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Walkabout transforms downtown St. Cloud tonight

Walkabout transforms downtown St. Cloud tonight

Jun 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Downtown St. Cloud will be the place to be tonight as the Downtown Council transforms the area into an urban playground. The downtown walkabout happens tonight from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public. Read More...

EPA completes arsenic cleanup in south Minneapolis

EPA completes arsenic cleanup in south Minneapolis

Jun 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has finished its cleanup of arsenic contamination in a south Minneapolis neighborhood a full year ahead of schedule. Read More...

Somali workers walk off job in dress code dispute

Somali workers walk off job in dress code dispute

Jun 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

LE CENTER, MN (AP) - A new dress code at a southern Minnesota company prompted some Somali workers to walk off the job because it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Read More...

Minneapolis church fire ruled accidental

Minneapolis church fire ruled accidental

Jun 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Investigators have ruled accidental the fire that destroyed the Walker Community United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis over Memorial Day weekend. Read More...

Man charged with selling live Asian carp in Michigan

Man charged with selling live Asian carp in Michigan

Jun 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (AP) - Michigan authorities have charged a man with 12 counts of selling live Asian carp in violation of a state law meant to prevent the spread of invasive species. Read More...

St. Cloud Mayor leading Transportation delegation

St. Cloud Mayor leading Transportation delegation

Jun 6, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud regional road projects could get a big boost over the next few days as St. Cloud mayor Dave Kleis is leading a delegation from the Area Planning Organization to Washington DC. Read More...

Minnesota man charged in crash that killed 2 on cycle

Minnesota man charged in crash that killed 2 on cycle

Jun 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ELK RIVER, MN (AP) - Charges say a 19-year-old Big Lake man was dueling with another car when he crashed into a motorcycle and killed two people last April. Read More...

Officials declare Lino Lakes water safe again

Officials declare Lino Lakes water safe again

Jun 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

LINO LAKES, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say city water is safe to drink again in Lino Lakes. Read More...

Verso explosion investigation may last only one more week

Verso explosion investigation may last only one more week

Jun 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - The investigation into the cause of an explosion and fire at the Verso paper mill in Sartell could be wrapped up by late next week. Read More...

St. Joseph Planning Meeting Wednesday

St. Joseph Planning Meeting Wednesday

Jun 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. JOSEPH, MN (KNSI) - A joint meeting will be held at the St. Joseph Fire Hall at 5 p.m. today to discuss the vision for downtown St. Joseph. Read More...

Tech High School Locked Down Tuesday

Tech High School Locked Down Tuesday

Jun 6, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Officials were forced to lock down St. Cloud Technical High School for a time Tuesday. Read More...

Dayton won't fight loss in child care union case

Dayton won't fight loss in child care union case

Jun 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he won't fight a court ruling that blocked a unionization vote he called for home-based child care workers. Read More...

Minneapolis locks, dams to reopen to commercial traffic

Minneapolis locks, dams to reopen to commercial traffic

Jun 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reopening the three Twin Cities locks and dams to commercial traffic at 8 a.m. Wednesday. But the locks remain closed to recreational boats. Read More...

Forest tent caterpillars busting out in Minnesota

Forest tent caterpillars busting out in Minnesota

Jun 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Forest tent caterpillars are busting out in Minnesota but experts say this year's defoliation is not yet ''the big one.'' Read More...

Prairie Island nuclear plant back to full power

Prairie Island nuclear plant back to full power

Jun 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

RED WING, MN (AP) - Xcel Energy Inc. says Prairie Island's Unit 2 reactor has returned to full power after a scheduled refueling outage. Read More...

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