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Minn. deposit fee idea splits environmentalists

Minn. deposit fee idea splits environmentalists

Feb 17, 2014 at 2:02 pm

It's green-on-green combat as environmentalists debate whether Minnesota should have a 10-cent deposit on bottles and cans to encourage recycling. Read More...

Minn. officials debate when to clear crime slates

Minn. officials debate when to clear crime slates

Feb 17, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota's willingness to forgive people with criminal pasts is emerging as a hot topic for state legislators, who are mulling revisions to laws designed to give low-level offenders a clean slate. Read More...

Anonymous Source Gives $130,000 To Build Lake George Stage

Anonymous Source Gives $130,000 To Build Lake George Stage

Feb 17, 2014 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous source, plans to build a permanent stage along the banks of Lake George have an extra $130,000 at the ready. Read More...

Pedestrian Killed in Northern MN

Pedestrian Killed in Northern MN

Feb 17, 2014 at 11:11 am

HERMANTOWN, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has been struck and killed in Hermantown. Read More...

Archdiocese releases additional priest names

Archdiocese releases additional priest names

Feb 17, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota archdiocese is releasing the names of nine more priests it says were "credibly accused" of sexual abuse of a minor. Read More...

Pivotal Parole Decision in Teen Girl's Death

Pivotal Parole Decision in Teen Girl's Death

Feb 17, 2014 at 8:08 am

The issue of whether juveniles should be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole is getting a look by the state Supreme Court, and the Legislature. Read More...

4 escape sinking pickup truck

4 escape sinking pickup truck

Feb 17, 2014 at 7:07 am

Four people escaped without injury from a pickup that sunk to the bottom of an Anoka County lake. Read More...

Minn. man suspected of kidnapping arrested in Wis.

Minn. man suspected of kidnapping arrested in Wis.

Feb 17, 2014 at 7:07 am

A Minnesota man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old son has been arrested in Wisconsin. The boy wasn't hurt. Read More...

FitzSimmons targeted over gay marriage

FitzSimmons targeted over gay marriage

Feb 17, 2014 at 5:05 am

ALBERTVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers who took tough votes to legalize gay marriage are starting to find out if they will face consequences with election season heating up. Read More...

Corps prepares for spring flooding

Corps prepares for spring flooding

Feb 17, 2014 at 5:05 am

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will begin drawing down water in Lake Traverse near Wheaton, Minnesota in preparation for the spring melt in the Red River Valley. Read More...

Two arrested in burglary, assault

Two arrested in burglary, assault

Feb 16, 2014 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Two people were arrested and taken to the Stearns County Jail following a burglary and assault in St. Cloud. Read More...

Winter Storm Warning posted

Winter Storm Warning posted

Feb 16, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) The Natonal Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for east-central portions of the state, including the Twin Cities metro area from midnight until noon on Monday. Read More...

Dikken plans mental health defense

Dikken plans mental health defense

Feb 16, 2014 at 11:11 am

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers for the Renville man accused of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend in September plan to raise a mental-health defense when his trial begins in Yellow Medicine County later this year. Read More...

Man loses five kids in fire

Man loses five kids in fire

Feb 16, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From his hospital bed, a Minneapolis man who lost five of his seven children in a fire says all he can think of is how he wanted to save his babies. Read More...

Duluth sets subzero temps record

Duluth sets subzero temps record

Feb 16, 2014 at 11:11 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The low temperature at the Duluth International Airport is below zero yet again, setting the city's record for the most days with subzero temperatures in a winter season. Read More...

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