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Open burning restrictions lifted in Minnesota

Open burning restrictions lifted in Minnesota

Oct 14, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is lifting restrictions on open burning statewide, thanks to the cooler, wet weather. Read More...

Minnesota confirms 1st flu case of season

Minnesota confirms 1st flu case of season

Oct 14, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The flu season has officially arrived in Minnesota. Read More...

St. Joseph electrician among 2 killed in I-35W construction zone crash

St. Joseph electrician among 2 killed in I-35W construction zone crash

Oct 14, 2011 at 8:08 am

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Patrol has identified two workers killed when a sports car swerved off a Twin Cities highway and crashed into a construction zone. Read More...

St. Cloud man jailed in domestic assault attack

St. Cloud man jailed in domestic assault attack

Oct 13, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man faces domestic assault charges after he allegedly attacked a woman at a St. Cloud home early Thursday, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Minnesota foreclosures see big dip -- but surge may be ahead

Minnesota foreclosures see big dip -- but surge may be ahead

Oct 13, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The number of housing foreclosures in Minnesota during the third quarter is down nearly 27 percent compared to the same time last year. Read More...

Coon Rapids girl, 5, critically hurt in zip tie accident

Coon Rapids girl, 5, critically hurt in zip tie accident

Oct 13, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A 5-year-old girl from Anoka County is critically injured after placing a zip tie around her neck and accidentally choking herself. Read More...

Freed hikers, their families thank senators for release from Iran

Freed hikers, their families thank senators for release from Iran

Oct 13, 2011 at 9:09 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two American hikers held for more than two years in an Iranian prison thanked two U.S. senators for their help in pressing for their release. Read More...

Dozens of Farmington High students call in sick

Dozens of Farmington High students call in sick

Oct 13, 2011 at 9:09 am

FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - Health officials are trying to determine the source of an illness that sickened dozens of students at Farmington High School. Read More...

Bank sign worker electrocuted in north Twin Cities

Bank sign worker electrocuted in north Twin Cities

Oct 13, 2011 at 9:09 am

CENTERVILLE, Minn. (AP) - An electrician has been electrocuted while making repairs to a bank sign in the northern Twin Cities. Read More...

St. Cloud Fire seeks $10,000 grant in fire quiz competition

St. Cloud Fire seeks $10,000 grant in fire quiz competition

Oct 13, 2011 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The St. Cloud Fire Department is looking for your help -- if you take a short online fire safety quiz, you could help them win a $10,000 grant. Read More...

St. Cloud burglar shatters apartment door window; suspect caught

St. Cloud burglar shatters apartment door window; suspect caught

Oct 12, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A quick response to an in-progress St. Cloud burglary landed the suspected robber behind bars early Wednesday, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

St. Cloud loud party leads to 2 arrests, 43 citations

St. Cloud loud party leads to 2 arrests, 43 citations

Oct 12, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police officers arrested two men and issued more than 40 citations following complaints of a loud party early Wednesday morning, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

U of M center helps fight back against bedbugs

U of M center helps fight back against bedbugs

Oct 12, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - It's a creepy, crawly and growing problem. Bedbugs are resurgent, and the University of Minnesota is helping people fight back. Read More...

Deputies: Man driving around rainroad crossing arms killed in Becker train crash

Deputies: Man driving around rainroad crossing arms killed in Becker train crash

Oct 12, 2011 at 10:10 am

BECKER, Minn. (KNSI) - A Chaska man died after witnesses said he tried to drive around lowered railroad crossing safety arms in Sherburne County and was hit by an oncoming train, a Sherburne County Sheriff's spokesman said. Read More...

Veterans Drive closed Wednesday night for West Metro work

Veterans Drive closed Wednesday night for West Metro work

Oct 12, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Drivers along St. Cloud's Veterans Drive can expect detours during the overnight hours Wednesday evening as workers complete a vital component of the West Metro Corridor project, according to Stearns County officials. Read More...

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