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estimated Corn crop downgraded

estimated Corn crop downgraded

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its estimate of the corn crop, reflecting late planting in the Corn Belt caused by a wet spring. Read More...

Inventor of iconic game Twister dies

Inventor of iconic game Twister dies

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ The Minnesota man whose Twister game launched decades of awkward social interactions at parties has died at the age of 82. Read More...

ND takes pro-business sign campaign to Twin Cities

ND takes pro-business sign campaign to Twin Cities

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 pm

FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ The Greater North Dakota Chamber is taking a billboard campaign touting the state's superiority over Minnesota in job creation to the Twin Cities. Read More...

VIDEO: Pederson Officially Declares 6th District Candidacy

VIDEO: Pederson Officially Declares 6th District Candidacy

Jul 11, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - John Pederson is officially a candidate for the US House of Representatives. The sitting senator, representing Minnesota's 14th District, and part owner of St. Cloud company Amcon Block, delivered a campaign speech in front of supporters on Tuesday morning. Read More...

AUDIO: Repairs made on VA wind turbine

AUDIO: Repairs made on VA wind turbine

Jul 11, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) If you're traveling on Highway 15 today, you might notice a big yellow crane parked west of the highway near the St. Cloud VA campus. Read More...

Pederson announcing congressional bid

Pederson announcing congressional bid

Jul 11, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud State Senator John Pederson makes his bid for Congress official Thursday. Read More...

Living Wage Committee meets

Living Wage Committee meets

Jul 11, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A special state House committee on living wage jobs is holding a hearing in Minneapolis on how the state can help meet the need for more workforce training. Read More...

Minnesota revenue exceeds forecast

Minnesota revenue exceeds forecast

Jul 11, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn.. (AP) Minnesota's tax revenues for the budget year that ended June 30 came in $463 million ahead of forecast, and state officials say that means more money will be on its way to schools. Read More...

Board Approves Paid Leave for Foley

Board Approves Paid Leave for Foley

Jul 10, 2013 at 8:08 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Embattled principal Paula Foley has been officially placed on extended leave from the St. Cloud Public Schools. Read More...

AUDIO: Jett on job as new superintendent

AUDIO: Jett on job as new superintendent

Jul 10, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The St. Cloud School District's new superintendent is on the job. Read More...

AUDIO: State wolf count lower

AUDIO: State wolf count lower

Jul 10, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Wildlife managers say Minnesota's wolf population has fallen by about 700 animals over the past five years to around 2,200. Read More...

Capitol Farmers Market opens Thursday

Capitol Farmers Market opens Thursday

Jul 10, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) The Capitol Farmers Market is set to open again this summer near the Minnesota State Capitol. Read More...

School bus-bike accident in St. Cloud

School bus-bike accident in St. Cloud

Jul 10, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The State Patrol and St. Cloud Police were called to an accident this morning between a school bus and a bicycle. Read More...

AUDIO: Synthetic drug task force meets

AUDIO: Synthetic drug task force meets

Jul 10, 2013 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) A legislative committee formed to advance the fight against synthetic drugs in Minnesota has met for the first time. Read More...

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