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Insurer must provide benefits after gender change

Insurer must provide benefits after gender change

Apr 5, 2012 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge has ruled a health insurer improperly denied benefits to a spouse who had undergone a sex change operation. Read More...

Aerial, ground search for missing boy unsuccessful

Aerial, ground search for missing boy unsuccessful

Apr 5, 2012 at 2:02 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Sheriff's officials in northeastern Minnesota say an aerial and ground search for a missing 7-year-old boy have failed to turn up any new leads on his disappearance. Read More...

Sartell woman celebrating 106th birthday

Sartell woman celebrating 106th birthday

Apr 5, 2012 at 2:02 pm

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota woman is celebrating a big number. Read More...

Minnesota DOT announces 316 road projects around the state

Minnesota DOT announces 316 road projects around the state

Apr 5, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - This year's state road construction projects include work on the Interstate 694 and Highway 10 interchange in the Twin Cities, and final work on an Interstate 35 bridge in Duluth. Read More...

Minnesota Senate sends photo ID requirement to state voters

Minnesota Senate sends photo ID requirement to state voters

Apr 4, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Voters will decide in November whether the Minnesota Constitution should require a photo ID to vote. Read More...

Was $12,000 a restaurant tip or drug money?

Was $12,000 a restaurant tip or drug money?

Apr 4, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) - A waitress in Minnesota is suing over $12,000 left at her restaurant table that she believes is a tip, but police say is drug money. Read More...

Minnesota Legislature mulls mom-friendly fish opener

Minnesota Legislature mulls mom-friendly fish opener

Apr 4, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - There's a move brewing in the Legislature to make this year's Minnesota fishing opener more mom-friendly. Read More...

Dayton signs bill limiting 'clawback' lawsuits

Dayton signs bill limiting 'clawback' lawsuits

Apr 4, 2012 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations. Read More...

Xcel electric rates to rise 5.5 percent by 2015

Xcel electric rates to rise 5.5 percent by 2015

Apr 3, 2012 at 12:12 pm

DENVER, Colo. (AP) - Xcel Energy has reached a deal with regulators, consumer advocates and businesses for a $114 million increase in electricity rates over three years. Read More...

2 still critical after Kansas RV crash that killed 5

2 still critical after Kansas RV crash that killed 5

Apr 3, 2012 at 12:12 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - At least two people remained in critical condition Tuesday after a recreational vehicle crashed in northeast Kansas, killing five family members from Minnesota. Read More...

Committee reaches deal on Minnesota voter ID bill

Committee reaches deal on Minnesota voter ID bill

Apr 3, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to present photo identification at polling places is on the cusp of reaching November's ballot. Read More...

Coborn's partnership with JK Foods adds 3 North Dakota grocery stores, floral shop

Coborn's partnership with JK Foods adds 3 North Dakota grocery stores, floral shop

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Coborn's Inc. is partnering with North Dakota-based JK Foods to co-own and operate that company's four North Dakota locations, the company announced Monday. Read More...

Minnesota lawmakers finalizes teacher layoff bill

Minnesota lawmakers finalizes teacher layoff bill

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota lawmakers have finalized a bill that would let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom. Read More...

St. John's Prep selects Reichert as new principal

St. John's Prep selects Reichert as new principal

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) - St. John's Preparatory School have selected current St. John's history teacher Matthew Reichert as the school's new principal, the school announced. Read More...

St. Cloud woman killed in train track crossing accident

St. Cloud woman killed in train track crossing accident

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Authorities identified a St. Cloud woman killed after being struck while trying to cross train tracks late Sunday, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

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