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Battle over Minnesota Legacy dollars heating up again

Battle over Minnesota Legacy dollars heating up again

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (AP) - The battle between Greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities over state funding for parks and trails is heating up again. Read More...

Hot air balloon stalls over St. Croix River

Hot air balloon stalls over St. Croix River

Aug 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

LAKE ST. CROIX BEACH, MN (AP) - A hot-air balloon carrying more than a dozen people had to be towed to shore after it stalled over the St. Croix River near Afton. Read More...

Pontoon Hits Knee Boarder on Big Kandiyohi

Pontoon Hits Knee Boarder on Big Kandiyohi

Aug 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

FAHLUN, MN (KNSI) - An accident on Big Kandiyohi Lake over the weekend left an eight year-old Willmar boy seriously injured. Read More...

DNR hire deals with farmers' complaints about deer

DNR hire deals with farmers' complaints about deer

Aug 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

ELBA, MN (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources is listening to farmers' complaints about destructive deer in southeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Highway 23 Closure Official Today

Highway 23 Closure Official Today

Aug 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A reminder from the Minnesota D-O-T this morning, Highway 23 in St. Cloud is now closed between Wilson and Lincoln Avenues Read More...

Dentists to provide free care to needy  in Mankato

Dentists to provide free care to needy in Mankato

Aug 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

MANKATO, MN (AP) - Minnesota dentists will provide free care to as many as 2,000 people at a mass clinic in Mankato on Friday and Saturday. Read More...

Scientists assessing health of Minnesota wetlands

Scientists assessing health of Minnesota wetlands

Aug 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

FERGUS FALLS, MN (AP) - Scientists are checking on the health of wetlands across the state, as part of a project to determine how well conservation programs are working. Read More...

Minnesota man accused of assaulting doorbell prankster

Minnesota man accused of assaulting doorbell prankster

Aug 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

FARMINGTON, MN (AP) - A Farmington man is accused of roughing up a boy who allegedly played a doorbell prank. Read More...

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Meeker County

Pedestrian hit, killed by train in Meeker County

Aug 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

EDEN VALLEY, MN (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old pedestrian who was trying to cross train tracks in Meeker County has been hit and killed by a locomotive. Read More...

Former Minnesota governor Pawlenty praises Ryan pick

Former Minnesota governor Pawlenty praises Ryan pick

Aug 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty was passed over to be Mitt Romney's running mate, but he says he's excited to see the Romney-Paul Ryan pairing. Read More...

Romney Picks Paul Ryan as GOP Running Mate

Romney Picks Paul Ryan as GOP Running Mate

Aug 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending. Read More...

Wolf Hunting and Trapping Licenses Available this Week

Wolf Hunting and Trapping Licenses Available this Week

Aug 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Minnesota's first-ever regulated wolf hunting and trapping season opens in Novmeber. The application period for licenses opened this week. Read More...

Questions of Legality Abound after St. Cloud Raid

Questions of Legality Abound after St. Cloud Raid

Aug 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Its owners call it a sweepstakes, but to the State of Minnesota, it's illegal gambling. That's the argument at the center of an afternoon raid yesterday on a St. Cloud business, just days after it opened its doors. Read More...

Bachmann Talks Mill Future in Sartell

Bachmann Talks Mill Future in Sartell

Aug 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was in Sartell Thursday meeting with local officials to talk about future uses for the now-closed Verso paper mill. Read More...

Sex Offender Arrested in St. Cloud

Sex Offender Arrested in St. Cloud

Aug 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Police arrested a Level 3 sex offender for living at a residence other than where he was registered to live. Read More...

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