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Busy first filing day kick-starts election 2012

Busy first filing day kick-starts election 2012

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Tuesday marked the first day candidates for elected office in Minnesota could file their intentions to run and many candidates did just that. Read More...

Dog DNA business cracks down on errant droppings

Dog DNA business cracks down on errant droppings

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A DNA registry for animals is keeping apartment and condo complexes in Minnesota free of errant dog droppings. Read More...

Sentence handed down in child pornography case

Sentence handed down in child pornography case

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - A Big Lake man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing videos of child pornography. Read More...

Milling operations scheduled for Highway 75

Milling operations scheduled for Highway 75

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The Stearns County Highway Department says they will begin milling operations Tuesday, May 29 on County Highway 75 from 22nd Street to Cooper Avenue in St. Cloud. Read More...

Environmentalists launch campaign against mining

Environmentalists launch campaign against mining

May 23, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Environmental groups are launching a campaign ahead of the summer vacation season against plans for copper, nickel and precious metals mining in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Arrest follows St. Cloud parking lot scuffle

Arrest follows St. Cloud parking lot scuffle

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A workplace argument that spilled out into the parking lot landed a St. Cloud man in jail early this morning. Read More...

General Mills to eliminate about 850 jobs

General Mills to eliminate about 850 jobs

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - General Mills says it's cutting about 850 jobs as part of a plan to lower costs and boost efficiency. Read More...

Jobless rate in St. Cloud drops

Jobless rate in St. Cloud drops

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – The local job outlook continues to improve as April numbers show St. Cloud logged a 1.6 percent drop in unemployment in April. Read More...

Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin, Minnesota

Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin, Minnesota

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

MADISON, WI (AP) - Milk production continues to improve in Wisconsin and Minnesota, where dairy farmers had a stronger April this year than they did last year. Read More...

Bear Sighted in Sauk Rapids

Bear Sighted in Sauk Rapids

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) – Police received report of a bear sighting around 2 p.m. Monday near the 17-hundred block of Summit Avenue. Read More...

Franken introduces prescription drug proposal

Franken introduces prescription drug proposal

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

WASHINGTON D.C. (KNSI) - Minnesota Senator Al Franken has introduced legislation that would help get cheaper prescription drugs for seniors by allowing them to purchase their medications from certified Canadian pharmacies. Read More...

Expected rainfall prompts flood watch later tonight in St. Cloud

Expected rainfall prompts flood watch later tonight in St. Cloud

May 23, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – An abundant expected rainfall in St. Cloud and central Minnesota over the next 24 hours prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Watch for the area begging at 7 p.m. Wednesday and running through 1 p.m. Thursday. Read More...

Chipotle discloses criminal probe on immigration

Chipotle discloses criminal probe on immigration

May 23, 2012 at 6:06 am

DENVER (AP) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. says federal prosecutors are investigating the company for possible criminal violations of securities laws related to its hiring practices. Read More...

Police arrest Jamaica deejay Busy Signal

Police arrest Jamaica deejay Busy Signal

May 23, 2012 at 6:06 am

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Police have arrested a popular Jamaican dancehall deejay on a U.S. extradition warrant. Read More...

Bradshaw and Bryant hosts tort reform doc

Bradshaw and Bryant hosts tort reform doc "Hot Coffee" Wednesday

May 22, 2012 at 5:05 pm

If you every thought you should sue a big company for damages -- or if you just want to see a talked-about documentary, KNSI and Bradshaw and Bryant Law Office have the perfect evening for you. Read More...

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