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Rain closes some roads, floods basements

Rain closes some roads, floods basements

May 25, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW ULM, MN (AP) - Heavy thunderstorms dropped anywhere from three to six inches of rain in many parts of the state _ forcing some roads to close, and flooding some basements. Read More...

Sartell Teen Unsuccessful At Geographic Bee

Sartell Teen Unsuccessful At Geographic Bee

May 24, 2012 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - No glory for Gopi -- the Sartell 14-year-old who made it to the finals of the National Geographic Bee in Washington D.C. will not bring a championship back to Minnesota. Read More...

Boundary Waters Campfire restrictions lifted

Boundary Waters Campfire restrictions lifted

May 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

ELY, MN (KNSI) - The U.S. Forest Service lifted campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness effective Wednesday. Read More...

AIR-MN asks FBI to investigate racist graffiti

AIR-MN asks FBI to investigate racist graffiti

May 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

ROCHESTER, MN (AP) - Muslim civil rights leaders are asking the FBI to investigate racist graffiti spray-painted on the driveway of a Somali-American family in Rochester. Read More...

Spike in boat accessory theft in Stearns County

Spike in boat accessory theft in Stearns County

May 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - With Memorial Day around the corner, some Stearns County boat owners could be in for a surprise when they try to take the boat out this holiday, as thieves are targeting docked boats. Read More...

Minnesota truck driver convicted in fatal bee crash

Minnesota truck driver convicted in fatal bee crash

May 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

HASTINGS, MN (AP) - A Minnesota truck driver has been convicted in a crash that killed two drivers and an unborn child and released thousands of bees in Lakeville two years ago. Read More...

Pope County Fugitive arrested

Pope County Fugitive arrested

May 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

ANOKA COUNTY, MN (KNSI) - A fugitive accused in Pope County of kidnapping and beating his ex-girlfriend has been arrested in Anoka County. Read More...

Library options heard in Cold Spring

Library options heard in Cold Spring

May 24, 2012 at 7:07 am

COLD SPRING, MN (KNSI) - The Cold Spring City Council met Wednesday night to hear a report on a study conducted to look into options for a new library. Read More...

Melrose native, mother, killed in Carolina auto accident

Melrose native, mother, killed in Carolina auto accident

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

HILTON HEAD, SC (KNSI) - A mother and son from Melrose have been killed in an accident in South Carolina. Read More...

High winds trash cars at Minnesota dealership

High winds trash cars at Minnesota dealership

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW ULM, MN (AP) - A burst of strong winds has damaged dozens of vehicles at a south-central Minnesota car dealership. Read More...

Jury: Mayo not negligent in teenage patient death

Jury: Mayo not negligent in teenage patient death

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

ROCHESTER, MN (AP) - A jury has found Mayo Clinic was not negligent in its care and treatment of a 13-year-old girl who died after having a benign brain tumor removed. Read More...

Mine pushes back environmental review again

Mine pushes back environmental review again

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - PolyMet Mining Corporation says the environmental review of its proposed copper mining operation near Hoyt Lakes has been delayed again. Read More...

Supreme Court reverses conviction in baby stabbing

Supreme Court reverses conviction in baby stabbing

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Supreme Court has reversed the conviction of an Oakdale woman accused of stabbing her baby to death. Read More...

Minnesota couple missing on Canadian lake found safe

Minnesota couple missing on Canadian lake found safe

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Authorities have found an elderly Minnesota couple who went missing for more than 24 hours on a lake in Ontario. Read More...

Workers at 8 Twin Cities hospitals ratify contract

Workers at 8 Twin Cities hospitals ratify contract

May 24, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Union workers have overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract that averted a strike at eight Twin Cities hospitals. Read More...

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