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Northern Minnesota student arrested for alleged threat

Northern Minnesota student arrested for alleged threat

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

BLACKDUCK, Minn. (AP) - Authorities in northern Minnesota have arrested a student for allegedly making a threat. Read More...

State to release wasps to fight emerald ash borers

State to release wasps to fight emerald ash borers

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Officials are planning to release stingless wasps near St. Paul's stately Summit Avenue to combat a newly discovered infestation of emerald ash borers. Read More...

Chairman: House nearing completion on education bill

Chairman: House nearing completion on education bill

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The chairman of the U.S. House education committee says he expects it to finish its overhaul of the No Child Left Behind education bill this fall. Read More...

DNR lifting last of Minnesota campfire restrictions

DNR lifting last of Minnesota campfire restrictions

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Natural Resources is lifting the remaining campfire restrictions in northeastern Minnesota on Friday. Read More...

Cops seek attempted burglar in Foley church break-in

Cops seek attempted burglar in Foley church break-in

Sep 29, 2011 at 11:11 am

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - Benton County authorities were searching for the suspect captured on video attempting to burglarize a Foley church last week, authorities said. Read More...

Sherburne deputy helps deliver Elk River woman's baby along county road

Sherburne deputy helps deliver Elk River woman's baby along county road

Sep 29, 2011 at 11:11 am

BIG LAKE, Minn. (KNSI) - An Elk River woman is a new mom -- and she has a Sherburne County Sheriff's deputy to thank after the deputy jumped into action to help the woman deliver her baby Thursday morning. Read More...

Sauk Rapids woman killed in motorcycle collision with deer

Sauk Rapids woman killed in motorcycle collision with deer

Sep 29, 2011 at 10:10 am

AVON, Minn. (KNSI) - A Sauk Rapids woman died and another person was injured after their motorcycle collided with a deer on a Stearns County road in Avon Township Wednesday, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Department. Read More...

Woman found guilty of assaulting husband

Woman found guilty of assaulting husband

Sep 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

GLENWOOD, Minn. (AP) - A woman accused of beating her husband who had suffered a stroke and then blaming the attack on an intruder has been found guilty in Pope County. Read More...

Cost of battling wildfire tops $12 million

Cost of battling wildfire tops $12 million

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Officials tallying the cost of fighting the widespread wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota say expenses have topped $12 million. Read More...

Firefighters prepare for gusty day at BWCA blaze

Firefighters prepare for gusty day at BWCA blaze

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Tornado repairs tracked in Minneapolis

Tornado repairs tracked in Minneapolis

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Four months after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, blue tarps still cover some roofs. City inspectors are now trying to assess how many homes are unrepaired and what can be done to help the residents before winter. Read More...

One-third of Minnesota schools seek levy approval

One-third of Minnesota schools seek levy approval

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - About one-third of Minnesota school districts will be going to their voters this fall for approval of an operating levy, the highest number in 10 years. Read More...

ICE arrests 37 criminal immigrants in Minnesota

ICE arrests 37 criminal immigrants in Minnesota

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 37 convicted criminals in Minnesota as part of a national roundup. Read More...

St. Cloud gas leak prompts St. Germain closure, home evacuations

St. Cloud gas leak prompts St. Germain closure, home evacuations

Sep 29, 2011 at 12:12 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Portions of East St. Germain Street were briefly closed and residents of a St. Cloud mobile home park were evacuated after a work crew hit a gas line Thursday morning, a St. Cloud police spokesperson said. Read More...

Train slams semi near Rice; driver critically injured

Train slams semi near Rice; driver critically injured

Sep 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

RICE, Minn. (KNSI) - A Little Falls truck driver remained in critical condition Wednesday after his semi was slammed by a train Tuesday evening near Rice, according to Benton County sheriff's officials. Read More...

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