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1991 blizzard still one for the record books 20 years later

1991 blizzard still one for the record books 20 years later

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A storm that hit Minnesota 20 years ago this weekend is in the record books as one of the state's most significant weather events. Read More...

Minnesota magician sues airline for banning dove from flight

Minnesota magician sues airline for banning dove from flight

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A magician from Minnesota is suing AirTran Airways after the airline wouldn't let him bring his show dove on a flight. Read More...

Veteran DFLer Pogemiller fills state education post under Dayton

Veteran DFLer Pogemiller fills state education post under Dayton

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Another Democratic veteran is leaving the state Senate to take a full-time position in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's cabinet. Read More...

Bachmann: Obama college loan move abused power

Bachmann: Obama college loan move abused power

Oct 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is ripping a move by President Barack Obama to ease student loan debt as an "abuse of power" that will give people incentive to dodge debt. Read More...

St. Cloud school board approves agreement to end discrimination investigation

St. Cloud school board approves agreement to end discrimination investigation

Oct 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The St. Cloud School Board has approved an agreement which ends an investigation into complaints that Somali students were being harassed. Read More...

Minnesota woman pleads guilty in counterfeit ring

Minnesota woman pleads guilty in counterfeit ring

Oct 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The last of eight people accused in a southern Minnesota counterfeiting ring has pleaded guilty. Read More...

Convicted Muslim protests Sherburne Jail ban on headscarf

Convicted Muslim protests Sherburne Jail ban on headscarf

Oct 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Muslim woman convicted of conspiring to funnel money to terrorists in Somalia is protesting a ban on headwear at the Sherburne County Jail where she's an inmate. Read More...

Gov. Dayton addresses protesters as SCSU breaks ground on new ISELF building

Gov. Dayton addresses protesters as SCSU breaks ground on new ISELF building

Oct 27, 2011 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - It started as a ceremony to honor a new state of the art science building at St. Cloud State -- but it didn't end that way. Read More...

Minneapolis Council support for tax to fund Vikings stadium lacking

Minneapolis Council support for tax to fund Vikings stadium lacking

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -Nearly half of Minneapolis City Council members oppose a citywide sales tax to fund a Minnesota Vikings stadium. Read More...

Another Republican enters Senate fray vs. Klobuchar

Another Republican enters Senate fray vs. Klobuchar

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A third Minnesota Republican is moving ahead with a bid to unseat Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar in next year's U.S. Senate race. Read More...

Census raises estimate of Somalis in Minnesota

Census raises estimate of Somalis in Minnesota

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new Census Bureau estimate raises the number of people of Somali ancestry in Minnesota to more than 32,000. Read More...

Bachmann scraps planned Minneapolis town hall -- but fundraiser still on

Bachmann scraps planned Minneapolis town hall -- but fundraiser still on

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Michele Bachmann invited her supporters to meet her in Minneapolis, but the Minnesota congresswoman has canceled a town hall that had been scheduled for Thursday. Read More...

Parties argue over principles in Minnesota redistricting fight

Parties argue over principles in Minnesota redistricting fight

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A special court panel is deciding how much wiggle room it should allow in crafting new legislative and congressional districts. Read More...

Man convicted of killing officer granted parole

Man convicted of killing officer granted parole

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The man convicted of killing an Oakdale police officer in 1982 has been granted parole. Read More...

Minnesota House election set for Jan. 2012

Minnesota House election set for Jan. 2012

Oct 27, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's first election of 2012 will come in January. Read More...

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