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Minnesota Zoo wants emergency cash

Minnesota Zoo wants emergency cash

Jan 30, 2015 at 5:05 am

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A projected budget shortfall could force the Minnesota Zoo to go beyond layoffs and close some of its exhibits this year. Read More...

Fitch trial wrapping up

Fitch trial wrapping up

Jan 30, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A jury is set to hear closing arguments early next week in the murder trial against a 40-year-old man charged with killing a Mendota Heights police officer. Read More...

Wolf depredation funds proposed

Wolf depredation funds proposed

Jan 30, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Now that wolves are back on the endangered list in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal includes more money to compensate farmers for livestock losses. Read More...

Extra DWI patrols this Sunday

Extra DWI patrols this Sunday

Jan 30, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota troopers say more people are arrested for driving drunk on Super Bowl weekend than the subsequent and prior weekends. Read More...

Slow enrollment leaves state with bigger bill

Slow enrollment leaves state with bigger bill

Jan 29, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Lackluster enrollment in private plans and shrinking federal funds may force the state to cover a greater share of Minnesota's health insurance exchange. Read More...

Jury deliberations to resume in Camry case

Jury deliberations to resume in Camry case

Jan 29, 2015 at 5:05 pm

Jury deliberations will resume Friday in a case alleging a 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Read More...

Bakk wants to pass transportation package

Bakk wants to pass transportation package

Jan 29, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk is cranking up the pressure to pass a major transportation package this year. Read More...

Veteran state trooper to be chief House sergeant

Veteran state trooper to be chief House sergeant

Jan 29, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A Minnesota State Patrol veteran is taking over duties as the chief House sergeant-at-arms. Read More...

Vaccination bill on the table

Vaccination bill on the table

Jan 29, 2015 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota lawmaker wants parents who don't vaccinate their children to meet with a doctor first. Read More...

AUDIO: Sartell to study facilities

AUDIO: Sartell to study facilities

Jan 29, 2015 at 8:08 am

SARTELL, Minn. (KNSI) The Sartell-St. Stephen School District enrollment is growing, and now they've hired a partner to help them look at their facility needs--whether existing schools need to be expanded, or new schools should be built. Read More...

Semi driver shears off telephone pole

Semi driver shears off telephone pole

Jan 29, 2015 at 7:07 am

EDEN VALLEY, Minn. (KNSI) A truck driver from Bemidji was injured early this (Thursday) morning when he lost control of the semi he was driving on icy Stearns County Road 9 in Eden Lake Township. Read More...

Mayor: Firefighter screening needed

Mayor: Firefighter screening needed

Jan 29, 2015 at 7:07 am

MAHTOMEDI, Minn. (AP) — The mayor of Mahtomedi thinks mental health evaluations might be in order for potential firefighters and paramedics in light of a recent local homicide. Read More...

Prostesters at Sather appearance

Prostesters at Sather appearance

Jan 29, 2015 at 4:04 am

ELK RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Dozens of protesters have rallied outside a court appearance for a Minnesota man accused of videotaping himself as he tortured and killed his girlfriend's dog. Read More...

Confirmed case of measles at the U of M

Confirmed case of measles at the U of M

Jan 28, 2015 at 11:11 pm

The University of Minnesota says a case of measles has been confirmed in a student on the Twin Cities campus. Read More...

Authorities don't know how shooter obtained gun

Authorities don't know how shooter obtained gun

Jan 28, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Officials say they don't know how a man with a history of mental illness obtained the gun he used to shoot and wound two police officers. Read More...

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