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Stearns County holds public auction April 28

Stearns County holds public auction April 28

Apr 18, 2012 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Stearns County is holding a surplus and seized property auction on Saturday, April 28. Read More...

Minneosta jobless rate edges up as jobs cut in March

Minneosta jobless rate edges up as jobs cut in March

Apr 18, 2012 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's unemployment rate has clocked in at a seasonally adjusted 5.8 percent for March, which remains well below the rate this time last year and the national average. Read More...

Dayton signs bill upping penalty for adult abuse

Dayton signs bill upping penalty for adult abuse

Apr 17, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill that will make it a felony to intentionally abuse or neglect vulnerable adults. Read More...

Eagles count key for proposed wind farm

Eagles count key for proposed wind farm

Apr 17, 2012 at 11:11 am

RED WING, Minn. (AP) - The number of eagles inhabiting a proposed wind farm in Goodhue County may be crucial to the project's future. Read More...

DNR seeks input on Minnesota deer population goals

DNR seeks input on Minnesota deer population goals

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Wildlife managers are seeking public input on revised deer population goals for southwestern and north-central Minnesota. Read More...

Hastings dog breeder facing animal cruelty charges

Hastings dog breeder facing animal cruelty charges

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A Dakota County dog breeder is accused of drowning puppies in a bucket and another dog in a pool. Read More...

Minnesota Senate puts game and fish fee hikes on hold

Minnesota Senate puts game and fish fee hikes on hold

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A proposal to raise hunting and fishing license fees has been put on hold in the Minnesota Senate. Read More...

Senate passes fireworks bill

Senate passes fireworks bill

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesotans are one step closer to legally buying and shooting off a wider range of fireworks this summer. Read More...

Minnesota hospital mixes up newborns

Minnesota hospital mixes up newborns

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) - A hospital in northeastern Minnesota says it has changed its policies after mixing up two newborns. Read More...

Sherburne, Wright under tornado watch; nasty weather for Stearns, Benton counties

Sherburne, Wright under tornado watch; nasty weather for Stearns, Benton counties

Apr 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Sherburne and Wright counties are among 43 Minnesota counties under a tornado watch Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Read More...

Tough problem: How best to evaluate teachers

Tough problem: How best to evaluate teachers

Apr 13, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Changes are coming in the way Minnesota teachers are evaluated. A group of teachers, administrators, parents and others has been quietly working on a new tool that will be used statewide starting in a couple of years. Read More...

Authorities oppose parole for man who killed cop

Authorities oppose parole for man who killed cop

Apr 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota are opposing parole for a man convicted of killing a Robbinsdale police officer in 1985. Read More...

Minnesota's Bachmann reports $650K banked for campaign

Minnesota's Bachmann reports $650K banked for campaign

Apr 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has turned her attention to restocking her congressional campaign account and says she brought in more than $550,000 so far in 2012. Read More...

Judge dismisses lake groups' zebra mussels lawsuit

Judge dismisses lake groups' zebra mussels lawsuit

Apr 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by several lake associations alleging the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources didn't do enough to stop the spread of zebra mussels. Read More...

Mayo Clinic team leaving for Mount Everest

Mayo Clinic team leaving for Mount Everest

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A six-member Mayo Clinic team leaves Rochester Monday for a month-long expedition to Nepal and Mount Everest. Read More...

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