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Bachmann draws Thatcher foreign policy comparison

Bachmann draws Thatcher foreign policy comparison

Sep 1, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is harkening back to a past woman world leader with firm resolve -- former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher -- as she tries to convince American veterans that she would make a strong commander in chief. Read More...

Minnesota State Fair warning: Beware counterfeit tickets

Minnesota State Fair warning: Beware counterfeit tickets

Sep 1, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Fair says it's "buyer beware" if don't buy your tickets at the fairgrounds during fair time. Read More...

Dad accused of abandoning son waives extradition

Dad accused of abandoning son waives extradition

Sep 1, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a Minnesota father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son after their home went into foreclosure has waived extradition from California. Read More...

Minnesota state parks offering lots of Labor Day camping

Minnesota state parks offering lots of Labor Day camping

Aug 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota state parks and recreations areas are still offering lots of camping options for the Labor Day weekend. Read More...

Police investigate break-in at Waite Park school

Police investigate break-in at Waite Park school

Aug 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) - Police in Waite Park were investigating a break-in at St. Joseph's School earlier this week, the third such burglary at a St. Cloud area school since the weekend, according to Waite Park police Read More...

Minnesota police agencies to enforce 'move over' law

Minnesota police agencies to enforce 'move over' law

Aug 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Motorists in Minnesota had better move over for emergency responders Wednesday. Read More...

Driver in fatal Hummer crash pleads guilty

Driver in fatal Hummer crash pleads guilty

Aug 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The driver of a Hummer that struck and killed a motorist has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in Stearns County District Court. Read More...

Funding for honor guards at vet funerals cut

Funding for honor guards at vet funerals cut

Aug 31, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The American Legion and other service organizations are looking for funding alternatives after learning the state will no longer pay for honor guards at veterans' funerals. Read More...

Obama salutes 9/11 era veterans during Minnesota convention appearance

Obama salutes 9/11 era veterans during Minnesota convention appearance

Aug 31, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - President Barack Obama is saluting the veterans who've served in Iraq and Afghanistan -- saying that because of their service, the nation is "moving forward from a position of strength." Read More...

More Tri-County waste headed for Alexandria incinerator under new 20-year pact

More Tri-County waste headed for Alexandria incinerator under new 20-year pact

Aug 30, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Most of the garbage generated in St. Cloud and the entire tri-county area is about to go up in smoke in Alexandria rather than adding to area landfills. Read More...

Report: things looking up for Minnesota organic farms

Report: things looking up for Minnesota organic farms

Aug 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new report says things are looking up for Minnesota's organic farms. Read More...

St. Cloud man a finalist in statewide water 'Idea Open' competition

St. Cloud man a finalist in statewide water 'Idea Open' competition

Aug 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man's idea for improving awareness of Minnesota's water quality issues is apparently one of the best ideas a Minnesotan has had all year -- his plan has been selected as one of three finalists for a $15,000 grand prize to see that idea become a reality.  Read More...

Lakeville dad who abandoned son arrested in California

Lakeville dad who abandoned son arrested in California

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - A father accused of abandoning his 11-year-old son in Minnesota has been arrested in California. Read More...

DNR urges caution after bear incidents near Ely

DNR urges caution after bear incidents near Ely

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is urging people to be careful after recent reports of aggressive behavior by black bears in the Ely area. Read More...

Minnesota extends costly credit line

Minnesota extends costly credit line

Aug 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota is spending nearly $4 million over two years to make sure its checks don't bounce. Read More...

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