Local News Headlines for St. Cloud

Brought to you by:

Local News
Pawlenty: Mitt Romney has 'paid a lot of taxes'

Pawlenty: Mitt Romney has 'paid a lot of taxes'

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Governor Tim Pawlenty is defending Mitt Romney's refusal to make a wide-ranging release of his tax returns, arguing ''there is no claim or no credible indication'' he's done anything wrong. Read More...

Rider In Critical Condition after Motorcycle Crash

Rider In Critical Condition after Motorcycle Crash

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

WATKINS, MN (KNSI) - A Watkins man was critically injured when the motorcycle he was driving rear-ended a car in Meeker County. Read More...

Memorial held for 3 sisters killed in River Falls

Memorial held for 3 sisters killed in River Falls

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

RIVER FALLS, WI (AP) - Family members from around the country and friends gathered at a golf club in River Falls to celebrate the lives of three young sisters. Read More...

State employee charged with Social Security fraud

State employee charged with Social Security fraud

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A Minnesota state employee has been charged with using a false identity to collect low-income housing tax subsidies from the federal government. Read More...

Xcel Donating to Environmental and Educational Groups

Xcel Donating to Environmental and Educational Groups

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - Xcel Energy has announced more than $900,000 in grants to non-profit environmental and educational programs in Minnesota. Read More...

Appeals Court upholds aiding suicide conviction

Appeals Court upholds aiding suicide conviction

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the convictions of a former nurse found guilty of aiding the suicides of two people. Read More...

Minnesota court mulls voter ID case

Minnesota court mulls voter ID case

Jul 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Two Minnesota Supreme Court justices are saying flatly they think a ballot question for a proposed constitutional amendment requiring photo ID for voting is misleading. Read More...

Minnesota marriage amendment group raises $289K in '12

Minnesota marriage amendment group raises $289K in '12

Jul 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A group backing a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota says it has raised more than a quarter-million dollars so far this year. Read More...

APNewsBreak: Costco turns against tight sow pens

APNewsBreak: Costco turns against tight sow pens

Jul 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Costco Wholesale Corp. has joined a growing list ofretailers and restaurants in asking suppliers to phase out tight confinement pens for pregnant sows. Read More...

Big Lake man sentenced on gun charge

Big Lake man sentenced on gun charge

Jul 17, 2012 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn (KNSI)--A 31 year-old Big Lake man was sentenced Monday in federal court for possessing two nine-millimeter pistols. Read More...

New Chief Brings Experience, Old Fashioned Passion

New Chief Brings Experience, Old Fashioned Passion

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Admitting that some may see it as corny, St. Cloud's new police chief said his reasoning for being in law enforcement goes back to the simple fact that it is an honor to put on the uniform and serve others. Read More...

US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956

US drought grows to cover widest area since 1956

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new report shows the drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956. Read More...

Minnesota Housing Costs Highest in Midwest

Minnesota Housing Costs Highest in Midwest

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - The rising cost of rent and low vacancy rates are putting the squeeze on Minnesotans who are already struggling to make ends meet. Read More...

Rochester man pleads guilty to stabbing toddler

Rochester man pleads guilty to stabbing toddler

Jul 17, 2012 at 8:08 am

ROCHESTER, MN (AP) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty to stabbing a 2-year-old boy. Read More...

Temperatures Fall Short of St. Cloud Record

Temperatures Fall Short of St. Cloud Record

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - It was a hot one in St. Cloud on Monday, just not record-setting hot. Read More...

Current Weather

For Central Minnesota

Temp: 58°F (14°C)

Dewpoint: 34

Wind: 12 W

Weather: Clear

Full Forecast | Live Radar

Community Calendar