

Franken piling up cash for 2014 race

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Democratic Sen. Al Franken has added significantly to his campaign stockpile in the last three months, leaving him with $3 million in reserve as the 2014 Minnesota Senate race takes shape. Read More...

Corn harvest downgraded slightly

Corn harvest downgraded slightly

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

DES MOINES, Ia. (AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring. Read More...

Jones nomination sent to Senate

Jones nomination sent to Senate

Jul 12, 2013 at 4:04 am

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama's nomination of B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been sent to the full Senate. Read More...

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