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NWS: January was warm and dry

NWS: January was warm and dry

Feb 4, 2015 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service has compiled St. Cloud's weather statistics for January, and the numbers show it was warmer and much drier than normal. Read More...

Fitch to be sentenced today

Fitch to be sentenced today

Feb 4, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Two days after being convicted of murder and attempted murder by a Stearns County jury, convicted cop killer Brian Fitch Senior will be back in court today to be sentenced. Read More...

Man dead in Jordan following shootout

Man dead in Jordan following shootout

Feb 4, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a man believed to be the 41-year-old suspect involved in a shootout with St. Louis Park police was found dead inside a home in Jordan. Read More...

Two women injured in Kandiyohi County crash

Two women injured in Kandiyohi County crash

Feb 3, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Two women were hurt in a three-vehicle accident on Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71 near 165th Avenue Southwest in Kandiyohi County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

St. Joe approves to fund trail extension

St. Joe approves to fund trail extension

Feb 3, 2015 at 1:01 pm

The Lake Wobegon Regional Trail extension is a step closer to reality with the St. Joseph City Council's approval Monday to spend sales tax dollars to help fund the extension. Read More...

SCSU renovation project wins award

SCSU renovation project wins award

Feb 3, 2015 at 1:01 pm

St. Cloud State University’s Shoemaker Hall East and West renovation project was selected as the 2014 Minnesota Construction Association’s Project of the Year. Read More...

Police converge outside grocery store

Police converge outside grocery store

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Officers with guns drawn have converged outside a suburban Twin Cities grocery store where there was a report of a man with a gun. Read More...

Flags at half-staff to honor chaplains

Flags at half-staff to honor chaplains

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

In observance of the 72nd anniversary of the tragic sinking of the Army transport Dorchester off the coast of Greenland, Gov. Mark Dayton orders all U.S. Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff today at all state buildings, from sunrise until sunset. Read More...

Report: Toughen study abroad safety reporting requirements

Report: Toughen study abroad safety reporting requirements

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Minnesota's higher education office is pushing to strengthen a law requiring reports of students who get sick or die on study abroad trips. Read More...

Xcel blamed for Monticello nuclear plant's doubled upgrade cost

Xcel blamed for Monticello nuclear plant's doubled upgrade cost

Feb 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A Minnesota judge says Xcel Energy mismanaged a major renovation of a nuclear power plant in Monticello, finding the utility company at fault for $402 million in cost overruns. Read More...

Jury awards $13.5 million to Brainerd family in day care assault

Jury awards $13.5 million to Brainerd family in day care assault

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

A jury in Hennepin County has awarded more than $13 million to the Brainerd-area family of a young boy who was beaten and sexually assaulted at a child care center at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in 2008. Read More...

Statewide alert system proposed for cops

Statewide alert system proposed for cops

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

Minnesota could get a statewide alert system to help catch anyone suspected of wounding or killing a police officer. Read More...

Jury deliberations resume in Toyota defect case

Jury deliberations resume in Toyota defect case

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

A jury in Minneapolis has resumed deliberations in a case that alleges the 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Read More...

More file in Minnesota's top tax bracket than expected

More file in Minnesota's top tax bracket than expected

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

More people filed in Minnesota's top income tax bracket than expected in 2013, despite warnings from critics that a tax increase would drive high earners out of the state. Read More...

Officer sued by family of woman he killed

Officer sued by family of woman he killed

Feb 3, 2015 at 11:11 am

The family of a woman fatally shot by police following a car chase that ended in Eden Prairie last year is suing the officer who killed her. Read More...

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