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Minnesota Vikings a vote away from new stadium

Minnesota Vikings a vote away from new stadium

May 10, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A fast-moving Minnesota Vikings stadium bill is just a successful state Senate vote away from reaching the desk of a supportive Gov. Mark Dayton. Read More...

Minnesota Orchestra to lay off 13 percent of staff

Minnesota Orchestra to lay off 13 percent of staff

May 9, 2012 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Orchestra says it is laying off 13 percent of its permanent staff in a cost-cutting move. Read More...

Carbon monoxide call leads to drug arrest

Carbon monoxide call leads to drug arrest

May 9, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police arrested a man Tuesday after responding to an initial call of possible carbon monoxide poisoning at a home in the 100-block of Second Avenue Northeast. Read More...

2 accused of using diaper in disciplining girl

2 accused of using diaper in disciplining girl

May 9, 2012 at 8:08 am

FRIDLEY, MN (AP) - Police say a Fridley mother and her boyfriend shaved the head of the woman's 12-year-old daughter and made her run up and down the street in a diaper because she wasn't getting good grades. Read More...

Bar and restaurant in historic location changes hands

Bar and restaurant in historic location changes hands

May 9, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – D.B. Seatles bar and restaurant will be getting new owners. Members of the Barth family say they've purchased the historic downtown St. Cloud location from current owner John Timmerman. Read More...

Sheriff's sergeant contests firing after guilty plea

Sheriff's sergeant contests firing after guilty plea

May 9, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A Stearns County Sheriff's Department sergeant who pleaded guilty this week to a sexual misconduct charge and providing alcohol to a minor will be able to contest his subsequent firing from his job. Read More...

Bonding bill heads to governor for approval

Bonding bill heads to governor for approval

May 9, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) – The Minnesota State House voted Tuesday to pass the Senate approved bonding bill. Governor Mark Dayton is expected to complete the process and sign the bill soon. Read More...

Bear killed by Minnesota motorist

Bear killed by Minnesota motorist

May 9, 2012 at 7:07 am

LINO LAKES, MN (KNSI) - A Lino Lakes man struck and killed a bear as he was driving near his home earlier in the week. Read More...

Bachmann also a citizen of Switzerland

Bachmann also a citizen of Switzerland

May 9, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been granted citizenship in Switzerland. Read More...

Minnesota Patrol: Speed factor in crash that killed 4

Minnesota Patrol: Speed factor in crash that killed 4

May 9, 2012 at 6:06 am

ALEXANDRIA, MN (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol says speed contributed to a February crash that killed four North Dakota State University students on their way back to school. Read More...

Foley picks top choice for top cop

Foley picks top choice for top cop

May 9, 2012 at 6:06 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - The Foley City Council has found the man they'd like to see become its next police chief. Read More...

Senate approves version of stadium bill

Senate approves version of stadium bill

May 9, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Senate has approved a plan to build a $975 million stadium for the Vikings, another big step toward the new facility it's chased for more than a decade. Read More...

Student Loan Bill Blocked By GOP

Student Loan Bill Blocked By GOP

May 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans have blocked the Senate from debating a Democratic bill keeping interest rates on college loans from doubling this summer for 7.4 million students. Read More...

Fire damages St. Joe area home

Fire damages St. Joe area home

May 8, 2012 at 10:10 am

No injuries early this morning in a house fire two miles north of St. Joseph. Read More...

Mn State Fair adds to entertainment lineup

Mn State Fair adds to entertainment lineup

May 8, 2012 at 9:09 am

(KNSI)--The Minnesota State Fair has announced more grandstand entertainment acts for the 2012 Great Minnesota Get Together. Read More...

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