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Unions gloomy about day-care vote via Legislature

Unions gloomy about day-care vote via Legislature

Dec 6, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Union leaders say they doubt they'll ask the Legislature for a vote on unionizing child-care providers if that's the path they have to follow. Read More...

Dayton to counties: No relief in surplus

Dayton to counties: No relief in surplus

Dec 5, 2011 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is telling leaders of Minnesota's counties that he's sympathetic to their financial difficulties, but he's not promising any relief. Read More...

Judge hears arguments in child care union vote

Judge hears arguments in child care union vote

Dec 5, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Opponents of an upcoming election to unionize Minnesota home-based child care providers are asking a judge to stop the vote. Ramsey County Judge Dale Lindman heard the request Monday to suspend the mail vote due to start this week. Read More...

Patient attacks St. Cloud Hospital staffer in ER rampage; 5 injured

Patient attacks St. Cloud Hospital staffer in ER rampage; 5 injured

Dec 5, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud Hospital patient was arrested and faced assault charges after he became combative and attacked several staff members in the hospital's emergency room Saturday, a police spokesman said. Read More...

Cuts to first-class mail to slow delivery in 2012

Cuts to first-class mail to slow delivery in 2012

Dec 5, 2011 at 11:11 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service says it wants to move quickly to close 252 mail processing centers and slow first-class delivery next spring, citing steadily declining mail volume. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud man arrested after firing gun into apartment wall

Cops: St. Cloud man arrested after firing gun into apartment wall

Dec 5, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man was drinking with a neighbor when investigators said he picked up a .22 caliber handgun and fired a shot through the wall of his apartment Saturday, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

Stadium expert expects seat fee to be discussed

Stadium expert expects seat fee to be discussed

Dec 5, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings say personal seat licenses are just one vehicle that can be used to help fund a new stadium. Read More...

Rent-a-reindeer busy during the holidays

Rent-a-reindeer busy during the holidays

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

GLENCOE, Minn. (AP) - You may have heard of Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and Vixen. But the holiday season keeps Sophie, Yukon, Chestnut and Jingles on the move also. Read More...

Ford plant produces last vehicle this month

Ford plant produces last vehicle this month

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - From Model T cars to Ranger pickup trucks, the last vehicle is expected to roll off the line this month at the Ford plant in St. Paul. Read More...

Dayton meets with both sides over sugar lockout

Dayton meets with both sides over sugar lockout

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is offering his time and influence to help American Crystal Sugar Co. and its approximately 1,300 locked-out workers reach a new contract deal. Read More...

Snow blamed for hundreds of accidents in Minnesota

Snow blamed for hundreds of accidents in Minnesota

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A few inches of snow made for a busy night and morning for the Minnesota State Patrol, where troopers responded to a few hundred accidents and spin-outs. Read More...

Online schools go old school to nab cyber-truants

Online schools go old school to nab cyber-truants

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's online schools have quietly persuaded county prosecutors to accept an expansive view of the state's outdated truancy law and use the courts to bring hundreds of cybertraunts back to class. Read More...

Herman Cain suspends presidential campaign

Herman Cain suspends presidential campaign

Dec 3, 2011 at 1:01 pm

ATLANTA, GA (AP) - Republican candidate Herman Cain says he's suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination to avoid news coverage that is hurtful to his family. Read More...

St. Cloud man wins $100,000 Minnesota lottery scratcher prize

St. Cloud man wins $100,000 Minnesota lottery scratcher prize

Dec 2, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man was celebrating his good fortune Friday as the winner of $100,000, courtesy of the Minnesota State Lottery. Read More...

Occupy protesters must remove items from plaza

Occupy protesters must remove items from plaza

Dec 2, 2011 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hennepin County authorities say anti-Wall-Street protesters who have been occupying a plaza outside the government center must begin removing items from the grounds. Read More...

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