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Car thief suspect arrested after hitting three vehicles, running from police

Car thief suspect arrested after hitting three vehicles, running from police

Oct 31, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud woman was shocked early Sunday to arrive home -- only to see someone she didn't know driving her vehicle out of her apartment complex, smashing into other cars and trucks as he left, according to police. Read More...

Test scores flat despite early start in southwest Minnesota

Test scores flat despite early start in southwest Minnesota

Oct 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - An analysis shows nine extra days of teaching in 25 school districts in southwestern Minnesota before the high-stakes tests last spring didn't budge the districts' overall test scores. Read More...

Man fatally shot at Minneapolis party

Man fatally shot at Minneapolis party

Oct 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Police have arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting at a party in Minneapolis. Read More...

St. Cloud drug ring bust nets 14 arrests

St. Cloud drug ring bust nets 14 arrests

Oct 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - After a six-month long narcotics investigation, St. Cloud Metro Gang and Drug Unit (GDU) announced 14 arrests in connection with the ring Friday -- and officers said and they still aren't done, according to police. Read More...

St. Joseph man wins lottery

St. Joseph man wins lottery

Oct 31, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. JOESPH, Minn. (KNSI) - Wade Kutzera is a lucky man. Kutzera won $300,000 dollars on October 26 after purchasing a $20 Wildlife Winning$ game book. Read More...

St. Cloud winter parking restrictions kick off Tuesday

St. Cloud winter parking restrictions kick off Tuesday

Oct 31, 2011 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - It may not look like it yet, but starting Tuesday, winter arrives as far as St. Cloud parking monitors are concerned. Read More...

Minnesota firearms deer season opens Saturday

Minnesota firearms deer season opens Saturday

Oct 31, 2011 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's firearms deer season opens Saturday, and wildlife managers say it should be a good one. Read More...

Body found along Zumbro River in southeast Minnesota

Body found along Zumbro River in southeast Minnesota

Oct 31, 2011 at 5:05 am

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - A practice session for the Olmsted County sheriff's dive team turned into a death investigation Sunday after a body was discovered near a Zumbro River pedestrian bridge, police said. Read More...

St. Cloud schools consider adding instruction time

St. Cloud schools consider adding instruction time

Oct 31, 2011 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The St. Cloud school district has one of the shortest school days in the state, but now it's looking to add instruction time to jumpstart student achievement. Read More...

Police arrest man in zombie makeup for trespassing

Police arrest man in zombie makeup for trespassing

Oct 31, 2011 at 5:05 am

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) - Police say an intoxicated man in zombie makeup has been arrested after allegedly walking into a residence in Moorhead before dawn Sunday. Read More...

1991 blizzard still one for the record books 20 years later

1991 blizzard still one for the record books 20 years later

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A storm that hit Minnesota 20 years ago this weekend is in the record books as one of the state's most significant weather events. Read More...

Minnesota magician sues airline for banning dove from flight

Minnesota magician sues airline for banning dove from flight

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A magician from Minnesota is suing AirTran Airways after the airline wouldn't let him bring his show dove on a flight. Read More...

Veteran DFLer Pogemiller fills state education post under Dayton

Veteran DFLer Pogemiller fills state education post under Dayton

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Another Democratic veteran is leaving the state Senate to take a full-time position in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's cabinet. Read More...

Bachmann: Obama college loan move abused power

Bachmann: Obama college loan move abused power

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is ripping a move by President Barack Obama to ease student loan debt as an "abuse of power" that will give people incentive to dodge debt. Read More...

St. Cloud school board approves agreement to end discrimination investigation

St. Cloud school board approves agreement to end discrimination investigation

Oct 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The St. Cloud School Board has approved an agreement which ends an investigation into complaints that Somali students were being harassed. Read More...

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