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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...

Zeal for early Minnesota fishing opener fades

Zeal for early Minnesota fishing opener fades

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The appetite for letting Minnesota's anglers hit the lakes a week earlier for the annual walleye opener seems to be fading at the state Capitol, judging by a hearing Monday. Read More...

Warm spring brings loons back to Minnesota early

Warm spring brings loons back to Minnesota early

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Transmitter data confirm that the unusually warm spring is bringing loons back to Minnesota almost three weeks earlier than usual. Read More...

State Legislature passes veteran job preference

State Legislature passes veteran job preference

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Legislature has sent Democratic Governor Mark Dayton a bill that lets employers set a hiring preference for veterans and some of their spouses. Read More...

Newborn DeBrazza's monkey to debut at Minnesota Zoo

Newborn DeBrazza's monkey to debut at Minnesota Zoo

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Zoo introduces a newborn DeBrazza's monkey to the public Tuesday. Read More...

White Bear Lake couple identified in Italian cruise wreck

White Bear Lake couple identified in Italian cruise wreck

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ROME (AP) - Italian officials say they have identified the bodies of an American couple and two German nationals who perished when the Costa Concordia cruise ship capsized. Read More...

St. Cloud boy, 15, arrested in stolen car investigation

St. Cloud boy, 15, arrested in stolen car investigation

Apr 13, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police arrested a 15-year-old boy after the teen was spotted inside a stolen vehicle, according to officers. Read More...

Brooten barn destroyed by fire

Brooten barn destroyed by fire

Apr 13, 2012 at 9:09 am

BROOTEN, Minn. (KNSI) - A Stearns County barn was deemed a total loss after a fire ripped through the structure Thursday evening, the Stearns County Sheriff's office reported. Read More...

Anoka man arrested in St. Cloud girlfriend assault

Anoka man arrested in St. Cloud girlfriend assault

Apr 13, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - An Anoka man was arrested after assaulting his girlfriend in a St. Cloud parking lot early Friday, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Jobless benefits denied for fired Senate staffer Brodkorb

Jobless benefits denied for fired Senate staffer Brodkorb

Apr 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The state has denied unemployment benefits for the Republican Senate staffer who was fired following an affair with the majority leader. Read More...

Minnesota fire that burned 1,600 acres now contained

Minnesota fire that burned 1,600 acres now contained

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

NIMROD, Minn. (AP) - A fire that burned 1,600 acres of forest and grassland in north-central Minnesota is now completely contained. Read More...

Police: Ex girlfriend's obsession motivated murder

Police: Ex girlfriend's obsession motivated murder

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) - Police in a Twin Cities suburb say a woman's obsession with a relationship that ended eight years ago led her to fatally shoot her ex-boyfriend. Read More...

Bill would make foster homes smoke free

Bill would make foster homes smoke free

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Smoking would be banned in all foster homes in Minnesota under proposed legislation. Read More...

Chief, Big Lake reach resignation settlement

Chief, Big Lake reach resignation settlement

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

BIG LAKE, Minn. (AP) - The Sherburne County community of Big Lake will pay its police chief $160,000 to resign. Read More...

Heroin-related deaths increase in Hennepin County

Heroin-related deaths increase in Hennepin County

Apr 12, 2012 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hennepin County authorities say the number of heroin-related deaths increased dramatically in 2011. Read More...

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