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Iraq vet Fanning joins DFL field challenging Cravaack

Iraq vet Fanning joins DFL field challenging Cravaack

Oct 5, 2011 at 12:12 pm

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - An Iraq war veteran and former staffer to U.S. Sen. Al Franken is joining the Democratic race to unseat freshman Republican Chip Cravaack in northern Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. Read More...

Klobuchar: U.S. Ag Department will fund shuttered wolf trapping program

Klobuchar: U.S. Ag Department will fund shuttered wolf trapping program

Oct 5, 2011 at 10:10 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says federal officials have pledged money to restart the wolf trapping program in Minnesota. Read More...

St. Cloud City Hall squatter busted again in violent home burglary

St. Cloud City Hall squatter busted again in violent home burglary

Oct 5, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A homeless man already facing charges connected with a series of break-ins at St. Cloud City Hall earlier this year is back in jail, this time following a violent burglary attempt in a St. Cloud home Monday, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

Red flag fire warning expands to central Minnesota, St. Cloud through Thursday

Red flag fire warning expands to central Minnesota, St. Cloud through Thursday

Oct 5, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI, AP) - Burning restrictions remained in place across much of central and southern Minnesota Wednesday because of the high fire risk. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud boy, 14, arrested for choking, assaulting uncle

Cops: St. Cloud boy, 14, arrested for choking, assaulting uncle

Oct 5, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A 14-year-old boy remained held at the Benton County Jail Wednesday after investigators said he assaulted and tried to strangle his uncle in their St. Cloud home Tuesday, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Oct 5, 2011 at 6:06 am

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Steve Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, has died. Read More...

Cops seek suspects in armed July St. Cloud market attack

Cops seek suspects in armed July St. Cloud market attack

Oct 4, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Investigators are asking for the public's help to identify two men responsible for an armed robbery and attack on a St. Cloud store clerk last summer, St. Cloud police officials said. Read More...

Man with gunshot wounds found dead in burning home

Man with gunshot wounds found dead in burning home

Oct 4, 2011 at 10:10 am

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Police in Little Falls are investigating the death of a man found with gunshot wounds inside a burning house. Read More...

Woman accused of punching 5-year-old in the face

Woman accused of punching 5-year-old in the face

Oct 4, 2011 at 9:09 am

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - A Minnesota woman is accused of punching a 5-year-old boy in the face after his father spilled a drink on her at Oktoberfest in La Crosse. Read More...

Feds sue on behalf of Truman police officer

Feds sue on behalf of Truman police officer

Oct 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is suing a southern Minnesota city for not giving a police officer his full-time job back after he served overseas in the military. Read More...

It's Minnesota Viking vs. GOP lawmaker on Twitter

It's Minnesota Viking vs. GOP lawmaker on Twitter

Oct 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Bernard Berrian is apologizing to a fan who happens to be a state lawmaker and supporter of a new stadium, after criticizing him on Twitter. Read More...

Settlement reached in arrests of RNC journalists

Settlement reached in arrests of RNC journalists

Oct 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - An attorney says journalist Amy Goodman, host of the syndicated program "Democracy Now!'' and two of her producers will receive $100,000 in a settlement over their arrests during the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul. Read More...

Minnesota soybean farmers make rapid progress

Minnesota soybean farmers make rapid progress

Oct 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Warm, dry weather has helped Minnesota farmers make rapid progress on the soybean harvest. Read More...

Officers investigated for possible database misuse

Officers investigated for possible database misuse

Oct 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has asked 18 law enforcement agencies to investigate possible misuse of its Driver and Vehicle Services database. Read More...

Waite Park approves police confiscated gun sales

Waite Park approves police confiscated gun sales

Oct 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) - Waite Park police will sell confiscated shotguns and rifles under a resolution passed by the Waite Park City Council Monday. Read More...

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