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St. Cloud Hospital Opens Birthing Center Addition

St. Cloud Hospital Opens Birthing Center Addition

Jun 27, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The new birthing center at St. Cloud Hospital opened Tuesday. The center is in a ten-story addition to the hospital that was part of a 223-million dollar expansion that began in 2007. Read More...

Singing soldier cut from `America's Got Talent'

Singing soldier cut from `America's Got Talent'

Jun 27, 2012 at 8:08 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The singing soldier whose claims of being injured in battle were rejected by military officials won't be advancing on ''America's Got Talent.'' Read More...

3M allowed to burn others' waste

3M allowed to burn others' waste

Jun 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

COTTAGE GROVE, MN (AP) - The 3M Corp. will be allowed to burn waste from outside sources at its incinerator in Cottage Grove, the only hazardous waste incinerator in the state. Read More...

Board Approves Recycling Permit

Board Approves Recycling Permit

Jun 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. MARTIN, MN (KNSI) - The Stearns County Board of Commissioners has approved a conditional use permit that will allow a tire recycling plant to expand by two-and-a-half acres. Read More...

Minnestoa election chief: Act quickly on voter ID case

Minnestoa election chief: Act quickly on voter ID case

Jun 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is urging the state Supreme Court to act quickly on the lawsuit challenging the validity of a ballot question that seeks to make photo identification a requirement for voting. Read More...

Warm Day Expected Across the State

Warm Day Expected Across the State

Jun 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A heat advisory is in effect for southern Minnesota from one to eight p.m. today. It does not include St. Cloud, but areas from the Twin Cities southward could see triple digits. Read More...

Ex-con suspect in Minnesota hit-run that hurt boy, 9

Ex-con suspect in Minnesota hit-run that hurt boy, 9

Jun 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

ANOKA, MN (AP) - Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a convicted felon in a Coon Rapids hit-and-run that critically injured a 9-year-old boy two weeks ago. Read More...

Bar Owner Retains License Despite Felony Charges

Bar Owner Retains License Despite Felony Charges

Jun 27, 2012 at 7:07 am

FARMING, MN (KNSI) - A Stearns County bar owner who is facing two dozen felonies for tax evasion can continue selling alcohol for another year. Read More...

Minnesota, Wisconsin, chose design firm for St. Croix bridge

Minnesota, Wisconsin, chose design firm for St. Croix bridge

Jun 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of transportation have chosen the architectural and engineering firm HDR to lead the design effort for the St. Croix Crossing Bridge. Read More...

Flood Warning Officially Cancelled in St. Cloud

Flood Warning Officially Cancelled in St. Cloud

Jun 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A Flood Warning for the Mississippi River through St. Cloud is now officially cancelled. Read More...

Treasury proposes ban on some hospital collections

Treasury proposes ban on some hospital collections

Jun 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The U.S. Department of Treasury is proposing new regulations that would ban debt collection activities in the emergency rooms of nonprofit hospitals. Read More...

Mother IDs boy hit by stray bullet in Minneapolis

Mother IDs boy hit by stray bullet in Minneapolis

Jun 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The mother of a 5-year-old boy killed by a stray bullet in Minneapolis says her son loved to swim and ride his bike. Read More...

Mississippi expected to crest at Aitkin Thursday

Mississippi expected to crest at Aitkin Thursday

Jun 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

AITKIN, MN (AP) - The mayor of Aitkin says the city is well prepared for the Mississippi River to crest more than six feet above flood stage Thursday. Read More...

Group fighting voter ID plan enlists big names

Group fighting voter ID plan enlists big names

Jun 27, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Former Democratic Vice President Walter Mondale and former Republican Gov. Arne Carlson are offering themselves as the public face of a fight against a Minnesota constitutional amendment requiring voters to present photo IDs at the polls. Read More...

Stearns County unveils online construction map

Stearns County unveils online construction map

Jun 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Stearns County rolled out an online construction map Tuesday, charting all the county's road projects as well as their latest status updates. Read More...

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