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Missing SCSU student found dead

Missing SCSU student found dead

Dec 23, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A St. Cloud State student who was the subject of a citywide alert for her welfare Thursday was found dead hours later on the SCSU campus, St. Cloud police said. Read More...

St. Paul dad accused of attacking son's hockey coach

St. Paul dad accused of attacking son's hockey coach

Dec 23, 2011 at 8:08 am

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) - A St. Paul man is accused of attacking an assistant coach for his son's youth hockey team. Read More...

Lake George opens Friday to skaters

Lake George opens Friday to skaters

Dec 22, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Just in time for Christmas, St. Cloud's Lake George is now open for skating. Read More...

CapX2020 line between St. Cloud and Monticello powers up

CapX2020 line between St. Cloud and Monticello powers up

Dec 22, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The first phase of the largest power grid transmission overhaul in the upper Midwest in 30 years crackled to life as the first segment of the CapX2020 project was energized Wednesday, according to an XCel Energy spokesperson. Read More...

St. Cloud pot house raid nets 130 plants, 2 arrests

St. Cloud pot house raid nets 130 plants, 2 arrests

Dec 22, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Police conducting a search warrant on a St. Cloud home uncovered dozens of plants in a marijuana growing operation valued at nearly $50,000 and arrested two people, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Girlfriend of Lake City officer's shooter ended relationship

Girlfriend of Lake City officer's shooter ended relationship

Dec 22, 2011 at 10:10 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) — Court documents say a woman who escaped from a house where a Lake City police officer was shot had recently ended a relationship with the gunman, who took his own life. Read More...

Waite Park mail processing center closure meeting set for tonight

Waite Park mail processing center closure meeting set for tonight

Dec 22, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud residents will get their chance Thursday night to sound off on U.S. Postal Service plans that could mean shutting down the Waite Park mail processing center next year. Read More...

Fond du Lac appeals casino revenue sharing

Fond du Lac appeals casino revenue sharing

Dec 22, 2011 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is appealing a ruling that could require it to pay the city of Duluth an estimate $14 million in casino revenue back payments. Read More...

Romney says no to Gingrich debate

Romney says no to Gingrich debate

Dec 22, 2011 at 9:09 am

BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney is telling The Associated Press that he won't agree to debate Newt Gingrich one on one. Read More...

Minnesota Supreme Court to hear U of M's appeal of $1M award

Minnesota Supreme Court to hear U of M's appeal of $1M award

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear the University of Minnesota's appeal of a $1 million civil verdict against the school and men's basketball coach Tubby Smith over the hiring of an assistant coach. Read More...

Bixby Energy founder accused of lying to investors

Bixby Energy founder accused of lying to investors

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The founder of Bixby Energy Systems Inc. was indicted Wednesday on a charge of conspiracy to commit securities fraud, a week after the Minnesota-based alternative energy company admitted defrauding investors of up to $7 million. Read More...

Minnesota GOP senators to pick new leader next week

Minnesota GOP senators to pick new leader next week

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Republican senators will meet in St. Paul next week to choose a new majority leader after the sudden resignation of Sen. Amy Koch over allegations of an inappropriate relationship with an employee. Read More...

Koch admits relationship with staffer, apologizes

Koch admits relationship with staffer, apologizes

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The recently resigned Minnesota Senate majority leader admitted Wednesday that she engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a staffer, saying she was deeply sorry for her "mistakes and errors in judgment." Read More...

Man accused of kidnapping woman he met online

Man accused of kidnapping woman he met online

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police arrested a man in St. Paul who's accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman he met on an Internet dating website. Read More...

Rescuers save more than a dozen from Mille Lacs Lake ice island

Rescuers save more than a dozen from Mille Lacs Lake ice island

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — A group of people fishing on the ice of Mille Lacs Lake in Aitkin County found themselves stranded when a huge piece of ice broke away. Read More...

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