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Audio: Sportmen's Show opens

Audio: Sportmen's Show opens

Feb 7, 2014 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) More than 200 exhibitors showing off boats, pontoons and hunting and fishing equiopment are at the River's Edge Convention Center this weeknd for the 26th annual St. Cloud Sportmen's Show. Read More...

Patrol: Two dead in shooting

Patrol: Two dead in shooting

Feb 7, 2014 at 11:11 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says two people are dead after a police chase and shooting that shut down part of a highway in Eden Prairie. Read More...

Chase shuts down Eden Prairie highway

Chase shuts down Eden Prairie highway

Feb 7, 2014 at 9:09 am

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Highway 212 in Eden Prairie is closed between Highway 101 and Dell Road due to what is being described as "law enforcement activity" following a police chase. Read More...

Sartell selects new superintendent

Sartell selects new superintendent

Feb 7, 2014 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, Minn. (KNSI) The Sartell-St. Stephen School Board--on a unanimous vote--has chosen to enter into contract negotiations with Jeff Schweibert to serve as the new superintendent of schools. Read More...

Carter to speak at Mondale service

Carter to speak at Mondale service

Feb 7, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Joe Biden will be among those paying respects to Joan Mondale at a memorial service in Minneapolis. Read More...

Vikings to detail new seat license fees

Vikings to detail new seat license fees

Feb 7, 2014 at 5:05 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and the authority overseeing the team's new stadium are ready to provide more detail about the seat licenses that will be required for many of the building's 65,000 seats. Read More...

Smithers Given 10 Years in Prison

Smithers Given 10 Years in Prison

Feb 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A 10 year sentence was handed down this afternoon for Jesse Smithers, the Sauk Rapids teenager who pleaded guilty in November to killing a college student by punching him in a St. Cloud alley. Read More...

US government to spend $30M on forest restoration

US government to spend $30M on forest restoration

Feb 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it will spend $30 million this year to reduce the threat of wildfires, protect water quality and improve habitat for at-risk species. Read More...

MN school evacuated after students get sick

MN school evacuated after students get sick

Feb 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm

SPRINGFIELD, Minn. (AP) — A southern Minnesota school was evacuated after some students became ill. Read More...

Tighter grip on driver data sets off MN feud

Tighter grip on driver data sets off MN feud

Feb 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Imminent changes in access policies for Minnesota driver's license and vehicle registration data have the auto insurance industry warning of higher rates and car dealers saying that safety recalls could be hampered. Read More...

Criticism hits 'Biggest Loser' winner

Criticism hits 'Biggest Loser' winner

Feb 6, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Experts say the criticism being levied at the latest winner of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" isn't helpful and that the message needs to center on healthy living. Read More...

Audio: Two suspects in stolen mail case

Audio: Two suspects in stolen mail case

Feb 6, 2014 at 11:11 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud says two men are suspected of being involved in stealing mail from mailboxes in a three county area around St. Cloud. Read More...

Xcel sues over turbine failure

Xcel sues over turbine failure

Feb 6, 2014 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy Inc. and other plaintiffs are suing General Electric Co., claiming it hid a known defect in a turbine that broke down at one of its plants and led to millions of dollars in losses. Read More...

Stolen Rare Stradivarius Violin, Recovered

Stolen Rare Stradivarius Violin, Recovered

Feb 6, 2014 at 8:08 am

Police say they have recovered a violin that could be the rare Stradivarius stolen from a concertmaster following a performance last month at a Milwaukee college. Read More...

Distributor, maker of e-pull tabs in court

Distributor, maker of e-pull tabs in court

Feb 6, 2014 at 7:07 am

The largest distributor of electronic pulltab games in Minnesota has won a temporary restraining order against the games' manufacturer. Read More...

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