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Vikings Berrian, GOP lawmaker square off on Twitter

Vikings Berrian, GOP lawmaker square off on Twitter

Oct 3, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Bernard Berrian isn't backing down from a Twitter spat with a fan who happens to be a state lawmaker and supporter of a new stadium. Read More...

Eden Prairie police investigate database usage

Eden Prairie police investigate database usage

Oct 3, 2011 at 10:10 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Eden Prairie police are conducting an internal investigation to determine whether a state database of private information was inappropriately accessed. Read More...

Battle brews in Minnesota over health care exchanges

Battle brews in Minnesota over health care exchanges

Oct 3, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A battle is brewing over whether Minnesota chooses to design and run a pillar of the federal health care overhaul or cedes control to Washington. Read More...

Man injured, driver arrested in Stearns County crash

Man injured, driver arrested in Stearns County crash

Oct 3, 2011 at 6:06 am

BROCKWAY TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KNSI) - A Rice man was hospitalized and another faced possible drunk driving charges after he rolled a car in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning, Stearns County Sheriff's officials said. Read More...

St. Augusta house party bust leads to 52 underage drinking tickets

St. Augusta house party bust leads to 52 underage drinking tickets

Oct 3, 2011 at 6:06 am

ST. AUGUSTA, Minn. (KNSI) - Sheriff's deputies cited more than 50 underage drinkers after a tip led to a raid at a large weekend teen house party in St. Augusta Friday, according to Stearns County sheriff's officials. Read More...

U of M celebrates 100th anniversary of hospital

U of M celebrates 100th anniversary of hospital

Oct 3, 2011 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The University of Minnesota is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first teaching hospital in the state with the dedication of Mayo Plaza, a green space in front of the university's Mayo Building. Read More...

Alarm company settles with slain mother's estate

Alarm company settles with slain mother's estate

Oct 3, 2011 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - ADT Security Services Inc. has reached a settlement in a lawsuit over a failed home burglar alarm with the estate of a mother of four children. Read More...

Could sliding Bachmann fall back on House seat?

Could sliding Bachmann fall back on House seat?

Oct 3, 2011 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Michele Bachmann has an escape hatch if she can't revive her sputtering presidential campaign: The Minnesota Republican never ruled out a return to Congress. Read More...

BWCA forest fire cost reaches $14M

BWCA forest fire cost reaches $14M

Oct 3, 2011 at 5:05 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - A fresh command team takes over Monday against a forest fire in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

St. Cloud schools show varied results in state AYP reading, math testing

St. Cloud schools show varied results in state AYP reading, math testing

Sep 30, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud area schools posted some mixed grades among the results of statewide progress testing released Friday, according to the Minnesota Department of Education. Read More...

St. Cloud burglar makes off with electronics, car

St. Cloud burglar makes off with electronics, car

Sep 30, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police are looking for information that will help them catch a burglar that made off with electronics and a car Thursday -- all while the resident was home. Read More...

Benton County K-9 officer finds St. Cloud burglar in container

Benton County K-9 officer finds St. Cloud burglar in container

Sep 30, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud Police have a burglar in custody -- thanks to Benton County’s K-9 unit. Read More...

State worker charged in group-home drowning

State worker charged in group-home drowning

Sep 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) - A former state worker has been charged with manslaughter in the drowning of a severely disabled man at a state-owned group home in Isanti County. Read More...

50 cows killed in Stearns County barn fire

50 cows killed in Stearns County barn fire

Sep 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Fifty dairy cows died in a large barn fire in Spring Hill Township early Friday, according to Stearns County sheriff's officials. Read More...

State worker arrested in group-home drowning

State worker arrested in group-home drowning

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) - A state worker faces a manslaughter charge in the drowning of a severely disabled man at a group home bathtub in Isanti County. Read More...

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