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19-year-old dies in Minnesota goose hunting accident

19-year-old dies in Minnesota goose hunting accident

Dec 19, 2011 at 7:07 am

DANUBE, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man in a goose hunting accident near the southern Minnesota town of Danube. Read More...

Police kill bear near downtown St. Paul

Police kill bear near downtown St. Paul

Dec 19, 2011 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police have shot and killed a bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown St. Paul. Read More...

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Il, dead at 69

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Il, dead at 69

Dec 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader, has died. He was 69. Read More...

St. Cloud Toys for Tots steps up donation call as distribution deadline looms

St. Cloud Toys for Tots steps up donation call as distribution deadline looms

Dec 16, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud's area Toys for Tots drive is in its stretch run, but organizers say distributing gifts to more than 2,800 needy area kids signed up for the program this year has not been an easy task. Read More...

Contender for state GOP boss arrested over car tax

Contender for state GOP boss arrested over car tax

Dec 16, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota business executive who is a contender for state Republican Party chairman is reevaluating his bid for the post after an arrest on a charge of evading motor vehicle registration taxes. Read More...

Five East Village Mall businesses burglarized

Five East Village Mall businesses burglarized

Dec 16, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Investigators were looking for suspects behind five business burglaries in St. Cloud's East Village Mall Thursday, a St. Cloud police spokesman said. Read More...

GOP to pick Minnesota Senate leader by month's end

GOP to pick Minnesota Senate leader by month's end

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Senate Republicans plan to pick a new majority leader by the end of December after their chief stepped down unexpectedly. Read More...

Ramsey leaders propose food, beverage stadium tax

Ramsey leaders propose food, beverage stadium tax

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Two Ramsey County commissioners want a 3 percent countywide food and beverage tax to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills. Read More...

Man accused of assaulting MnDOT plow driver

Man accused of assaulting MnDOT plow driver

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A Minneapolis man is in the Otter Tail County Jail after allegedly attacking a MnDOT snowplow driver who was trying to help him. Read More...

Minnesota mom gets 15 days for allegedly punching girl

Minnesota mom gets 15 days for allegedly punching girl

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A South St. Paul woman convicted of punching her 8-year-old daughter at school has been sentenced to 15 days in jail. Read More...

Minnesota unemployment rate dips again to 5.9 percent

Minnesota unemployment rate dips again to 5.9 percent

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's unemployment rate has taken another big drop, falling to 5.9 percent for November. Read More...

GOP Sen. Amy Koch leaving leadership post, won't seek re-election

GOP Sen. Amy Koch leaving leadership post, won't seek re-election

Dec 15, 2011 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Sen. Amy Koch says she is stepping down as Senate majority leader and won't seek reelection next year. Read More...

St. Cloud woman to chase Salvation Army bell-ringing world record

St. Cloud woman to chase Salvation Army bell-ringing world record

Dec 15, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud woman begins her pursuit Thursday morning to make the St. CLoud area the center of the Salvation Army bell-ringing universe. Read More...

Kissing prank goes awry at Minnesota high school

Kissing prank goes awry at Minnesota high school

Dec 15, 2011 at 7:07 am

ROSEMOUNT, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota high school principal is apologizing for a prank at a recent pep rally in which blindfolded students were told they'd be kissed by other students, but the mystery kissers turned out to be their parents. Read More...

Minnesota priest gets 1 year for sexual misconduct

Minnesota priest gets 1 year for sexual misconduct

Dec 15, 2011 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A judge has sentenced a Roman Catholic priest to a year in jail for criminal sexual conduct involving a female parishioner. Read More...

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