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Flour mill fire probe begins in Freeport; mill probably won't be rebuilt, owner says

Flour mill fire probe begins in Freeport; mill probably won't be rebuilt, owner says

Dec 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

FREEPORT, Minn. (KNSI) - Minnesota state fire marshal investigators Wednesday were expected to begin looking into Tuesday evening's fire that destroyed the historic Swany White flour mill in Freeport, a heritage central Minnesota business that's been a cornerstone of the small town since the 19th century. Read More...

St. Cloud police arrest teenager over stolen car

St. Cloud police arrest teenager over stolen car

Dec 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A 19 year old female is in Stearns County Jail after driving a stolen car to St. Cloud from Rochester. Read More...

O'Mara to face Benton grand jury in shooting death

O'Mara to face Benton grand jury in shooting death

Dec 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

FOLEY, Minn. (AP) - A Rice woman is already charged with killing her ex-husband in Minnesota and her boyfriend in Wisconsin. Read More...

Man hit on Minneapolis freeway ramp dies of injuries

Man hit on Minneapolis freeway ramp dies of injuries

Dec 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A 26-year-old Farmington man has died after being struck on a Minneapolis freeway ramp on Christmas Day. Read More...

In unusual step, DNR warns of winter fire threat

In unusual step, DNR warns of winter fire threat

Dec 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

The Minnesota Department of Resources is taking an unusual step for late December - warning of the fire danger. Read More...

Stray bullet kills toddler in Minneapolis

Stray bullet kills toddler in Minneapolis

Dec 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The toddler who was hit by a stray bullet while inside a Minneapolis house on Monday night has died. Read More...

St. Cloud State launches webcam to follow ISELF construction project

St. Cloud State launches webcam to follow ISELF construction project

Dec 28, 2011 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Now that construction crews are starting on the new ISELF science lab on the St. Cloud State campus, you can keep tabs on that build through cyberspace. Read More...

Senjem chosen to lead Senate GOP

Senjem chosen to lead Senate GOP

Dec 27, 2011 at 10:10 pm

ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- Minnesota Senate Republicans elected Dave Senjem of Rochester as their new majority leader Tuesday to replace Amy Koch, who resigned amid revelations she had an inappropriate relationship with a Senate staffer. Read More...

Fire guts historic Freeport Swany White flour mill

Fire guts historic Freeport Swany White flour mill

Dec 27, 2011 at 9:09 pm

FREEPORT, Minn. (AP) — The century old Swany White flour mill in Freeport collapsed as crews from several central Minnesota fire departments worked to contain a fire that raged inside it. Read More...

Cook County courthouse shooting suspect dies

Cook County courthouse shooting suspect dies

Dec 27, 2011 at 11:11 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - A man accused of shooting and wounding a Cook County prosecutor and witness has died in a Duluth hospital. Read More...

AUDIO: Pederson, GOP senators set to pick new Majority Leader

AUDIO: Pederson, GOP senators set to pick new Majority Leader

Dec 27, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) - Minnesota Senate Republicans were expected to select a new leader Tuesday, nearly two weeks after former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch resigned her leadership post. Read More...

Sears to close 100 to 120 Kmart, Sears stores

Sears to close 100 to 120 Kmart, Sears stores

Dec 27, 2011 at 10:10 am

NEW YORK (AP) - Between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores are shutting down after terrible holiday sales during the most crucial time of the year for retailers. Read More...

Drug company money on rise for 2 Minnesota clinics

Drug company money on rise for 2 Minnesota clinics

Dec 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic each collected more in drug company payments than any individual doctor in the state. Read More...

St. Cloud sets up Christmas tree removal dates

St. Cloud sets up Christmas tree removal dates

Dec 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud Public Works has set aside two dates next month for Christmas tree pick-up and recycling. Read More...

Police investigating three St. Cloud holiday break-ins

Police investigating three St. Cloud holiday break-ins

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud police are looking for answers after three break-ins occurred over Christmas weekend. Read More...

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