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St. Cloud suffers 6 weekend business break-ins

St. Cloud suffers 6 weekend business break-ins

Nov 22, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A rash of business burglaries has St. Cloud police looking for information following six different business break-ins that have occurred over the past week. Read More...

St. Cloud police chief, facilities director announce their retirements

St. Cloud police chief, facilities director announce their retirements

Nov 22, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud will soon be looking to fill two top vacancies in the city ranks following the announcement Monday of the retirements of city police chief Dennis Ballentine and facilities director Lyle Mathiason. Read More...

Duluth police take down protesters' tents

Duluth police take down protesters' tents

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Police have dismantled a camp set up by anti-Wall Street protesters in downtown Duluth. Read More...

Salvation Army bell ringer suspended for hassling shopper

Salvation Army bell ringer suspended for hassling shopper

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) - The Salvation Army says it has suspended a red kettle bell ringer after a shopper complained about being harassed to donate to the charity. Read More...

Anti-Wall Street protesters ignore police orders

Anti-Wall Street protesters ignore police orders

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Anti-Wall Street protesters have ignored police orders to get a permit and limit their encampment to one tent in downtown Duluth. Read More...

Report to detail Minnesota shutdown costs, savings

Report to detail Minnesota shutdown costs, savings

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton's administration is set to reveal how much last summer's 20-day government cost, and saved, the state of Minnesota. Read More...

ACLU sues Hennepin County over Occupy Minnesota rules

ACLU sues Hennepin County over Occupy Minnesota rules

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is suing Hennepin County on behalf of Occupy Minnesota - saying new rules are restricting protesters' rights. Read More...

Former House Dem leader lands Minnesota judgeship

Former House Dem leader lands Minnesota judgeship

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Former Minnesota House Minority Leader Tom Pugh is headed for the judicial branch. Read More...

Minnesota House Democrats urge no more tobacco bonds

Minnesota House Democrats urge no more tobacco bonds

Nov 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The expectation of another Minnesota budget deficit has legislators girding for another difficult debate. Read More...

Minnesota budget experts: July government shutdown costs, savings essentially a wash

Minnesota budget experts: July government shutdown costs, savings essentially a wash

Nov 22, 2011 at 12:12 am

ST. PAUL (AP) — Minnesota budget officials say a 20-day government shutdown in July cost the state nearly $60 million but saved it about $65 million in salaries that weren't paid to state employees. Read More...

Bernick's kicks off Family Fitness Series with St. Cloud Thanksgiving Wishbone Walk-Run

Bernick's kicks off Family Fitness Series with St. Cloud Thanksgiving Wishbone Walk-Run

Nov 21, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Before you settle in for the annual Thanksgiving dinner gorging, how about a little exercise first to balance it out? Read More...

Xcel investigates why Monticello nuclear plant shut down

Xcel investigates why Monticello nuclear plant shut down

Nov 21, 2011 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Xcel Energy is investigating why its Monticelllo nuclear plant shut down. Read More...

30-year-old man in custody for infant's death

30-year-old man in custody for infant's death

Nov 21, 2011 at 11:11 am

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) - A 30-year-old man is in custody in the death of an infant in Otter Tail County. Read More...

Osakis home invasion murder suspect pleads guilty

Osakis home invasion murder suspect pleads guilty

Nov 21, 2011 at 11:11 am

OSAKIS, Minn. (KNSI) - The man accused in the home invasion beating murder of Todd County resident Diane Fortenberry in her Osakis-area home earlier this year has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Department. Read More...

Minnesota turkeys heading from Willmar to White House

Minnesota turkeys heading from Willmar to White House

Nov 21, 2011 at 11:11 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (AP) - Two Minnesota grown turkeys get an official send-off at Willmar High School on Monday before going to Washington to be pardoned by President Barack Obama on Wednesday. Read More...

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