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Officials release name of boy who drowned in pool

Officials release name of boy who drowned in pool

Jun 4, 2012 at 6:06 am

HOPKINS, MN (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a 6-year-old boy who died after he was found unresponsive in a supervised pool at a Hopkins country club. Read More...

Sartell Verso paper mill firefighting could reach 6 figures

Sartell Verso paper mill firefighting could reach 6 figures

Jun 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

Local officials say the cost of fighting a smoldering fire at the Verso paper mill in Sartell could climb to six figures. Read More...

Judge throws out Amy Senser's defense motions

Judge throws out Amy Senser's defense motions

Jun 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

A judge has denied a defense request to throw out Amy Senser's felony convictions in a fatal Minneapolis hit-and-run. Read More...

Moorhead man sentenced for animal hospital break-in

Moorhead man sentenced for animal hospital break-in

Jun 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for breaking into a Moorhead animal hospital to spring his unlicensed dog. Read More...

Graves hopes for one-on-one race against Bachmann

Graves hopes for one-on-one race against Bachmann

Jun 1, 2012 at 9:09 am

Democrat Jim Graves says he doesn't expect competition from the Independence Party as he challenges Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann in Minnesota's 6th District. Read More...

Top Senate Dem seeks hearing on Brodkorb legal bill

Top Senate Dem seeks hearing on Brodkorb legal bill

Jun 1, 2012 at 9:09 am

The top Democrat in the Minnesota Senate is insisting on a public hearing before he'll sign off on a $46,000 legal bill stemming from the firing of a high-ranking staff member. Read More...

St. Cloud Downtown Council beautifies area with new planting

St. Cloud Downtown Council beautifies area with new planting

May 31, 2012 at 12:12 pm

After the big clean up of downtown St. Cloud a few weeks ago, Peg Gustufson with the St. Cloud Downtown council is looking for your help to further dress up the city's downtown. Read More...

Sartell Verso fire victim memorial fund, employee relief fund established

Sartell Verso fire victim memorial fund, employee relief fund established

May 31, 2012 at 11:11 am

With firefighting efforts at 99 percent containment and authorities hopeful Thursday could be the final day battling the Verso paper mill fire in Sartell, co-workers and friends of the employee killed in Monday's blast will lay him to rest Friday. Read More...

Sprinkler system contains St. Cloud fire

Sprinkler system contains St. Cloud fire

May 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

A sprinkler system helped keep a fire in check at a St. Cloud business. Read More...

Franken wants encrypted laptops

Franken wants encrypted laptops

May 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he plans to pursue legislation requiring encryption of all laptops containing private medical information, after holding a hearing Wednesday on aggressive debt collection practices in Minnesota hospitals. Read More...

Westrom files for Senate seat

Westrom files for Senate seat

May 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

Eight-term State Representative Torrey Westrom of Elbow Lake wants a seat in the State Senate. Read More...

Cravaack files for re-election

Cravaack files for re-election

May 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

Minnesota Rep. Chip Cravaack says there's little difference between the three Democrats competing to challenge him in one of the country's battlegrounds for control of Congress. Cravaack filed paperwork to run for re-election on Wednesday in St. Paul Read More...

Minnesota expecting excellent strawberry crop

Minnesota expecting excellent strawberry crop

May 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

Minnesota growers expect a sensational strawberry season. Minnesota strawberries are ripening early, as much as two to three weeks ahead of normal, and most growers are reporting an excellent crop. Read More...

St. Cloud police investigate home burglary

St. Cloud police investigate home burglary

May 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

St. Cloud police say they don't have any suspects in a residential burglary they were called to investigate last night. Read More...

Verso fire now 99 percent contained

Verso fire now 99 percent contained

May 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

(KNSI)--An update on the recovery efforts at the Verso paper mill in Sartell. City Administrator Partti Gartland says as of late Wednesday afternoon, the fire was 99-percent contained. Read More...

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