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Minnesota 11th in tobacco prevention

Minnesota 11th in tobacco prevention

Dec 24, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The latest report on how well states are funding tobacco prevention and cessation efforts has Minnesota ranked as 11th best in the nation. According to the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Minnesota will take in $1.4 billion in tobacco revenue this year, while spending about 22 million to prevent kids from starting and to help smokers quit. Read More...

Santa is comin' to town

Santa is comin' to town

Dec 24, 2014 at 4:04 am

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to monitor Santa Claus as he makes his fabled Christmas Eve flight. Read More...

St. Cloud native appointed judge by Gov. Dayton

St. Cloud native appointed judge by Gov. Dayton

Dec 23, 2014 at 3:03 pm

A St. Cloud native was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to serve as a district judge in St. Paul in Ramsey County, it was announced today. Read More...

St. Cloud-area stores closing concerns economist

St. Cloud-area stores closing concerns economist

Dec 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm

A recent slew of St. Cloud-area stores slated to close in the coming months may reflect a shift in consumer spending according to a noted St. Cloud State University economist. Read More...

Emerald ash borer infestation in Dakota County

Emerald ash borer infestation in Dakota County

Dec 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed today an emerald ash borer infestation in Dakota County in an ash tree in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in the city of Eagan, just north of the border with Apple Valley. Read More...

Low-key inaugural to usher in Dayton's 2nd term

Low-key inaugural to usher in Dayton's 2nd term

Dec 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Mark Dayton is making another fashion statement while ushering in a second term as Minnesota governor: He's again ditching the black tie in favor of blue jeans for what is shaping up as a laid-back inaugural. Read More...

Fergus Falls council member in fatal car crash

Fergus Falls council member in fatal car crash

Dec 23, 2014 at 2:02 pm

The driver who died after crashing into a squad car while allegedly fleeing police in Otter Tail County has been identified as a Fergus Falls City Council member. Read More...

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

Hollywood Spotlight, Tuesday

Dec 23, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Your daily dish right out of Hollywood! Read More...

Minnesota allows sealing some criminal records

Minnesota allows sealing some criminal records

Dec 23, 2014 at 12:12 pm

A new Minnesota law taking effect in January will allow people with minor rap sheets to ask a judge to seal their criminal records. Read More...

Teens injured in sideswipe near Willmar

Teens injured in sideswipe near Willmar

Dec 23, 2014 at 10:10 am

Four teens received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash near Willmar at Minnesota Highway 71 and 37th Avenue on Monday night in Kandiyohi County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

Monticello broadside crash injures passenger

Monticello broadside crash injures passenger

Dec 23, 2014 at 10:10 am

A 20-year-old from Buffalo was injured in a two-car accident Monday afternoon near Monticello at Minnesota Highway 25 and School Boulevard in Wright County. Read More...

Semi driver killed in Chippewa County

Semi driver killed in Chippewa County

Dec 23, 2014 at 10:10 am

CLARA CITY, Minn. (KNSI) The driver of a semi has died in a rollover accident in Chippewa County. Read More...

AUDIO: Sartell PD hiring new officer

AUDIO: Sartell PD hiring new officer

Dec 23, 2014 at 9:09 am

SARTELL, Minn. (KNSI) The Sartell Police Department will grow by one new employee next year. Read More...

AUDIO: Record holiday travel expected

AUDIO: Record holiday travel expected

Dec 23, 2014 at 8:08 am

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season. Read More...

Charges coming for MOA protestors

Charges coming for MOA protestors

Dec 23, 2014 at 7:07 am

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Bloomington city attorney is considering charging the organizers of a protest that forced some stores at the Mall of America to shut down for about two hours. Read More...

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