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US spending bill has bonus for medical marijuana

US spending bill has bonus for medical marijuana

Dec 12, 2014 at 12:12 pm

A small section inside the 1,600-page funding bill that would keep the federal government open is comforting Minnesota officials worried about a crackdown on the state's medical marijuana program. Read More...

Winter Wonderland at Lake George to feature Santa

Winter Wonderland at Lake George to feature Santa

Dec 12, 2014 at 10:10 am

St. Cloud residents looking to get into the holiday mood will have no shortage of Christmas festivities this weekend that they can attend. Read More...

Xcel launches new solar program

Xcel launches new solar program

Dec 12, 2014 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy is launching a new program that it hopes will be a big boost in solar electricity for the Minneapolis-based utility company. Read More...

2 die, 2 injured in head-on crash near Hastings

2 die, 2 injured in head-on crash near Hastings

Dec 12, 2014 at 9:09 am

Two people have died in a head-on collision near Hastings. Read More...

Air pollution advisory issued

Air pollution advisory issued

Dec 12, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The southern half of Minnesota is under an air pollution health advisory until early Sunday morning. Read More...

Tribes wary of selling pot

Tribes wary of selling pot

Dec 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

RANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Many in Indian Country are wary of the idea of legalizing marijuana on tribal lands, even if the U.S. Justice Department says it's OK. Read More...

Farm Rescue hires new director

Farm Rescue hires new director

Dec 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Farm Rescue organization in the Northern Plains has hired a former Farmers Union leader as its first full-time development director. Read More...

Man arrested in toddler's death

Man arrested in toddler's death

Dec 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to the death of a 1-year-old boy in Brooklyn Park. Read More...

Page, duaghter pen new children's book

Page, duaghter pen new children's book

Dec 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page and his daughter have written a new children's book to benefit his foundation, which tackles barriers to higher education for young people of color. Read More...

Monday deadline looms for MnSure

Monday deadline looms for MnSure

Dec 12, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials are reminding Minnesotans to sign up through the state's health insurance exchange by December 15th to ensure they're covered at the start of the New Year. Read More...

Rothman requests investigation

Rothman requests investigation

Dec 12, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's commerce commissioner is asking the state legislative auditor to investigate his decision not to terminate a contract with a nonprofit accused of misspending money. Read More...

Flu now widespread in Minnesota

Flu now widespread in Minnesota

Dec 12, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health says flu is now widespread in Minnesota, a sign that this year's influenza season will be harsher than most. Read More...

Police say wanted man 'armed and dangerous'

Police say wanted man 'armed and dangerous'

Dec 11, 2014 at 4:04 pm

The St. Cloud Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 22-year-old St. Cloud man who is considered armed and dangerous. Read More...

Billy Joel coming to Target Center

Billy Joel coming to Target Center

Dec 11, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Target Center announces Billy Joel to visit Minneapolis in Spring of 2015. Read More...

St. Cloud State University honored

St. Cloud State University honored

Dec 11, 2014 at 3:03 pm

St. Cloud State University was named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and identified as a top school in the 2015 Military Advancement Education guide to colleges and universities. Read More...

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