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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...

Monticello man facing criminal charges in Sherburne crash

Monticello man facing criminal charges in Sherburne crash

Jun 5, 2012 at 7:07 am

ELK RIVER, MN (KNSI) - A Monticello man is due in court today to face criminal charges in the deaths of two people in Sherburne County in April. Read More...

Lino Lakes residents told not to drink city water

Lino Lakes residents told not to drink city water

Jun 5, 2012 at 6:06 am

LINO LAKES, MN (AP) - Residents in Lino Lakes are being told not to drink city water because it might contain bad bacteria. Read More...

Canterbury, Indian tribe in no-racino agreement

Canterbury, Indian tribe in no-racino agreement

Jun 5, 2012 at 6:06 am

SHAKOPEE, MN (AP) - Officials with the Canterbury Park horse track and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community have reached a major deal for the track to drop its long pursuit of slot machines. Read More...

No students hurt in Scott County school bus crash

No students hurt in Scott County school bus crash

Jun 5, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW PRAGUE, MN (AP) - No students were injured when a car rear-ended a school bus near New Prague. Read More...

Device to purify water led to terminal evacuation

Device to purify water led to terminal evacuation

Jun 5, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The object that prompted an evacuation of Terminal 2 at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport turned out to be a device used for water purification. Read More...

Man guilty in gas station shooting gets new trial

Man guilty in gas station shooting gets new trial

Jun 5, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a man convicted in a gas station shooting. Read More...

The Transit Of Venus

The Transit Of Venus

Jun 4, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - It only happens once every 100 years or so-- The Transit of Venus. Tomorrow the planet of Venus will cross between Earth and the Sun and lucky for us in Minnesota-- the St. Cloud State Planetarium is hosting a viewing event. Read More...

Research documents charter schools' growth

Research documents charter schools' growth

Jun 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment nearly quadrupled in the past decade. Read More...

Minneapolis area police looking for kitten thief

Minneapolis area police looking for kitten thief

Jun 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

SHAKOPEE, MN (AP) - Minneapolis area police are trying to track down a kitten thief. Read More...

Economic officials brainstorm Sartell mill future as firefighting winds down

Economic officials brainstorm Sartell mill future as firefighting winds down

Jun 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - The firefighting effort isn't over yet, but it has been scaled back at the Verso paper mill in Sartell. Read More...

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