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Report examines school punishment

Report examines school punishment

Feb 12, 2014 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new Senate committee report suggests Minnesota parents have little legal recourse if their children are unjustly restrained or secluded in schools. Read More...

Simulcast wagering deal announced

Simulcast wagering deal announced

Feb 12, 2014 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A horse race track in the Twin Cities area has reached agreement with the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe to offer simulcast wagering on races at the tribe's casino in northern Minnesota. Read More...

Audio: Jett talks school lunch policy

Audio: Jett talks school lunch policy

Feb 12, 2014 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn.. (KNSI) Governor Dayton says he'll include three-and-a-half million dollars in his supplemental state budget proposal to make sure no Minnesota student is denied a hot lunch at school. Read More...

Officials find encouragement in education gap data

Officials find encouragement in education gap data

Feb 12, 2014 at 9:09 am

New data show Minnesota schools have a lot of work ahead as they strive to cut the achievement gap between white and minority students in half by 2017, yet officials find encouragement, too Read More...

St. Cloud school bus collides with car

St. Cloud school bus collides with car

Feb 12, 2014 at 8:08 am

A car, bus accident has left no one injured this morning. Read More...

Graco Recalls 3.8 Million Car Safety Seats

Graco Recalls 3.8 Million Car Safety Seats

Feb 12, 2014 at 7:07 am

A company that makes car safety seats is recalling nearly 3.8 million of them because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. Read More...

Minn. bill to protect against oil derailments

Minn. bill to protect against oil derailments

Feb 12, 2014 at 7:07 am

Recent explosive train derailments involving North Dakota crude have a pair of Minnesota lawmakers proposing steps to safeguard the state's towns and cities. Read More...

Couple makes plea for stolen wedding photos

Couple makes plea for stolen wedding photos

Feb 12, 2014 at 7:07 am

Newlyweds from Forest Lake have been robbed of the invaluable photos that mark their wedding day. Read More...

Minnesota to offer enhanced ID's

Minnesota to offer enhanced ID's

Feb 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota residents can now apply for enhanced driver's licenses or identification cards that will make it easier to go back and forth between the U.S. and certain countries. Read More...

Bill would protect against derailments

Bill would protect against derailments

Feb 12, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Recent explosive train derailments involving North Dakota crude have a pair of Minnesota lawmakers proposing steps to safeguard the state's towns and cities. Read More...

Red Wing considers replacement for Columbus Day

Red Wing considers replacement for Columbus Day

Feb 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — Officials in Red Wing are considering replacing Columbus Day with a new holiday to honor American Indians. Read More...

Board firms wall between Minn. candidates, groups

Board firms wall between Minn. candidates, groups

Feb 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota campaign regulators have issued an opinion that discourages candidates from helping independent political groups raise money that could eventually be poured back into their races. Read More...

Survey: Most schools deny hot lunch to poor kids

Survey: Most schools deny hot lunch to poor kids

Feb 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new survey shows a majority of school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch, and sometimes any lunch, to children who can't pay for it. Read More...

Man Leaves 'footnotes' outside St. Cloud Hospital

Man Leaves 'footnotes' outside St. Cloud Hospital

Feb 11, 2014 at 10:10 am

Huge messages left in the snow on the frozen Mississippi River are giving patients at St. Cloud Hospital a lift. Read More...

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