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West Metro construction traffic shifts Monday on Veterans Drive

West Metro construction traffic shifts Monday on Veterans Drive

Aug 26, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Drivers through St. Cloud will soon be moving again as the West Metro corridor construction project rolls on -- starting Monday, traffic along a stretch of Veterans Drive will shift from the westbound lanes on to the newly-constructed eastbound lanes, according to Stearns County transportation officials. Read More...

Cops: Stressed-out dad abandoned son in foreclosed home

Cops: Stressed-out dad abandoned son in foreclosed home

Aug 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - Dakota County authorities are looking for a man suspected of abandoning his 11-year-old son because their home was in foreclosure. Read More...

Yikes! Woman finds prosethetic leg on Alexandria lake

Yikes! Woman finds prosethetic leg on Alexandria lake

Aug 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota woman who lost her prosthetic leg while swimming in a lake three years ago has been reunited with the lost limb thanks to a Wisconsin angler. Read More...

Feds take more comments on gray wolf protections

Feds take more comments on gray wolf protections

Aug 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is giving the public additional time to comment on a plan to drop gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the federal endangered species list. Read More...

New software means less intrusive MSP body scans

New software means less intrusive MSP body scans

Aug 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Federal officials say upgraded software will mean faster and less intrusive security scanning for passengers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Read More...

Police: Brainerd burglary suspect fell asleep

Police: Brainerd burglary suspect fell asleep

Aug 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) - Brainerd police say a burglary suspect may have been sleeping on the job. Read More...

Poll: Republicans like GOP field more

Poll: Republicans like GOP field more

Aug 26, 2011 at 9:09 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nevermind all the pundits who say the GOP presidential field needs more candidates. Read More...

CentraCare named Best Place to Work for third straight year

CentraCare named Best Place to Work for third straight year

Aug 25, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - For the third straight year, one of St. Cloud's signature businesses is again being honored by its happy employees. Read More...

St. Benedict bans bottled water sales on campus

St. Benedict bans bottled water sales on campus

Aug 24, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (KNSI) - Don't look for plastic bottles of your favorite brand of water on the College of St. Benedict campus anymore. Read More...

Nurse accused of stealing narcotic from hospital

Nurse accused of stealing narcotic from hospital

Aug 24, 2011 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Wisconsin woman is accused of stealing a narcotic from the Twin Cities hospital where she worked as a nurse. Read More...

Computers tampered with in 'U' president's office

Computers tampered with in 'U' president's office

Aug 24, 2011 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - University of Minnesota police are investigating computer tampering in the office of the university's president. Read More...

Vandals twice strike Crystal cemetery

Vandals twice strike Crystal cemetery

Aug 24, 2011 at 10:10 am

CRYSTAL, Minn. (AP) - A Twin Cities cemetery is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever has been vandalizing the cemetery. Read More...

Cravaack sets town-hall meeting in Duluth

Cravaack sets town-hall meeting in Duluth

Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack has scheduled an open town-hall meeting Wednesday at the Duluth airport. Read More...

Popular DNR fish pond at State Fair to be stocked

Popular DNR fish pond at State Fair to be stocked

Aug 24, 2011 at 8:08 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) - Something fishy is going on as preparations gear up for Thursday's opening of the 2011 Minnesota State Fair. Read More...

Dayton launches jobs tour in Fergus Falls

Dayton launches jobs tour in Fergus Falls

Aug 24, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton begins a statewide jobs tour in Fergus Falls on Wednesday. Read More...

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