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AUDIO: Pederson, GOP senators set to pick new Majority Leader

AUDIO: Pederson, GOP senators set to pick new Majority Leader

Dec 27, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) - Minnesota Senate Republicans were expected to select a new leader Tuesday, nearly two weeks after former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch resigned her leadership post. Read More...

Sears to close 100 to 120 Kmart, Sears stores

Sears to close 100 to 120 Kmart, Sears stores

Dec 27, 2011 at 10:10 am

NEW YORK (AP) - Between 100 and 120 Sears and Kmart stores are shutting down after terrible holiday sales during the most crucial time of the year for retailers. Read More...

Drug company money on rise for 2 Minnesota clinics

Drug company money on rise for 2 Minnesota clinics

Dec 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic each collected more in drug company payments than any individual doctor in the state. Read More...

St. Cloud sets up Christmas tree removal dates

St. Cloud sets up Christmas tree removal dates

Dec 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud Public Works has set aside two dates next month for Christmas tree pick-up and recycling. Read More...

Police investigating three St. Cloud holiday break-ins

Police investigating three St. Cloud holiday break-ins

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud police are looking for answers after three break-ins occurred over Christmas weekend. Read More...

Stray bullet hits toddler in head in Minneapolis

Stray bullet hits toddler in head in Minneapolis

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A 3-year-old boy has life threatening injuries after a stray bullet struck him in the head inside a Minneapolis house. Read More...

Fights spring up at Mall of America

Fights spring up at Mall of America

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - It took police and mall security more than an hour to bringing a moving melee involving scores of juveniles under control at the Mall of America, which was packed with shoppers on the day after Christmas. Read More...

St. Cloud sets warm-weather record

St. Cloud sets warm-weather record

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The unseasonably high temperature across the state set some new daily records in the Twin Cities and St. Cloud. Read More...

Chase ends with arrest in Beltrami County

Chase ends with arrest in Beltrami County

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies in Beltrami County have arrested a 56-year-old Bemidji man after a high-speed chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph. Read More...

Fergus Falls goat chooses freedom over nativity role

Fergus Falls goat chooses freedom over nativity role

Dec 27, 2011 at 8:08 am

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A goat that apparently didn't want to be part of a Minnesota nativity scene has headed for greener pastures. Read More...

Minnesota man hopes to extend snowmobile-jump record

Minnesota man hopes to extend snowmobile-jump record

Dec 27, 2011 at 7:07 am

LONGVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A central Minnesota man is hoping to extend his world record for longest snowmobile jump, by jumping more than the length of a football field. Read More...

Minnesota troopers: Driver in fatal 4-car crash was 15

Minnesota troopers: Driver in fatal 4-car crash was 15

Dec 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a four-vehicle crash that killed one man and injured six people in Kandiyohi County over the weekend was caused by a driver who is 15 years old. Read More...

Cuts prompt St. Paul police to fold cold-case unit

Cuts prompt St. Paul police to fold cold-case unit

Dec 26, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Budget cuts and retirements have left St. Paul police without a dedicated cold-case unit. Read More...

Sartell man sleeps in tent for 18 days, raises $10K

Sartell man sleeps in tent for 18 days, raises $10K

Dec 26, 2011 at 8:08 am

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota man who slept in a tent for 18 days to call attention to homelessness has raised $10,000 for charity. Read More...

Wind farm in central Minnesota falls behind schedule

Wind farm in central Minnesota falls behind schedule

Dec 26, 2011 at 8:08 am

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A wind farm that was to be the first such large-scale operation in central Minnesota is about a year behind schedule. Read More...

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