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Minnesota GOP senators to pick new leader next week

Minnesota GOP senators to pick new leader next week

Dec 21, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Republican senators will meet in St. Paul next week to choose a new majority leader after the sudden resignation of Sen. Amy Koch over allegations of an inappropriate relationship with an employee. Read More...

Duluth council against ban on same-sex marriage

Duluth council against ban on same-sex marriage

Dec 21, 2011 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The Duluth City Council is opposed to a state constitutional amendment to make same-sex marriage illegal in Minnesota. Read More...

Ramsey County solicits architects for Vikings stadium

Ramsey County solicits architects for Vikings stadium

Dec 20, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Ramsey County Board voted Tuesday to find out which architects might be interested in developing plans for a Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills. Read More...

St. Cloud notches slight umemployment rise for November

St. Cloud notches slight umemployment rise for November

Dec 20, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud unemployment edged up slightly in November, but still remained below the state's seasonally adjusted figure, according to state figures released Tuesday. Read More...

St. Cloud passes 3 percent water rate hike

St. Cloud passes 3 percent water rate hike

Dec 20, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - If you live in St. Cloud, to pay a little bit more in your water bills each month starting next year. Read More...

DNR: Minnesota deer baiting cases hit record high

DNR: Minnesota deer baiting cases hit record high

Dec 20, 2011 at 9:09 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says deer baiting was pervasive during this year's hunting season. Read More...

Donations to food bank in Minneapolis stolen

Donations to food bank in Minneapolis stolen

Dec 20, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minneapolis food pantry is scrambling to feed nearly 200 families after more than 1,500 pounds of donations were stolen. Read More...

Mystery donor gives secret $1,000 donations to Twin Cities Salvation Army kettles

Mystery donor gives secret $1,000 donations to Twin Cities Salvation Army kettles

Dec 20, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Salvation Army has discovered a pattern of generosity in the Twin Cities area. Read More...

19-day strike ends at Polar Tank Trailer

19-day strike ends at Polar Tank Trailer

Dec 20, 2011 at 8:08 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Union employees have voted to ratify a proposed contract and end a 19-day strike at central Minnesota's Polar Tank Trailer LLC. Read More...

Eagan man accused of punching son, 14, in face faces more charges

Eagan man accused of punching son, 14, in face faces more charges

Dec 20, 2011 at 7:07 am

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A father accused of punching his 14-year-old son following a basketball game in Lakeville is facing additional charges. Read More...

Minnesota man faces 6 charges for courthouse shooting

Minnesota man faces 6 charges for courthouse shooting

Dec 20, 2011 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A northern Minnesota man accused of shooting a prosecutor and witness after he was found guilty of a sex crime last week is facing new charges - including two counts of premeditated attempted murder. Read More...

Report: Officer shot in Lake City

Report: Officer shot in Lake City

Dec 20, 2011 at 7:07 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer is hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head after responding to a domestic call in the southeastern Minnesota community of Lake City. Read More...

Diamondbacks sign Kubel to 2-year deal

Diamondbacks sign Kubel to 2-year deal

Dec 19, 2011 at 11:11 am

PHOENIX, AZ (AP) - The Minnesota Twins saw another of their longtime pillars walk away Monday, as free agent outfielder Jason Kubel signed a two- year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read More...

Lake City police shooting suspect found dead

Lake City police shooting suspect found dead

Dec 19, 2011 at 11:11 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have found the body of the man suspected of shooting and critically wounding a Minnesota police officer. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud man rear-ends school bus while drunk; 1 student injured

Cops: St. Cloud man rear-ends school bus while drunk; 1 student injured

Dec 19, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A St. Cloud man was arrested after rear-ending a school bus while under the influence of alcohol, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

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