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Minnesota settles suit over hospital debt collections

Minnesota settles suit over hospital debt collections

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) _ Attorney General Lori Swanson says the state has settled a lawsuit against Chicago-based Accretive Health Inc. over aggressive efforts to collect debt from patients in several Minnesota hospitals. Read More...

New Planning, Zoning Restrictions Approved in Rice

New Planning, Zoning Restrictions Approved in Rice

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

RICE, MN (KNSI) - The Rice City Council met Monday night and voted to adopt new planning and zoning ordinances and end a moratorium on construction in the city. Read More...

Pair of Robbery Investigations in St. Cloud

Pair of Robbery Investigations in St. Cloud

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Police are searching for a suspect in a Sunday morning robbery and at the same time have nabbed another man suspected of taking cash and electronics from an area house. Read More...

Minnesota court weighs edited ballot question titles

Minnesota court weighs edited ballot question titles

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in separate lawsuits over the rewriting of ballot titles for two proposed constitutional amendments. Read More...

Report of Suspicious Activity Leads to Drug Arrest

Report of Suspicious Activity Leads to Drug Arrest

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – A tip from the public led to a drug arrest Monday. Read More...

Wellstone son calls Bills' ad 'disrespectful'

Wellstone son calls Bills' ad 'disrespectful'

Jul 31, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The son of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone says an online ad from a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is ''disrespectful'' of his father's memory. Read More...

Former Bachmann aide sues campaign alleging theft

Former Bachmann aide sues campaign alleging theft

Jul 31, 2012 at 6:06 am

DES MOINES, IA (AP) - An Iowa campaign aide for former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is suing the Minnesota congresswoman and a former top staffer, alleging an official stole a private email list and blamed her for its use. Read More...

Minnesota man sentenced for fake sports apparel

Minnesota man sentenced for fake sports apparel

Jul 31, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A Minnesota man has to donate 7,000 articles of clothing to schoolchildren as part of his sentence for trafficking in counterfeit sports merchandise. Read More...

Temporary Price Cut Coming to Commuter Line

Temporary Price Cut Coming to Commuter Line

Jul 30, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - If you commute from St. Cloud into the Twin Cities every day, Metro Transit wants to help you out starting Wednesday; rates on the Northstar Commuter Rail line are actually going down. Read More...

Station 6 saves 8 lives in 1 year

Station 6 saves 8 lives in 1 year

Jul 30, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Firefighters from Station 6 in Minneapolis have saved more lives in one year than most firefighters do in years. Read More...

Gun Complaint Leads to Multiple Charges

Gun Complaint Leads to Multiple Charges

Jul 30, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A Montevideo man was arrested in St. Cloud early Sunday morning following a gun complaint. Read More...

Excelsior Energy redraws power plant proposal

Excelsior Energy redraws power plant proposal

Jul 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Developers of new power plant on the Iron Range are optimistic about the project's future, despite the U.S. Department of Energy's decision to withdraw financial support. Read More...

New Transmission Line to Supply Wind Energy

New Transmission Line to Supply Wind Energy

Jul 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ROCHESTER, MN (KNSI) - Construction is set to begin next year on the final leg of the CapX2020 transmission line. Once complete the line will make more of the area wind resources available. Read More...

Man Arrested for Break-in Beer Run

Man Arrested for Break-in Beer Run

Jul 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man was arrested Sunday for breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and trying to steal beer. Read More...

Transit Center Officially Open

Transit Center Officially Open

Jul 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud's newly-renovated Metro Bus Transit Center opens today after the latest closure of more than two months to complete the final phase of its renovation project. Read More...

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