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Minnesota redistricting panel to air GOP, DFL plans

Minnesota redistricting panel to air GOP, DFL plans

Jan 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's political parties will argue for their plans to redraw the state's political boundaries before a panel of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Read More...

Paul: Iowa showing good enough to keep him in race

Paul: Iowa showing good enough to keep him in race

Jan 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Congressman Ron Paul says he's happy with his "good showing'' in Iowa, where he finished third in the Republican presidential caucuses. Read More...

Judge refusing cases in courtroom he deems unsafe

Judge refusing cases in courtroom he deems unsafe

Jan 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Hennepin County judge says he won't hear cases at a suburban courtroom in Brooklyn Center unless the facility begins some sort of weapons screening. Read More...

Mayor threatens to shut down Duluth casino

Mayor threatens to shut down Duluth casino

Jan 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The mayor of Duluth is threatening to shut down the local Indian casino if an agreement cannot be reached on revenue sharing. Read More...

Three projects with Minnesota ties get Sundance awards

Three projects with Minnesota ties get Sundance awards

Jan 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Three projects with Minnesota connections received awards at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Read More...

Semi driver crawls to safety as rig sinks in pond

Semi driver crawls to safety as rig sinks in pond

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) - A semi driver crawled to safety after his rig left the interstate near Monticello and crashed into an icy pond Friday. Read More...

Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - The Washington County attorney's office said Monday a fatal shooting by two Roseville police officers last November was justified. Read More...

Authorities ID man who died in Anoka fire

Authorities ID man who died in Anoka fire

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have identified a man who died in an apartment fire in Anoka early Saturday morning. Read More...

Super PAC targets Minnesota Republican Cravaack

Super PAC targets Minnesota Republican Cravaack

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new, progressive "super'' political action committee is targeting Minnesota U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in his bid for reelection. Read More...

Heroin abuse at record-high levels in Twin Cities

Heroin abuse at record-high levels in Twin Cities

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new report says abuse of heroin and other opiates reached record-high levels in the Twin Cities in 2011. Read More...

DNR outlines steps to combat invasive species

DNR outlines steps to combat invasive species

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota conservation officials will take new steps in 2012 to stop the spread of invasive species. Read More...

Cops: Sartell man had sex with 13-year-old girl

Cops: Sartell man had sex with 13-year-old girl

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A Sartell man was arrested and faces felony charges after investigators said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Report: Plymouth nursing home resident had maggots

Report: Plymouth nursing home resident had maggots

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A report says a Plymouth nursing home had to retrain its staff after a male resident was found to have foot wounds infested with maggots. Read More...

Freeman to announce bill to protect vulnerable

Freeman to announce bill to protect vulnerable

Jan 27, 2012 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new bill being introduced this session would make neglecting a vulnerable adult a more serious crime. Read More...

Police: St. Cloud man tried to attack, strangle girlfriend

Police: St. Cloud man tried to attack, strangle girlfriend

Jan 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man faces domestic assault charges after allegedly attacking and attempting to strangle his girlfriend, a St. Cloud police spokesman said. Read More...

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