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Paynesville man, 81, jailed in Kandiyohi County fatal shooting

Paynesville man, 81, jailed in Kandiyohi County fatal shooting

Oct 10, 2011 at 9:09 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (KNSI) - An 81-year-old Paynesville man was arrested in the death of a Kandiyohi County man from an apparent gunshot Saturday. Read More...

Foley water boil order rescinded; safe for use, state finds

Foley water boil order rescinded; safe for use, state finds

Oct 9, 2011 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - Foley water was deemed safe to drink and a boil order was rescinded Sunday, two days after E. Coli contamination was detected in the city's water supply. Read More...

E. Coli contamination found in Foley water; boiling order issued

E. Coli contamination found in Foley water; boiling order issued

Oct 7, 2011 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - Residents of Foley were warned to avoid drinking tap water over the weekend after E. Coli contamination was detected in the city's water supply Friday, the city announced. Read More...

Attorney: Minnesota farmer 'snapped' and destroyed pelicans

Attorney: Minnesota farmer 'snapped' and destroyed pelicans

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The attorney for a Minnesota farmer accused of destroying thousands of protected pelican chicks and eggs says the defendant "flipped out" because the birds were damaging his land. Read More...

St. Cloud State protesters join Minneapolis Wall Street demonstration

St. Cloud State protesters join Minneapolis Wall Street demonstration

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI, AP) - St. Cloud State students were expected to be among the hundreds of Minnesota activists who converged on the Hennepin County Government Center plaza Friday in solidarity with the demonstrations against Wall Street. Read More...

Fire danger, winds extend red flag warning; prompt campfire restrictions

Fire danger, winds extend red flag warning; prompt campfire restrictions

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - Hot, dry weather coupled with heavy winds Friday prompted extended warnings for fire danger potential as well as campfire restrictions across Minnesota for the weekend. Read More...

Dayton orders Guard to Greenbush area wildfire

Dayton orders Guard to Greenbush area wildfire

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

GREENBUSH, Minn. (AP) - Crews plan to hit a growing wildfire in remote northwestern Minnesota hard Friday. Read More...

State GOPers join marriage amendment opposition

State GOPers join marriage amendment opposition

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A handful of Minnesota Republicans will help try to defeat an amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state constitution. Read More...

GOP panel backs Minnesota cash-flow borrowing plan

GOP panel backs Minnesota cash-flow borrowing plan

Oct 6, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A panel of Republican lawmakers has given Gov. Mark Dayton's budget chief its stamp of approval for the state to borrow from a line of credit if necessary to meet cash flow needs in a shaky economy. Read More...

St. Cloud bike rider beaten, robbed in late night attack

St. Cloud bike rider beaten, robbed in late night attack

Oct 6, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Police investigators were searching for three or four men who attacked and robbed a bike rider late Wednesday night, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

Eden Valley woman, 19, killed in rollover crash near St. Nicholas

Eden Valley woman, 19, killed in rollover crash near St. Nicholas

Oct 6, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. NICHOLAS, Minn (KNSI) - An Eden Valley woman died after her car veered off the road near St. Nicholas Wednesday and rolled several times, a Stearns County Sheriff's spokesperson said. Read More...

State leaders delay decision on mineral leases

State leaders delay decision on mineral leases

Oct 6, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A state panel led by Gov. Mark Dayton has delayed by six months a decision on whether to sell leases that allow mining companies to search for minerals on privately owned land in northern Minnesota. Read More...

Wall Street protesters can camp in Minneapolis

Wall Street protesters can camp in Minneapolis

Oct 6, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota activists who plan to join thousands of people around the country demonstrating against Wall Street say they have permission to occupy the Hennepin County Government Center plaza. Read More...

USDA OKs Minnesota as bovine TB-free

USDA OKs Minnesota as bovine TB-free

Oct 6, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - State officials say the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Minnesota's application for statewide bovine tuberculosis-free status. Read More...

Volkswagen recalls 168,000 cars for fuel leaks

Volkswagen recalls 168,000 cars for fuel leaks

Oct 6, 2011 at 8:08 am

DETROIT (AP) - Volkswagen is recalling more than 168,000 cars with diesel engines because a defect in the fuel injectors that could cause fires. Read More...

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