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One dead in Shakopee shooting

One dead in Shakopee shooting

Oct 23, 2013 at 8:08 am

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Shakopee. Read More...

New bond for murder suspect

New bond for murder suspect

Oct 23, 2013 at 7:07 am

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota judge has increased bond from $750,000 to $1 million for the man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, citing the serious nature of the charges. Read More...

DNR fines four anglers

DNR fines four anglers

Oct 23, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Little sunfish can be expensive — for anglers who keep more than their limits. Read More...

Lift bridge ends 2013 schedule

Lift bridge ends 2013 schedule

Oct 23, 2013 at 5:05 am

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — The Stillwater Lift Bridge has ended its summer lift schedule for the year. Read More...

Minnesota fire deaths declining

Minnesota fire deaths declining

Oct 23, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A report from the state Fire Marshal Division shows the number of fatalities caused by fire has decreased over the past 40 years. Read More...

Dayton: Hip issues won't slow re-election bid

Dayton: Hip issues won't slow re-election bid

Oct 23, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says an ongoing problem with pain in his left hip isn't going to affect his intention to run for re-election next year. Read More...

Ski season already underway

Ski season already underway

Oct 23, 2013 at 4:04 am

TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — It's still October, but skiers and snowboarders already are hitting the slopes at Wild Mountain Ski Area near Taylors Falls. Read More...

St. Ben's president stepping down

St. Ben's president stepping down

Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (AP) — The president of the College of St. Benedict says she is stepping down next year. Read More...

Church whistleblower says she 'didn't do enough'

Church whistleblower says she 'didn't do enough'

Oct 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The former church employee who went public with claims that archdiocese leaders in St. Paul mishandled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct still feels like she didn't do enough. Read More...

MNsure off to good start, Dayton Says

MNsure off to good start, Dayton Says

Oct 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says he's pleased with the performance of Minnesota's health insurance exchange so far but that it'll be at least a year before it can be judged a success or failure. Read More...

Dayton: hip problem won't deter re-election bid

Dayton: hip problem won't deter re-election bid

Oct 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says an ongoing problem with pain in his left hip isn't going to affect his intention to run for re-election next year. Read More...

Man claims fetus death is abortion--not murder

Man claims fetus death is abortion--not murder

Oct 22, 2013 at 11:11 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — The attorney for an Apple Valley man accused of killing his pregnant wife argues the death of the 15-week-old fetus was an abortion, not murder. Read More...

Farmers vent Farm Bill frustration

Farmers vent Farm Bill frustration

Oct 22, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Washington's inability to settle on a farm bill is frustrating farmers in Minnesota. Read More...

AUDIO: Professor Cites Shutdown as Political Motivation

AUDIO: Professor Cites Shutdown as Political Motivation

Oct 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - For teacher and political scientist Dr. Jim Read, the "tipping point", pushing him toward a run for public office, was the federal government shutdown.The College of St. Benedict and St. John's University professor tossed his hat into the ring last week as a democratic candidate for the 6th District congressional seat, replacing retiring Republican Michele Bachmann. Read More...

AUDIO: Date of Wetterling abduction

AUDIO: Date of Wetterling abduction

Oct 22, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. JOSEPH,, Minn. (KNSI) Twenty four years ago today (Tuesday), St. Joseph 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped by a masked gunman while riding his bike home from a convenience store with his brother and a friend. Read More...

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