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Minnesota lawmaker urged to step aside amid scandal

Minnesota lawmaker urged to step aside amid scandal

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A Democratic state lawmaker confronted by authorities over reports of oral sex with a teen-aged boy at a Minnesota rest stop is facing calls from a party leader to withdraw from a re-election campaign. Read More...

Lakeshore owners sue farmers, claiming pollution

Lakeshore owners sue farmers, claiming pollution

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Homeowners who live on the shores of Lake Independence near Minneapolis say a dairy farm is to blame for turning the lake into a noxious mix of pollutants. Read More...

Gunshots Lead to Chase, One Arrest

Gunshots Lead to Chase, One Arrest

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Police arrested a man suspected of firing four gun shots in an argument in a St. Cloud parking lot last weekend. Read More...

New Police Chief on the Job Next Week

New Police Chief on the Job Next Week

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud's new police chief will be sworn in next week. A ceremony will be held in the city council chambers next Monday at 11:00 am for William Blair Anderson. Read More...

Bond Issue to Be Decided on November Ballot

Bond Issue to Be Decided on November Ballot

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud has some aging streets and sewer lines that need replacing, and on November 6th, residents of the city will decide a four year, 18-million dollar bond issue that would pay for those projects. Read More...

Stevens County woman dies of West Nile virus

Stevens County woman dies of West Nile virus

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - An elderly Stevens County woman has died of West Nile virus, becoming the first Minnesotan to die of the virus this year. Read More...

Flood deal still out of reach for Minnesota lawmakers

Flood deal still out of reach for Minnesota lawmakers

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Details of a negotiated flood relief package for northern Minnesota remain elusive for legislative leaders and Govesnor Mark Dayton. Read More...

Minnesota farmers continue to dodge worst of drought

Minnesota farmers continue to dodge worst of drought

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota farmers continue to dodge the worst of the drought that's affecting most of the country. Read More...

Cokato man, 21, charged in crash that killed 3

Cokato man, 21, charged in crash that killed 3

Aug 21, 2012 at 7:07 am

WILLMAR, MN (AP) - A 21-year-old Cokato man is charged in connection with a crash that killed three people from the same family. Read More...

Minnesota records 1st cases of new swine flu strain

Minnesota records 1st cases of new swine flu strain

Aug 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota has recorded its first confirmed case and a second probable case of a new flu strain that people can catch from pigs. Read More...

Dayton names Appeals Judge Wright to Supreme Court

Dayton names Appeals Judge Wright to Supreme Court

Aug 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton has appointed Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Wilhelmina Wright to the state Supreme Court. Read More...

State Aims to Make Food Assistance More Accessible

State Aims to Make Food Assistance More Accessible

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - With food shelf use in the state at a record high, Minnesota is stepping up its efforts to increase access to healthy food for the poor. Read More...

Franken, Bachmann Rank as Wealthiest Congressional Reps

Franken, Bachmann Rank as Wealthiest Congressional Reps

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

WASHINGTON (KNSI) - U.S. Sen. Al Franken and U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann are the wealthiest members of Minnesota's 10-person congressional delegation, according to financial disclosure forms filed recently. Read More...

Group Assaults, Robs Man in Sauk Rapids

Group Assaults, Robs Man in Sauk Rapids

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police say a 27 year-old Sauk Rapids man was assaulted and robbed in the 100-block of Sixth Avenue South. It happened early Sunday morning. Read More...

Xcel solar incentives to be rolled back

Xcel solar incentives to be rolled back

Aug 20, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xcel Energy plans to roll back its solar energy incentive program next year, leaving at least one manufacturer concerned about its future in Minnesota. Read More...

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