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AUDIO: Heat wave fades this weekend

AUDIO: Heat wave fades this weekend

Jul 18, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The heat wave that's gripping central Minnesota wil finally loosen tonight. National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Luna says high temperatures tomorrow will cool a bit into the eighties, and highs this weekend will remain in the seventies. Read More...

Minnesota unemployment inches down

Minnesota unemployment inches down

Jul 18, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota's unemployment rate is continuing its downward trend. Read More...

Dead toddler found in trunk of car

Dead toddler found in trunk of car

Jul 18, 2013 at 10:10 am

BALSAM LAKE, Wisc. (AP) Sheriff's officials say the body of a missing western Wisconsin toddler has been found in the trunk of a car near his home. Read More...

Reichensperger funeral held

Reichensperger funeral held

Jul 18, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Friends and family members gathered at St. Mary's Cathedral in in downtown St. Cloud Wednesday to pay their final respects to Karin Reichensperger. Read More...

Arrest follows St. Cloud chase

Arrest follows St. Cloud chase

Jul 18, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud police have released details on a brief chase Monday that ended with the suspect crashing his vehicle into a tree in St. Cloud. Read More...

Plane crash in Blue Earth County

Plane crash in Blue Earth County

Jul 18, 2013 at 4:04 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) A pilot and his passenger are OK after their light plane crashed in southern Minnesota. Read More...

Eight million spent on lobbying

Eight million spent on lobbying

Jul 18, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A new report shows local governments spent nearly $8 million lobbying state legislators last year. Read More...

PUC approves pipeline project

PUC approves pipeline project

Jul 18, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has unanimously approved plans by Enbridge Energy to boost the capacity of its oil pipeline in Minnesota. Read More...

Dayton requests disaster designation

Dayton requests disaster designation

Jul 18, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Governor Mark Dayton is asking for a major fderal disaster declaration for 18 Minnesota counties hit by flash flooding and severe storms in June. Read More...

Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Chase

Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Chase

Jul 17, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man is facing felony charges after leading police on a short car chase. Read More...

Heat Advisory Issued for Central MN Counties

Heat Advisory Issued for Central MN Counties

Jul 17, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - It's undeniably sticky out, but now the National Weather Service has officially declared a Heat Advisory for central Minnesota. Read More...

DNR adds

DNR adds "clean and drain" areas to boat launches

Jul 17, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) To help boaters prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species, Minnesota is adding more than 200 "clean-and-drain" areas at boat launches this summer. Read More...

Dayton weighs in on Zimmerman case

Dayton weighs in on Zimmerman case

Jul 17, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says the Florida case involving Trayvon Martin's death in a scuffle with a neighborhood watch volunteer has stiffened his opposition to efforts to expand cases where lethal force is presumed legitimate. Read More...

Heat impacts milk production

Heat impacts milk production

Jul 17, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The heat and humidity can be hard on anyone who works or spends a great amount of time outdoors, but it can also be tough on milk-producing cows. Read More...

New fruit fly threatens Minnesota crop

New fruit fly threatens Minnesota crop

Jul 17, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A harmful new fruit fly threatens Minnesota's raspberry, blueberry, strawberry, grape and cherry crops. Read More...

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