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Hotel magnate, St. Cloud native Graves announces 6th District candidacy

Hotel magnate, St. Cloud native Graves announces 6th District candidacy

Apr 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Hotelier and St. Cloud native Jim Graves officially kicked off his campaign for the DFL endorsement for a 6th Congressional District seat Tuesday, taking sharp aim at Representative Michele Bachmann and her record. Read More...

St. Cloud aquatic center, survey results among top items in State of the City Address

St. Cloud aquatic center, survey results among top items in State of the City Address

Apr 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn (KNSI) - St. Cloud residents love their town -- and soon, they should have a community aquatic center to go with it. Read More...

Minnesota storms bring heavy rain, hail but no damage

Minnesota storms bring heavy rain, hail but no damage

Apr 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Storms sweeping across central and southern Minnesota have dumped heavy rain and hail but caused no major damage. Read More...

Minneapolis mayor agrees to meet with Occupy

Minneapolis mayor agrees to meet with Occupy

Apr 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has agreed to hold a public meeting with Occupy Minneapolis activists about the arrests of a dozen protesters over the weekend. Read More...

New law allows Minnesota prosecutors to carry guns

New law allows Minnesota prosecutors to carry guns

Apr 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota prosecutors have new authority to arm themselves on duty. Read More...

Memo highlights Minnesota GOP debt woes

Memo highlights Minnesota GOP debt woes

Apr 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The financial state of the Minnesota Republican Party has been so "precarious'' this year that it went a couple months without paying rent on its St. Paul headquarters. Read More...

Brooklyn Park police investigate fatal shooting

Brooklyn Park police investigate fatal shooting

Apr 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) - Brooklyn Park police are investigating a shooting that involves as many as three victims, including at least one fatality. Read More...

Wildfire burns 1,000 acres in north-central Minnesota

Wildfire burns 1,000 acres in north-central Minnesota

Apr 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

NIMROD, Minn. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a wildfire that has already burned about 1,000 acres in north-central Minnesota. Read More...

Family asks for prayers after sailboat accident

Family asks for prayers after sailboat accident

Apr 9, 2012 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Family members are asking for prayers for an 8-year-old boy hospitalized after a sailboat accident that claimed the lives of his two brothers. Read More...

Mike Wallace, '60 Minutes' star interviewer, dies

Mike Wallace, '60 Minutes' star interviewer, dies

Apr 8, 2012 at 11:11 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Wallace didn't interview people. He interrogated them. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them. Read More...

Judge cancels child care union election

Judge cancels child care union election

Apr 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Ramsey County judge has permanently cancelled a unionization vote by home-based child care workers that Gov. Mark Dayton tried to call late last year. Read More...

Increased punishment for bad caregivers reaches Dayton's desk

Increased punishment for bad caregivers reaches Dayton's desk

Apr 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

The Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill to punish caregivers with prison time and fines if they’re convicted of severely neglecting elderly patients or vulnerable adults. Read More...

Elderly Granite Falls man rescued from submerged truck

Elderly Granite Falls man rescued from submerged truck

Apr 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say a 23-year-old man jumped into an icy lake in Yellow Medicine County and rescued an elderly driver from his sunken pickup. Read More...

Fireworks bill still has spark at Minn. Capitol

Fireworks bill still has spark at Minn. Capitol

Apr 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A bill to legalize fireworks sales in Minnesota survived a House committee vote and could be back up for House and Senate votes later this month. Read More...

Minnesota Senate bill restores $22 million in healthcare cuts

Minnesota Senate bill restores $22 million in healthcare cuts

Apr 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill that uses money from a state settlement with HMOs to restore $22 million in cuts made last year to health programs. Read More...

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