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Burned wilderness area reopens in northern Minnesota

Burned wilderness area reopens in northern Minnesota

May 2, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Much of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness burned in a wildfire last year will reopen Wednesday. Read More...

Governor urges action on stadium

Governor urges action on stadium

May 2, 2012 at 8:08 am

SAINT PAUL, MN (KNSI) - A new day brings another new twist to the Vikings stadium debate as Republicans floated the idea of a roof-less stadium Tuesday as a way to reduce the cost. Read More...

Frustration from lawmakers as session continues

Frustration from lawmakers as session continues

May 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

SAINT PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Minnesota lawmakers are getting frustrated over the lack of agreements that will put an end to the 2012 legislative session, and they're beginning to blame each other as to the reasons why. Read More...

45 years for fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend

45 years for fatal shooting of ex-girlfriend

May 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

WALKER, MN (AP) - A northern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend. Read More...

Suspected burglar enters guilty plea

Suspected burglar enters guilty plea

May 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A man accused of committing more than two dozen burglaries in the St. Cloud area entered a guilty plea. Read More...

Routine stop leads to drug arrest

Routine stop leads to drug arrest

May 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (AP) - A traffic stop led to a drug arrest by St. Cloud police Tuesday. Read More...

EMTs deal with dangers of chemical suicides

EMTs deal with dangers of chemical suicides

May 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

STILLWATER, MN. (AP) - Authorities in eastern Minnesota say first responders are dealing with a new and dangerous phenomenon, chemical suicide. Read More...

Guilty plea in drug overdose death

Guilty plea in drug overdose death

May 2, 2012 at 7:07 am

CLEARWATER, MN (KNSI) - A Clearwater man has entered a guilty plea to third-degree murder after giving another man liquid methadone, which led to his drug overdose death. Read More...

Target CEO receives $19.5 million in pay in 2011

Target CEO receives $19.5 million in pay in 2011

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW YORK (AP) - Target is reporting it gave its chairman, CEO and president Gregg Steinhafel a pay package in 2011 of $19.5 million, including stock and option awards that combined valued at $8.5 million Read More...

House passes tax bill despite Dayton's objections

House passes tax bill despite Dayton's objections

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota House has approved a tax bill that has become a linchpin in end-of-session negotiations. Read More...

Board approves proposed quarry in western Minnesota

Board approves proposed quarry in western Minnesota

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

ORTONVILLE, MN (AP) - Over the opposition of people living in the area, the Big Stone County board has unanimously approved a proposed granite quarry on the western border of Minnesota. Read More...

Watches, warnings, wicked weather open Minnesota May

Watches, warnings, wicked weather open Minnesota May

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN (AP) – The month of May began with some rough weather over central Minnesota. Read More...

Bailiff uses stun gun on man in St. Cloud court fight

Bailiff uses stun gun on man in St. Cloud court fight

May 1, 2012 at 5:05 pm

A bailiff had to use a Taser to subdue a man who allegedly punched another man in a Stearns County courtroom. Read More...

St. Cloud, central Minnesota dodge tornado watches as strong storm system pushes through

St. Cloud, central Minnesota dodge tornado watches as strong storm system pushes through

May 1, 2012 at 3:03 pm

St. Cloud and much of central and western Minnesota were under multiple tornado warnings Tuesday afternoon as a strong line of thunderstorms pushed through the state, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, hail and isolated tornadic activity, according to the National Weather Service. Read More...

South St. Cloud Gunshots Under Investigation

South St. Cloud Gunshots Under Investigation

May 1, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police are currently investigating a report of gunshots fired in South St. Cloud Monday night. Read More...

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