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Target CEO receives $19.5 million in pay in 2011

Target CEO receives $19.5 million in pay in 2011

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

NEW YORK (AP) - Target is reporting it gave its chairman, CEO and president Gregg Steinhafel a pay package in 2011 of $19.5 million, including stock and option awards that combined valued at $8.5 million Read More...

House passes tax bill despite Dayton's objections

House passes tax bill despite Dayton's objections

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota House has approved a tax bill that has become a linchpin in end-of-session negotiations. Read More...

Board approves proposed quarry in western Minnesota

Board approves proposed quarry in western Minnesota

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

ORTONVILLE, MN (AP) - Over the opposition of people living in the area, the Big Stone County board has unanimously approved a proposed granite quarry on the western border of Minnesota. Read More...

Watches, warnings, wicked weather open Minnesota May

Watches, warnings, wicked weather open Minnesota May

May 2, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN (AP) – The month of May began with some rough weather over central Minnesota. Read More...

Bailiff uses stun gun on man in St. Cloud court fight

Bailiff uses stun gun on man in St. Cloud court fight

May 1, 2012 at 5:05 pm

A bailiff had to use a Taser to subdue a man who allegedly punched another man in a Stearns County courtroom. Read More...

St. Cloud, central Minnesota dodge tornado watches as strong storm system pushes through

St. Cloud, central Minnesota dodge tornado watches as strong storm system pushes through

May 1, 2012 at 3:03 pm

St. Cloud and much of central and western Minnesota were under multiple tornado warnings Tuesday afternoon as a strong line of thunderstorms pushed through the state, bringing strong winds, heavy rains, hail and isolated tornadic activity, according to the National Weather Service. Read More...

South St. Cloud Gunshots Under Investigation

South St. Cloud Gunshots Under Investigation

May 1, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police are currently investigating a report of gunshots fired in South St. Cloud Monday night. Read More...

Defense: Ex-Vikings' wife judged because of fame

Defense: Ex-Vikings' wife judged because of fame

May 1, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for a woman charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Minneapolis says prosecutors tried to make an example of her because she and her husband, a former Minnesota Vikings player, are public figures. Read More...

FBI: 5 men arrested, wanted to blow up Ohio bridge

FBI: 5 men arrested, wanted to blow up Ohio bridge

May 1, 2012 at 1:01 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal authorities say the suspects arrested in an alleged plot to blow up a bridge near Cleveland had discussed other potential targets, including a law enforcement center, oil wells, a cargo ship or a new downtown casino. Read More...

Facebook wants to help you share your organs

Facebook wants to help you share your organs

May 1, 2012 at 12:12 pm

NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook to offer links to online organ donor registries. Read More...

St. Cloud man charged with rape

St. Cloud man charged with rape

May 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

Bail has been set at $500,000 for a St. Cloud man charged with rape Read More...

Minnesota gas prices rise

Minnesota gas prices rise

May 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

Minnesota drivers did a few double-takes on Monday as the cost of gas went up right before their eyes Read More...

Rice man injured in crash

Rice man injured in crash

May 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

A Rice man was injured in a crash just north of Sartell Monday night. Read More...

Fire destroys Paynesville area garage

Fire destroys Paynesville area garage

May 1, 2012 at 10:10 am

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says a garage north of Paynesville was destroyed by fire Monday night. Read More...

Iowan pleads guilty in crash that killed Minnesota man

Iowan pleads guilty in crash that killed Minnesota man

May 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

GARNER, Iowa (AP) - A 40-year-old northern Iowa man has pleaded guilty to two charges stemming from a collision that fatally injured a Minnesota bicyclist. Read More...

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