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Vote expected this week on Stearns County trail

Vote expected this week on Stearns County trail

Jan 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ALBANY, Minn. (AP) - Stearns County officials have talked for a decade about building a recreational trail along an abandoned railroad corridor. The county board could finally vote this week on giving the project a green light. Read More...

Ex-cons rally at Capitol for 2nd chances

Ex-cons rally at Capitol for 2nd chances

Jan 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Ex-offenders, their families and those who want justice reform are planning to rally at the state Capitol to support second chances for people with criminal pasts. Read More...

St. Cloud council passes CR 120 roundabout proposal

St. Cloud council passes CR 120 roundabout proposal

Jan 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The St. Cloud City Council voted Tuesday to go ahead with plans to build two new roundabouts along a busy stretch of Stearns County Road 120 near the site of this summer's massive Highway 15 interchange project. Read More...

Hockey Day to be dedicated to Jablonski family

Hockey Day to be dedicated to Jablonski family

Jan 26, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - This year's Hockey Day Minnesota will be dedicated to the family of Jack Jablonski, the Benilde-St. Margaret's hockey player paralyzed in a game last month. Read More...

Sauk Rapids woman seriously injured in Benton County crash

Sauk Rapids woman seriously injured in Benton County crash

Jan 25, 2012 at 4:04 pm

MAYHEW LAKE, Minn. (KNSI) - A Sauk Rapids woman suffered serious injuries after her vehicle veered into a ditch and slammed into a tree in Benton County Wednesday, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Department. Read More...

Attorney says new evidence helps Amy Senser

Attorney says new evidence helps Amy Senser

Jan 25, 2012 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The attorney for the wife of former Minnesota Vikings tight end Joe Senser says new evidence will help exonerate his client in a fatal hit-and-run case. Read More...

Lakeville woman, sister survive Italian cruise ship disaster

Lakeville woman, sister survive Italian cruise ship disaster

Jan 25, 2012 at 3:03 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Lakeville woman and her sister had only been aboard the Costa Concordia several hours before they felt the cruise ship hit a bump near a Tuscan island. Read More...

Grand Rapids couple claims $2.61M Hot Lotto jackpot

Grand Rapids couple claims $2.61M Hot Lotto jackpot

Jan 25, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A Grand Rapids couple has come forward with a winning Hot Lotto ticket worth $2.61 million. Read More...

Lawsuit: Debt collector broke patient privacy laws

Lawsuit: Debt collector broke patient privacy laws

Jan 25, 2012 at 3:03 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's attorney general is accusing a debt collection agency of failing to protect the confidentiality of thousands of patients' health care records. Read More...

Victory in hand, Romney looks to New Hampshire

Victory in hand, Romney looks to New Hampshire

Jan 25, 2012 at 1:01 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Mitt Romney is moving on from Tuesday's narrow victory in Iowa to next week's primary in New Hampshire, and anticipating sharper criticism from his rivals. Read More...

Chlorine bleach leak nuclear plant in Minnesota

Chlorine bleach leak nuclear plant in Minnesota

Jan 25, 2012 at 1:01 pm

RED WING, Minn. (AP) - Operators of the Prairie Island nuclear power plant near Red Wing issued an alert early Thursday after workers discovered chlorine bleach leaking from a tank. Read More...

Fund set up for Minnesota man who tried to stop driver

Fund set up for Minnesota man who tried to stop driver

Jan 25, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A fund has been set up for an Army veteran injured when West St. Paul police say he tried to stop a drunken friend from driving. Read More...

2 Minneapolis districts hold special elections

2 Minneapolis districts hold special elections

Jan 25, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Voters in two Minneapolis legislative districts are electing new state lawmakers. Read More...

Home care provider sentenced for Medicaid fraud

Home care provider sentenced for Medicaid fraud

Jan 25, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The owner of a Brooklyn Park home health care agency has been sentenced to two years in prison for defrauding the Medicaid program of more than $650,000. Read More...

Minnesota dad accused of beating son with wooden boards

Minnesota dad accused of beating son with wooden boards

Jan 24, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) - An Albert Lea father is accused of beating his 11-year-old son with wooden boards. Read More...

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