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More drought improvement in Minnesota

More drought improvement in Minnesota

May 9, 2013 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) This week's update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows more improvement in parts of south-central and eastern Minnesota, where areas that had been abnormally dry are now rated normal. Read More...

Extra security for gay marriage debate

Extra security for gay marriage debate

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Extra security officers are patrolling Minnesota's Capitol as the House debates the highly-charged issue of legalizing gay marriage. Read More...

Clark Field future still in doubt

Clark Field future still in doubt

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Historic Clark Field in St. Cloud is in need of a makeover--one that would cost an estimated three-million dollars. Read More...

House to vote on gay marriage

House to vote on gay marriage

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota House is getting ready to vote on whether gay couples should be allowed to get married in the state. Read More...

Police release maps in Matula case

Police release maps in Matula case

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Eden Prairie police have released maps of land to be searched in the disappearance of a 24-year-old woman. Read More...

DNR wants people to wear life jackets

DNR wants people to wear life jackets

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Safety officials are suggesting a Mother's Day gift for anglers _ wear a life jacket when heading onto Minnesota's icy waters for the fishing opener this weekend. Read More...

Authorities identify injured semi driver

Authorities identify injured semi driver

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

BENSON, Minn. (KNSI) Authorities have released the name of a truck driver injured this week when his truck slammed into a train on U.S. Highway 12 in Swift County. Read More...

Vikings reach deal to play on U campus

Vikings reach deal to play on U campus

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Vikings have reached agreement on the Vikings' use of TCF Bank Stadium for two seasons. Read More...

Senate passes minimum wage bill

Senate passes minimum wage bill

May 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Competing minimum wage bills are splitting Minnesota Democrats on an issue they consider a priority this legislative session. Read More...

Gay marriage wording may change

Gay marriage wording may change

May 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The head of the group lobbying for gay marriage at Minnesota's Capitol says he supports changes to the bill that could make it easier for Republicans to support. Read More...

House okays elections bill

House okays elections bill

May 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) An elections bill that would let people vote absentee without a valid excuse has won approval from the Minnesota House. Read More...

Buford Rogers hearing delayed

Buford Rogers hearing delayed

May 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A detention hearing has been postponed for a man accused in what the FBI is calling a thwarted terror plot in western Minnesota. Read More...

Peterson wants new farm bill this summer

Peterson wants new farm bill this summer

May 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) An influential Minnesota voice on agriculture says he's hopeful that Congress will pass a new farm bill this summer after efforts last year failed. Read More...

Man Arrested, Officer Sprayed With Fire Extinguisher

Man Arrested, Officer Sprayed With Fire Extinguisher

May 8, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A St. Cloud man is under arrest after police say he tried to carjack at least one vehicle, assaulted a man at a motel and sprayed the arresting officer with a fire extinguisher. Read More...

Not guilty plea in Kasper death

Not guilty plea in Kasper death

May 8, 2013 at 3:03 pm

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - A 22-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in the beating death of his girlfriend, an Arizona State University student and St. Cloud native. Read More...

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