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Stepped up DWI patrols for Halloween

Stepped up DWI patrols for Halloween

Oct 25, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The weekend before Halloween is a popular one for parties, but the Department of Public Safety is warning motorists that police won't put up with any tricks. Read More...

Shakopee shooting victim identified

Shakopee shooting victim identified

Oct 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was fatally shot in Shakopee. Read More...

Ritchie confronted over voter site

Ritchie confronted over voter site

Oct 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three Republican legislators have met with Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over their belief he overstepped his authority by implementing an online voter registration system. Read More...

Vikings stadium wants big events

Vikings stadium wants big events

Oct 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Construction isn't even underway on a new Minnesota Vikings football stadium but a hard push is on by the team and its landlord to lure a Super Bowl, college football championship game and Final Four basketball tournament. Read More...

MNsure lands $41M federal government grant

MNsure lands $41M federal government grant

Oct 24, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's health insurance exchange has received a $41 million federal government grant to continue the implementation of the MNsure. Read More...

VIDEO: Bus Pull Raises Funds For United Way

VIDEO: Bus Pull Raises Funds For United Way

Oct 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A striking example of how small groups of people can accomplish big things - the United Way of Central Minnesota's 4th Annual "Bus Pull" was hosted this morning at New Flyer bus manufacturer. Read More...

Nienstedt says mistakes were made

Nienstedt says mistakes were made

Oct 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt acknowledges "some serious" mistakes have been made in the way the archdiocese handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct over the last decade, and he pledges new steps to protect the faithful. Read More...

GOP legislators confront Ritchie over voter site

GOP legislators confront Ritchie over voter site

Oct 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Three Republican legislators have met with Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie over their belief he overstepped his authority by implementing an online voter registration system. Read More...

Franken: Fed health care site getting better

Franken: Fed health care site getting better

Oct 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Sen. Al Franken says it's too early to extend the signup period for insurance under the federal health overhaul. Read More...

Anhydrous leak in Swift County

Anhydrous leak in Swift County

Oct 24, 2013 at 8:08 am

BENSON, Minn. (KNSI) The Swift County Sheriff's Office says a pickup pulling two 1,000 gallon anhydrous ammonia tanks struck a patch of ice on a bridge and rolled into the ditch Thursday morning. Read More...

Dalrymple seeks disaster declaration

Dalrymple seeks disaster declaration

Oct 24, 2013 at 7:07 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has asked President Barack Obama to declare a federal disaster for the southwestern and south central parts of the state that were hit by an early October blizzard. Read More...

Dispute over athlete's Tweet settled

Dispute over athlete's Tweet settled

Oct 24, 2013 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A Minnesota high school athlete who was suspended over a tweet has dropped his push for a restraining order after being told he'll be allowed to wrestle this season. Read More...

Thirteen people ejected in van rollover

Thirteen people ejected in van rollover

Oct 24, 2013 at 6:06 am

WORTHINGTON, Minn. (KNSI) The State Patrol says thirteen people were ejected from a van as it rolled on an icy stretch of Interstate 90 near Worthington early Friday morning. Read More...

Officer involved shooting in Minnetonka

Officer involved shooting in Minnetonka

Oct 24, 2013 at 6:06 am

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — One man has died in an officer-involved shooting in Minnetonka. Read More...

AUDIO: Cool temps slow corn harvest

AUDIO: Cool temps slow corn harvest

Oct 24, 2013 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Mother nature is providing more challenges to area farmers trying to get their corn crop harvested. Read More...

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