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Medical Condition Causes I-94 Accident

Medical Condition Causes I-94 Accident

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

The State Patrol says a medical condition suffered by a driver caused two accidents on Interstate 94 at the St. Augusta exit Monday, causing traffic back-ups in both the east and westbound lanes and leaving one person in critical condition. Read More...

Minnesota man electrocuted while working on boatlift

Minnesota man electrocuted while working on boatlift

Jul 17, 2012 at 7:07 am

WILLMAR, MN (AP) - A 56-year-old Eagle Lake man is dead after being electrocuted while working on a boatlift at his home. Read More...

3-day search in Chicago lake finds no Asian carp

3-day search in Chicago lake finds no Asian carp

Jul 17, 2012 at 6:06 am

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (AP) - Officials say a three-day sweep turned up no Asian carp in Chicago's Lake Calumet, where DNA from the invasive fish had been found repeatedly in recent months. Read More...

Swarm of mayflies causes Minnesota bridge crash

Swarm of mayflies causes Minnesota bridge crash

Jul 17, 2012 at 6:06 am

HASTINGS, MN (AP) - A large hatch of mayflies is blamed for a collision on the Hastings Bridge. Read More...

Brief: Minnesota law permits change in ballot title

Brief: Minnesota law permits change in ballot title

Jul 17, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota's attorney general argues that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie was acting within his power when he revised the title that will appear above a constitutional amendment defining marriage. Read More...

Wrong-way Crash Closes I-94 Through St. Cloud

Wrong-way Crash Closes I-94 Through St. Cloud

Jul 16, 2012 at 5:05 pm

The State Patrol was investigating a wrong way driver that caused crashes on both sides of I-94 through St. Cloud Monday afternoon. Read More...

William Blair Anderson chosen as St. Cloud's new police chief

William Blair Anderson chosen as St. Cloud's new police chief

Jul 16, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Carver County chief deputy sheriff William Blair Anderson has been selected as St. Cloud's new police chief, succeeding retired chief Dennis Balentine. Read More...

Kleis Still Weighing Police Chief Decision

Kleis Still Weighing Police Chief Decision

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - No announcement was made last week, so that means it becomes more likely this week is when the announcement of the new St. Cloud police chief will be made. Read More...

Food Shelf Donations Matched by Hunger Groups this Month

Food Shelf Donations Matched by Hunger Groups this Month

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Your donation dollars will go further this month at most local food shelves in Minnesota, because they will be matched through July by a pair of groups dedicated to fight hunger. Read More...

Cuts, Not Growth, Looming for St. Cloud Budget

Cuts, Not Growth, Looming for St. Cloud Budget

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – From now, through September, the St. Cloud City Council will spend much of its time putting together the city's 2013 budget. Read More...

MNDOT to Purchase St. Cloud Building

MNDOT to Purchase St. Cloud Building

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission has received one-million dollars from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to purchase an empty building at 700 St. Germain Street. Read More...

Hot weather prompts warning about blue-green algae

Hot weather prompts warning about blue-green algae

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota's extended stretch of hot weather has prompted a warning about toxic blue-green algae. Read More...

Hit and Run Suspect in Custody

Hit and Run Suspect in Custody

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

BUFFALO, MN (KNSI) - The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a person involved in a rear-end accident in Wright County last night who ran from the seen, on foot. Read More...

NRC to hold public forum on Prairie Island safety

NRC to hold public forum on Prairie Island safety

Jul 16, 2012 at 8:08 am

RED WING, MN (AP) - Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy on Tuesday to discuss the agency's annual safety assessment for the Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant. Read More...

Teen ejected without knowledge of driver

Teen ejected without knowledge of driver

Jul 16, 2012 at 7:07 am

BLACKDUCK, MN (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver who bounced in and out of a highway ditch unknowingly lost her backseat passenger, who was ejected through a broken window. Read More...

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