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Ahmadinejad: U.S. hikers could be freed in days

Ahmadinejad: U.S. hikers could be freed in days

Sep 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

NEW YORK (AP) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says two American hikers arrested and convicted on spy-related charges there could be freed "in a couple of days." Read More...

Voters winnow fields for 2 open Minnesota Senate seats

Voters winnow fields for 2 open Minnesota Senate seats

Sep 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Voters in Minneapolis and the Brooklyn Park area are narrowing their choices to fill two open Minnesota Senate seats in special primary elections on Tuesday. Read More...

Ashes of mother stolen from woman's vehicle

Ashes of mother stolen from woman's vehicle

Sep 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - An urn of ashes has been stolen from a woman's vehicle in Winona. The ashes are the remains of the woman's mother. Read More...

Dayton asks Congress for help with invasive carp

Dayton asks Congress for help with invasive carp

Sep 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says it's urgent for Minnesota to stop invasive Asian carp from spreading widely into its waters. Read More...

DNR issues northern Minnesota burning restrictions

DNR issues northern Minnesota burning restrictions

Sep 13, 2011 at 8:08 am

The Department of Natural Resources is placing temporary burning restrictions on much of northern Minnesota because of fire danger. Read More...

Bail set for Minnesota father accused of abandoning son

Bail set for Minnesota father accused of abandoning son

Sep 12, 2011 at 1:01 pm

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - Bail was set at $5,000 Monday in Dakota County for a Lakeville man accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son. Read More...

Kimball girl, 14, hurt in crash near Maine Prairie Township

Kimball girl, 14, hurt in crash near Maine Prairie Township

Sep 12, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A 14-year-old Kimball girl was injured when a Hutchinson woman lost control of the car the two were in and rolled the vehicle Saturday morning, a Stearns County Sheriffs spokesman said. Read More...

GOP lawmakers take aim at Minnesota school levies

GOP lawmakers take aim at Minnesota school levies

Sep 12, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Some Republican lawmakers say they are planning an unprecedented campaign against Minnesota school districts seeking voter-approved tax increases this fall. Read More...

Clearwater teen hospitalized after flipping car

Clearwater teen hospitalized after flipping car

Sep 12, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A Clearwater teen was hurt after authorities said he flipped his car early Saturday. Read More...

Boundary Waters fire doubles in size

Boundary Waters fire doubles in size

Sep 12, 2011 at 10:10 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - A forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near Ely has more than doubled in size since Sunday. Read More...

Two more break-ins for St. Cloud, Stearns County investigators

Two more break-ins for St. Cloud, Stearns County investigators

Sep 12, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The rash of burglaries continued in St. Cloud and the surrounding area as police responded to two separate calls this weekend. Read More...

Volkswagen recalls 30,000 Jettas to fix long tailpipes

Volkswagen recalls 30,000 Jettas to fix long tailpipes

Sep 12, 2011 at 10:10 am

DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is recalling more than 30,000 Jetta sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years because the tailpipes can stick out too far and burn people. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud Man threatened alleged tresspassers kids with BB gun

Cops: St. Cloud Man threatened alleged tresspassers kids with BB gun

Sep 12, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police officers arrested a St. Cloud man after he allegedly threatened two trespassers with a loaded BB gun. Read More...

Closures ordered as BWCA forest fire grows

Closures ordered as BWCA forest fire grows

Sep 12, 2011 at 9:09 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - A forest fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near Ely has grown to about 4,500 acres. Read More...

Pawlenty endorses Romney in GOP race

Pawlenty endorses Romney in GOP race

Sep 12, 2011 at 9:09 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vanquished Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty endorsed contender Mitt Romney on Monday, calling the former Massachusetts governor the candidate who "possesses the unique qualifications to confront our severe economic predicament." Read More...

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