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Liberty Square work underway (AUDIO)

Liberty Square work underway (AUDIO)

Mar 26, 2015 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Construction work has started on a beautification project in downtown St. Cloud. Read More...

Dayton approval ratings climbing

Dayton approval ratings climbing

Mar 26, 2015 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new poll shows Gov. Mark Dayton has some of his best approval rating numbers since he was first elected in 2011. Read More...

March food driving coming to an end

March food driving coming to an end

Mar 26, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. - With just days left before the end of the month, the state's largest annual food drive is falling short, although the need to feed families who are struggling financially remains strong. Read More...

Soccer stadium won't get direct aid, Dayton says

Soccer stadium won't get direct aid, Dayton says

Mar 25, 2015 at 4:04 pm

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is reiterating broad Capitol opposition to a direct soccer stadium subsidy for a newly announced pro franchise, but he hasn't closed the door on assisting in other ways. Read More...

Push to put driver's licenses in immigrant hands speeds up

Push to put driver's licenses in immigrant hands speeds up

Mar 25, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A broad range of interest groups is lining up behind a push to grant driver's licenses to people living in Minnesota illegally. Read More...

Emerald ash borer found in Anoka County

Emerald ash borer found in Anoka County

Mar 25, 2015 at 4:04 pm

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture today confirmed an emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation in Anoka County. EAB was found in an ash tree on private property in the city of Ham Lake. Read More...

School student attempted kidnapping investigated

School student attempted kidnapping investigated

Mar 25, 2015 at 3:03 pm

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office is looking for the public's help in identifying a man who attempted to give a New London-Spicer Middle School student a ride on Tuesday afternoon. Read More...

Paynesville woman injured in Stearns County crash

Paynesville woman injured in Stearns County crash

Mar 25, 2015 at 3:03 pm

A 27-year-old Paynesville woman was taken to the hospital after she lost control of her vehicle today on Stearns County Road 130 near Paynesville, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. Read More...

Minnesota Guardsman made child porn in Afghanistan, prosecutors say

Minnesota Guardsman made child porn in Afghanistan, prosecutors say

Mar 25, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A Minnesota National Guardsman is charged in federal court with making child pornography while he was deployed in Afghanistan. Read More...

Waite Park hotel development targets mobile home park

Waite Park hotel development targets mobile home park

Mar 25, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A public hearing was held in Waite Park last night on plans to build two new hotels and a convention center at Sixth Avenue South and Stearns County Road 75 where the Tri-County Mobile Home Park is located. Read More...

Protesters take over Mall of America social media campaign

Protesters take over Mall of America social media campaign

Mar 25, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A social media campaign from the Mall of America asking patrons to share their experiences has drawn criticism from demonstrators who were at a December mall protest. Read More...

Dayton to urge airport managers to set $10 minimum wage

Dayton to urge airport managers to set $10 minimum wage

Mar 25, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Gov. Mark Dayton says he'll urge the commission that runs the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to adopt a $10 minimum wage. Read More...

killing of bull elk sparks investigation

killing of bull elk sparks investigation

Mar 25, 2015 at 1:01 pm

The Department of Natural Resources is investigating the illegal killing of two bull elk in northwestern Minnesota. Read More...

Teens charged with marijuana wax murder

Teens charged with marijuana wax murder

Mar 25, 2015 at 11:11 am

Justin Edward Pick, 19, of Sauk Rapids, and Dustin Ross Zablocki, 18, of St. Cloud, were charged today with third-degree murder in connection with a marijuana wax manufacturing operation that killed Zablocki’s 85-year-old grandmother Sally Douglas. Read More...

Roundabouts in Sartell and Willmar are the rage

Roundabouts in Sartell and Willmar are the rage

Mar 25, 2015 at 11:11 am

Three new roundabouts are planned for a section of Pinecone Road in Sartell that's being re-built this summer, and now there's word that the Minnesota Department of Transportation has proposed a new roundabout at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar in Kandiyohi County. Read More...

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