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Foley students celebrate Tractor Day

Foley students celebrate Tractor Day

May 25, 2012 at 3:03 pm

It's a Foley tradition -- and several dozen seniors at Foley High School continued that tradition Friday, driving tractors to school and parking the vehicles in the high school parking lot. Read More...

Upper Midwest farmers have unique problems

Upper Midwest farmers have unique problems

May 25, 2012 at 8:08 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - The mild winter and early spring that were a boon for Upper Midwest farmers are contributing to headaches they are starting to deal with now. Read More...

Minnesota ranks high for food stamp fraud indicator

Minnesota ranks high for food stamp fraud indicator

May 25, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Food stamp recipients in Minnesota are more likely than those in many other states to ask for a benefit replacement card. Read More...

Minnesotans will join millions of Americans hitting the road this weekend

Minnesotans will join millions of Americans hitting the road this weekend

May 25, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Its Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kick-off to the summer travel season and Triple-A Minnesota says nationally, millions of Americans will be traveling this weekend. Read More...

Pesky insect spreading in Northern Minnesota

Pesky insect spreading in Northern Minnesota

May 25, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Bug experts say there's a new invader in northern Minnesota. The variegated cutworm has unleashed light brown moths that are laying eggs across the region. Read More...

Campers expected to pack state parks

Campers expected to pack state parks

May 25, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) – State parks expecting a large number of campers this holiday weekend. The DNR says campsite reservations for this Memorial Day weekend are running about four-percent higher than last year. Read More...

New Ulm orders eviction of horse, citing manure

New Ulm orders eviction of horse, citing manure

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW ULM, MN (AP) - For decades, neighbors, children and horse lovers have been visiting a gentle gelding named ''Chammy'' at a small New Ulm barn. Read More...

Prosecutors: Senser guilty verdict should stand

Prosecutors: Senser guilty verdict should stand

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hennepin County prosecutors are urging the judge in the Amy Senser case to reject a defense request to throw out her convictions on two counts of felony criminal vehicular homicide. Read More...

Burglary call leads to high speed chase

Burglary call leads to high speed chase

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

CLEAR LAKE, MN (KNSI) - Sherburne County authorities are looking for a burglary suspect who led them on a high speed chase from Clear Lake Township into St. Cloud. Read More...

Few calls to Minnesota poison center on soap pods

Few calls to Minnesota poison center on soap pods

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A poison control center that takes calls from Minnesota and the Dakotas says it's gotten a handful of distress calls over children swallowing a new kind of laundry detergent packet. Read More...

St. Cloud School board approves budget

St. Cloud School board approves budget

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A lot of talk about dollars and cents at the St. Cloud School Board meeting Thursday before the board eventually signed off on a 124-point-4 million dollar budget for the 2012-2013 school year. Read More...

Toddler bitten in the face by 170-pound dog

Toddler bitten in the face by 170-pound dog

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A toddler is hospitalized after she was bitten on the face by a 170-pound dog at a St. Paul home. Read More...

Legislation aimed at synthetics passes Senate

Legislation aimed at synthetics passes Senate

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Legislation to ban some synthetic drugs has passed the U.S. Senate as part of a broader bill covering several pharmaceutical and medical issues. Read More...

Rain closes some roads, floods basements

Rain closes some roads, floods basements

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW ULM, MN (AP) - Heavy thunderstorms dropped anywhere from three to six inches of rain in many parts of the state _ forcing some roads to close, and flooding some basements. Read More...

Sartell Teen Unsuccessful At Geographic Bee

Sartell Teen Unsuccessful At Geographic Bee

May 24, 2012 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - No glory for Gopi -- the Sartell 14-year-old who made it to the finals of the National Geographic Bee in Washington D.C. will not bring a championship back to Minnesota. Read More...

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