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11-year-old studying at UMinn

11-year-old studying at UMinn

Oct 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There's a little man on campus at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Years younger than his classmates, 11-year-old Lucas Kramer is nearly done with high school and is deep into his university studies. Read More...

Marshall to host 2012 Governor's Pheasant Opener

Marshall to host 2012 Governor's Pheasant Opener

Oct 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) - Marshall in southwestern Minnesota will host next year's Governor's Pheasant Opener. Read More...

NFL VP says no stadium plan could endanger Vikings

NFL VP says no stadium plan could endanger Vikings

Oct 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The NFL's executive vice president says league leadership wants the Vikings to remain in Minnesota but is worried about what might happen if the team's Metrodome lease expires without a plan in place to build a new stadium. Read More...

Pawlenty joins board of technology firm

Pawlenty joins board of technology firm

Oct 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Tim Pawlenty has joined the board of directors of an Atlanta-based supply chain and retail technology provider. Read More...

2 Minnesota Senate districts hold special elections

2 Minnesota Senate districts hold special elections

Oct 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Two state Senate districts are holding special elections to fill open seats. Read More...

Training, St. Cloud air service top topics at Gov. Dayton jobs summit

Training, St. Cloud air service top topics at Gov. Dayton jobs summit

Oct 18, 2011 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Following the passage of the state budget back in July, Governor Mark Dayton settled on job creation and jumpstarting Minnesota's economy as his administration's top priority. Tuesday in St. Cloud, local politicians, educators and business leaders gave Dayton plenty of suggestions for making that happen. Read More...

Rice teens seriously injured in Sauk Rapids motorcycle wreck

Rice teens seriously injured in Sauk Rapids motorcycle wreck

Oct 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (KNSI) - Two Rice teenagers were in the hospital after they were involved in a motorcycle accident in Sauk Rapids Friday afternoon. Read More...

Whooping cranes sighted in south-central Minnesota

Whooping cranes sighted in south-central Minnesota

Oct 18, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Natural Resources reports rare whooping cranes have been sighted in Rice and Le Sueur counties in south-central Minnesota. Read More...

Man convicted in St. Paul assault rifle killing

Man convicted in St. Paul assault rifle killing

Oct 18, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Ramsey County jury has convicted a man accused of using an AK-47 assault rifle to gun down another man leaving a St. Paul house party. Read More...

Areas reopened on Superior National Forest

Areas reopened on Superior National Forest

Oct 18, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service is reopening some areas of the Superior National Forest for public use. Read More...

Minnesota man pleads guilty to making fake stamps

Minnesota man pleads guilty to making fake stamps

Oct 18, 2011 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Prior Lake man faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to manufacturing counterfeit postage meter stamps. Read More...

Costs of fighting BWCA forest fire reach $21M

Costs of fighting BWCA forest fire reach $21M

Oct 18, 2011 at 7:07 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Officials say the costs of fighting a huge forest fire in and near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area have reached $21 million. Read More...

Dayton, legislative leaders to meet, talk stadium

Dayton, legislative leaders to meet, talk stadium

Oct 17, 2011 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is hosting the first of three meetings this week to discuss the Minnesota Vikings' bid for a new, partially taxpayer-funded stadium. Read More...

Norway's king and queen nearing end of Minnesota visit

Norway's king and queen nearing end of Minnesota visit

Oct 17, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway visit Duluth Monday. Read More...

Man's body found by Minnesota farmer harvesting corn

Man's body found by Minnesota farmer harvesting corn

Oct 17, 2011 at 8:08 am

HECTOR, Minn. (AP) - Renville County authorities are investigating the discovery of a man's body by a farmer who was harvesting corn. Read More...

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