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Xcel Energy to launch Solar*Rewards Community in Minnesota

Xcel Energy to launch Solar*Rewards Community in Minnesota

Dec 11, 2014 at 11:11 am

The program will significantly boost the use of solar in the state by allowing Xcel Energy customers to subscribe to solar gardens – solar panel arrays constructed by third-party developers at centralized locations – and receive credits on their electricity bills for their portion of energy produced. Read More...

Water main break closes street

Water main break closes street

Dec 11, 2014 at 11:11 am

First Street South from 32nd to 33rd Avenue South will be closed today due to a water main break in the area. Read More...

Gustavus conductor up for a Grammy

Gustavus conductor up for a Grammy

Dec 11, 2014 at 11:11 am

The newly appointed wind orchestra conductor at Gustavus Adolphus College is up for a Grammy. Read More...

Stearns County rollover injures woman

Stearns County rollover injures woman

Dec 11, 2014 at 10:10 am

A 46-year-old New London woman was injured this morning after a rollover on Minnesota Highway 23, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

New Tech High a step closer to reality

New Tech High a step closer to reality

Dec 11, 2014 at 10:10 am

The St. Cloud school board met Wednesday evening to discuss whether to build a new Technical High School or renovate the landlocked site following a task force's recommendation to construct a new school. Read More...

Owatonna student dies from flu symptoms

Owatonna student dies from flu symptoms

Dec 11, 2014 at 8:08 am

OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — Owatonna High School has made grief counselors available to students following the death of a senior who experienced flu-like symptoms. Read More...

Bemidji police probe student's death

Bemidji police probe student's death

Dec 11, 2014 at 7:07 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Police say a criminal investigation is under way into the death of a Bemidji State University nursing student from Bloomington. Read More...

Bird safe glass still under discussion

Bird safe glass still under discussion

Dec 11, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A window film designed by 3M Co. could wind up helping prevent bird deaths from the Minnesota Vikings' new glass-heavy stadium. Read More...

St. Anthony robbers escape in stolen vehicle

St. Anthony robbers escape in stolen vehicle

Dec 10, 2014 at 4:04 pm

Two black men wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks robbed a Game Stop in St. Anthony at gunpoint on Tuesday night and escaped by stealing an employee's vehicle. Read More...

Bemidji police investigate woman's death

Bemidji police investigate woman's death

Dec 10, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Police in Bemidji say they're investigating the death of a Bloomington woman whose body was found in a wooded area in their city. Read More...

Surveillance video released in Nelson case

Surveillance video released in Nelson case

Dec 10, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Authorities in Mankato have released surveillance video of a fight that led to assault charges against former Minnesota Gophers quarterback Philip Nelson. Read More...

Children, Teens can

Children, Teens can "read off" fines

Dec 10, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Libraries in the Great River Regional Library system are introducing a program to allow children and teens to trade in those fines for time spent reading. Read More...

Wetterling billboards renew interest in cold case

Wetterling billboards renew interest in cold case

Dec 10, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Six St. Cloud-area billboards put up in October with an age-enhanced image of Jacob Wetterling have resulted in almost a hundred tips to local and federal authorities in a renewed effort to solve the cold case. Read More...

1-year-old dead in reported assault

1-year-old dead in reported assault

Dec 10, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A 1-year-old boy is dead in Brooklyn Park in what police are calling an assault case. Read More...

Board rejects policy on death penalty drugs

Board rejects policy on death penalty drugs

Dec 10, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota regulators won't adopt a policy that would bar pharmacists from mixing lethal drugs that could be used in administering the death penalty elsewhere. Read More...

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