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DFL upset with drunken driving mailer

DFL upset with drunken driving mailer

Oct 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Safe driving advocates and Democrats are crying foul over a GOP campaign mailing that portrays Democrats as soft on drunken driving. Read More...

Man pleads guilty to shooting deputy

Man pleads guilty to shooting deputy

Oct 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

(ADA, Minn.) -- Sentencing is set for January for a Crookston man charged in the shooting of a Norman County Deputy. Read More...

October mostly snowless in Minnesota

October mostly snowless in Minnesota

Oct 30, 2014 at 8:08 am

(Undated) -- Minnesota has not seen any measurable snowfall with just two days remaining in October -- although there have been traces in parts of northern and northwestern Minnesota. Read More...

Change smoke alarm batteries

Change smoke alarm batteries

Oct 30, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. Paul, Minn. - Most people in Minnesota know smoke-detector installation and testing is important, but according to a new survey, most are likely mistaken about how much time is needed to safely evacuate a burning home. Research from the American Red Cross shows folks think they have five minutes, but it's generally less than half that time. Carrie Carlson-Guest, communications director with the Minnesota regions American Red Cross, says home fire drills may be the only way to beat the clock and save lives. Read More...

Audio: Milestone for Farm Rescue

Audio: Milestone for Farm Rescue

Oct 30, 2014 at 6:06 am

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KNSI) The North Dakota-based non-profit organization Farm Rescue reaches a milestone today (Thursday). Read More...

Target cuts 80 jobs

Target cuts 80 jobs

Oct 30, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Target Corporation is laying off 80 employees who deal with real estate as the Minneapolis-based discounter opens or remodels fewer stores. Read More...

Pharmacist pleads guilty to stealing drugs

Pharmacist pleads guilty to stealing drugs

Oct 30, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former pharmacist in Burnsville has pleaded guilty to stealing tens of thousands of doses of prescription painkillers over two years. Read More...

SCSU faculty unhappy with Rosenstone

SCSU faculty unhappy with Rosenstone

Oct 30, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Faculty members at St. Cloud State University are showing their unhappiness with the leader of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Read More...

St. Cloud airport service up in the air

St. Cloud airport service up in the air

Oct 29, 2014 at 5:05 pm

“Use it or lose it” -- that was the blunt message city and airport officials, and business leaders had for the community at a presentation Wednesday about St. Cloud Regional Airport, which only includes air carriers United and Allegiant. Read More...

Jeff Johnson to visit St. Cloud on Friday

Jeff Johnson to visit St. Cloud on Friday

Oct 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson will appear at the Republican Party Victory Office from 2 to 2:40 on Friday afternoon at 4132 Second St. S. Read More...

Trail rules change in east-central Minnesota

Trail rules change in east-central Minnesota

Oct 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Before venturing into the woods of east-central MInnesota this fall, hunters and others are being encouraged to review changes to trail rules in Pine County. Read More...

Honeywell Inc. faces lawsuit

Honeywell Inc. faces lawsuit

Oct 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Honeywell Inc., over a health care policy requiring employees and their spouses to take medical tests or face monetary penalties. Read More...

Fowler pulls out as limited partner in Vikings

Fowler pulls out as limited partner in Vikings

Oct 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

A businessman who attempted to buy the Minnesota Vikings in 2005 is no longer a limited partner in the franchise. Read More...

U of M wants $6 million for mining research

U of M wants $6 million for mining research

Oct 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm

The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for more than $6 million to study the environmental, health and economic effects of the state's mining industry. Read More...

Catholic Charities debuts mobile food shelf

Catholic Charities debuts mobile food shelf

Oct 29, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud is rolling out its new mobile food shelf in an effort to help those in need and for whom transportation is a challenge. Read More...

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