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Pawlenty reaches out to middle class voters

Pawlenty reaches out to middle class voters

Aug 30, 2012 at 8:08 am

TAMPA, FL (KNSI) - Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty was among the featured speakers Wednesday at the National Republican Party Convention in Tampa--and as you might expect--he was critical of President Obama. Read More...

New Deal Approved for St. Cloud Teachers

New Deal Approved for St. Cloud Teachers

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud teachers have spoken -- they've approved a new $2.7 million contract with the St. Cloud School District. The district's board ratified that deal Wednesday. Read More...

Minnesota sees continued drop in DWI arrests

Minnesota sees continued drop in DWI arrests

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving. Read More...

Second case of new flu strain confirmed

Second case of new flu strain confirmed

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say another case of a new flu strain linked to an animal market in Dakota County has been confirmed. Read More...

Hearing Set to Discuss Metro Bus Fares

Hearing Set to Discuss Metro Bus Fares

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The rate to ride a Metro Bus in the St. Cloud area could be going up. The Metro Bus Board of Commissioners will hold a hearing next Thursday at 6 pm to discuss the issue. Read More...

Ventura's attorneys say SEAL's book is fabrication

Ventura's attorneys say SEAL's book is fabrication

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Attorneys for Jesse Ventura say an ex-Navy SEAL's account of a bar fight involving the former Minnesota governor is ''a complete fabrication.'' Read More...

Grab and Dash Theft in Waite Park

Grab and Dash Theft in Waite Park

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

WATIE PARK, MN (KNSI) - Waite Park police are looking for a couple who stole a cash box from a weekend rummage sale. Read More...

Klobuchar, Bills to debate at Minnesota State Fair

Klobuchar, Bills to debate at Minnesota State Fair

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (AP) - The two leading candidates in the state's U.S. Senate race this year are meeting for a debate at the Minnesota State Fair. Read More...

EPA asked for more time to study taconite plan

EPA asked for more time to study taconite plan

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency heard a plea for more time to study a federal proposal for reducing emissions from taconite plants. Read More...

St. Paul officer seen on video kicking man

St. Paul officer seen on video kicking man

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - St. Paul police are investigating after a video surfaced that shows an officer kicking a man while he was lying on the ground during an arrest. Read More...

Farmer won't be charged for shooting rogue deer

Farmer won't be charged for shooting rogue deer

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

FERTILE, MN (AP) - A northwestern Minnesota farmer who made news when he got pummeled by a deer won't be charged with shooting the buck out of season. Read More...

DNR says wildfire threat growing in Minnesota

DNR says wildfire threat growing in Minnesota

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - State authorities say the wildfire threat is growing in Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota's Dayton defends public worker contracts

Minnesota's Dayton defends public worker contracts

Aug 30, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota Government Mark Dayton is defending new contracts for more than 27,000 state employees ahead of a legislative panel's vote. Read More...

Majority of Minnesota delegates behind Paul

Majority of Minnesota delegates behind Paul

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The majority of Minnesota delegates at the Republican National Convention in Florida support Texas Congressman Ron Paul for president. But, party leaders say they're confident Minnesota delegates and other Paul supporters will unite behind nominee Mitt Romney. Read More...

MnDOT Study Suggests Expansion of Public Transit

MnDOT Study Suggests Expansion of Public Transit

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Fewer than 1 percent of workers in central Minnesota take a bus or train to work each day -- almost all the rest pile into their cars and drive solo to where they work. But what can the state do to help entice more Minnesotans to ditch their cars and give public transit a try? Read More...

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