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Benton County Bomb Threat found to be a Hoax

Benton County Bomb Threat found to be a Hoax

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - Two Benton County government buildings were evacuated Thursday as authorities searched for bombs that turned out to not exist. Read More...

370,000 utility customers getting a refund

370,000 utility customers getting a refund

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - About 370,000 CenterPoint Energy customers will get a small refund. Read More...

Boater missing in Mississippi River in SE Minnesota

Boater missing in Mississippi River in SE Minnesota

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

WINONA, MN (AP) - A Winona man is missing after he fell off a boat into the Mississippi River. Read More...

St. Cloud, Central MN, expect warmest temps of year

St. Cloud, Central MN, expect warmest temps of year

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Friday could see the highest temperatures of the year to date in St. Cloud and the rest of Central Minnesota. Read More...

Paul supporters to make mark at GOP meeting in St. Cloud

Paul supporters to make mark at GOP meeting in St. Cloud

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Texas Congressman Ron Paul is no longer actively campaigning for president. But his supporters are still expected to make some noise this weekend when Minnesota Republicans hold their state convention in St. Cloud. Read More...

Minnesota man targeted Mexican consulate

Minnesota man targeted Mexican consulate

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal affidavit says a Minnesota man with suspected ties to white supremacist groups had plans to attack the Mexican consulate in St. Paul. Read More...

Crews gain upper hand against fire threatening Ely

Crews gain upper hand against fire threatening Ely

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

ELY, MN (AP) - Authorities in Ely have lifted an evacuation order and say they've gained the upper hand against a wildfire that threatened the northeastern Minnesota town. Read More...

Woman robs St. Cloud U.S. Bank branch

Woman robs St. Cloud U.S. Bank branch

May 17, 2012 at 6:06 pm

St. Cloud police are looking for a woman who held up a St. Cloud bank branch Thursday afternoon. Read More...

Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, dies at 63

Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, dies at 63

May 17, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as "Last Dance," ''Love to Love You Baby" and "Bad Girls" became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63. Read More...

Murder Trial of Paynesville man Delayed

Murder Trial of Paynesville man Delayed

May 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

WILLMAR, MN (KNSI) - The trial date for a Paynesville man charged with murder has been pushed back to September. Read More...

Former Long Prairie Chamber leader investigated for fraud

Former Long Prairie Chamber leader investigated for fraud

May 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

LONG PRAIRIE, MN (KNSI) - The former director of the Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce has been arrested on suspicion of misusing chamber funds from mid-2011 through last month. Read More...

UMass grad student from Eagan dies in crash

UMass grad student from Eagan dies in crash

May 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

BELCHERTOWN, MA (AP) - The driver who died when her car crashed into a utility pole in Belchertown and burst into flames has been tentatively identified as a University of Massachusetts graduate student from Minnesota. Read More...

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Minnesota

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Minnesota

May 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say the state is dealing with a rising number of whooping cough cases this year. Read More...

Conservation nets St. Cloud schools rebates and incentives

Conservation nets St. Cloud schools rebates and incentives

May 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The St. Cloud School District is expected to receive nearly $260,000 in rebates and government incentives after completing a one-point-eight million dollar energy conservation project. Read More...

Franken office to host College aide info night in St. Cloud

Franken office to host College aide info night in St. Cloud

May 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - If you're having trouble figuring out how you're going to pay to send your high schooler to college, Minnesota Senator Al Franken want to help. Members of Franken's staff are holding a College Affordability Resource Night in St. Cloud Thursday night. Read More...

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