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Recommendation to end University of Minnesota special leaves

Recommendation to end University of Minnesota special leaves

May 15, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The University of Minnesota's president is recommending an end to special administrative paid leaves. Read More...

Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer

Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer

May 15, 2012 at 8:08 am

MORRISON COUNTY, MN (KNSI) – A motorcyclist is dead today after he collieded with a deer last night in Morrison County. Read More...

Arrest made in armed robbery case

Arrest made in armed robbery case

May 15, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud police have arrested two men who are accused of robbing a third man at gunpoint. Read More...

Study finds rural poverty higher

Study finds rural poverty higher

May 15, 2012 at 8:08 am

LYONS, NE (KNSI) - A new report from the Center for Rural Affairs found poverty rates in the Midwest and Great Plains are generally higher in rural counties than in the urban centers in the region. Read More...

Sauk Rapids buys land for potential liquor store

Sauk Rapids buys land for potential liquor store

May 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) – Construction is not expected to begin anytime soon, but Sauk Rapids is taking steps to open a second city owned liquor store. Read More...

Minnesota corn, soybean planting way ahead of average

Minnesota corn, soybean planting way ahead of average

May 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota farmers continue to make progress on planting corn and soybeans, thanks to warm, dry weather. Read More...

Right-to-die group leader criticizes indictments

Right-to-die group leader criticizes indictments

May 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The president of a right-to-die group says Minnesota prosecutors are misguided for pursuing indictments in the 2007 suicide of an Apple Valley woman. Read More...

Hontos to seek another council term

Hontos to seek another council term

May 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - George Hontos wants another term on the St. Cloud City Council. Read More...

Pawlenty denies any interest in VP job

Pawlenty denies any interest in VP job

May 15, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Former presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty says he wants off the list of potential running mates for Mitt Romney. Read More...

Two dead, third wounded in St. Anthony shooting

Two dead, third wounded in St. Anthony shooting

May 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. ANTHONY, MN (AP) - Two people are dead and a third is wounded following a shooting in the Twin Cities suburb of St. Anthony. Read More...

MnSCU board to consider budget with tuition hikes

MnSCU board to consider budget with tuition hikes

May 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Officials of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system say their proposed budget holds the line on tuition increases. Read More...

Minnesota governor downs 2nd GOP tax plan

Minnesota governor downs 2nd GOP tax plan

May 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A second attempt by Minnesota Republicans to craft a tax-cut bill has met the same fate as the first. Read More...

Governor Dayton signs $975M Vikings stadium bill

Governor Dayton signs $975M Vikings stadium bill

May 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Monday marked the day Gov. Dayton had been crusading for, a final signature in the Capitol rotunda, the only thing needed to make a Vikings stadium bill law. Read More...

Raw milk supporters rally outside Minnesota courthouse

Raw milk supporters rally outside Minnesota courthouse

May 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Advocates of raw milk have rallied outside the Hennepin County courthouse to support a farmer charged with food code violations for distributing unpasteurized milk. Read More...

Best Buy Chairman steps down after CEO probe

Best Buy Chairman steps down after CEO probe

May 15, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW YORK (AP) - Best Buy's founder Richard Schulze is stepping down as chairman after an investigation found that he knew that the CEO was having a relationship with a female employee and did not alert the audit committee. Read More...

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