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More disclosure possible for Minnesota ballot measures

More disclosure possible for Minnesota ballot measures

Nov 1, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's campaign spending regulators may still pursue greater public disclosure of spending to influence campaigns for statewide ballot measures. Read More...

National test: Minnesota kids still above average

National test: Minnesota kids still above average

Nov 1, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - New scores on a national test of math and reading skills show Minnesota students remain above average, but several other states are pulling ahead. Read More...

Man convicted in fatal drunken driving crash

Man convicted in fatal drunken driving crash

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal Christmas Eve crash has been convicted in Dakota County. Read More...

Human remains found near Granite Falls

Human remains found near Granite Falls

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are working to identify human remains discovered in some woods in Yellow Medicine County. Read More...

St. Cloud homeowner scares off two attempted burglars

St. Cloud homeowner scares off two attempted burglars

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud Police are looking for two would be burglars who fled the scene after being confronted by the homeowner. Read More...

St. Cloud Avis rent-a-car break-in leads to stolen Mustang

St. Cloud Avis rent-a-car break-in leads to stolen Mustang

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police officers were called out to Avis Rent-a-car Sunday morning for a report of an overnight burglary. Read More...

Man attacks woman with spiked heel shoe on St. Cloud street

Man attacks woman with spiked heel shoe on St. Cloud street

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police responded to an assault complaint in the parking ramp on the 600 block of 1st Street South Sunday afternoon and found a woman who had been attacked with a spiked heel shoe and had injuries to her head. Read More...

Foley man, 88, in critical condition after two-car crash

Foley man, 88, in critical condition after two-car crash

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - An accident outside of Foley has left an 88-year-old man in critical condition and two other people injured early Sunday. Read More...

Approval expected for leasing to mining company

Approval expected for leasing to mining company

Nov 1, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - St. Louis County commissioners are expected to approve a land lease for a new, $50 million mining operation near Chisholm. Read More...

MnSCU asks former students to finish degrees

MnSCU asks former students to finish degrees

Nov 1, 2011 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is pushing to get working adults who have earned some college credits to go back to school and complete their degrees. Read More...

Dayton sets Minnesota health care task force in motion

Dayton sets Minnesota health care task force in motion

Oct 31, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new task force is being deployed to examine an old dilemma: How to hold down costs while improving access to health coverage in Minnesota. Read More...

Albert Lea teen accused of crushing family Chihuahua

Albert Lea teen accused of crushing family Chihuahua

Oct 31, 2011 at 11:11 am

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) - An Albert Lea teen is expected in court Monday on accusations he killed his family's Chihuahua with a brick. Read More...

Car thief suspect arrested after hitting three vehicles, running from police

Car thief suspect arrested after hitting three vehicles, running from police

Oct 31, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud woman was shocked early Sunday to arrive home -- only to see someone she didn't know driving her vehicle out of her apartment complex, smashing into other cars and trucks as he left, according to police. Read More...

Test scores flat despite early start in southwest Minnesota

Test scores flat despite early start in southwest Minnesota

Oct 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - An analysis shows nine extra days of teaching in 25 school districts in southwestern Minnesota before the high-stakes tests last spring didn't budge the districts' overall test scores. Read More...

Man fatally shot at Minneapolis party

Man fatally shot at Minneapolis party

Oct 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Police have arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting at a party in Minneapolis. Read More...

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