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MnDOT Urges Driving with Care

MnDOT Urges Driving with Care

Jan 3, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD Minn. (KNSI) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging motorists to drive with caution in west central Minnesota, including Stearns County and surrounding areas, due to blowing snow and scattered slippery spots. Read More...

Severe cold to close Minnesota Zoo

Severe cold to close Minnesota Zoo

Jan 3, 2014 at 3:03 pm

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Zoo will be closed to the public Monday because of the expected dangerously cold weather. Read More...

Vikings retain counsel to look into Kluwe charges

Vikings retain counsel to look into Kluwe charges

Jan 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings have retained a former chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and a former federal trial lawyer to conduct an investigation into Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he was released from the team becasue of his support of gay marriage. Read More...

Deadline extended for priest list release

Deadline extended for priest list release

Jan 3, 2014 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has given the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis more time to release a second list of priests accused of child sexual abuse. Read More...

Metro Area Scrapbooking Company Files Bankruptcy

Metro Area Scrapbooking Company Files Bankruptcy

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — The Golden Valley-based scrapbook supply company Archiver's says it's going out of business and will close its stores by mid-February. Read More...

Two Dead After Apartment Explosion, Fire

Two Dead After Apartment Explosion, Fire

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Fire Department says the body of another victim has been found in the ruins of an apartment fire, bringing the death toll to two. Read More...

Governor Orders Closure of All MN Schools Monday

Governor Orders Closure of All MN Schools Monday

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, MN – To protect Minnesota schoolchildren from forecasted dangerously cold weather, Governor Mark Dayton announced today that all of the state’s K-12 public schools will be closed next Monday, January 6th. Read More...

Frigid temps record breaking in northern Minnesota

Frigid temps record breaking in northern Minnesota

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Northern Minnesota is experiencing a bit of a reprieve from the record-breaking cold before another round of dangerous temperatures arrives early next week. Read More...

Monday Classes Canceled in Rochester

Monday Classes Canceled in Rochester

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Rochester public school administrators are giving parents plenty of notice that classes will be canceled on Monday when the high temperature is forecast to be 15 below zero. Read More...

Pederson Drops from 6th District Race

Pederson Drops from 6th District Race

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - Senator John Pederson has ended his bid for the 6th District. Read More...

Man accused of blinding man's eye

Man accused of blinding man's eye

Jan 3, 2014 at 5:05 am

A 33-year-old man is charged with poking a St. Paul bar patron in the eye and blinding him on New Year's Eve. Read More...

One body found in Minneapolis apartment fire

One body found in Minneapolis apartment fire

Jan 3, 2014 at 5:05 am

The Minneapolis Fire Department says one body has been discovered at the site of an apartment fire. Read More...

New Health Coverage Now in Effect in Minnesota

New Health Coverage Now in Effect in Minnesota

Jan 3, 2014 at 5:05 am

It's a day into the start of new insurance coverage purchased through Minnesota's health insurance marketplace for more than 50,000 people. Read More...

Health Department says Flu Widespread in Minnesota

Health Department says Flu Widespread in Minnesota

Jan 3, 2014 at 5:05 am

The Minnesota Department of Health says the flu is now widespread across Minnesota. Read More...

Frigid Forecast For Minnesota

Frigid Forecast For Minnesota

Jan 3, 2014 at 4:04 am

The new year's winter weather is threatening icy shock waves for the eastern two-thirds of the country. Read More...

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