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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...

Kitten stolen from Minnesota store returned

Kitten stolen from Minnesota store returned

Jun 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

GOLDEN VALLEY, MN (AP) - A kitten stolen from a Twin Cities area pet store has been returned, but the suspect remains at large. Read More...

Minnesota motorcyclist admits striking 4-year-old boy

Minnesota motorcyclist admits striking 4-year-old boy

Jun 6, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A 25-year-old St. Paul man has admitted striking a 4-year-old boy on his motorcycle in a hit-and-run last month. Read More...

Kayakers stranded by increased river levels

Kayakers stranded by increased river levels

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) - The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says two people had to be rescued from an island on the Mississippi River Monday. Read More...

Filing deadline for seeking Minnesota office arrives

Filing deadline for seeking Minnesota office arrives

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The window for candidates to get on Minnesota's 2012 election ballot is closing fast. Read More...

Verso back to nearly full control of Sartell mill

Verso back to nearly full control of Sartell mill

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - Most of the authority at the Verso paper mill in Sartell has been transferred back to the company. It comes eight days after a fire and explosion rocked the mill, killing one employee and injuring four. Read More...

Soybeans in generally good condition statewide

Soybeans in generally good condition statewide

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Soybeans across the state are in generally good condition, according to the first soybean condition ratings of the year. Read More...

Fish with a kid, without a license, this weekend in Minnesota

Fish with a kid, without a license, this weekend in Minnesota

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding anglers that this weekend is Take-A-Kid-Fishing weekend in Minnesota. Read More...

Length of unemployment benefits to decrease

Length of unemployment benefits to decrease

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The maximum length of extended unemployment benefits for jobless workers in Minnesota is going to decrease from 60 weeks to 46 weeks later this month. Read More...

Acting St. Cloud prison warden given full time nod

Acting St. Cloud prison warden given full time nod

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The acting warden at the St. Cloud prison has been given the job on a permanent basis. Read More...

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