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Minnesota State Fair ride malfunctions for 3rd day

Minnesota State Fair ride malfunctions for 3rd day

Aug 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Fair officials say the issues with the high-swinging ride at the Minnesota State Fair have been resolved. Read More...

Allegiant Air Takes St. Cloud Sky High

Allegiant Air Takes St. Cloud Sky High

Aug 24, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Now flying from the St. Cloud Regional Airport---Allegiant Air service to Mesa, Arizona. That's the call you'll soon hear out at the airport. The big announcement Thursday that Allegiant Air will start flying regular flights in and out of the airport beginning December 15th. Read More...

Zoo Moose Floating in Comfort

Zoo Moose Floating in Comfort

Aug 24, 2012 at 8:08 am

APPLE VALLEY, MN (KNSI) - Moose at the Minnesota Zoo will be living in luxury from now on, they're now sleeping on waterbeds. Read More...

Investigation Continues Into St. Cloud Homicide

Investigation Continues Into St. Cloud Homicide

Aug 24, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A 40-year-old man is under arrest -- that's following the death of his mother in her St. Cloud home early this morning. Read More...

Dayton requesting $42 million for health exchange

Dayton requesting $42 million for health exchange

Aug 24, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton is asking the federal government for additional money to develop Minnesota's health insurance exchange required under President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Read More...

DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended

DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended

Aug 24, 2012 at 8:08 am

WINONA, MN (AP) - State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. Read More...

Super PAC expands targets to Minnesota's Bachmann

Super PAC expands targets to Minnesota's Bachmann

Aug 24, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A left-leaning political action group has added Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann to its list of targets. Read More...

Voyageurs considers campsite reservation system

Voyageurs considers campsite reservation system

Aug 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN (AP) - Officials at Voyageurs National Park are holding public discussions on whether to launch a campsite reservation system and start charging fees for overnight stays. Read More...

Strong winds down trees, power lines in metro area

Strong winds down trees, power lines in metro area

Aug 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

GLENCOE, MN (AP) - Strong winds downed trees and power lines _ and caused damage to at least one roof _ as storms swept through the southwest metro area Thursday night. Read More...

State Fair ride stalls, stranding 24 riders

State Fair ride stalls, stranding 24 riders

Aug 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (AP) - A ride at the Minnesota State Fair malfunctioned Thursday, stranding 24 people about 100 feet off the ground for 40 minutes. Read More...

Turkey jerky sickens 4, consumer advisory issued

Turkey jerky sickens 4, consumer advisory issued

Aug 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say four people have gotten sick from Salmonella linked to turkey jerky. Read More...

Charges say man had wanted to hurt officers

Charges say man had wanted to hurt officers

Aug 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A criminal complaint says a 38-year-old man charged in the stabbing of two Minneapolis park police officers told authorities: ''I wanted to hurt some cops.'' Read More...

Gay marriage campaign comes to Minnesota State Fair

Gay marriage campaign comes to Minnesota State Fair

Aug 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (AP) - It's called the Great Minnesota Get-together, but this year both sides in the campaign over the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage are trying to make it the Great Minnesota Conversation. Read More...

Police: St. Cloud Woman Murdered; Son in Custody

Police: St. Cloud Woman Murdered; Son in Custody

Aug 23, 2012 at 2:02 pm

St. Cloud police say a 40-year-old Rosemount man is in custody on homicide charges, accused of killing his mother. Read More...

New Meets Old as State Fair Officially Opens

New Meets Old as State Fair Officially Opens

Aug 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) – It's the traditional wrap-up to summer here in Minnesota -- and starting today, hundreds of thousands will be treated to all the finest that the state has to offer at the annual Minnesota State Fair in suburban St. Paul. Read More...

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