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Minnesota DNR hustles to finalize wolf-hunt details

Minnesota DNR hustles to finalize wolf-hunt details

May 7, 2012 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) — Now that Minnesota's wolf-hunting season is official, the pressure shifts to state wildlife officials to finalize how to handle issues such as licensing and registration. Read More...

Proposal would hike UMinn tuition 3.5 to 4 percent

Proposal would hike UMinn tuition 3.5 to 4 percent

May 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (AP) - Tuition at the University of Minnesota would rise 3.5 percent, or $410, for in-state residents under the first budget proposed by new President Eric Kaler. Read More...

Trooper fires shots after his squad is rammed

Trooper fires shots after his squad is rammed

May 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

VIRGINIA, MN (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota State Patrol trooper fired several shots at a driver who repeatedly rammed his squad car. Read More...

Expected stadium vote headlines busy Monday at the capitol

Expected stadium vote headlines busy Monday at the capitol

May 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Lawmakers return Monday from a weekend respite with a showdown vote on the Minnesota Vikings stadium legislation looming. But first they plan to debate a bill financing other construction projects around the state. Read More...

Emergency meds delivery test goes well

Emergency meds delivery test goes well

May 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Officials are pleased with a Twin Cities test of postal workers delivering medication during an emergency. Read More...

Fallen soldier honored with procession Sunday, funeral Tuesday

Fallen soldier honored with procession Sunday, funeral Tuesday

May 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ROCHESTER, MN (AP) - A funeral is set for a southeastern Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan. Read More...

Dayton Oks poker, horse race gambling expansion

Dayton Oks poker, horse race gambling expansion

May 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Poker players will be able to find more seats and place bigger bets in horse track card rooms and Minnesota Indian tribes will get permission to simulcast live racing. Read More...

Boaters face double fines for invasive species

Boaters face double fines for invasive species

May 4, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Minnesota boaters who don't get on board with rules to protect against the spread of invasive species could pay double the fines this summer. Read More...

Dayton vetoes tax bill

Dayton vetoes tax bill

May 4, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed a Republican-crafted tax plan that contained breaks for businesses but would have taken money from the state's rainy day reserves. Read More...

Sauk Rapids man faces assault charge

Sauk Rapids man faces assault charge

May 4, 2012 at 12:12 pm

St. Cloud police were called to St. Cloud Hospital last night, where they arrested a man in the emergency room on assault charges. Read More...

State to lift burning limits Monday in 13 counties

State to lift burning limits Monday in 13 counties

May 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - State burning restrictions are being lifted next week in 13 more Minnesota counties. Read More...

Student diagnosed with tuberculosis

Student diagnosed with tuberculosis

May 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNS) - Officials at Apollo High School say they're investigating what they're calling a low-risk case of a student being diagnosed with tuberculosis. Apollo parents were notified yesterday. Read More...

Presidential visit to Minnesota possible this summer

Presidential visit to Minnesota possible this summer

May 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The details are still in the planning stages, but it looks like President Barack Obama may make a visit to Minnesota this summer. Read More...

Bachmann places endorsement behind Romney

Bachmann places endorsement behind Romney

May 4, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - It took nearly four months -- but now, it's official -- St. Cloud Rep. Michele Bachmann has endorsed one-time Republican rival Mitt Romney for president. Read More...

Local guard soldiers continue to arrive home

Local guard soldiers continue to arrive home

May 4, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - More reunions today for members of the Minnesota National Guard and their families. Read More...

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