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New Little Falls Superintendent Settles Contract

New Little Falls Superintendent Settles Contract

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - The Little Falls School Board has reached a contract agreement with its new superintendent. Stephen Jones will make a first year salary of $141,000. Read More...

9-year-old injured after Coon Rapids hit-and-run

9-year-old injured after Coon Rapids hit-and-run

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

COON RAPIDS, MN (AP) - Anoka County law enforcement is investigating a hit-and-run that left a 9-year-old boy severely injured in Coon Rapids. Read More...

Minnesota racing commission OKs no-racino deal

Minnesota racing commission OKs no-racino deal

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

SHAKOPEE, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Racing Commission has approved a business deal between the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and Canterbury Park. Read More...

Supporters Rally to Keep St. Cloud Principle

Supporters Rally to Keep St. Cloud Principle

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Parents and teachers filled the St. Cloud School Board room Wednesday to ask that the district keep Paula Foley on as principal at Talahi Elementary for the upcoming school year. Read More...

Minnesota, Wisisconsin still searching for missing pilot

Minnesota, Wisisconsin still searching for missing pilot

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Minnesota and Wisconsin crews plan to search again for a missing pilot in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Zoning Approval Paves Way for Waite Park Apartment Building

Zoning Approval Paves Way for Waite Park Apartment Building

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

WAITE PARK, MN (KNSI) - The Waite Park City Council has approved a zoning change that will allow an apartment building to go on land that had been targeted for commercial development. Read More...

Voluntary use hurts Minnesota drug monitor program

Voluntary use hurts Minnesota drug monitor program

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Supporters of Minnesota's two-year-old prescription drug monitoring program say it's helped detect patients who might be addicted to pain medication, but they worry that not enough doctors are using the voluntary system. Read More...

Man Absconds with Display Case in St. Cloud

Man Absconds with Display Case in St. Cloud

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police arrested a man Wednesday after he walked out of a business with a large display case of merchandise. Read More...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Reissued in and around Stearns County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Reissued in and around Stearns County

Jun 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) -The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Southeastern Stearns County, Northeastern Meeker County and Northwestern Wright County just before 7:15 a.m. Thursday morning lasting until 8:00 a.m. Read More...

Minnesota traffic deaths in 2011 lowest since 1944

Minnesota traffic deaths in 2011 lowest since 1944

Jun 14, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Safety officials say Minnesota's traffic deaths in 2011 were the state's lowest annual death count since 1944. Read More...

Medical examiner IDs Minneapolis. drowning victim, 16

Medical examiner IDs Minneapolis. drowning victim, 16

Jun 14, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a 16-year-old girl who drowned in Cedar Lake in Minneapolis. Read More...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allowed to Expire

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allowed to Expire

Jun 14, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - A severe thunderstorm warning for Eastern Stearns County and Northwestern Meeker County issued just before 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning has been allowed to expire. Read More...

Summertime by George summer concert series returns Wednesday

Summertime by George summer concert series returns Wednesday

Jun 13, 2012 at 10:10 am

After attracting more than 45,000 people and establishing itself as one of the area success stories of 2011 last year, the weekly Summertime by George concert series along the shore of St. Cloud's Lake George ereturns for another season of music and summer fun beginning Wednesday night. Read More...

Search Underway for New St. Cloud PD Chief

Search Underway for New St. Cloud PD Chief

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - With new Foley police chief Brant Strandridge ready to start his new job this weekend, he likely won't be the area's newest police chief for very long. Read More...

Economic strains may be part of spike in domestic violence

Economic strains may be part of spike in domestic violence

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Police departments in Minnesota and across the nation are seeing a connection between the sluggish economy and an increase in domestic violence. Read More...

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