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Alert issued for missing Melrose woman

Alert issued for missing Melrose woman

Jan 10, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MELROSE, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has issued a missing persons alert for an 83 year-old Melrose woman. Read More...

Daudt involved in Montana gun incident

Daudt involved in Montana gun incident

Jan 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House's leading Republican was detained by Montana authorities last September when a deal to buy an antique truck soured and a friend accompanying him displayed the lawmaker's gun. Read More...

Long Prairie adds drug drop-off box

Long Prairie adds drug drop-off box

Jan 10, 2014 at 11:11 am

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (KNSI) The Long Prairie Police Department has announced that the city has added a new prescription drug drop-off box. Read More...

AUDIO: Organic Conference Shares Practices, Unites Community

AUDIO: Organic Conference Shares Practices, Unites Community

Jan 10, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - The word "organic" has become a hot ticket in recent years, and today, downtown St. Cloud is bustling with the major players in Minnesota's organic farming movement. Read More...

Record natural gas used during cold snap

Record natural gas used during cold snap

Jan 10, 2014 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota's largest natural gas provider is reporting record usage during the recent cold snap. Read More...

State Fair won't use food tickets

State Fair won't use food tickets

Jan 10, 2014 at 9:09 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (KNSI) Cash will always be king on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Read More...

Winkler wants more money in early education

Winkler wants more money in early education

Jan 10, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) State Representative Ryan Winkler is proposing a $20-million increase in the current budget for early learning scholarships in Minnesota, and wants to double the total appropriation in future budgets, from $60 million up to $120 million. Read More...

DPS releases DUI numbers

DPS releases DUI numbers

Jan 10, 2014 at 8:08 am

(Undated) -- The Minnesota Public Safety Department says law enforcement agencies in the state arrested more than 2,400 impaired drivers during a crackdown from just after Thanksgiving through the end of the year. Read More...

Rancher Relief Fund tops $4 million

Rancher Relief Fund tops $4 million

Jan 10, 2014 at 6:06 am

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A fund set up to help South Dakota ranchers in the wake of an early October blizzard that killed tens of thousands of animals has surpassed $4 million. Read More...

Organic conference this weekend

Organic conference this weekend

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Department of Agriculture says the 13th annual Minnesota Organic Conference is being held in St. Cloud this weekend. Read More...

Container refund would boost jobs

Container refund would boost jobs

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new study says a 10-cent refund on recyclable drink containers would cost beverage producers $29 million a year but boost recycling and create a net gain of over 1,000 jobs in Minnesota. The system could also cost consumers $74 million for containers they don't recycle. Read More...

Basketball coach facing sex charge

Basketball coach facing sex charge

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A women's basketball coach for a private Christian college in the western Twin Cities is charged with sexual conduct involving a 15-year-old girl. Read More...

Target store placed on lockdown

Target store placed on lockdown

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of customers were kept inside a Target store in West St. Paul as officers searched for a man who robbed the pharmacy. Read More...

Funding shortfalls for MnSure?

Funding shortfalls for MnSure?

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Leaders of Minnesota's health exchange say they might need additional funding if insurance premiums stay low and enrollment continues to tip toward public rather than private insurance programs. Read More...

OIl company appealing huge fine

OIl company appealing huge fine

Jan 10, 2014 at 5:05 am

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Texas company is appealing a $2.6 million fine for allegedly illegal temporary housing for its workers in the western North Dakota oil patch. Read More...

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